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J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Discover the global learning opportunities at Concordia during Global Learning Day x Elsewhere! This day will have a series of panel discussions on the benefits of an international experience for students. There will also be a student fair to showcase students who have participated in international programs (e.g., exchange, field schools) or done international research abroad (e.g., Mitacs Globalink Research Awards).
See the full schedule below:
Global Experiential Learning & Employability: The Benefits of an International Experience on your CV
This panel will discuss how employers view an international experience on a CV and the unique advantages an international experience gives employees in the workplace.
André-Philippe Chenail, Senior Project Director, Foreign Direct Investment, Asia-Pacific and Middle East at Investissement Québec
Phil Cole, Vice President, Business Development, Marinvent Corporation
Hawa Keita, Lead Concordia Africa Initiative
Thi Be Nguyen, Executive Director of the Canada ASEAN Business Council
Visit Field School Student Tables*
*Note: Field School Tables are present from 10am - 2pm
Student Panel: Global Experiential Learning
Students will share how their experience abroad contributed to their academic studies and their personal development.
Alex Oster, Coordinator Student Engagement, Dean of Students Office
Jimmy Barco Burrors, Ph.D. student, Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the Mitacs Globalink Research Award for a research project in Mexico with the Universidad de Guanajuato
Christine White, MA student, Art Education, Fine Arts participated in the New Music and Media Arts Field school in Mexico
Andrew Keleny, Undergraduate student, Aerospace Engineering, participated in the Concordia Student Exchange program & International coop
Marco Meneghin, Ph.D. student, Film & Moving Image Studies, participated in the New Music and Media Arts Field School in Colombia
Faculty Panel: Value of Global Experiential Learning
The panel will discuss the value of a global experiential learning experience. Panelists will discuss why they lead these initiatives and the benefits they have seen to the students participating in experiential learning programs.
Aphrodite Salas, Professor, Journalism
Ricardo Dal Farra, Professor, Music
Raymond Marius Boucher, Senior Lecturer, Theatre
Luke Ofungi, Deputy Director, CEED Concordia
Mark Sussman, Associate Professor, Theatre
Linda Swanson, Assistant Professor, Ceramics
Faculty Panel: Research Collaboration - Standing out, stepping up!
The panel will discuss their international research collaboration and will examine how students can benefit from it!
Tristan Glatard, Co-director, Applied AI Institute, Associate Professor Computer Science and Software Engineering
Cédric Lesage, Associate Dean, Research & Impact, Professor, Accountancy, John Molson, School of Business
Sarah Turner, Associate Professor, Geography, Planning and Environment
How can you participate? Join us in person or online by registering for the Zoom Meeting or watching live on YouTube.
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