On March 12, CABC hosted a special breakfast dialogue with the Hon. Jean Charest on Canada’s role and opportunities in ASEAN. This breakfast seminar provided an in-depth look at changing global geopolitical and economic landscapes, and the resulting impact on Canada’s trading future with key partners including Asia and the ASEAN region.
In this close-door session, our distinguished speaker discussed:
– Global economic landscape and political-economic outlook for Canada
– Current status and major trends in Canada’s economic relations with Asia, in particular with ASEAN
– Opportunities in ASEAN for Canadian businesses
– Outlook for Canada-ASEAN relations
Our distinguished speaker the Hon. Jean Charest is the Honorary Chairman of the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC). Mr. Charest is a Partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, and is the former Premier of Quebec (2003-2012) and Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (1993).
|7:30 – 7:55||Registration & networking|
|7:55 – 8:00||Opening remarks from CABC|
|8:00 – 8:40||The Hon. Jean Charest spoke|
|8:00 – 9:15||Breakfast was served|
|8:40 – 9:00||Q&A|
|9:00 – 9:05||Closing remarks|
|9:05 – 9:25||Event closed and networking|