The Festival of Learning 2016 has ended, it took place June 6–9, 2016. This post-secondary education event hosted more than 400 delegates, offering a variety of session formats, learning experiences, unique spaces, as well as social and networking events. Don’t miss the next Festival of Learning 2018 happening May 28-30, 2018.


Brian Dick

Vancouver Island University
Brian Dick chairs the Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy department at Vancouver Island University. Additionally, he coordinates its Fundamentals of Engineering Certificate, a program that provides a common transfer pathway for guaranteed entry into either UBC, UVic, and SFU, Brian is passionate about enriching program curriculum with inter-cultural experience, and enhancing student pathways through higher education. He has been invited multiple times to Tra Vinh University in Vietnam to assist that institution as it has evolved. He has further worked with universities in Taiwan and South Korea. Brian received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta.