Vancouver, BC. September 11th, 2015.

More than 150 leaders attended the Mexi-Can Forum with the purpose to share ideas and experiences related to innovation, education and entrepreneurship and to build opportunities together to the benefit of both nations Mexico and Canada. The attendees were leaders from private and public sectors, entrepreneurs, scholars, executives, change makers and committed individuals who represent institutions and companies interested to promote wellbeing in society through the promotion and execution of projects in these three strategic themes.

Here some important moments of the Mexican Forum.


The President of the Society of Mexican Talent in British Columbia, Juan Navarro, offering welcoming remarks and pointing out why our organization created the Mexi-Can Forum.

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The General Consul of Mexico in Vancouver, Claudia Franco, offering openning remarks.


The Minister of Advanced Education at the province of British Columbia, Honourable Andrew Wilkinson, offered the keynote address.

Alejandro Adem, CEO and Scientific director of Mitacs presented the theme “Building a talent bridge: strengthening Canada-Mexico research and innovation partnerships”


Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor and Councillor at Vancouver City presented how they are working to become Vancouver the World’s Greenest City by 2020


Luis Brasdefer, Trade Commissioner Western North America of Promexico presented the keynote: Mexico, endless opportunities for business partnering


Anna Tudela, Vice President, Diversity, Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary at Goldcorp Corporation, presented how Goldcorp is Working with Mexico and Canada to together create sustainable value.


Dr. Robert Helsley, Dean of the Sauder School of Business at University of British Columbia presented the keynote “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Cities”


Dawn Wood, Director of Operations at BC Innovation Council presented how BCIC is fostering Innovation in the province.

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The organizing Committee, speakers and authorities at the end of the event.

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Participants of the Mexi-Can Forum at the end of the event