Gateway to New Horizons - British Columbia and Northern Canada

  • 03 Nov 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

4:00-5:30PM (PDT) November 3rd, 2021
7:00-8:30PM (EDT) November 3rd, 2021
8:00-9:30AM (JST) November 4th, 2021

"Gateway to New Horizons - Investment Opportunities in Canada", co-hosted by the Japan Society, Invest in Canada, JETRO Toronto and sponsored by Torys LLP, is designed to showcase Canadian investment opportunities and Canada's Supercluster Initiatives to Japanese investors.

As the 5th program, we are excited to present you British Columbia and Northern Canada, highlighting Digital Technology Supercluster and case studies of accelerating the development and adoption of digital technologies by local and Japanese companies in the region.

Speakers include :

  • Leslie Teramoto
    Executive Director, International Trade and Investment Operations
    Government of British Columbia
  • Bill Tam
    Co-Founder and COO
    Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster
  • Handol Kim
    Co-Founder & CEO
    Variational AI
  • Anne Lewis
    Executive Director
    Invest Yukon
  • Ayako Yachie
    SBX Corporation
  • Paul Twigg
    NTT Data/Sierra Systems
  • Don Bell Partner
    Marko Trivun Senior Associate
    Torys LLP

Moderator: Sean Elbe, Regional Advisor, Invest in Canada

Program: English
Pre-registration is required. This event is free of charge.




Co-hosted by

Invest in Canada is a not-for-profit investment attraction agency that helps global businesses expand in Canada. Through strong collaboration with public and private partners, we provide guidance, information and connections to accelerate expansion projects.

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a Japanese government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO's main focus is to promote foreign direct investment into Japan and to help small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.

Sponsored by

Torys LLP is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

Supporting Organizations

Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Japan Society of Boston
Japan Society of Northern California
Toronto Shokokai (Toronto Japanese Association of Commerce & Industry)

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