Virtual B2B meetings: New Modalities in International Partnership Development: BC and Guanajuato

Date: Feb 8, 2021
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PT
Format: Online via B2B-2GO
Hosted By: Consulate of Canada, Guadalajara, Mexico, EDUCAFIN, and BCCIE
Cost: Free


Please note this is second part of a two-part initiative towards building new modalities for international partnership and collaboration.

Target audience: Heads of international departments and accompanying administrators and interested faculty from BC’s degree-granting post-secondary education sector. Our colleagues are encouraged to share invitations to interested faculty for their participation in the virtual Plenary and following B2B meetings.

Participating Post-Secondary institutions from Guanajuato:

  • La Salle
  • Tec de Monterrey
  • Universidad de Celaya
  • Universidad de Guanajuato
  • Instituto Politécnico
  • UNAM campus Guanajuato
  • Universidad Tecnológica de León
  • Universidad Tecnológica de San Miguel de Allende
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya

Suggested areas for mutual collaboration: 

  • Engineering, manufacturing, and technology
  • Agricultural
  • Administration and business
  • Health sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Public safety
  • Education
  • Natural and exact sciences
  • Tourism and media
  • Animation arts
  • Women enrollment
  • Hybrid programs 

Number of institutions participating:

20 – 25 (10 from Guanajuato and 10-15 from BC)

About our key partner EDUCAFIN:

EDUCAFIN is an institute of the Government of the State of Guanajuato, in Mexico, responsible for providing financial assistance and informational resources to students at the post-secondary level. EDUCAFIN is an important agent in the promotion of international mobility in the State of Guanajuato, having built an international network of partners in the past 20 years through a number of agreements with universities around the world in countries such as Canada, USA, UK, France, and The Netherlands, among others. Last year alone, EDUCAFIN sent more than 400 students to Canada thanks to its strong partnerships and connections with several Canadian universities and institutions including the University of Toronto, Lakehead University, Languages Canada, and CALDO.    

Next steps:
To register your interest in attending the two events please fill out this survey. Further details on the events including how to schedule B2B meetings will be shared at a later date. Space is limited for this event. Please register your interest to ensure participation.