Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

March 01, 2012 14:37 ET

Media Advisory/Panel Discussion in Regina: Asia Rising-Opportunities for Canada and Saskatchewan

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2012) - Members of the media are invited to attend a special roundtable and reception hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada, www.asiapacific.ca) and the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca) to discuss Saskatchewan and Canada's role in the context of a rising Asia. This event takes places in the context of Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources Bill Boyd's return from a two-week mission to China and Australia. It is also part of APF Canada's National Conversation on Asia.

DATE: Thursday, March 8, 2012, from 3:30PM - 5:00PM (CST)

PLACE: Agra Torchinsky Salon, MacKenzie Art Gallery, 3475 Albert St. (REGINA)

PRESENTERS:

  • The Honourable Bill Boyd, Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources
  • Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
  • Len Edwards, Distinguished Fellow, APF Canada; Senior Advisor, Gowlings LLP; Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture Canada and Int'l Trade
  • Michael Atkinson, Executive Director, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
  • Thomas Chase, Provost and Vice-President Academic, University of Regina
  • Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO, Alliance Grain Traders, and Chair, Advisory Board for Small and Medium Enterprise for the Minister of International Trade
  • Lihua Zhang, Assistant Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina

A reception with keynote address by The Honourable Bill Boyd, Saskatchewan Minister of Energy and Resources will follow the roundtable at 5:15PM.

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