Event Archive

  • July 3, 2017 Vancouver, BC

    Canada-China “One Belt, One Road” Economic Forum

    Where

    Westin Bayshore Vancouver, Stanley Park Ballroom
    601 Bayshore Drive , Vancouver BC, V6G 2V4

    When

    Monday July 3rd, 2017 at 2:00pm to 5:30pm

    Contact

    For more information, please contact Fionn Li at fionn.li@caifumagazine.com

    The Canada-China “One Belt, One Road” Economic Forum will be held in Vancouver July 3 from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The Forum, hosted by Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) Alumni Association of Canada and CAIFU Magazine, will convene 200+ distinguished government officials, senior executives of multinational corporations, and top business leaders from China to identify upcoming opportunities and challenges between Canada and China, and to discuss new prospects arising from China’s OBOR initiative.

    This exclusive half-day forum will be led by Mr. Xiang Bing, Founding Dean of CKGSB, China’s leading independent business school. A delegation of 30 public companies’ senior executives, who are CKGSB alumni, will also join the Forum. CKGSB is known for its alumni network. More than half of CKGSB’s 10,000+ alumni are at the CEO or Chair level and, together, their companies accounted for one sixth of China’s GDP.

    Please click here for more information. 

  • June 1, 2017 Vancouver BC

    Setting the Course for Canadian Trade Engagement in the Pacific Rim: ‘TPP11’ and Trump

    Where

    APF Canada Vancouver Boardroom
    900-675 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver BC
    V6B 1N2

    When

    Thursday June 1, 2017 from 10:00AM to 11:30AM

    Contact

    For more information, please email events@asiapacific.ca

    A working roundtable to produce recommendations to reinvigorate and guide Canadian trade engagement in the Pacific Rim based on recent policy research.  
    Our guest speakers invited to this roundtable are Dan Ciuriak, Deborah Elms and Carlo Dade from Canada West Foundation. 

  • May 27, 2017 Vancouver BC

    Asia Connect Student Working Group: Show Competition

    Where

    SFU Harbour Centre Downtown Vancouver
    Room 1400-1430
    555 W. Hastings St
    Vancouver, BC
    V6B 1L6

    When

    Saturday May 27th, 2017 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Contact

    Please RSVP tojenny.sung@asiapacific.ca before May 26, 2017.

    The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is pleased to invite you to the second student working group showcase competition. The event features nine post-secondary students from British Columbia (UBC, SFU, UFV, and TRU) who have researched topics related to youth and contemporary issues in Asia for the past 20 weeks. They will be competing for first place and our People’s Choice awards.

    Topics include:

    • Chinese soft power and Canadian youth
    • Chinese youth and the Internet
    • Japan’s aging crisis
    • Connecting to youth in Asia (Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam)
    • Corporation diplomacy between South East Asia and Canada (Vietnam)
    • Diplomacy through environmental organizations (Philippines)
    • Engagement between B.C.'s Interior region and Asia
    • Implications of immigration
  • May 17, 2017 Vancouver BC

    Fukushima Dai-ichi: A Comparison of Cultural, Geographical and Political Settings in Risk and Crisis Management

    Where

    APF Canada Vancouver Boardroom
    900-675 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver BC
    V6B 1N2

    When

    Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Contact

    Please RSVP to events@asiapacific.ca 

    For any questions, contact Mandy Ng at mandy.ng@asiapacific.ca

    This is a brownbag event with Dr. David Edgington. He will be comparing the different cultural, geographical and political settings that shaped the evolution of exclusion zones around the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in 2011 and the number 4 plant at Chernobyl in 1986. He is currently a professor of human geography at the University of British Columbia (UBC). 

    The event is by invitation only.

  • May 12, 2017 Vancouver, BC

    Annual Chinese Investment in Canada Forum

    Where

    Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
    Pinnacle Ballroom
    1128 W Hastings St,
    Vancouver, BC
    V6E 4R5

    When

    Friday May 12, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Contact

    Erin Asselin
    Events and Administrative Associate
    Email: erin.asselin@ualberta.ca

    The University of Alberta's China Institute is organizing the "7th Annual National Forum on Chinese Investment and Trade" on May 12, 2017 in Vancouver. Many topics around investment and trade will be covered.

    Panels include:

    • China's Rise in International Investment and Trade: A New Globalization Leader?
    • Reassessing Canada's Economic Partnerships: the US, China and Beyond
    • Approaching Free Trade Agreement with China: Policy Perspectives
    • Market Access and Reciprocity: Industry Perspectives

    For more details, please click here.

  • April 20, 2017 Vancouver, BC

    Japan's Foreign Policy, Security Profile and Economic Relations with Southeast Asia and ASEAN

    Where

    APF Canada Vancouver Boardroom
    900-675 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver BC
    V6B 1N2

    When

    Thursday April 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Contact

    Please RSVP to events@asiapacific.ca no later than April 19, 2017.

    For any questions, contact Mandy Ng at mandy.ng@asiapacific.ca

    Guest speaker Gwen Robsinon will discuss how Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has strengthened Japan's foreign and security policy and broadened its diplomatic and economic relations with a focus on Southeast Asia, particularly Myanmar. Gwen is currently the Chief Editor of the Nikkei Asian Review, the English-language journal and website of Japanese Media group, Nikkei Inc.

    This event is by invitation only. 

  • March 30, 2017 Vancouver, BC

    China’s Health-Care Sector Reform and Opportunities Arising for Canada-China Co-operation

    Where

    APF Canada Vancouver Boardroom
    900-675 West Hastings St.
    Vancouver BC
    V6B 1N2

    When

    Thursday March 30, 2017 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Contact

    Please RSVP to events@asiapacific.ca no later than March 27th

    For any questions, contact Mandy Ng at mandy.ng@asiapacific.ca

    Our guest speaker Dr. Karen Eggleston will be discussing the major issues in China’s health-care sector reform and opportunities arising for Canada-China co-operation. She is currently a faculty member at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, and the Director of the Center's Asia Health Policy Program. 

    Event is by invitation only.

  • March 29, 2017 Vancouver, BC

    Floor 9 Salon Series: "City State To Harbour City"

    Where

    APF Canada Vancouver Boardroom
    900-675 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver BC 
    V6B 1N2

    When

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 5:30 - 7:30 pm

    Contact

    Please RSVP at events@asiapacific.ca by Monday, March 27, 2017

    For more information, contact Mandy Ng at mandy.ng@asiapacific.ca or Phinder Dulai at penderd@yahoo.com

    The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada invites you to join us for the latest installment in our Floor 9 Salon Series, a quarterly inter-disciplinary arts and cultural showcase of local and visiting artists who have roots in the Asia Pacific.

    City State to Harbour City, the third event in our new series, features Singaporean-Canadian artists:

    • Kagan Goh (poet, playwright, filmmaker and journalist)
    • Lydia Kwa (novelist, poet and psychologist)

    Join us for a night of innovative, interactive arts programming and great conversation with these writers from Canada’s Asia Pacific diaspora communities. 

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