© CanadaCleantech 2017


CanadaCleantech chaired the CCBC Cleantech Seminar

September 21, 2017

Finding the Opportunities, the Partners, and the Financial Resources to Succeed in the China Market


The Cleantech breakout session offers an opportunity for AGM participants in the cleantech sector to explore several themes related to the Cleantech opportunity in China:

  • How Canadian companies can form consortia to pursue projects in China

  • Opportunities in South China

  • Lessons from the field – identifying stakeholders, finding the right partners, and leveraging funding resources

  • How the Canadian government is leading sectoral development in China

Moderator: Denis Leclerc, President and CEO, Écotech Québec, Chairman, CanadaCleantech


1:00-1:05              Introduction – CCBC & Canada Cleantech


1:05-1:20              Cleantech in South China
                                  Rachael Bedlington, Consul General of Canada in Guangzhou


1:20-1:35              How Canadian Companies Can Form Consortia to Pursue Projects in China
                                  Chris Twigge-Molecey, Senior Advisor, Hatch


1:35-2:05              Lessons from the Field
▪  Stephen Jones, CEO, 4Deep
▪  Paul Sheremeto, President & CEO, Pattern Discovery Technologies Inc
▪  Nicholas Parker, Founding Partner, Global Acceleration Partners


2:05-2:40              How the Canadian Government is Leading Sectoral Development in China

▪    Research Overview: Wastewater Treatment Opportunities, by Zbigniew Twardowski, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)
▪    Dean Haslip, Director General of CanmetENERGY – Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
▪    Christopher Johnstone, Director General, Clean Technology and Clean Growth Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada ( ISED )

   Lucie Desforges, Director General, Multilateral and Bilateral Affairs, International Affairs Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada


2:40-2:45              Wrapup

2:45                       Time for Networking


More info: http://ccbcagm.com/en/cleantech-breakout-session/

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