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35th Fl. - 250 Yonge St

Ontario Investment & Trade Centre

Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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0845 to 0900 hrs. Registration and welcome coffee


0900 to 0930 hrs. Opening Remarks

- Cameron Sinclair, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Ministry of International Trade

- Paula Caldwell, Director-General (Pan Africa & Trade Champion), Global Affairs Canada

0930-1050 hrs. Funding Sources

- Speaker to be confirmed, Climate finance funds

- Petia Tchoukaleyska, Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (Ontario Office): African Dev. Bank, World Bank, & connecting w/MNEs to access IFI funding

1050 to 1110 hrs. Health Break

1110 to 1200 hrs. Panel: Private Sector Insights

Three different-sized Canadian companies active in Sub-Saharan Africa

1200 to 1300 hrs. Networking Lunch Provided

1300 to 1350 hrs. Market insights from trade professionals in the field

  • Presentations on business opportunities, finding local partners, dealing with risk, and creating your Africa-specific business plan

  • Three Trade Commissioners will speak, each covering one of Eastern, Western, and Southern Africa

1350 to 1430 hrs. Export Financial and Contracting Services for Canadian Companies

- Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada's export credit agency offering trade finance, export credit insurance, bonding services, & foreign market expertise

- Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), grows international trade through government to government contracts that connect Canadian exporters to foreign government buyers

1430 to 1600 hrs. One-on-One Meetings with Representatives of:

- Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

- Export Services Branch, Ontario Ministry of International Trade

- Export Development Canada

- Canadian Commercial Corporation



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