March 20, 2023

7:30 - 8:30



8:30 - 9:05




        Welcome remarks by representative of Tra Vinh Province

        Speech by representatives of Ministries

        Speech by General Consul of Canada

        Speech by VACC

        Opening remarks by TVU


9:05 - 9:20


Plenary session 1: Canadian Community College Model in Vietnam

Keynote speaker: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Le Quang MinhVice President of VACC


Panel discussion:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Minh: Moderator

Mr. Tran Hoan Kim – Former Chairman of Tra Vinh Provincial People's Committee

Dr. Tieu Thanh Thuy – Director of Center for Learning Resource and Innovation, Tra Vinh University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh – President of VACC


9:20 - 9:45


9:45 – 10:30


Plenary session 2: Reflections on bilateral cooperation between Canada and Vietnam and deepened engagement in Education


Panel discussion

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Minh: Moderator

Dr. David Ross – President and CEO at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Dr. Michel Tarko – President & CEO, Justice Institute of British Columbia Board Chair of British Columbia Council   International Education

Ms. Denise Amyot – President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada (CiCan)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Minh Hoa – TVU Rector


10:30 – 11:00


Networking/Tea break

Tree planting

Room B71.101

(10:30- 12:00)


(10:30 – 10:45) - Bảo Anh

Validating and updating existing law program


Nguyen Thi Mai Trinh

International projects facilitator

Hau Giang community college


Room D5


Room D61.106




(10:45 – 11:00)

Academic writing as a learning tool


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bård Tuseth – University of Stavanger

11:00 – 11:15

Co-operative education model at Tra Vinh University, Vietnam



Dr. Tieu Thanh Thuy – Tra Vinh University


International cooperation for sustainable development of human resources in Agriculture and Aquaculture in Vietnam


Dr. Nguyen Kim Kha – Dong Thap Community College


Survey on mental health care knowledge towards a healthy life of people at Ho Chi Minh City in 2022


Dr. Le Thi Hoang Lieu - Van Hien University


Integrating Practical and Clinical Legal Education in the UiS Law Programmes


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lana Bubalo – University of Stavanger

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jacob R Adams – University of Stavanger


Partnership Development in Technical and Vocational Training


Ms. Jennifer Gossen – Vancouver Community College


Students’ Career Readiness Development in the New Era – Case Study at a Student Mobility Provider from Vietnam


Ms. Pham Bao Chau – FPT University.


Developing Sustainable International Partnerships at Dong Thap Community College


Ms. Dinh Thi Hong LoanDong Thap Community College


Legal matters in  online dispute resolution for business

Nguyen Thi My Tien

Lecturer of Law Department, School of Economics and Law, Tra Vinh University


Phát triển hợp tác trong

lĩnh vực Nghiên cứu khoa học, chuyển giao công nghệ và thương mại hóa

Dr. Dao Duy Hieu - VACC



The standard of an auctioneer under Vietnamese law compared to the laws of France and China

Ngô Thị Phương Thảo 

Department of Law – School of Economics and Law, Tra Vinh University

12:00 - 13:30



13:30 - 14:15


Plenary session 3: Digital transformation in Education



Dr. Phillip Adams - Tra Vinh University


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thai Son – Tra Vinh University


14:20 – 15:20


Workshop: How to use the UNSDGs as a framework for international cooperation


Chelsey Laird - University Mobility of Asia Pacific

Katie Orr - Nova Scotia Community College

Kellie McMullin - Nova Scotia Community College

Elizabeth Brin – BCCIE


15:20 - 15:45


Networking/Tea break




Room 101 (D5)

Room D61.106


15:45 – 16:00

Addressing SDG’s without really knowing it – Integrated Planning as a tool to tackle some of our biggest challenges


Dr. Chris Bottrill, AVP, International and Tammy Towill, Chair, School of Business, Capilano University


Opportunity and Challenges of Digital Transformation in Teaching and Learning: The case of Dong Thap Community College


Mr. Phan Quoc Cuong – Dong Thap Community College


Chuyển đổi số trong giáo dục đào tạo: Áp dụng cẩm nang dạy học trực tuyến tại Trường cao đẳng du lịch nha trang


Ms. Truong Thi Ha

Mr. Le Viet Anh -Nha Trang Tourism College

16:05 – 16:20

Canada: Are Vietnamese students prepared and ready to succeed there?


Ms. Suann Adams - Laboratory School of Tra Vinh University

Gender and Community Center at Tra Vinh University and its contribution into SDG's


Ms. Thach Thi Kim Anh – Tra Vinh University


Chuyển đổi số - xu hướng phát triển của các cơ sở giáo dục đại học Việt nam

Sau đại dịch covid 19


Dr. Tran Thanh Tung -VACC


16:25 – 16:40

Urgent requirements in international cooperation

Dr. Pham Quang Huy – Dong Thap Community College


Exploring Canada-Vietnam partnership potentials to advance educational development and the scholarship of teaching and learning

Dr. Andrew Marchand – Tra Vinh University

Chuyển đổi số trong giáo dục nghề nghiệp – nơi hội tụ của cơ hội và thách thức


Vo Manh Tuan – Kon Tum Community College

18:30 - 20:30


Gala dinner


March 21, 2023

8:30 – 9:15 


Plenary session 4: Outbound Student Mobility: Opportunities for Canadian Youth to develop global skills through international engagement


Dr. Randall Martin – Executive Director of British Columbia Council International Education

Mr. Andrew Champagne – Manager, Mobility Programs, Colleges and Institutes of Canada


9:15 – 9:30



Book donation (General Consulate of Canada to Vietnam)


9:30 – 10:00


MoU signing


Round 2. TVU –Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology – College of the North Atlantic – The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) –  Thompson Rivers University


10:00 - 10:30


Networking/Tea Break 


10:30 – 11:00


Closing ceremony

Closing Remarks

Dr. Denise Amyot – President and CEO of Colleges and Institutes of Canada


11:00 – 17:00


City and Cultural tour


18:30 – 20:30


Farewell Party