Fri05Apr20195:30 pm - 7:30 pmCentral Library Performance HallShow details
Welcome to the 2019 Western Canada Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roadshow Opening Ceremony presented by Canada China Commercial Association
CCCA is going to launch the Roadshow program in 2019, which is the third year of this well received program.
Date: April 5, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Venue: Central Library Performance Hall
Building up on the success of 2017 and 2018, the CCCA Roadshow program will be further enhanced through our partnership with Innovate Calgary, Startup Calgary, Seedups Canada, Haskayne School of Business and other local leading organizations in the innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) industry. With such a strong partnership, CCCA will offer more diversified business resources to the participating ventures. For the Roadshow opening ceremony, CCCA has invited guests from local and international innovation and entrepreneurship industry, with strong business, investment, industrial background.
Dr. Liming Liu
Dr. Liming Liu is the VP Surface Technology at Value Creation Inc. (VCI) since 2013. He has over 20 years of research and development experience in the oil industry. Since 2000, he plays a leading role in the development of VCI’s proprietary technologies. He served Sinopec, China in the 90s. Dr. Liu obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from East China University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2000.
- Active CCCA business members: 2 free tickets, $10 for additional ticket. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your membership status and acquire your ticket. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
- Active CCCA general members: 1 free ticket, $10 for additional ticket. Please contact us at email@example.com to confirm your membership status and acquire your ticket. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
Welcome joining CCCA to receive member benefits.
- Non CCCA member: $10, ticket purchase link, or pay via e-Transfer®
Sat12Jan20195:00 pm - 9:30 pmWhite Diamond Conference Center, 130 3 Avenue SE, Calgary, ABShow details
Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) is hosting its 2019 Annual Gala and the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony at the The White Diamond Conference Center (130 3 AVE SE) on the evening of January 12, 2019.
CCCA board invites you to join over 200 distinguish guests from local business and education communities, as well as representatives from Chinese embassy and local government for an informative and fun night, filled with ample networking opportunities.
The Gala features two keynotes speakers:
2019 Outlook - Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist of ATB Financial
Todd Hirsch is a well known name in Calgary. For over 20 years, he has worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the University of Calgary. He released his third, Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change in 2017.
Todd holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. Todd provides economic commentary for many Canadian media outlets. He has served on the University of Calgary Board of Governors and is the chair of the Calgary Arts Academy. He also serves on the board of the Glenbow Museum.
CN CanaPux Innovative Transportation Solution for Heavy Crude Oil – James Auld, Senior Manager, Petroleum & Chemicals Marketing, Canadian National Railway Company (CN)
James Auld has been working on CN’s strategic initiatives since 2013. In 2018, Mr. Auld joined CN’s Petroleum and Chemicals business unit to advance the CanaPux project. Prior to joining CN, Mr. Auld spent over 26 years in the oil and gas sector focused on midstream assets and has held key roles in marketing, trading, operations and business development. In addition to his strategic development work, he is an Energy Subject Matter Expert for CN.
Mr. Auld holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in computer science from the University of Calgary. He also completed a Strategic Leadership Certificate from the University of British Columbia, and CN's Railroad MBA program.
Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year
As a business association, CCCA will not miss any opportunity to recognize Chinese entrepreneurs that are working so hard under this tough environment. Once again at the Gala, one entrepreneur will be awarded as the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year. Everyone is waiting anxiously to meet this year’s winner and hear his/her story.
- 5:00 – 5:30pm: Registration
- 5:30 – 6:00pm: Opening Remarks
- 6:00 – 7:00pm: Keynote Speeches
- 7:00 – 8:00pm: 3 Course Dinner
- 8:00 – 9:30pm: Networking, Lucky Draw (Grand Prize: Huawei Smartphone, iPad)
- Non-member: $68, (Sold out)
- CCCA General Member: $48, (Sold out)
- CCCA Business Member: $38, (Sold out)
We welcome nomination for the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
There are sponsorship opportunities for the event. Please contact email@example.com for sponsorship package.
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