Synergy Education Conference & Networking Event 2016

September 23

Ontario Investment & Trade Centre (1pm – 5pm)

imgSynergyOur 10th annual Canada-India: A Synergy in Education conference will take place on September 23 from 1pm to 5pm at the Ontario Investment & Trade Centre. The conference will provide valuable networking opportunities for individuals and organizations interested in operating in either or both countries and serve as a platform for discussion of emerging issues and areas of possible co-operation. Member tickets are only $175 so book your seats today!

Eventbrite - Synergy & ScholarSHIP

Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsors receive the following:

  • 4 tickets to Synergy for $1750
  • Recognition from the podium & speaking opportunity for 10 minutes
  • Announcement as an event sponsor on the CIEC website, event registration page and in our monthly newsletter (Disha) reaching over 18,000 key education stakeholders
  • Exposure via a banner, agenda/dinner menu and screen (when not in use)
  • Distribution of 1 piece of collateral or souvenir handed to all event attendees at registration
  • Be seen as a thought-leader in the burgeoning Canada-India education corridor

Eventbrite - CIEC Event Sponsorship

Synergy Agenda

1:00 - 1:20 pm --- Registration & Networking
1:20 - 1:25 pm --- Synergy 2016 overview by Husain F. Neemuchwala, President & CEO, CIEC
1:25 - 1:40 pm --- Welcome remarks by Hon. Pierre S. Pettigrew, PC, Chair, CIEC
1:40 - 1:50 pm --- SESSION I: A Message from Sabrina Zuniga
1:50 - 2:00 pm --- Inaugural Address by Hon. Dinesh Bhatia, Consul General (Toronto) Government of India
2:00 - 2:20 pm --- Words from the Province of Ontario by Hon. Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP Halton, Associate Minister of Education
2:20 - 2:40 pm --- 'No Monopoly on a Good Idea' by Patrick Brown, MPP Simcoe North, Leader of the Provincial Opposition
2:40 - 3:00 pm --- 'The Business of Education' by Gary Comerford, President & CEO, Canada India Business Council
3:00 - 3:20 pm --- SESSION II: 'The Greatest Investment: Scaling up Nutrition for a Stronger World' by Hon. Dr. Asha Seth, Senator
3:20 - 3:40 pm --- Speed Dating: Self-Introductions of attendees & what they would like to achieve (recruiting, partnerships, joint programming). Interactive session with the audience & an opportunity to hear from each other
3:40 - 4:00 pm --- Networking Break
4:00 - 4:25 pm --- SESSION III: 'Global Students: Fish Out of Water or Seasoned Swimmers?' by Karen Strang, President, Consultant & Trainer, Strang Intercultural Solutions
4:25 - 4:50 pm --- SESSION IV: 'The Past 10 Years of Emerging Canada-India Education Activities' by Dr. Sheila Embleton, Research Professor of Linguistics, York University
4:50 - 5:00 pm --- Closing Remarks