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Tuesday, June 25 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
China Matters in the Year of the Pig

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An update on the hot topics impacting international education and research collaboration with China today: the political context, economic drivers, and regulatory and education policies you need to be aware of as a Canadian education institution active in or looking at China. This session will be co-led by Kim Ursu, Trade Commissioner responsible for education based in the Embassy of Canada in Beijing, and Anita Pan, Trade Commissioner responsible for ‎Innovation and Investment for the Embassy of Canada in Beijing but temporarily based in Vancouver. The session will feature an in-depth look at risks and strategies for intellectual property and export controls.

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Kim Ursu

Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Beijing
The TCS can help you succeed in your China strategy. Want to increase the quality of students you're recruiting? Establish new partnerships? Identify commercial opportunities? Access the 15 points of service throughout China? Let's talk!

Tuesday June 25, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
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