Special Invitation: 2019 Exclusive Roundtable - Canada and Hong Kong: Trade & Investment Opportunities and Challenges

11 Jun 2019
8:30am - 10:00am EDT

 2019 Exclusive Breakfast Roundtable

With the Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau

Mr. Jeff Nankivell

 

 

Trade & Investment Opportunities, Challenges

 

In the current ever-changing and uncertain international business landscape, diversifying trade corridors remains a focus of Canadian companies in their efforts to grow. Hong Kong continues to play a vital role in accessing China and Asian markets. 

Join us Tuesday, June 11, 2019 for an engaging session on the opportunities and challenges businesses face in trade and investment between Canada and China.

Cost: Complimentary

Date: 8:30 – 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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

R.S.V. P required


Program

8:30 – Registration and breakfast

8:30 – Welcome and Introduction – Ms. Amy Willis, President, HKCBA Ottawa

8:35 – Keynote – Mr. Jeff Nankivell, Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau

9:10 – Q & A Session with Consul General Mr. Jeff Nankivell

9:40 – Closing Remark – Ms. Amy Willis, President, HKCBA Ottawa

10:00 – Adjournment


Event Sponsor

Biography  


 

Mr. Jeff Nankivell

 

Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao

 

Mr. Jeff Nankivell became Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao in August 2016.

From 2011 to 2016, Jeff served as Director General responsible for Canada’s official development assistance in Asia, first with the Canadian International Development Agency and then with Global Affairs Canada. Jeff has been posted 3 times to the Canadian Embassy in Beijing: in the development assistance section 1991-95 and 2000-2004, and as Deputy Head of Mission (deputy ambassador) 2008-2011. He is fluent in Mandarin. He also held various positions at the Canadian International Development Agency between 1988 and 2008, working on programs related to China, Russia, strategic policy and international financial institutions. 

Jeff holds an M.Sc. in political sociology from the London School of Economics, B.A. in international relations from the University of Toronto, and a certificate (one-year program) in Chinese language and culture from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

 

 Thank You to Our Patron Sponsors

 

11 Jun 2019
8:30am - 10:00am EDT

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