Call for Proposals

The call for English proposals is now closed.

Present at CBIE 2022

We invite you to be a part of our CBIE2022 program!

Session Themes

CBIE invites proposals that will contribute to a thought-provoking dialogue about how we find balance in our work as international education practitioners and leaders within the following areas of practice:

  • Admissions & Recruitment
  • Internationalization at Home
  • International Partnerships
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Learning Abroad
  • Student Advising & Success

Submission Formats

Concurrent Sessions | 60 minutes

  • Concurrent sessions are 60-minute presentations and should ensure at least 15 minutes of attendee engagement.
  • Concurrent sessions must have a minimum of two (2) and up to four (4) presenters.

Hot Topic Discussion Sessions | 60 minutes

  • Hot Topic discussion sessions explore critical issues that face international education today.
  • Hot Topic discussion sessions are 60 minutes and should ensure at least 45 minutes of attendee engagement.
  • Hot Topic discussion sessions must have no more than two (2) facilitators.

Pre-conference Workshops | Half day and full day | Sunday, November 13

  • Workshops are half-day or full-day and provide participants with deeper interaction through immersive activities such as case studies or small group discussions.
  • Workshops must have two (2) facilitators.
  • Workshop submissions should include learning outcomes that have practical takeaways.
  • Session materials, such as pens, paper, coloured markers and sticky notes will be provided. Flip charts and markers are available upon request.
  • Workshop facilitators will be compensated for their time with a non-transferable full conference pass for presenting a full-day and a 50% discount for presenting a half-day.
  • Accepted workshops must have a minimum of 15 registered participants to move forward. Should registration fall below 15 participants, it will be subject to cancellation.
  • Workshop facilitators are responsible for printing and shipping all workshop materials and guaranteeing safe arrival at the venue.
  • Due to the limited number of workshops that can be accepted, proposals will also be considered for other professional development opportunities at CBIE such as webinars or professional development training.

Virtual Sessions | 10-30 minutes

  • Virtual sessions allow attendees to explore the conference themes on-demand.
  • Presenters can submit a 10-30 minute video presentation of a project, program, or research.
  • Virtual sessions do not include interaction with the attendees.
  • Virtual sessions will be recorded and available to attendees on the conference app.

Presenter and Submission Guidelines

  • Presenters are encouraged to collaborate with colleagues and professionals from outside their institutions on session proposals.
  • Where possible, presenters are encouraged to offer tools, resources or frameworks that can be shared with attendees.
  • Accepted presenters must register for the conference and pay the applicable conference fee to secure their session slot. A deadline and registration link with a $60 discount code will be provided.
  • Proposals will be evaluated by an external selection committee using the guidelines in the proposal submission below.
  • You must identify a presenter to be a primary contact who will correspond with CBIE and liaise with their co-presenters.
  • CBIE will provide all laptops, projectors, screens, and Wi-Fi. Personal laptops cannot be used during the presentation.
  • A presenter from each session must check into the speaker-ready room prior to their presentation so that a technician may upload the slides.
  • Sessions that pertain to marketing products or services will not be accepted.
  • You may submit your submission and return to it to make edits up until the submission deadline.
  • Email submissions will not be accepted. Incomplete submissions or submissions with missing information will be disqualified and deleted.

Required Information & Evaluation Criteria

Key Dates

Call for Proposals closes (5:00 pm EDT) April 30
Decision notifications June 20
Presenters to confirm participation June 30
Last chance to edit your session October 15

For any questions, please contact conference-congres@cbie.ca