Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

November 18, 2014 10:13 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Open 2014 CBIE Annual Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 18, 2014) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and patron of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2014 CBIE Annual Conference, at The Westin Ottawa on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 8:15 a.m.

CBIE's 2014 conference theme is The Diplomacy of Knowledge and Our Common Future, a concept increasingly discussed by leaders in education and public life. Knowledge diplomacy encompasses student mobility and collaborative research across borders and across disciplines. Conference participants will explore "the diplomacy of knowledge" and its potential to impact our common future in a meaningful and timely way.

About CBIE

CBIE is Canada's national organization dedicated to making the country a global leader in international education by mobilizing expertise, knowledge, opportunity and leadership. CBIE's pan-Canadian membership comprises 150 colleges, institutes, universities, school boards and language schools, which enrol over 1.2 million students from coast to coast. For more information on CBIE and its annual conference, visit

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