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Canada-Czech Republic Business Forum,exploring bilateral trade opportunities and technology partnerships

Canada-Czech Republic Business Forum,exploring bilateral trade opportunities and technology partnerships

Thursday, March 23, 2017

8.00am-12.00pm

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa

together with

Confederation of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

in collaboration with

BC Ministry of International Trade

and

EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West

 are pleased to invite you to a business seminar and B2B networking with visiting government officials and business leaders representing ICT, Life Sciences, Engineering, Clean Tech and R&D sector companies from Czech Republic lead by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, H.E. Lubomir Zaoralek

Agenda:

08:00 – 09:00 –       Registration, breakfast and networking

09:00 – 09:05 –       Welcome by Karel Vecera Galland, Hon. Consul of the Czech Republic in   Vancouver

09:05 – 09:10 –       Welcome remarks and introductions by Josef Dvoracek, Economic Counsellor of the Czech Embassy in Ottawa

09:10 – 09:15 –       Video “Czech Republic has marvellous people”

09:15 – 09:20 –       Opening remarks by H.E. Lubomir Zaoralek, Minister of Foreign Affairs

09:20 – 09:30 –        Introduction of the Confederation of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic by Jaroslav Hanak, President

09:30 – 09:40 –        Presentation of the BC Ministry of International Trade

09:40 – 09:50 –        Presentation by Celso Boscariol Q.C., President, EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West

09:50 –10:00 –         Presentation of CzechInvest Silicon Valley by Miroslav Tenkl, Director, West Coast Operations

10:00 – 10:05 –         Presentation of Czech companies by Ms. Sabina Tancevova, Project Manager, Confederation of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

10:05 – 10.15 –         Q & A

10:15 – 12.00 –         B2B meetings and networking

Partecipation is free, RSVP is required,  RSVP HERE