Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) 2019

Date: Oct 23, 2019 — Oct 25, 2019
Location: Bogotá, Colombia


The 6th edition of the Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) will take place from October 23 to 25, 2019 in Bogotá, Colombia. The theme is Hubs of Knowledge and Innovation: Synergies for Development.

CAIE is organized every two years in partnership with higher education institutions and regional, national and international organizations and offers a platform to promote good practices, analyze challenges and share emerging trends in international education in the Americas.

The increased presence and dynamism of Colombian HEIs and associations on the international stage demonstrate their continued commitment to the advancement of a common inter-American forum to hold discussions regarding current challenges, best practices and future trends in the field of international education.

Register and more information

To register for CAIE 2019, please visit the event website.

Global Affairs Canada Program at CAIE 2019

  • Meet the Trade Commissioners One-on-One (appointments required)

Meet Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru. Explore how they can assist you in identifying opportunities in their respective markets. Let them facilitate introductions. Book appointments here.

Date:          October 22 – 24, 2019

Time:        Various time slots available

Locations: Hilton Bogotá Corferias / EduCanada Pavilion Ágora Bogotá International Convention Center

  • Market Intelligence Briefing: Opportunities for Canadian Institutions in the Americas.

Canada’s Trade Commissioners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru will share information on opportunities in their respective markets during a luncheon, sponsored by Paragon Testing Enterprises and International Insurance. Register here.

Date:        Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time:       12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Hilton Bogotá Corferias

  • Canada CAIE Reception

Don’t miss this opportunity to informally network with Canada’s Trade Commissioners, colleagues and international delegates attending CAIE.  Space is limited. Make sure your name is on our guest list by registering for this activity (Registration coming soon).

With thanks to our event partners: Paragon Testing Enterprises,, BCCIE & Simon Fraser University

Date:         Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Time:       Evening event (start time TBC)

Location: TBC

  • Looking for new partners? Our Trade Commissioners can assist with B2Bs

In advance of CAIE, Canada’s Trade Commissioners will facilitate meetings with their local contacts attending CAIE. Appointments required – please use our online B2B tool and they will do the match-making! Book here.

Date:        October 23 – 25, 2019  

Time:       Various time slots available

Location:  EduCanada Pavilion

  • Consider this add-on: VAMOS A COLOMBIA!

In partnership with the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education (OUI-IOHE) and the Colombian Association of Universities (ASCUN), CBIE is pleased to lead a collaboration mission to Colombia from October 21 to 30, 2019. More information available here.