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NOMINATIONS NOW OPENThe President’s...

Wednesday April 4 6:00am - Wednesday May 2 6:00pm

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Tuesday April 24 9:00am - Friday April 27 6:00pm

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Now in its eighth year The Corporate Affairs Forum examines leading...

Thursday April 26 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Friday May 4 8:00am - Saturday May 5 6:00pm

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Artificial Intelligence: Research Strength and...

Friday May 11 9:00am - 1:30pm

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Thursday May 17 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Tuesday June 26 8:00am - Thursday June 28 6:00pm

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Sunday July 8 8:00am - Thursday July 12 6:00pm

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Monday October 29 8:00am - Friday November 2 6:00pm

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NVPC: President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Time: 6:00am - 6:00pm

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN The President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards, conferred by the President of Singapore, honour individuals, corporates, ground-up movements, non-profit organisations and educational institutions that have achieved excellence in giving. There are eight award categories, each representing a unique sector (group categories) or life stage (Individual categories). The winners are selected based on best practices in volunteerism and/or philanthropy and innovative ideas, inspirational value; and the impact the efforts have created. The awards aim to encourage and inspire others to bring about a higher level of volunteerism and philanthropy in Singapore. HOW IT WORKSHOW IT WORKS Know any individual, group or organisation who gives back? Nominate them for the next Awards! Email marcomms@nvpc.org.sg to find out more. NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

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Food&HotelAsia 2018

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - Friday, Apr 27, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm

A mega tradeshow synonymous with the food and hospitality industry in Asia and beyond, Food&HotelAsia (FHA) has but a humble beginning at a hotel’s carpark back in 1978. Through 40 years of years of evolvement, FHA has grown tremendously in tandem with Asia’s food and hospitality industry, and has earned itself a reputation as the most comprehensive premier international food and hospitality trade show in the region. From innovative food ingredients, Halal food and beverages, speciality coffee equipment and accessories, unique tea blends, the latest bakery equipment, the most stylish of tableware and furnishing, to disruptive technology for backend foodservice or for frontend guest experiences and many more, FHA caters to your every business needs! In addition to the plethora of exhibits, a dynamic show floor awaits. FHA organises and hosts a series of world-class culinary competitions, top-notch workshops and courses, as well as a comprehensive range of conferences, seminars and masterclasses, to complete your show experience. FHA will return from 24 – 27 April 2018 and will occupy 119,500sqm of exhibition area at both Singapore Expo and Suntec Singapore. FHA2018 at a glance -119,500sqm of exhibition area -4,000 international exhibitors from over 70 countries/regions -68 international group pavilions -78,000 trade attendees from over 100 countries/regions -Tens of thousands of product offerings -6 specialised sector’s -World-class competitions and fringe activities -Top-notch conferences, seminars and masterclasses Held alongside ProWine ASIA 2018

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Singapore Expo and Suntec Singapore

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The 2018 Corporate Affairs Forum: Public Affairs in an Asian Century

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 -

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Now in its eighth year The Corporate Affairs Forum examines leading edge innovation and best practice in corporate affairs and stakeholder engagement. It is a unique platform to drive awareness of emerging trends, practices and thinking about new approaches to corporate public affairs. This year we take a deep dive into Public Affairs in the context of The Asian Century. Sessions Include: • Regional CEO Dialogue • Years of Change in Corporate Public Affairs • The New Dynamics of Trade • Communications Strategies In a New Era: Securing and Defending the Social License to Operate • Third Sector View • ASEAN Integration: What it Means for Strategy • Government Affairs in a Multi-stakeholder Environment: Views from the field by practitioners in established and disruptive industries. • Drinks & Networking Who Should Attend? The Corporate Affairs Forum is an annual interactive conference designed for C Suite professionals in public affairs, communications and corporate affairs. Delegates include middle and senior representatives in roles including: • Government Relations • Corporate Affairs • Public Affairs • Compliance and Regulatory Affairs • Corporate Communications • CSR, Sustainability and Shared Value. What Previous Attendees Said? Eighty per cent of previous attendees said the conference exceeded their expectations. Positive reviews included: • "Highly Interactive" • "Top-Level Insight" • "Unrivalled platform for my profession" • "Well organised and effectively structured" • One senior practitioner says: "No other professional forum hits the target so accurately in Asia Pacific today." Reserve Your Seats Today at The Early Bird Rate Click here to find out more and reserve seats: http://publicaffairsasia.com/corporateaffairsforum/ Email Orachon Tanaka (Khun Pear) at events@publicaffairsasia.com for more information

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The Fullerton Hotel
1 Fullerton Square
Singapore, 049178

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Canada Asia Business Summit 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018 - Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

CanCham Bangladesh is delighted to organize the First Canada Asia Business Summit 2018 in Dhaka Bangladesh , to be held on 4-5 May 2018. The event is supported by the High Commission of Canada in Bangladesh. Main Objectives : The main objectives of the Summit are to attract different Can Chams of Asia, Canadian companies and related Asian Partners to reduce information gap, sign MOUs with CanChams of Asia to exchange trade information and enhance business cooperation leading to win-win situation. Speakers and Presenters : Speakers from Asia and Canada, at the summit, may be industry leaders and decision makers who can inspire the audience through their experience, know-how and thought- provoking speeches. Other speakers, hailing from Asia Pacific CanCham's, academic and research institutions will help the participants understand global trends and their impact on them. Some speakers will represent regional organizations in Asia and Canada or their host country governments. Target Audience : The target audience of the summit are: (i) Canada-related businesses in Asia and their leaders, (ii) Canadian industries with a desire to break into Asian market, (iii) Leaders of Canadian business support organizations, (iv) Canadian academic institutions with a keen interest in Asia, who can deliver future business leaders to Canadian industries, (v) Canadian business related media, (vi) Canadian provincial offices working towards Trade Promotion. Registration Fee: International Delegates : BDT 8,000 ($ 100) Local Delegates : BDT 16,000 ($ 200) Registration Fee includes: • Inauguration Ceremony • Attendance at All Business Summit Sessions • Business Summit Materials • Reception • Bangladeshi Food Festival • Networking & Coffee Break • Luncheon • Cultural Program Please feel free to reach the Secretariat in Dhaka for any query you might have on Canada Asia Business Summit 2018, followed by Showcase Canada 2018 (Trade and Education Fair). Email: info@canchambangladesh.org Phone: +8802-9359359,+880-9351427, Cell:+ 8801762626932 For detail information please visit the websites below: www.canchambangladesh.org/canadaasiabusinesssummit2018 www.canchambangladesh.org/showcasecanada2018

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Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden
Airport Road, Dhaka Cantonment
Dhaka, 1206

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$ 100.00 International Delegate
$ 200.00 Local Delegate

Artificial Intelligence: Research Strength and Ecosystem in Alberta, Canada

Friday, May 11, 2018 -

Time: 9:00am - 1:30pm

Artificial Intelligence: Research Strength and Ecosystem in Alberta, Canada Presented by SGInnovate and AMII. Partnered with Edmonton Global
Canada has emerged as a leader in global artificial intelligence (AI development, and the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (AMII) at University of Alberta (UAlberta) is one of the three AI superclusters in Canada. UAlberta's game and AI development are world-renown. AlphaGo, developed by the team at Google DeepMind, was led by AMII Ph.D. David Silver and AMII Postdoctoral Fellow Aja Huang. And "game research" has always been a driver of innovation, and provides a technical base for other major applications in more generalized problems. AMII has application impact in the areas of Precision Health and Legal Informatics as well. AMII is a research lab of UAlberta and its researchers hail from the Department of Computing Science, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the School of Public Health. The team conducts leading-edge research to push the bounds of academic knowledge, and forges business collaborations both locally and internationally to create innovative, adaptive solutions to the toughest problems facing Alberta, Canada and the world. Over the period from 2000-2017, AMII is the number 2 ranked AI/ML institute in the world (see csrankings.org), second to CMU, and first in Canada. Please join our AMII Singapore Session on 11 May to learn more about AMII’s work on AI and connect with AMII experts. Date: 11 May 2018 Time: 9:00am – 1:30pm Venue: BASH, Level 3, 79 Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139955 Programme: 09:00 am – 09:30 am: Registration 09:30 am – 09:35 am: Welcome Remarks – Alberta Singapore Office and SGInnovate 09:35 am – 09:45 am: Edmonton Innovation in AI and Health – Edmonton Mayor, Don Iveson 09:45 am – 10:15 am: AMII Engagement Framework – Dr. Randy Goebel, Professor of Computer Science, University of Alberta; Founder/Researcher of AMII 10:15 am – 10:30 am: Local Connection – Dornoosh Zonoobi, Founder and CEO, MEDO AI 10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break 10:45 am – 11:15 am: AMII representative research projects – Dr. Randy Goebel, Professor of Computer Science, University of Alberta; Founder/Researcher of AMII 11:15 am – 11:45 am: Edmonton AI/ML Ecosystem – Bruce Alton, Founder, A-Partners 11:45 am – 12:15 pm: General Audience Discussion 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm: Networking Lunch Session Speakers: Dr. Randy Goebel, Professor of Computer Science, University of Alberta; Founder/Researcher of AMII Randy Goebel is a Professor of Computing Science in the Department of Computing Science, Faculty of Science, and principal investigator in the Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning (AICML). He received his B.Sc. (Computer Science), M.Sc. (Computing Science), and Ph.D. (Computer Science) from the Universities of Regina, Alberta, and British Columbia, respectively. Professor Goebel's theoretical work on abduction, hypothetical reasoning and belief revision is internationally well known, and his recent application of practical belief revision and constraint programming to scheduling, layout, and web mining is now having industrial impact. His recent research is focused on the application of machine learning to a variety of areas, including information extraction in health and medicine, and formalization of visualization. Randy has previously held faculty appointments at the University of Waterloo, Multimedia University (Malaysia), Hokkaido University (Japan), the University of Tokyo (Japan), and he is actively involved in academic and industrial collaborative research projects in Canada, Japan, China, and Germany. Bruce Alton, Founder, A-Partners Bruce Alton is the founder of A-Partners which invests in, advises and operates companies that utilize artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics as a competitive business advantage. A-Partners is developing a portfolio of equity investments in early stage technology companies and Bruce serves as an advisor to businesses, investors and government agencies on innovation and strategy. He has been a company founder and senior operating executive and his thirty-year business career has spanned software development, advanced manufacturing, venture capital, energy and real estate. In 1987, Bruce founded his first company as a university student and after graduation became focused on entrepreneurship and being at the intersection of technology and business. In 1993, he founded one of Alberta’s first internet and multimedia developers, Blackstone Multimedia Inc., which experienced 100% annual growth rates during his term as President and completed award-winning projects for Apple Computer. From 1997 to 2001, he was a partner in two venture capital initiatives and from 2001 to 2007 was a senior executive in Micralyne Inc., a nanotechnology and MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical-systems) advanced manufacturing company. Responsible for revenue generation, he played a key role growing the company from $6 million to over $23 million in revenues. From 2007 to 2017, he was Chief Operating Officer of Touchstone Holdings Ltd. a privately-held holding company with operations in the real estate, hospitality and energy industries as well as private equity investments in high growth enterprises. As an investor, Bruce had a specific focus on the data analytics industry. After a decade at Touchstone, he founded A-Partners in 2017. Bruce is an invited speaker at entrepreneurship and technology conferences and was previously named as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture Magazine. He has been recognized for his work with several Alberta community organizations including the A100 – Alberta Technology Entrepreneurs Organization; the Kids With Cancer Society; the Alberta Economic Development Authority and the University of Alberta School of Business. He is based in Edmonton, Alberta.

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BASH, Level 3
79 Ayer Rajah Crescent
Singapore, 139955

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CanCham Annual General Meeting Luncheon - Panel Discussion on NAFTA

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Annual General Meeting 2018 Luncheon Invitation Thursday, 17 May 2018
JOIN US  Adrift by David Myers, Marina Bay Sands (Library Room) Hotel Lobby Tower 2 12:00pm-2:00pm (AGM 12:00pm-12:30pm) Luncheon $60 CanCham Members; $80 Non-Members
CanCham is grateful to event sponsor
Opening remarks by H.E. Lynn McDonald, High Commissioner of Canada to Singapore
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, Mexico and the United States went into effect on January 1, 1994. Now in its 25th year, the agreement is in the midst of serious re-negotiation. A free trade agreement that is at the heart of so many value chains could have some serious implications to the Canadian economy. Please join us for our AGM luncheon, as guest panelists discuss their views on NAFTA. Guest Panelists: Jennifer Reynolds, President & CEO, Toronto Financial Services Alliance Jennifer Reynolds is the President & CEO of the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA), a public-private partnership whose mission is to promote and develop Toronto’s financial services sector, and to establish its prominence as a leading global financial centre. Jennifer’s 20 year career in the financial services industry has included senior roles in investment banking, venture capital, and global risk management. Prior to joining TFSA, Jennifer was the President & CEO of Women in Capital Markets (WCM), Canada’s largest industry association and advocacy group for women in the financial sector. Jennifer is a Director on the Board of the Canada Development Investment Corporation ("CDEV"), Director on the Board of Women’s College Hospital Foundation, and is a former Member of the Ontario Venture Capital Fund Advisory Committee, former Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Microskills Business Incubator, and former Director on the Board of Studio 180, an independent, Toronto based theatre company. In 2015 and 2017, she was named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Jennifer is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Women's Leadership program, and she received her MBA from McGill University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Economics and Political Science from McGill University. Jennifer also holds the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation, ICD.D. Dr. Malcolm Cook, Senior Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore From 2003 to 2010, Dr. Cook was the inaugural East Asia Program Director at the Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney and then the inaugural Dean of the School of International Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide. Before that, he was a lecturer at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Malcolm has worked in Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia and Singapore. He was awarded a joint honours Bachelor of Arts degree by McGill University in Montreal, a Masters degree in International Relations by the International University of Japan in Niigata-ken and a PhD in International Relations by the Australian National University in Canberra. He grew up in Mont Ste Hilaire, Quebec Rohan Belliappa, Representative, Southeast Asia, CN and President, CanCham Singapore Rohan Belliappa is Singapore and SE Asia Representative for Canadian National Railway. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for customer engagement with a growing volume of ocean carrier, cargo owner and international inter modal partners in ASEAN. Rohan is president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia and has a Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He is a former television broadcast journalist with ESPN in Singapore and served within the trade section of the Canadian Consulate in Sydney, Australia. Moderator: Rob Simmons, Managing Director, Southeast Asia & Oceania, Government of Alberta Rob Simmons joined the Alberta Government in August 2013 as Managing Director – Southeast Asia and Oceania based in the Alberta Singapore Office. Rob has over twenty five years of experience in trade, investment promotion and export finance in Asia. From 2004 to 2013 Rob was Chief Representative, Southeast Asia for Canada’s official export credit agency - Export Development Canada (EDC) based in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Prior to joining EDC, Mr. Simmons held a number of senior positions within the Alberta Government including Director Asia Trade and Investment working out of the Alberta Hong Kong Office and Advisor - Natural Resource Policy with the Ministry of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs based in Edmonton. Mr. Simmons is a graduate of the University of Manitoba as well as the University of Winnipeg and he is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA - CMA).
CanCham Annual General Meeting 2018
FOR MEMBERS WHO WISH TO NOMINATE A PROXY, A PROXY FORM MAY BE VIEWED HERE  AGM Agenda: -To receive the annual report of the Executive Committee -To receive and adopt the Accounts for CanCham for the year ending March 31st, 2018 -To elect no more than fourteen members to the CanCham Executive Committee for 2018-2019 -To elect auditors for the ensuing year -To approve the financial budget for the ensuing year -To consider any other matter that the Secretary has received in writing seven days prior to the AGM  Nominations for Executive Committee positions may be submitted in writing to the Secretary up to seven (7) days in advance of the AGM. All nominations may be sent to execdirector@cancham.org.sg. Members who cannot attend are encouraged to nominate a proxy by filling out a proxy form here 

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Adrift by David Myers, Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Tower 2
10 Bayfront Ave
Singapore, 018956

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SGD 60.00 CanCham Member
SGD 80.00 Non-Member

CommunicAsia

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 - Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Inspired by the radical changes in the ICT industry, the refreshed CommunicAsia continues to be Asia’s most established and relevant event for industry professionals in the telecommunications sector. It brings together thought-leaders, decision makers, influencers throughout the ecosystem to network, explore new technologies, share ideas and create valuable opportunities for all.

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Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
1 Bayfront Ave
Singapore, 018971

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Singapore International Water Week

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018 - Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions. The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities. SIWW is part of the strategic programme of the Singapore Government to grow the water industry and develop water technologies. Held in between the main SIWW editions, the SIWW Spotlight series are exclusive by-invitation events to continue the dialogue from SIWW and foster ongoing exchanges on pressing challenges faced by the water industry worldwide. This meeting of minds focuses on critical issues and discussions in greater depth, where the outcomes will shape the programme and content for SIWW. These events are organised by Singapore International Water Week Pte Ltd, a company set up by Singapore's Ministry of the Environment & Water Resources and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency. The 8th Singapore International Water Week will be held in conjunction with the 6th World Cities Summit and the 4th CleanEnviro Summit Singapore, from 8 – 12 July 2018 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Early bird registration for Water Convention is now open till 30 April 2018. CanCham Members will receive 20% discount off for Early Bird Registration for Water Convention when you register under "Members of Strategic Partners and Supporting Organisations (Local & International)" You can now access the website at www.siww.com.sg/registration to register and enjoy early bird discounts.

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Sands Expo and Convention Centre
1 Bayfront Ave
Singapore, 018971

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SGD 0.00 As per charges listed on website

Singapore International Energy Week

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 - Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space. SIEW aims to facilitate the exchange of ideas and discussions on pertinent energy-related issues, while simultaneously meeting the strategic objectives of Singapore’s commitment to becoming a global leader among energy companies converging on the event, as well as to provide a platform to showcase innovative products and solutions in the energy marketplace.

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Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
1 Bayfront Ave
Singapore, 018971

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SGD 0.00 Registration opens in July