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Canada-Europe Economic Chamber - EU presents the EU-Canada Business Summit 2021

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The EU-Canada Business Summit is a 100% In-Presence Summit following all the mandatory measures required: CST + Face Mask + Inside only sitting down.

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The EU-Canada Business Summit is a oneday event held once a year in Brussels, capital of the European Union, that brings together hundreds of political and business decision-makers from Canada, the EU and the world.

EU and Canada have a common history, common values, a commitment to preserving and promoting the rules-based international order and have common ambitions for the future like collaboration on trade, climate change, technology, security issues, human rights, and others.

This edition’s Summit will include 5 main topics:

- Invest in Canada

- Life Sciences & Health

- Energy & Environment

- Food & Agriculture

- SME’s and Global Growth

+ An on stage exclusive interview of an EU-Canada Partnership Success Story

The EU-Canada Business Summit is a great way to built business relationships through VIP cocktails, private meetings, interactive debates and several exclusive networking activities.

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08:00 – 08:45 – Welcome Networking

08:45 – 09:00 – Opening Keynote

- Sam Ayoub – President - Canada-Europe Economic Chamber – EU – Brussels

- Mary Ng – Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade – Government of Canada - Ottawa

9:00 – 9:30 – Opening Remarks

Matthias Jorgenson – Head of Unit for USA & Canada – European Union – Brussels

9:30 – 10:30 – Life Sciences & Health

Felix Uedelhoven Head of Govt. Affairs & Policy, Europe – GE Healthcare – Brussels

Frederic Sallmann Innovation Management Expert – Rixensart

- Josie Godfrey – Moderator – Hanover Communications – Brussels

10:30 – 11:30 – SMEs & Global Growth - bilingual panel

Xavier Van Overmeire – Partner – Dentons – Montreal

Côme de Bagneux – Manager of Business Services – Desjardins – Paris

Kris De Souter – Head of Private Banking - Degroof Petercam - Luxembourg

Benoit De Nayer – Co-founder & co-CEO – Actito – Louvain-la-Neuve

- Melina Howard – Moderator – Lexfield – Luxembourg

11:30 – 12:30 – Food & Agriculture

David Sussmann – President – Seafoodia – Marseille

Francois-Xavier Vauchelle – Senior Dir. Gvt & Ext. Aff. – McCain Foods Ltd - Brussels

Luis Carozo Jimenez – Head of Unit DG Agri. & Rural Dev. – European Union – Brussels

- Melina Howard –– Lexfield – Luxembourg

12:30- 13:45 – Lunch Networking

13:45 – 14:00 – On stage exclusive update

With Pat Sherlock – President – Canada Goose International – Zurich

14:00 – 15:00 – On stage exclusive interview

“EU-Canada Partnership Success Story”

Sushanta Mitra – Founder & CEO – SLE Enterprises B.V. – Waterloo

Anthony van de Ven – Head of EU Affairs – Brainport Eindhoven – Brussels

- Sam Ayoub – Moderator - Canada-Europe Economic Chamber – EU - Brussels

15:00 – 16:00 - Energy & Environment

Florian Chapalain – VP General Manager Europe – Ballard Europe – Brussels

Mairead Lavery – President & CEO – EDC – Ottawa

Krystof Lowyck – Deputy Dir. Inward Inv. Canada – Flanders Trade & Inv – Brussels

Jocelyn Doucet – CEO - Pyrowave - Montreal

- Sabrine Skiker – Moderator – Hanover Communications – Brussels

16:00 – 17:00 – Invest in Canada

Dr. Antoine Sautenet – Gov. Affairs Director - Michelin Canada - Montreal

Reuben East – Chief of Investor Services – Government of Canada – Brussels

Peggy van de Plassche – Board Mber & Audit Comm. Mber – Invest in Canada – Toronto

- Melina Howard – Moderator – Lexfield – Luxembourg

17:00 – 17:30 – Closing Remarks

Sara Wilshaw – Chief Trade Commissioner – Government of Canada – Ottawa

For more information on corporate partnership please contact

Sam Ayoub

Founder-President

sayoub@canadaeurope.eu

+32.04.93.85.78.04

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*For participants coming from Canada you can use the promo code CMBWBV91 for your reservation with our official carrier at : www.aircanada.com

* Flight to Brussels between 2 December 2021 to 16 December 2021

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Promoting economic trades between Canada and the European Union. Faire la promotion des échanges économiques entre les entreprises du Canada et de l'Union Européenne.

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