March 10, 2020 | 8:30 am - 6:00 pm | Main Dining Room, Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street, 15th Floor, Ottawa, ON
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“Canada’s State of Trade” Conference, now in its third year, is designed to inform, educate, and provoke discussion on issues relating to Canadian trade and investment. Featuring speakers from the business world and the government, it will discuss Canada’s competitiveness, how the country can improve its exports of goods and services, how it is managing the current trade hurdles it encounters with the United States and China, and what Canadian businesses do to be profitable and more environmentally and socially conscious.
8:00 – 8:30: Registration and Networking
8:30 – 9:00: EDC Overview of Facts and Figures
Stephen Tapp, Export Development Canada
9:00 – 9:15: Looking at Canadian Trade
John Hannaford, Global Affairs Canada
10:00 – 10:20: Networking Break
12:00 – 13:00: Luncheon & Networking
13:40 – 14:20: Panel 5 - Addressing Environment Social and Government: Can we be sustainable, socially responsible and still profitable?
Christopher Pullen, Brendan Marshall, Carolyn Chisholm, Penny Nass, moderated by Andrew McAlister
14:20 – 14:40: Networking Break
14:40 – 15:30: Selling Canadian Defence and Security Abroad
moderated by Dave Perry
17:00 – 18:00: Reception