EU-Canada Business Summit 2022

Description

 

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:

  • E-Commerce Trends: Powering online retail forward
  • The Canada-EU partnership in a global trade transition
  • Energy Security: Challenges & Opportunities
  • Clean Technology & Environment
  • Economics & Finance

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:
20 conference speakers

Number of moderator:
5

Number of participants:
350

 


 

Confirmed speakers


Mary Ng
Minister of Inter Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business & Economic Dev
Government of Canada
Ottawa

Dr. Ailish Campbell
Ambassador of Canada to the European Union (EU)
Global Affairs Canada
Brussels

Jean-Pierre Vidal
Chief Economic Adviser
European Council
Brussels

Nicolas Bossé
Chief Energy
Transition Officer
Brainbox AI
Montreal

Alexandre Gauthy
PB Macro Economist
Degroof Petercam
Luxembourg

Olga Vovk
Senior Regional Manager
Europe
EDC
London

Côme de Bagneux
Manager of Business Services
Desjardins
Paris

Kostas Rossoglou
Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs
Shopify
Brussels

Gohar Sargsayan
Director EU stainability, Innovation and Partnership
CGI
Amterdam

Bénédicte Bergeaud
Public Affairs Manager Europe
Northland Power
Hamburg

Shannon Blanchard
Director
Supply Chain Innovation
Port Saint-John
Saint-John. NB

Julie Cormier
Export Development Executive
Opportunities
New-Brunswick
Fredericton

Denis Dumont
CEO
Tractebel
Brussels

Rob Alexander
CEO
AlumaPower Corporation
Sarnia

Macarena Cotaldo-Hernandez
CEO & Cofounder
Viridis Reearch Inc
Vancouver

Jorge Gomez de la Fuente
Head of Industrial Optimization & Special Projects
Repsol
Madrid
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Andrew Bounds
EU Correspondent
Financial Times
Brussels

Pascal Kerneis
Managing Director
European Services Forum
Brussels

Michelle Gartland
Counsellor & Senior Trade
Commissioner
Government of Canada
Brussels

Constantin Gissler
Senior Manager
EU Public Policy
Amazon
Brussels

Kim Mackreal
Journalist
Wall Street Journal
Brussels

Mark Camilleri
President
Canada EU Trade & Investment Association
Brussels

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

 

 


 

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Register

Closed

Date(s)

08 Nov 2022

Location

Cercle Royal Gaulois (In-person)

Price(s)

Free to attend

Date(s)

08 Nov 2022

Location

Cercle Royal Gaulois (In-person)

Price(s)

Free to attend

Register

Closed

Detailed program

2022 EU-Canada Business Summit Program

13:00 – 13:15 – Welcoming & Networking

13:15 – 13:30 – Opening Keynote

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

Mary Ng
Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business & Economic Development
Government of Canada - Ottawa

Dr. Ailish Campbell
Ambassador of Canada to the European Union (EU)
Global Affairs Canada - Brussels

13:30 – 14:15 – Economics & Finance

Côme de Bagneux – Manager of Business Services – Desjardins – Paris
Alexandre Gauthy – Head of Private Banking – Degroof PetercamLuxembourg
Jean-Pierre Vidal
– Chief Economic Adviser – European Council – Brussels
Andrew Bounds – Moderator – Financial Times – Brussels

14:15 – 15:00 – The Canada-EU partnership in a Global Trade Transition

Mark Camilleri – President – Ceutia – Brussels
Shannon Blanchard – Director Supply Chain Innovation–Port Saint-John-Saint-John, NB
Pascal Kerneis – Managing Director – European Services Forum – Brussels
Olga Vovk – Senior Regional Manager-Europe - EDC – London
Andrew Bounds – Moderator – Financial Times – Brussels

15:00 – 15:15 – Shopify Networking Break

15:15 – 16:00 – Energy Security: Opportunities & Challenges

Denis Dumont – CEO – Tractebel – Brussels
Jorge Gomez de la Fuente–Head of Ind. Optimization & Special Projects–Repsol–Madrid
Bénédicte Bergeaud – Public Affairs Manager-Europe – Northland Power – Hamburg
Kim Mackreal – Moderator – Wall Street Journal – Brussels

16:00 – 16:45 – Clean Technology and Environment

Nicolas Bossé – Chief Energy Transition Officer – Brainbox AI – Montreal
Rob Alexander – CEO – AlumaPower Corporation – Sarnia
Macarana Cataldo-Hernandez
– CEO & Cofounder – Viridis Research Inc – Vancouver
Michelle Gartland – Moderator – Government of Canada – Brussels

16:45- 17:30 – E-Commerce Trends: powering online retail forward

Kostas Rossoglou – Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs – Shopify – Brussels
Gohar Sargsyan – Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs – CGI – Amsterdam
Constantin Gissler – Senior Manager EU Public Policy – Amazon – Brussels
Julie Cormier – Moderator – Opportunities NB – Fredericton

17:30 – 18:30 – High Level Cocktail Reception