Canadian-German Research Networking Tour

Thursday, October 22

8 am Meet for departure to University of British Columbia WHERE: in front of the Listel Hotel The Listel Hotel 1300 Robson Street Vancouver

8:10 am Bus transfer to the University of British Columbia

9am-1:30pm Visit to the University of British Columbia (UBC)

WHERE: UBC 2185 East Mall Michael Smith Labs (MSL) Auditorium

9am- 10am

Presentation by University of British Columbia on research and existing partnerships with Germany

Prof. John Hepburn

Vice President, Research & International University of British Columbia (UBC)

Dr. Adel El Zaim

Executive Director, International Office University of British Columbia (UBC)

Thomas Heilke

Associate Dean, College of Graduate Studies University of British Columbia – Okanagan

Representatives from Go Global and selected UBC faculty with German research collaborations

10-10:30am Networking Coffee break

10:30-12pm Introduction of the German delegation

Moderator:Dr. Nina Lemmens, Director, DAAD Regional Office New York German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Q&A and opportunity for peer-to-peer discussions

Networking lunch

2-4:30pm Germany Fair

Walk-in fair for Canadian students at the UBC campus

2-3pm “Opportunities for study and research in Germany”

John Paul Kleiner, Senior Manager, University Relations Canada German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

3-4pm “Research and funding opportunities in Germany”

Dr. Alexandra Gerstner, Director, DAAD Information Centre Toronto German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

5:30-6pm Bus transfer to the Vancouver Art Gallery MSL Auditorium

6-8pm Reception

Hosted by Mr. Josef Beck, Consul General, German Consulate, Vancouver

WHERE: Vancouver Art Gallery 750 Hornby Street Courtroom 302