Chinese Investment in Canada and Why Hong Kong Can Help

18 Oct 2018
4:00pm - 7:30pm EDT

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Chinese Investment in Canada and Why Hong Kong Can Help

Chinese overseas investment has risen exponentially since the mid-2000s; however, there has been some dynamic shifts in the landscape of Chinese outbound investment recently; especially, given what is happening in the world of trade and other adversities. How can the Canadian government and industries be better prepared to overcome the challenges to capitalize on benefits from the investment flow from China? How can Hong Kong be a facilitator of Chinese investment into Canada?

Join us on Oct 18, as HKCBA brings in industry leaders, venture capitalists, business partners, and policy makers together for a timely discussion on key emerging topics: 

  • Opportunities, challenges, risks, and trends of Chinese outbound investment in Canada
  • The changing landscape of Chinese outbound investment and the role of Hong Kong in facilitating Chinese investment​​​​​​
  • The sectoral breakdown of Chinese investment in Canada and how Canada is being promoted
  • Successful investment projects in Canada and the secrets to their success
  • Services and organizations available in Canada to facilitate and support these investments

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to:

  • Gain insights on the dynamic changing landscape of Chinese Investment
  • Gain practical tactics and strategies of  how to overcome issues to execute deals successfully
  • Ask experts and policy makers in investment and trade who are involved in successful investment projects
  • Network with business and politic leaders, and like-minded people in the business community
  • Form potential business opportunities and or partnerships

 

 Date: Thursday, Oct 18, 2018

Time: 4:00 – 7:30 pm

Location: BLG Office, Suite 1300 – 100 Queen St. Ottawa

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Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres

Program:

4:00 – Registration and Networking

4:30 – Welcome and the Role of Hong Kong as a facilitator of outward Chinese Investment

  • Amy Willis, President, HKCBA Ottawa

4:40 – Opportunities, challenges, risks, and trends of Chinese outbound investment in Canada and why Hong Kong

  • Noah Fraser, Director, Ontario Chapter, Canada China Business Council 

4:55 – The sectoral breakdown of Chinese investment in Canada and their impact; how Canada is being promoted

  • Sarah Taylor, Director General, Global Affairs Canada 

Panel Discussions


5:15 –5:45 Panel 1: The interests of Chinese Investors, successful Chinese investment projects in Canada, and the secrets to their success

Moderator: Sophie Chen, Market Director, Invest Ottawa

Panelists:

  1. Tianpeng Wang, Partner, Mistral Venture Capital Partners
  2. David Adderley, Partner, Celtic House Venture Capital Partners
  3. Ian Wooden, Managing Director and CEO, IJW & Co and IJW Dorweiler Ltd
  4. Noah Fraser, Director, Ontario Chapter, Canada China Business Council 

5:45 – 6:15 Panel 2: Services to support Chinese Investment and Trade into Canada, why use Hong Kong as a gateway

Moderator: (TBC)

Panelists:

  1. Drew Dorweiler, Managing Director, IJW Dorweiler Ltd and Managing Partner, Dartmouth Partners Ltd
  2. Noah Fraser, Director, Ontario Chapter, Canada China Business Council 
  3. Sophie Chen, Market Director, Invest Ottawa
  4. Sarah Taylor, Director General, Global Affairs Canada 

6:15 – Q & A Session for Panel 1 and 2

6:30 – Closing Remark - Amy Willis, President, HKCBA Ottawa

6:35 – Networking

7:30 – Adjournment

18 Oct 2018
4:00pm - 7:30pm EDT

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