WACE, the world association for co-operative and work integrated education will be presenting a series of webinars to share information, strategies and research globally.


WIL researchers from across the globe will share research areas and questions that have emerged as a result of COVID-19 and its impact on WIL programs. The panelists will describe the approaches being taken in exploring their research questions and share preliminary findings.

Two options to suit time zones.

Option A

(Time zones: Australia / Asia / West Coast North America) 


 LocationLocal Time
MelbourneWednesday, 29 July 2020 at 10:00:00 am
VancouverTuesday 28 July 2020 at 5:00:00 pm
TokyoWednesday 29 July 2020 at 9:00:00 am
SingaporeWednesday 29 July 2020 at 8:00:00 am
BangkokWednesday 29 July 2020 at 7:00:00 am
PerthWednesday 29 July 2020 at 8:00:00 am
TorontoTuesday 28 July 2020 at 8:00:00 pm
ChicagoTuesday, 28 July 2020 at 7:00:00 pm
AucklandWednesday 29 July 2020 at 12:00:00 noon
Los AngelesTuesday 28 July 2020 at 5:00:00 pm


Dr. Karsten Zegwaard

Director of Work-Integrated Learning Research,

University of Waikato, New Zealand


Dr. Bonnie Dean

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health, University of Wollongong, Australia

Dr. Judene Pretti

Director, Work-Learn Institute, University of Waterloo,Canada

Dr. Buratin Khampirat

Assistant Professor of Educational Research, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand

Dr. Karen Nulton

Teaching Professor and Director of Writing Assessment, Department of English and Philosophy, Drexel University, United States


Option B

(Time zones: Europe / Africa / Central & East Coast North America)

LocationLocal Time
MelbourneThursday 30 July at 10.00 pm
LondonThursday 30 July at 1.00 pm
TorontoThursday 30 July at 8.00 am
JohannesburgThursday 30 July at 2.00 pm
StockholmThursday 30 July at 2.00 pm
ChicagoThursday 30 July at 7.00 am
IstanbulThursday 30 July at 3.00 pm
SingaporeThursday 30 July at 8.00 pm
DubaiThursday 30 July at 4.00 pm

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Dr. Judene Pretti

Director, Work-Learn Institute, 

University of Waterloo, Canada


Erik R. Alanson

Director, Computing & Information Technology Co-op Programs and Associate Professor,

Division of Experience-Based Learning & Career Education,

University of Cincinnati, United States

Dr. Roelien Brink

Deputy HOD: (CEP,Online & EUC) Applied Information Systems,

College of Business and Economics,

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Ashley Stirling

Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education,

University of Toronto, Canada