Panel Discussion in Regina: Asia Rising – Opportunities for Canada and Saskatchewan

Vancouver, BC – March 1, 2011 – Members of the media are invited to attend a special roundtable and reception hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada, www.asiapacific.ca) and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca) to discuss Saskatchewan and Canada’s role in the context of a rising Asia. This event takes places in the context of Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources Bill Boyd’s return from a two-week mission to China and Australia. It is also part of APF Canada’s National Conversation on Asia.

DATE: Thursday, March 8, 2012, from 3:30PM – 5:00PM (CST)

PLACE: Agra Torchinsky Salon, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 3475 Albert St. (REGINA)

PRESENTERS:

• The Honourable Bill Boyd, Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources

• Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

• Len Edwards, Distinguished Fellow, APF Canada; Senior Advisor, Gowlings LLP; Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture Canada and Int’l Trade

• Michael Atkinson, Executive Director, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

• Thomas Chase, Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of Regina

• Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO, Alliance Grain Traders, and Chair, Advisory Board for Small and Medium Enterprise for the Minister of International Trade

• Lihua Zhang, Assistant Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

 

A reception with keynote address by The Honourable Bill Boyd, Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources will follow the roundtable at 5:15PM.

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To RSVP to attend or for more information, please contact:

Jordan Dupuis
Project Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Phone: (647) 922-7956
E-mail: Jordan.dupuis@asiapacific.ca

Leanne Persicke
Director of Media Services
Government of Saskatchewan
(306) 787-2127 office
E-mail: leanne.persicke@gov.sk.ca

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