Consular Corps Reception

Date: Jan 26, 2023
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Format: In-person
Hosted By: BCCIE
Location: Pan Pacific Vancouver
Cost: $65 + taxes, or Consular Corps Reception and Maximizing your Time Abroad: $100 + taxes


Join BCCIE as we bring together BC’s Consular Corps with representatives from the Government of BC and BC’s education sector to connect, learn, and network. Primarily based in Vancouver, BC’s Consular Corps officers represent more than 80 countries. Attendees will have the opportunity to build connections between their school or institutions with key figures in the Consular Corps. This event will feature opening remarks from the Consular Corps and will include a presentation on BC’s education sector. A reception will follow.




3:00 – 3:30 pm


3:30 – 4:30 pm





  • Randall Martin, Executive Director, BCCIE
  • Consular Corps

Minister’s Welcome

BCCIE Presentation

Consular Presentation

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Networking reception

**Receive a discount on your registration by coupling this event with our full-day workshop the next day on how to make the most out of your trip abroad. If you are a member of the Consular Corps email before registering.

Maximizing Your Time Abroad (PD event)

The next day’s full-day workshop will be in-person at Pan Pacific Vancouver on Friday, January 27. It will feature numerous speakers covering international trip planning and strategies in three areas: pre-travel, while traveling, and follow-up from travel. To find out more about this event, please visit the please visit the Maximizing Your Time Abroad event page.

Registration deadline: Thursday, January 19, 2023

Please note we are offering a stipend to help offset costs associated with attending both events. To apply for this stipend please complete the following application. Please note there is a limited amount of funding and funding is not guaranteed. Priority will be given to applicants from regions outside of Metro Vancouver.

In alignment with BCCIE’s commitment to environmental sustainability at our in-person events, we encourage you to consider your chosen method of transportation to Vancouver and how it impacts your carbon footprint. Where possible, avoid air-travel and instead opt to carpool, walk-on the ferry, or take public transportation.