Program

See below for the 2019 conference schedule.

The language of the conference is English, with VACC assuming responsibility for the translation of provided PowerPoint presentations and where required for the provision of simultaneous translation. Each presentation will allow for a Q&A period.

January 17 (Day 1)

  SESSIONS
Morning   Bus pick up from Century Riverside Hotel
  Registration
  Opening Ceremony and Welcome Remarks
  Coffee break
  Session I: Sherri Bell, President, Camosun College: Managing Expectations in International Partnerships and Collaboration
  Session II: Jamie Edwardson, BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training: Education Quality Assurance Schemes
Afternoon   Lunch
  Session III: VACC Presentations: Expectations, Challenges and Opportunities for Partnership with Canada
  Session IV: Dr Lane Trotter, President, Langara College: Models and Case Studies of International College Partnerships
  Coffee break
  Session V: Dr Rob Fleming, President, BC Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT): Credit Transfer Schemes and Pathway Relationships
  Wrap-up and bus back to Century Riverside Hotel
  90-minute rest and bus out to dinner
  Welcome dinner – Huế College of Tourism

 

January 18 (Day 2)

  SESSIONS
Morning   Bus pick up from Century Riverside Hotel
  Session VI: Paul Brennan, Invited Expert: Reflections on Canada-Vietnam Partnerships – Context, History and Next Steps for VACC-Canada Partnerships
  Session VII: Dr Randall Martin, BCCIE: Introduction to Vietnam-Canada College Mentoring and Partnership Initiative
  Coffee break
  Vietnam-Canada College Mentoring and Partnership Networking and Speed Dating
  Summary
  Conference closes
Afternoon   Please note that an afternoon of sightseeing in Huế has been arranged for all Canadian delegates. VACC delegates will remain at the venue for their AGM.
  Free evening