Global Business Leaders Series – United Kingdom

Manchester, November 3 | Oxford, November 4 | London, November 5

The Global Business Leaders Series features business leaders and policy makers from across Canada and the United Kingdom (U.K.). Keynote presentations, panel discussions and investor testimonials will highlight Canada’s attractive investment opportunities in the financial services, information and communications technology, and life sciences sectors.

A Canadian delegation comprising members of the Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA) – a group representing 11 of Canada’s largest cities – will participate and meet one-on-one with business executives to discuss the many investment benefits and opportunities in Canada:

Manchester, November 3 – Speakers include:

  • Susan Bincoletto, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Business & Chief Trade Commissioner, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Paul Kent, Chair, Consider Canada City Alliance; President and CEO, Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Alan O’Neill, Founder, Totalamber
  • Tony Attard OBE, North West Regional Chair, Institute of Directors
  • Register for Manchester

Oxford, November 4 – Speakers include:

  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Paul Kent, Chair, Consider Canada City Alliance; President and CEO, Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Mike Unger, Managing Director, Mikkom Ltd.
  • Register for Oxford

London, November 5 – Speakers include:

  • Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Paul Kent, Chair, Consider Canada City Alliance; President and CEO, Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer, FDM Group
  • James Sproule, Chief Economist, Institute of Directors
  • Register for London

Additional speakers to be announced soon.

With a top performing economy, sound banking system, highly skilled workforce, low taxes, and a commitment to free and open trade, evidenced by NAFTA, the recently announced Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and our ongoing participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations, Canada is an excellent location for investors.

Invest in Canada, the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom, and members of the CCCA are working with the U.K.-based Institute of Directors to host these events.

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Event Details

Manchester, Oxford and London

Invest in Canada - Global Business Leaders Series - Manchester, Oxford, London, November 3-5, 2014

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