Braindate is back by popular demand!

Braindate helps spark meaningful conversations between attendees, helps build new relationships, and disseminates knowledge across the community.

Braindate is a platform that will help you find and start discussions with others. Create and explore topics on our conference app and meet in-person at CBIE2020 in our Braindate lounge. Participate in one-on-one or small group conversations to personalize your conference experience.

The Braindate topic market will be launching in October 2020.







Topics Created by You in 2019

How to Braindate

Book online, meet in-person.


Log into Braindate on the conference app, or online: COMING SOON!


Explore the topic market–where everyone posts the knowledge they can share.


Send Braindate invitations to people whose topic matters to you or join group Braindates.


Create your own topics so that others can learn from your experiences or help you with the knowledge you are seeking.


Meet up in person at the Braindate Lounge. Our staff will introduce you to each other.

“… I had the chance to meet a wide range of young professionals, most of whom were starting their careers, and I learned so much…Thanks for the opportunity to make those connections!”

Geoff WilmshurstVice President, Partnerships, Camosun College

“This was a brilliant way to connect people with specific issues and concerns especially in such a large conference…”

Nora LambrechtInternational Student Advisor, University of Alberta

“…Braindate was great because the conversation was very tailored to what I was looking for and the engagement was very high with other participants…”

Mike DugganStudent Services Advisor, International Supports, Nova Scotia Community College

“…I really enjoyed the sharing and discussion in small groups with colleagues from various institutions on the topics that we are all interested [in]. It is amazing!”

Xiaobing LinInternational Student Specialist, University of Alberta