Discover how to do business in China from real-world experts
You are invited to join local business people and experts for a free, hands-on, business-focused event with workshops on e-commerce, finance, negotiation and human resources.
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Lobby / ScotiaBank Theatre
Sobey School of Business, 903 Robie Street
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Speaker: Claire Zhang, Interim Chapter Director, Atlantic Chapter, Canada China Business Council
E-Commerce in China – Touring the landscape of available channels
9:50 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Speaker: Joseph Cooke, President, Web Presence in China (WPIC)
Roadmap to the mastery of E-Commerce sales channel development
10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
11:35 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Speaker: Riven Zhang, CEO, MotionPay
Using China’s Payment Platforms in Canada, keys to a successful head start
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Panel on China’s Economy
Dr. Xiaoguang Wang (Director), Beijing Rongzhi Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility
Dr. Wenping Wang, Professor of Economics, Shandong University of Financial and Economics
Dr. Mohammad Rahaman, Associate Professor of Finance, Canada Research Chair, Sobey School of Business
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Buffet – Loyola Conference Hall (L290)
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Speaker: Jean-Luc Hébert, Vice-President, International, Saimen
Negotiating in China – A Strategic Matter
2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Speaker: Danielle Jiang, President, DJM Asia
Agri-Food Imports into China - policy and procedure
3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Speaker: Catherine Zhu, Partner, Egon Zhender
Trends in talent and hiring in China – Keys to a successful HR strategy