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Area Development
Conference & Forum Series
Canadian FDI Forum2
Hôtel Château Laurier
Québec City, Canada

October 22-24, 2017
FDI Forum Canada
   
Preliminary Agenda
Preliminary agenda subject to change

Sunday, October 22
5:00 PM   Registration
6:00 PM   Speaker and Platinum Sponsor Private Reception
7:00 PM   Opening Reception and Dinner
     
Monday, October 23
7:30 AM   Networking Breakfast
8:30 AM   Opening Remarks
8:40 AM   Current FDI Status and Trends for North American in 2018 and Beyond
9:20 AM   Canada’s Strategy for Innovation, Research and Technology Advancement
10:15 AM   Networking Refreshment Break
10:30 AM   Retaining and Increasing Canadian FDI: Do American Investors have Confidence in Canada?
11:00 AM   Selling Canada to International Investors – Corporate Executive Panel
11:40 AM   Q&A Follow-up
12:00 PM   Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM   What the U.S. Election and Brexit Mean for FDI and International Site Selection Decisions
2:45 PM   Networking Refreshment Break
3:00 PM   Trends and Industry – Site Consultant Sessions
4:20 PM Roundtables Discussions
5:00 PM   Networking Reception
7:00 PM   Speaker and Sponsor Private Reception & Dinner
     
Tuesday, October 24
7:45 AM   Networking Breakfast
8:45 AM   Opening Remarks
8:50 AM   Site Consultant Workshop
9:30 AM   Trade Agreements: How They are Affecting Site Selection Decisions – Consultant Panel
10:30 AM   Networking Refreshment Break
10:40 AM   The Government's Role and Strategy in Attracting U.S. and International Investors
11:00 AM   Sessions to be Determined
11:20 AM   Canadian Incentives and How They Compete Globally
12:00 PM   Closing Remarks & 2018 City Welcome
12:15PM   Closing Networking Lunch
 


For information please contact:

Matthew Shea
Area Development
The Consultants Forum
800-735-2732 x231

mshea@areadevelopment.com

Jayne McNaughton
Executive Vice President & Partner
The CAI Global Group
514-982-0095 x240

j.mcnaughton@caiglobal.com
Sponsors
Platinum
Quebec International
Ontario
SOMA
Gold
Ontario East
Silver
 Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership
Bay Of Quinte
Sherbrooke Innopole
Invest Quebec
Montreal International
Alberta's Industrial Heartland
Fort Saskatchewan


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