NAFTA WITHOUT WALLS

Join us for a unique, in-depth analysis around the opportunities and challenges that a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement will bring to Canada and Mexico.

September 7, 2017
Vancouver, BC, Canada

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

In this third edition of the Mexi-Can Forum we are bringing together a group of high-level thought leaders from Mexico and Canada. Experts from the industry, government, research, education and nonprofits will share their perspectives around the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and our countries’ economies.

Alejandro Adem

Alejandro Adem

Mitacs, CEO

Daniel Kiselbach

Daniel Kiselbach

Deloitte, Partner

Dr. John Ries

Dr. John Ries

UBC Sauder School of Business, Senior Associate Dean

Kelly Samuels

Kelly Samuels

Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Partner

Oscar Malpica

Oscar Malpica

Envisioning Labs, CEO

Ana Berenice Diaz-Ceballos

Ana Berenice Diaz-Ceballos

Consul General of Mexico in Vancouver

Francisco Javier Barajas

Francisco Javier Barajas

Red Global MX - BC, President

Juan Angel Becerra

Juan Angel Becerra

Calderon, Gonzalez y Carvajal, SC, Partner

Luis Brasdefer

Luis Brasdefer

PROMEXICO, Trade Commissioner for Western Canada

Dr. Pedro Marquez

Dr. Pedro Marquez

Royal Roads University, Vice President

Charles Dumbrille

Charles Dumbrille

Partner, Geopolitical Risk, 3i Partners; Senior Advisor, Grupo Atalaya; President, Canadian International Council (Vancouver)

Halia Valladares

Halia Valladares

Dean, Faculty of Business & Professional Studies, Capilano University

Juan Ochoa

Juan Ochoa

Miramar Group, Inc., President & CEO

Dr. Mark Thompson

Dr. Mark Thompson

UBC Sauder School of Business, Professor Emeritus of Industrial Relations

Salvador Treviño

Salvador Treviño

ITESM, Director of International Relations

Christian Hansen

Christian Hansen

Regional Director, Pacific, at Global Affairs Canada

Hussein Hallack

Hussein Hallack

Launch Academy, General Manager

Juan Salvador Navarro

Juan Salvador Navarro

CMX Partnerships, President

Michele Vincenti

Michele Vincenti

Alvana Business Consulting Inc. President & CEO

Tim Stevenson

Tim Stevenson

Deputy Mayor, City of Vancouver

AGENDA

More than just an event, the Mexi-Can Forum is a platform to learn, engage, network and explore business opportunities.

7:30 AMMeet & GreetNetwork with Fellow Participants
8:00 AMWelcome speechesFrom Red Global MX & City of Vancouver
8:30 AMKeynote address 1NAFTA without Walls
9:00 AMDiscussion Panel 1NAFTA Benefits
9:45 AMKeynote Address 2BC Economic Snapshot
10:00 AMCoffee BreakBreak & Mingle
10:15 AMDiscussion Panel 2NAFTA Opportunities
11:00 AMKeynote Address 3Perspective on Technology & Innovation
11:15 AMDiscussion Panel 3Moving Forward, Innovation, Technology & Education
12:00 PMClosing RemarksWrapping Up

TICKETS

Expect 20+ speakers/panelists, 200 participants, 3 panels and 3 keynotes.

VENUE

The event will take place at UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver.
800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7


The Mexi-Can Forum at UBC Robson Square

800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7
7:30 AM – 12:00PM on September 7, 2017
UBC Robson Square

SPONSORS

Thank you for making this event possible. Much love to these generous brands! ¡Gracias!

Asoc Consejo Consultivo
CIC
Edwards Kenny and Bray LLP
ITESM
NetRadio ONline
Calderon Gonzalez Carvajal
City of Vancouver
Envisioning Labs
Juniper
ProMéxico
Canada 150
CMX Partnerships
Exatec Vancouver
Mitacs
Royal Roads University
Capilano University
Deloitte
Gobierno de la República México
Minuteman Press
Scotiabank