Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) 2017

Date: October 11-13, 2017
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Target Audience: Higher education institutions from all regions of the Americas
Sector: Education

CAIE provides a platform for higher education institutions and organisations from all regions across the Americas to discuss topics related to international higher education and internationalisation. Trade Commissioners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama and Peru that specialize in the education sector will be actively participating in the event to support of Canadian clients in their internationalization goals. For CAIE 2017 we are offering the following activities:

CAIE 2017 Warm-up Webinar: Market Insights on the Americas

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT

Trade Commissioners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Peru will share information on opportunities in their respective education markets. Register here

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

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EduCanada Pavilion

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EduCanada Pavilion

Register here

B2Bs with the Trade Commissioner’s Foreign Delegation

Trade Commissioners from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Peru will facilitate meetings with members of their delegations. For more information visit Trade Commissioners & Delegations

Conference Panel: Building Knowledge and Innovation bridges between Canada and the Pacific Alliance

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Conference Panel: Building Knowledge and Innovation bridges between Canada and the Pacific Alliance

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Why your organization should participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet academic or research entities
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Seminar

The Trade Commissioners from Canada's missions in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama and Peru that specialize in the education sector can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations. Contact Susan Norrington for more information.