Yuen Pau Woo (Harvard parent, APF President and CEO): Fireside Chat on China
Tuesday, July 8th, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
The Oxford and Cambridge Society and the Harvard Club of Toronto present a Fireside Chat on Asia, focusing on China with Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.
What is important in Asia, how can our Canadian businesses stay competitive in Asia, and more specifically China? Pau will be talking about results of a 2014 National Opinion Poll of Canadian Views on Asia, pointing to some tough realities about building stronger transpacific ties.
Location: The University Club of Toronto
380 University Ave.
Fee: purchase event tickets here. Early bird tickets are available until June 27th.
Drinks and Hors D'Oeuvres Reception at 6:00 p.m.
Pau's address at 6:45 p.m.
Those who like can stay on for a dinner at 7:45 p.m. in one of the fine rooms of the club. Please indicate your attendance by signing up for the dinner ticket (the dinner is not included in pricing and everyone must pay individually).
Please contact Daniel Kaute (Oxford and Cambridge Society of Toronto) if you have any questions or concerns about the event.
About the Speaker
Mr. Yuen Pau WOO is President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. He is a thought leader on contemporary Asian affairs and trans-Pacific relations. He has served on the Standing Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, and as an advisor/consultant to the World Bank, APEC, the OECD, Asian Development Bank, the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Centre, and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation. He is also on the Global Council of the Asia Society, a member of the Greater Vancouver Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, and a board member of the Public Policy Forum, the Vancouver Academy of Music, and the Mosaic Institute. Mr. Woo has previously worked for the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. He is on the editorial board of Pacific Affairs. As one of Canada’s most respected analysts on Asia, Mr. Woo is frequently consulted by senior officials, business leaders, and civil society organizations.
Mr. Woo is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award, in recognition of his contribution to Canada-Asia relations.
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is a not-for-profit think-tank based in Vancouver and has been a leader in research and analysis on Canada's relations with Asia since its foundation in 1984. For more information, please visit www.asiapacific.ca.