VACC International Conference 2023

Date: Mar 20, 2023 — Mar 21, 2023
Hosted By: VACC and BCCIE
Location: Vietnam
City: Tra Vinh


The Vietnam Association of Community Colleges (VACC), and its Canadian partners CICan (Colleges and Institutes Canada), Nova Scotia Community College, and BCCIE (British Columbia Council for International Education), will be co-hosting an international conference March 20-21 in Tra Vinh, Vietnam.

The conference will bring together senior administrators, heads of international, senior international officers and heads of WIL and co-op programs from both Vietnam and Canada to build on the strong and long-standing foundation of Canada-Vietnam academic engagement.

The two-day conference follows APAIE 2023 and will focus on the theme of “Developing Sustainable Partnerships Between Canada and Vietnam in Education and Vocational Training” with networking opportunities and sessions covering themes such as:

  • Digital transformations in teaching and learning
  • Opportunities for collaboration in vocational training
  • Global Skills Opportunities
  • International partnerships
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals in higher education institutions

To register, book accommodation and learn more about the agenda, please visit the conference website.

*Please note that you will need to apply for an E-visa for entrance into Vietnam. Information can be found on the conference registration site.

Key information

Location: Tra Vinh University in Tra Vinh, in the Mekong Delta (two hours south of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC))

Dates: March 20 – 21, 2023

Travel: A charter bus has been arranged to get you to and from HCMC on Sunday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 23. Please visit the website to register for this bus.