Please join us at this lunch workshop to demystify China’s Belt and Road Initiative for Canadian companies, illustrate the relevancy of this Initiative to Canada, identify business opportunities arising from the Initiative for Canadian companies, and present Hong Kong as the strategic platform for Canadian companies to tap these business opportunities.
WHEN AND WHERE
May 15, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gowling WLG 421 7th Avenue SW Suite 1600 Calgary, AB T2P 4K9
HKETO (Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office) & HKTDC (Hong Kong Trade Development Council) & HKCBA (Hong Kong Canada Business Association)
Emily Mo, Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto (HKETO)
Andrew Yui, Director, Canada, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
Non Member - $45 + $2.57 fees
Limited seats available. Early registration is strongly recommended to ensure your participation.
Registration is accepted ONLINE through Eventbrite only.
For further inquiries, please email Linda Chan at email@example.com.
Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Toronto (Designate)
Ms Emily Mo joined the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2001 as a member of the Administrative Officer Grade. Before taking up the Director post in the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto in December 2018, she had worked in different offices, including the Home Affairs Department, the then Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, the Security Bureau, the University Grants Committee Secretariat and the Tourism Commission of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau. Before coming to Toronto, Ms Mo served as the Deputy Head of the Human Resources Planning and Poverty Co-ordination Unit under the Chief Secretary for Administration’s Private Office. She was responsible for providing secretariat support to the Human Resources Planning Commission and Commission on Poverty under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary for Administration, as well as monitoring the implementation progress of the initiatives and the delivery of policy objectives agreed by the two commissions. Ms Mo received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong
Andrew Yui - Director, Canada
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Andrew was appointed Director, Canada of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in July 1993.
HKTDC is Hong Kong’s statutory body responsible for the promotion of international trade (imports and exports) in merchandise, services and technologies, via the Hong Kong platform. The Council works through a network of more than 40 offices worldwide.
Andrew Leads the Council’s Canadian operations and the HKTDC team located in Toronto. “Team HKTDC Canada”, in close co-operation with many like-minded public and private-sector multipliers, assists Canadian companies from coast to coast in accessing and reassessing their business opportunities in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the rest of Asia through the Hong Kong platform.
Prior to his emigration from Hong Kong to Canada, Andrew held trade development and promotion posts including Assistant Manager of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Market Officer at HKTDC headquarters, and Attaché commercial for the Government of Québec Office in Hong Kong.
The Belt and Road Summit brings together senior government officials, representatives of international institutions, business leaders and industry experts from countries along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange views on multilateral co-operation and explore new business opportunities arising from the Belt and Road Initiative.
Please visit Belt and Road Summit's website for more information