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The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC)

Winter Conference 2017

The COBEC Winter Conference will be hosted February 1-3, 2017 in Belize. The recruitment fair and professional development workshops will be on February 1st.

Galen University will host the 2017 Winter Conference in San Ignacio at a site to be confirmed. The conference planners will follow the theme of “Higher Education for Sustainable Development”. There will be panel presentations by key policy makers on long-term development strategy and the role of higher education. At the end of the conference, planners will include a guided tour of Xunantunich, one of the most important sites of the Mayan civilization.

The registration form and accommodation information will be forthcoming very soon.

COBEC Representatives,

In order to ensure you can plan your participation in the conference, download the registration form and email or fax it back.


  1. Registration Form, July 2016
  2. The Marriott (Downtown) conference rate is $129 per night: Book your group rate here
  3. Registration Form and Columbus Accommodations [PDF]
  4. COBEC in Columbus Presentation Slides [PDF]