Highlights of the program: 

BRUSSELS | ANTWERP | LUXEMBOURG

Brussels, October 29 | Antwerp, October 30 | Luxembourg, October 31, 2014

Speakers included (*See Invest in Canada)

  • H.E. Denis Robert, Ambassador of Canada to Belgium and Luxembourg
  • Pieter Timmermans, CEO, VBO-FEB (Federation of Enterprises, Belgium)
  • H.E. the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada
  • Glen Hodgson, Senior VP and Chief Economist of The Conference Board of Canada
  • Peter Frise, Scientific Director and CEO, Auto 21
  • Richard Meadows, COO, Medical Device Commercialization Centre, Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada
  • Christian Reinaudo, President and Chief Executive Officer of Agfa-Gevaert
  • Michael Darch, President, Consider Canada City Alliance
  • Brigitte Peleman-Vantieghem, CEO, Peleman Industries
  • Gregory Rust, Senior Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of Belgium and to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Christine Leurquin, VP Institutional Relations EMEA, SES

B2B Session: One-on-one meetings between Canadian cities and companies from Brussels, Antwerp and Luxembourg.

CETA Briefing: Ambassador David Plunkett/Jean-Paul Lemieux, Counsellor Trade Policy, Mission of Canada to the European Union – CETA Implementation and Economic Benefits

Visit to Janssen Pharmaceutica NV
(Janssen Pharmaceutica in Belgium is part of the global Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson organization.)

Visit to EURO-COMPOSITES® S.A. 

MANCHESTER | OXFORD | LONDON

Manchester, November 3, 2014 (*See Invest in Canada)

  • Susan Bincoletto, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Business & Chief Trade Commissioner, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Alan O’Neill, Founder, Totalamber
  • Tony Attard OBE, North West Regional Chair, Institute of Directors

Visit to Spinningfields (Financial District)  

Visit to Corridor Manchester  

Oxford, November 4, 2014:

  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Paul Kent, Chair, Consider Canada City Alliance; President and CEO, Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Mike Unger, Managing Director, Mikkom Ltd.

London, November 5, 2014:

  • Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner of Canada to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Brian O’Higgins, Executive Fellow, Mistral Venture Partners; Co-Founder and Former CTO, Entrust and Third Brigade
  • Richard Alvarez ICD.D, Senior Fellow, C.D. Howe Institute; Former President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway
  • Paul Kent, Chair, Consider Canada City Alliance; President and CEO, Greater Halifax Partnership
  • Sheila Flavell, Chief Operating Officer, FDM Group
  • James Sproule, Chief Economist, Institute of Directors

Networking & B2B meetings with CCCA

Meeting with Babcock International 

CCCA Lunch with Gordon Campbell, High Commissioner for Canada to the UK

STUTTGART, GERMANY 

Stuttgart, November 6, 2014

Speakers include:

  • John Jung, CEO of Canada's Technology Triangle (Waterloo Region) spoke on behalf of Consider Canada City Alliance
  • Dr. Theodor Niehaus, Managing Director of Festo Didactic

Visit to Festo Didactic GmbH

Visit to moovel GmbH