The Conference of the Americas on International Education (CAIE) offers a series of webinars on each edition. These cover the most significant topics on the internationalization of higher education. Check the programming of this year.

Date: September 20, 2017 @ 12h00, Montreal Time, EDT

Title: Indicators for Internationalization

Speaker: Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila, General Coordinator, Regional Observatory
on Internationalization and Networks in Tertiary Education (OBIRET)  –
Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

Language: Spanish

Past webinars of the 2017 series:

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David Julien, Executive Director, IOHE-CAIE, Canada
Francis  Brown, Executive Coordinator, National Committee,
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Date: February 23, 2017 @ 16h00 EST

Title: General Presentation of CAIE Canada-2017: Preparing the Leaders and Innovators of Tomorrow: Research and Higher Education, Bridges to Prosperity across the Americas

Language: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Date: April 27, 2017 @ 12h30 Montreal EDT

Title: University Innovation and Enrepreneurship: Vectors of Socio-economic Development

Pierre Dumouchel (Moderator),
Executive Director, École de technologie etssupérieure
(ÉTS), Canada
Mohamed Cheriet, Professor, Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering,
ÉTS, Canada
Richard Chénier, General Director, Centre d’entrepreneurship technologique
(CENTECH), ÉTS, Canada
Damien Silès, Executive Director, Quartier de l’innovation, Canada

Language: English

Date: May 23, 2017 @ 12h00 Montreal EDT

Title: The Invisible Houses: Pedagogy and Research on the Vulnerability, Resilience and Sustainability of Latin-American and Caribbean Cities

Speaker: Gonzalo Lizarralde, Director, udem-logoIF-grif Research Group,
Université de Montréal (UDEM),

Language: Spanish

Date: June 8, 2017 @ 11h00 Montreal EDT

Title: EIESTEC: Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), Lifelong Learning and Employability

Speaker: José Carlos Quadrado, President, Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI); Professor, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal

Language: Spanish

Date: July 20, 2017 @ 16h00 Montreal EDT / 17h00 Brazil UTC-3

Title: EMULIES: Ampliação do Acesso e Estratificação no Ensino Superior Brasileiro


Speaker: Helena Sampaio, Professor, Laboratório de Estudos de Educação Superior,
Universidade Estadual de Campinas,

Language: Portuguese, Spanish, English

Date: August 22, 2017

Title: Innovative Educational Models and the Development of Life-long Competencies

Speaker: Noor El Bawab, General Manager, District 3,
Concordia University,
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Language: English

By participating in our webinars, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Discover new and innovative approaches used by higher education experts;
  • Learn about new trends in this field, with an emphasis on the Americas;
  • Deepen your own knowledge of best practices in the fields of internationalization management and learn about concrete opportunities to apply them in your institution/organization;
  • Participate directly in the discussion through our virtual platform;
  • Create collaboration links with other participants;
  • Contribute directly to CAIE’s mission of creating a common space for the internationalization of higher education across the Americas.

How do webinars work?

A webinar is a conference that is transmitted over the web. The conference speaker gives his/her presentation by means of Abobe Connect software, accessible to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection. Participants may intervene in the conference via instant messaging in a chat box integrated in the online conference room.

What are the requirements to participate in the webinars?

Nothing more than a computer with access to the Internet and speakers/headset. Adobe Connect is compatible with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari web browsers. We recommend that you test your access to the webinar within 24 hours prior to the webinar scheduled time.

How do I access the webinar?

In a period of 24 hours after your registration is validated, you will receive an email containing the URL to the webinar room, along with a document with instructions aimed to familiarize you with Adobe Connect.

Can I receive a certificate for my participation in a CAIE webinar?

The CAIE Secretariat issues certificates upon request, by writing at

What are the registration costs for one or several CAIE webinars?

Number of webminars Price per webinar ($US) Total price ($US) % discount on each webinar
1 $ 120 $ 120
2 $ 108 $ 216 10%
3 $ 102 $ 306 15%
4  $ 96 $ 384 20%
5  $ 93 $ 465 22%
6 or more $ 90 $ 540 25%