The 2024 Canada-in-Asia Conferences event (CIAC2024) will focus on two thematic areas: Agri-food (Feb. 26-27) and Climate Solutions (Feb. 27-29). CIAC2024 will convene experts, investors, policy-makers, researchers, business leaders, and innovators from across Asia and Canada to exchange perspectives, knowledge, and ideas and to create collaborative partnerships in these two critical sectors.
Over four days at the Pan Pacific Singapore, the conference program will provide networking and inter-disciplinary discussion on some of the most pressing issues in Canada-Asia cooperation, trade, and investment in the agriculture and climate spaces.
CIAC2024: Agri-food will expose key leaders in Asia to Canadian thinking and capabilities in agriculture and agri-food and explore critical issues around food security, sustainability, and technological collaboration, with leaders in the field from Canada and Asia sharing experiences and perspectives.
CIAC2024: Climate Solutions will convene Asia-based and Canada-based private sector, government, university, and other leaders to connect and learn from each other’s priorities and experiences in climate policy, climate technologies, climate research, and climate finance.
The Canada-in-Asia Conference is presented with the assistance of the Government of Canada. APF Canada and Universities Canada are grateful for this support. The event aslso has the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Invest in Canada; Supporting Partners, Export Development Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan; University Partners, the University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, and University of Saskatchewan as major sponsors; and Cameco, CIBC, Fasken, Investissement Québec, Manulife, and Sun Life as associate partners.
About the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is an independent not-for-profit public institution dedicated to strengthening ties between Canada and Asia with a focus on expanding economic relations through trade, investment and innovation; promoting Canada’s expertise in offering solutions to Asia’s climate change, energy, food security, and natural resource management challenges; building Asia skills and competencies among Canadians, including young Canadians; and, improving Canadians’ general understanding of Asia and its growing global influence.
Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca
About Universities Canada
Universities Canada is the voice of Canadian universities, at home and abroad. A membership organization providing university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research, and innovation, Universities Canada advances the mission of its member institutions to transform lives, strengthen communities, and find solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our world. The organization advocates for Canadian universities at the federal level, provides a forum for university leaders to share ideas and address challenges in higher education, supports students by providing information on university study and offering scholarships on behalf of private sector companies, and fosters collaboration among universities and governments, the private sector, communities, and international partners.
Visit Universities Canada at www.univcan.ca