VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2013) - The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) today announced that it will host Canada-Asia 2013, a major conference with leading industry and policy experts from North America and Asia to discuss Asia's future and Canada's strategy for engagement. The conference takes place at the Waterfront Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, BC from June 3-5, 2013.
This year's conference is themed 'Navigating Asia's Future, Charting Canada's Strategy.' The first day will explore major economic, political, security and social forces shaping Asia today. The second day will assess the implications for Canadian business and governments, and draw up recommendations for an Asia strategy for Canada. The patron of Canada-Asia 2013 is His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General of Canada.
This conference is being held in conjunction with the 21st General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and is presented in partnership with numerous sponsors including Presenting Partners, Sun Life Financial and Teck.
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WHEN - June 3-5, 2013
WHERE: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
REGISTRATION: Open to the Public. Program and ticket info available at www.canadaasia2013.ca
About Canada-Asia 2013
Canada-Asia 2013 is the premier venue for executives to discuss the latest developments in Asia and to chart Canada's response to the rise of Asia. The conference is hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and held in conjunction with the 21st General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), a network of business, government and academic thought-leaders from 23 Asia Pacific economies.
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This conference is generously supported in part by our Presenting Partners: Sun Life Financial and Teck; Major Partners: BMO Financial Group and Shell; Supporting Partners: Export Development Canada, Government of Alberta, Government of British Columbia, HSBC Bank Canada, and Philips, Hager & North Investment Management; Associate Partners: CN and West Fraser; and Media Partner: The Globe and Mail. www.canadaasia2013.ca
About APF Canada
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is an independent, not-for-profit think tank on Canada's relations with Asia. The Foundation brings together people and knowledge to provide current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Canada's transpacific relations. The Foundation is funded principally through an endowment from the Government of Canada and by corporate and individual donors.