JETRO will hold a Japan Business Seminar in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development and other supporting organizations. Speakers from Canadian companies and Japanese organizations will explain about the current situation in Japan, talk about the experience of Canadian companies entering the Japanese market and outline the services available to support Canadian companies.
March 3rd, 2015
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
(registration starts at 9:00 am)
Hilton Hotel (Toronto 1 Ballroom)
145 Richmond Street West,
Toronto, ON M5H 2L2
– Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
– Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development (DFATD)
– Ontario Government
– Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)
– Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)
– Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
– Japan Society
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Keynote Presentation: Japan’s Re-emergence: Opportunities for Foreign Companies (tentative title)
Tsuneyuki Kato, Executive Vice President, JETRO Tokyo
Paul Rooney, COO
Manulife entered the Japanese market in 1999 with a joint venture and later merger with Daihyaku. It is one of the largest Canadian investor in Japan with over 120 offices and 2,700 agents.
Jacques Demers, Global Head, Investment Partners & Partnerships
In 2014, OMERS Strategic Investments signed a co-investment agreement with Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world’s largest pension fund, and the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ).
Oleh Kaluzny, Director of Global Sales & Business Development
Japan Airlines (JAL) and Montreal flight simulator leader CAE signed a joint venture agreement in October 2014. JAL will conduct all its training at the CAE-JAL Joint Venture starting in April 2015.
Vishal Kothari, COO
One of the top software companies in Canada, Redknee entered the Japanese market in 2011and has been utilizing JETRO’s Invest in Japan Business Support Centre services in Tokyo.
Development Bank of Japan (DBJ)
Hiroaki Fuchiwaki, Deputy Chief Representative, DBJ New York
(Further details will be updated shortly)
This event is free but pre-registration is required.
To register or for more information, please contact JETRO Toronto:
Tel: 416-861-0000 x202;