EU-Canada Business Summit 2020

Description

The EU-Canada Business Summit is a one day 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.

The latest political, financial & economic global trends are being discussed and analyzed by relevant high-level speakers coming from a vast array of sectors. This year's topics are Energy & Environment, Security & Transport, International Trade & Mobility, Manufacturers and Artificial Intelligence.

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.

Number of speakers:
6 panels of 4 speakers for a total of 24 speakers

Number of Moderator:
4

Number of participants:
400

Date(s)

30 Sep 2020

Location

Avenue Marnix 24, 1000 Bruxelles (ING building)

Price(s)

495 € (65% Early bird discount with this code : EUCanada2020 This promotion will end without notice)

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Detailed program

09:00 – 09:30 – Welcome and opening keynote

  • Sam Ayoub – Founder-President – Canada-Europe Economic Chamber – EU - Brussels
  • Chris Cooter – Head of Mission to the European Union – Government of Canada - Brussels

09:00 – 09:15 - Welcome and opening keynote

  • Sam Ayoub – Founder-President – Canada-Europe Economic Chamber – EU - Brussels
  • Chris Cooter – Head of Mission to the EU – Government of Canada - Brussels

09:15 – 10:15 - Energy & Environment

  • Nicolas Wolff – VP General Manager Europe – Boralex – Paris
  • Pierre-Luc Desgagné – Delegate General – Québec Government Office – Brussels

Moderator

  • Eline Chivot - Moderator – Center for Data Innovation – Brussels

10:15 – 11:15 - Security & Transport

  • Johan Diepens – Founder-CEO – Mobycon – The Hague
  • Stéphane Feray-Beaumont – VP Innovation & Smart Mobility – Alstom – Brussels

Moderator

  • Eline Chivot - Moderator – Center for Data Innovation – Brussels

11:15 – 11:30 - Quebec coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 - International Trade & Mobility

  • Chris Cooter – Head of Mission to the EU – Government of Canada - Brussels
  • Dominic Boucsein – Head of International Trade - Eurochambres – Brussels
  • Christian Hierholzer – Managing Director - Hanover Communications – Brussels

Moderator

  • Xavier Van Overmeire - Moderator – Dentons - Montreal

12:30 - 14:00 – Canada lunch break

14:00 – 15:00 – Manufacturers

  • Pat Sherlock – President - Canada Goose International – Zurich
  • Olivier Joris – Executive Manager Europe – FEB – Brussels
  • Olivier Nicoloff – Ambassador of Canada to Belgium – Government of Canada – Brussels

Moderator

  • Melina Howard - Moderator – Lexfield – Luxembourg

15:00 – 16:00 – Artificial Intelligence

  • Gohar Sargsyan – Director EU & Innovation – CGI – Amsterdam
  • Yves Lostanlen – General Manager Europe, Middle-East & Africa – Element AI – Paris
  • Johannes Nitschke – Director EU & Innovation – Siemens – Brussels

Moderator

  • Eline Chivot - Moderator – Center for Data Innovation – Brussels

16:00 – 17:00 - Financial Services

  • Olga Vovk - Senior Regional Manager-Western Europe – EDC – London
  • Luisa Santos - Deputy Director General, Intern. Relations – Business Europe – Brussels
  • Eric Van Den Eyden – CEO - ING Belgium – Brussels
  • Xavier Van Overmeire - Partner – Dentons - Mo

Moderator

  • Melina Howard - Moderator – Lexfield – Luxembourg

17:00 – 18:00 – On stage exclusive interview

“The success story behind Canada Goose in Europe

  • Pat Sherlock – President - Canada Goose International – Zurich

Moderator

  • Sam Ayoub – Moderator - Canada-Europe Economic Chamber – EU - Brusselsl