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Doing Business in Vietnam

  • Monday, February 10, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Members’ Lounge, Toronto City Hall 100 Queen Street West


9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration and Light Refreshments

9:30 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Introduction

Ms. Julie Nguyen, Director, Canada-Vietnam Trade Council

9:35 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong, City of Toronto

9:40 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Doing Business in Vietnam Presentation

Ms. Huong Do, Commercial Counsellor, Trade Office, The Embassy of Vietnam

9:55 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Panel 1: CPTPP: One Year Later and Opportunities in Vietnam

Ms. Catherine Jollymore, Deputy Director CPTPP, Global Affairs Canada

Ms. Sarah Bernier, Trade Commissioner, Trade Commissioner Service, Ontario Region

Ms. Cholong Lim, Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

Moderator: Mr. Sunil Johal, Director, Business Growth Services, City of Toronto

10:25 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break

10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Panel 2: Sharing Experiences of Doing Business in Vietnam

Mr. Robert Cameron, Regional Manager – Asia, Export Development Canada

Mr. Bill Nankivell, CEO, B+H Architects

Mr. Victor Gomez, Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Sun Life Financial

Mr. Arvind Vijh, Director, International Programs, Deloitte Canada

11:05 a.m.– 11:15 a.m. Potential Trade Mission to Ho Chi Minh City, March 29-31

Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong and Ms. Julie Nguyen

11:15 a.m.– 11:30 a.m. Closing remarks, followed by networking

Due to security checks at City Hall, please allow for extra time to arrive at the event.

(By invitation only) RSVP: by February 5th, 2020

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