Thematic webinars pave the way for the Congress of the Americas on International Education 2021

On Tuesday, April 20, there will be a launch webinar for the seventh edition of CAEI, which will be followed by three other thematic webinars prior to the event.

CAIE 2021 will take place between October 19 and 22, with Chile as the host country and the support of the Council of Rectors, among other organizations. Registration and call for papers are already open.

With a view to developing the Congress of the Americas on International Education (CAEI): "Tracing the future: Strengthening the global community of knowledge", a series of webinars will be held to initiate the debates and animate the conversations that will be discussed at the inter-American meeting. .

The CAIE 2021, which in this seventh version is hosted by Chile, will take place virtually between October 19 and 22, and has the support of the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (CRUCH), among other organizations.

The launch of the CAEI is scheduled for next Tuesday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. (Chilean time), when a webinar will be held open to those who wish to participate, after registering at the following link: https: //

Subsequently, three thematic webinars will be held: on May 13, “The Future of Work: Perspectives for T&T Education”; on August 12, the theme "Networks of Knowledge: Facing common challenges" will continue; and on September 14 with the meeting "Chile 2021: Enhancing Collaboration".

The CAEI is a continental forum of excellence that brings together the main actors and decision-makers related to the internationalization of higher education in the Americas to strengthen contacts, exchange experiences, and chart the future of academic cooperation in the region. This instance is promoted by the Inter-American University Organization (OUI), of which several universities are part of the Council of Rectors and whose current president is the rector of the University of Los Lagos, Óscar Garrido.

It should be noted that CAEI is organized in alliance with national, regional and international higher education institutions and organizations, offering a platform from which emerging challenges and trends are made known, as well as good practices related to international education. In the continent.

Reflection and collaboration space


The executive vice president of CRUCH, the rector of the University of Santiago Juan Manuel Zolezzi, highlighted the participation of the Council in this international instance.

“We value this space for reflection with our peers in America, because it allows us to promote international cooperation between educational institutions. This meeting is not only an opportunity to learn about how other countries face challenges and problems similar to ours, but it also allows us to share good practices and innovations that our university communities are developing ”, said Zolezzi.

In addition to the Council of Rectors, the Consortium of State Universities of Chile (CUECH), the Regional University Group (AUR), the G9 Network of Non-State Public Universities, the Corporation of Private Universities (CUP), will be co-hosts of this meeting. the Council of Vertebral Accredited Professional Institutes and Technical Training Centers, the CRUCH Professional Technical Higher Education Institutions Network (IESTP CRUCH) and the Association of State Technical Training Centers of Chile (CFTECH).

The activity also has the support of the Ministry of Education, through the Undersecretariat of Higher Education and EduCanada.

Registration and call for papers


Those who wish to participate in CAEI 2021, can choose four types of registration, detailed in this link:

This year the congress will address four sub-themes: "Research and Knowledge Networks: Empowering Development", "Transforming Teaching: Pedagogies for the Future", "International Education: Collaboration Platforms" and "Community Engagement: Facing Common Challenges".

The organizers invite researchers and academics to submit proposals that encourage reflection and dialogue in these areas, either by suggesting new initiatives or by establishing links with current issues, trends, problems and good practices.

Those who wish to exhibit at CAIE 2021, can send their proposals until May 28. More details about this call at The organization of the meeting will notify the accepted papers on July 19.