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CANADA ARAB BUSINESS FORUM

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CANADA ARAB BUSINESS FORUM

November 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

CANADA ARAB BUSINESS FORUM

Canada and the Arab Countries: Economic Recovery, Resilience & Business Opportunities

9:00 Welcome Remarks and Introductions
Scott Jolliffe, Chair, Canada Arab Business Council;
Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada)
9:05 Canada/Arab Relations – The Next Five Years
Introduction:
Karl Tabbakh, Regional Managing Partner for Quebec, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Speaker:
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada
9:30 Sustainable Agriculture & Agtech
Presenter & Moderator:
Nicole Rogers, CEO, Agriprocity
Speakers:
– Dr Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist, Food Agriculture Organization (FAO)
– Sébastien Leblond, Co-Founder and Global COO, RainMKRS Capital
– Dave Smardon, President & CEO, Bioenterprise Corporation
10:15 Digital Economy & AI
Presenter & Moderator:
Armughan Ahmad, President & Managing Partner Digital, KPMG Canada
Speakers:
– His Excellency Ahmad Hanandeh, Jordanian Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship
– Dr Golestan Radwan, Advisor for Artificial Intelligence to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Government of Egypt
– Mr Beligh Ben Soltane, Chairman of the Tunisia Investment Authority
11:00 Virtual HealthCare and Education
Moderator:
Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Director General, Investment, Innovation, and EducationSpeakers:
– Dr Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network
– John Bethel, National Healthcare Leader, EY Canada
– Leslee Thompson, CEO, Accreditation Canada
– Dr Andrew Padmos, President / CEO, Royal College International
11:45 Closing Remarks and Next Steps
Scott Jolliffe, Chair, Canada Arab Business Council;
Partner, Gowling WLG (Canada)

Sustainable Agriculture & Agtech

 

Digital Economy and AI

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Virtual Healthcare and Education

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Canada-Arab Relations in the next 5 years

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Start:
November 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
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