Roadshow Events

  • Thu
    18
    May
    2017
    6:00PM - 9:00PMScience Theatre 143 - University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive. NW Calgary


    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) proudly presents the 2017 Western Canada Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow (“The Roadshow”). The Roadshow is important in today’s financing market to promote your ideas, your business model, and your team to investors.

    The opening ceremony will be a great opportunity to meet panel speakers that are successful entrepreneurs and industry experts, to mingle with your fellow entrepreneurs, financial service providers, potential investors and professionals.

    We invite you to join us:
    6-9 pm, May 18, 2017 @ Science Theatre 143, University of Calgary

    Master of Ceremony:

    • Siying Li, President, Mgen1.5

    Guests & Speakers:

    Ticket: $10

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    Agenda

    5:30 – 6:00 pm Registration
    6:00 – 7:15 pm
    Opening remarks

    • Andy Wu President, CCCA, The initiator of the Roadshow
    • Sharjeel Abdur, CPA, CA Partner, Calvista LLP
    • Dr. Max Wang CEO, Grande Cache Coal Corp.
    • Jason Luan Prior MLA
    • Dave Wang Senior VP, Persta Resources Inc.

    Speakers

    • Dr. Wei Sheng CEO & Founder, Calsim Technology Inc.
    • David Bai Business Account Manager, RBC Royal Bank

    7:15 – 7:30 pm Break

    7:30 – 8:15 pm

    Panel Speakers

    • Gary Zhang President & Founder , MRF Geosystems Corp
    • Lily Liu Associate, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
    • Dr. Gary Chang CEO & Founder , 3D Printing
    • Dr. Wei Sheng CEO & Founder, Calsim Technology Inc.

     

    8:15 – 9:00 pm – Reception

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  • Thu
    18
    May
    2017
    6:00pm - 9:00pmScience Theatre 143 - University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive. NW Calgary

    从加中商会会长武航提议开展路演活动起,经过半年多的筹备,加中商会2017年年度大戏,加西创新和创业路演活动,于2017年5月18日在卡尔加里大学隆重的拉开了序幕,一百四十人的会议厅座无虚席。

    本次活动由Mgen1.5的会长李思颖美女作为主持。加中商会的会长武航做了开场发言。在武航的发言中,他提到了创新是推动社会和经济发展的力量,而创业是现在商业社会的热门词。加中商会举办这次路演活动,就是为了有创新和创业想法的企业家搭筑一个平台,为他们搭起和专业人士、潜在投资者、导师交流的桥梁。武航同时介绍了这个路演活动的概况。加中商会2017加西创新和创业路演将由一系列的活动组成,包括各类讲座、导师配对、商业计划书的评比等等。最后的压轴大戏将由我们的梦想评审团评选出各类类别的商业计划书优胜者,并颁发奖品。

    这次的路演活动受到了卡尔加里各届的人士广泛支持。这次路演的冠名赞助商,Calvista LLP的合伙人Sharjeel Abdur代表路演活动的赞助商和合办方进行了讲话,对于加中商会的这个活动表达了高度的肯定和支持。

    卡尔加里中国领馆商务参赞何东阳领事表达了领馆对于这次路演活动的支持,也预祝路演活动取得成功。

    继何东阳领事之后,前阿尔伯塔省议员栾晋生先生也进行了精彩的讲话。栾先生指出,在当前阿尔伯塔经济低迷的情况下,经济多元化是当务之急。加中商会的这个路演活动非常符合当前经济的需求,给有意向创业的各界人士提供了一个很好的平台。

    卡尔加里的资深人士,Grande Cache Coal Corp.的CEO汪常青博士作为开幕式的嘉宾也进行了简短的发言。汪博士风趣幽默的发言博得了大家阵阵的掌声和笑声。

    开场嘉宾的发言结束后,这次开幕式的重头戏,各位演讲嘉宾纷纷登场。

    盛炜博士,作为一个在卡尔加里的创业的成功华人企业家,介绍了他如何由一个科学家转变成为一个企业家,以及他在创业和守业中经历过的种种困难,并和大家分享了他的创业心得。

    加拿大皇家银行的商业客户经理David Bai先生向大家介绍了中小企业如何在加拿大取得各种资助和申请过程中的各种诀窍。难得见到银行从业人员如此激情四射。

    在两位主讲人结束以后,阵容豪华的panelist上场了。除了刚刚做过演讲的盛博士和白先生之外,加中商会还请到了同样是华人企业家的杰出代表的张光宇、高科技创业代表的常刚博士以及以及青年才俊刘雯律师。Panelists和听众们分享了他们创业的经验和经历,并给听众的各类问题提供了专业的意见。台上台下欢声笑语,互动热烈。

    开幕式的正式部分结束以后,现场仍然气氛热烈,嘉宾和听众就各种创业的想法和商机进行了交流。

    加中商会2017加西创新和创业路演活动华丽地拉开了序幕。如果您对路演活动感兴趣,敬请关注加中商会的微信公众号和网站,或者与roadshow@ccca88.ca联系。如果您想成为我们的赞助商或专家团,也请与roadshow@ccca88.ca联系。

    在此,特别鸣谢此次路演活动的赞助商以及此次活动的嘉宾及演讲嘉宾,感谢你们对于路演活动的支持。

    同时我们也要感谢为了这次路演活动付出辛勤劳动的各位义工。感谢周晓路、李若巍、林爽和马谦利为此次路演活动付出了无数的时间和精力;感谢加中商会的金牌财务万奕和金牌技术支持杨锐在活动前和活动中所做的工作;感谢面包和Scott Ye为开幕式采购食物;感谢亚萍和魏晓娇负责后勤和义工;感谢准妈妈陈昱瑶顶着大肚子来帮忙,准爸爸贾泽锴作为加中商会的御用摄影师为我们记录下了开幕式的精彩片段;感谢加中石油协会的李玉斌为开幕式提供音响;以及美女Coral每次活动都来帮忙。最后特别感谢给加中商会第二代的小义工团。

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  • Tue
    18
    Jul
    2017
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pmUplands Recreation Centre, 20 Hawkside Close Northwest, Calgary AB

    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) proudly presents the 2017 Western Canada Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow (“The Roadshow”). A series events to walk the venture entrepreneurs through all training sessions. The finale is scheduled to be in November, 2017. A cash reward of $1,688 to be offered to the winner.

    Please join us on July 18, 2017 evening for a CCCA Roadshow event.   The event is a good mix of training seminar of business plan drafting and an introduction of Canadian Intellectual Property.

    Part 1: How to write a winning business plan?  Topic to be presented by ATB Financial Tony Chu and his colleague.

    Nearly all business experts agree that to have a good business plan  is critical for an venture business to sell your business idea. It is also a good management tool once the business gains its ground.

    A good business plan help to formulate your idea and evaluate your business. Tony and his colleague is going to bring his expertise to address the important elements and tips of business plan drafting.

    Part 2: An introduction of Canadian Intellectual Property - Brought it to you by Dr. Morgan Guo from Innovate Calgary.

    To protect Intellectual property is critical to protect innovation. It is our pleasure to have Dr. Morgan Guo from Innovate Calgary to address the intellectual property topic in Canada.

    Morgan Guo is the Intellectual Property Manager - Life Sciences, she works with University of Calgary researchers to manage intellectual property and commercialization of new discoveries in agricultural and life sciences.

    Dr. Guo's previous experience includes working as the Technology Transfer Manager at the University of Lethbridge on research partnership building, early stage technology development and commercialization. She has provided consulting services to various small businesses in Southern Alberta on intellectual property strategy. In addition, Dr. Guo also worked for Monsanto as breeding and logistic specialist.

    Dr. Guo received her PhD in Physiological and Molecular Biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

    The event also provides a great networking opportunity to all venture entrepreneurs, we have invited professors from university and financial industry experts to share their knowledge and experience.

    Ticketing:

    • Non Members: $20
    • General Members: $10
    • Enterprise Members: Fee, please contact us at info@ccca88.ca to receive your ticket

    Please purchase tickets from Eventbrite site or alternatively, you can pay via Interac e-Transfer®

    Recipient email: treasurer@ccca88.ca
    Please email treasurer@ccca88.ca with the answer of your secret question. Please indicate your name, type of ticket and quantity of ticket in your email.

    Business members: free. Please contact us to receive the ticket. info@ccca88.ca.

    Eventbrite - 2017 Western Canada Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roadshow - 商业计划书写作和知识产权讲座

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  • Tue
    12
    Sep
    2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pmScience Theatre 143, University of Calgary, Calgary AB


    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) proudly presents The 2017 Western Canada Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow (“The Roadshow”), a series of events to walk the venture entrepreneurs through all training sessions. We will held our Grand Finale in November 2017 and the winner will get $1,688 prize as a reward.

    Please join us on Tuesday September 12, 2017 for a night with experienced entrepreneurs, venture capital investors, and senior consultants. The event covers topics, such as how to value your business, how to make initial market analysis and attract investor, what are the essentials for starting an innovative business, and how to apply various grants and funding, etc.

    Time: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6pm-9pm. Registration starts at 5:30pm.

    Location: Science Theatre 143, University of Calgary, Calgary AB

    • Lot 21 and 25 are public parking lots nearby, costs $7- $8 per entry after 3:30pm.

    Part 1: Keynote Speakers:

    1. Customer Discovery: Don’t fall in love with your idea until your customers do By David Bocking, Technology Development Advisor, Alberta Innovates

    David Bocking has over 30 years’ experience in the technology, energy and health sectors. He has held executive roles in sales, product management and marketing across many sectors. He is an accomplished growth leader and consultant skilled at creating enterprise value from new market entry, product development, technology adoption and business model innovation. He is an exceptional communicator, who quickly develops empathy for customer problems, creates solutions, and distills complex scenarios into a strategic vision coupled with a corresponding business model to create, deliver and capture value. In his current role at Alberta Innovates, he has provided coaching to hundreds of startups and delivers workshops on Lean Startup Thinking, Business Models and Customer Development.

    2. How to value your business and attract investors wisely By Jeremy Gilman, Principal, McRock Capital

    Jeremy Gilman is the Principal of McRock Capital, a venture capital firm based in Toronto and Calgary. Jeremy is focused on the origination, structuring, and execution of new investment opportunities in the Industrial IT sector. His responsibilities also include working closely with McRock’s portfolio companies on corporate strategy, risk management, business plan execution, and financial planning. Jeremy is also a Director of CFA Society Calgary.

    Part 2 Panel Discussion:

    Steven Mcilvenna, Director, Entrepreneur Development, Innovate Calgary

    As An award winning entrepreneur coach, Steven is responsible for ensuring early stage entrepreneurs receive timely coaching and mentoring as well as effective programs to support both their professional and business development.

    Eileen Ashmore, President & Owner, Strategic Timelines Inc.

    Eileen Ashmore, MBA, CMC is a technology funding specialist who works with technology driven businesses to assist them prepare provincial and federal funding submissions along with preparing the supporting business tools - business and marketing strategies/plans, financial projections, market assessment and competitor analysis for these submissions. Eileen has 30+ years management consulting experience and has worked with hundreds of B2B companies.

    Bruce Gilkes, Owner, Technology Pathfinders

    Bruce Gilkes is a senior executive with Technology Pathfinders, a company that mentors small and medium enterprises. Before that, he has founded a computer training and simulation company, C4i Consultants Inc. and grown it into a multinational organization. He has several patents to his name and was awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal and the Canadian Forces Decoration and the NATO Special Service Medal. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gilkes served full time and part time in the Canadian Army for 29 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.

    As with our previous event, we also invite professionals and successful entrepreneurs as our special guests. Participants of the events will also have opportunities to mingle with these experts.

    Program: Download HERE.


    Ticketing:

    • Non-Members: $20
    • General Members: $10, Please contact us at info@ccca88.ca to receive your discount code
    • Business Member: Free, Please contact us at info@ccca88.ca to receive your ticket

    Please purchase tickets from Eventbrite site or alternatively, you can pay via Interac e-Transfer®
    Recipient email: treasurer@ccca88.ca
    Please email treasurer@ccca88.ca with the answer of your secret question. Please indicate your name, type of ticket and quantity of ticket in your email.

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