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A Canadian Lens on an Era of Global Disruption

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

As part of the High Commission of Canada’s Speaker Series to mark Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the High Commission of Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore are pleased to invite you to a presentation

Opening Remarks:
Her Excellency, Lynn McDonald, High Commissioner of Canada to Singapore

"A Canadian Lens on an Era of Global Disruption"
The Honourable Kevin G. Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group

The presentation will focus on technology and innovation disruptions and their effect on Canada in terms of its competitiveness, globalization and trade agenda. Dr. Kevin Lynch will discuss the geo-political risks and opportunities facing nations and what we can do to prepare for them.

Guest Speaker

The Honourable Kevin G. Lynch, P.C., O.C., PH.D, LL.D is Vice Chairman of BMO Financial Group. He is a distinguished former public servant with 33 years of service with the Government of Canada, serving as Clerk of the Privy Council, Secretary to the Cabinet, Deputy Minister of Finance, Deputy Minister of Industry as well as Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean).

Dr. Lynch is past Chair of the Board of Governors of the University of Waterloo, member of OECD’s Expert Group on Innovation and Digitization, Director of Communitech, Governor General’s Rideau Hall Foundation and the Asia Pacific Foundation; and Vice-Chairman of the Board of SNC-Lavalin, a director of CNOOC Limited, and CN Railway.

Dr. Lynch earned his BA from Mount Allison University, his Masters in Economics from the University of Manchester, a doctorate in Economics from McMaster University. He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011 and a Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada in 2009 and has received 10 honorary doctorates from Canadian Universities.

Closing remarks:
Mr. Rohan Belliappa, President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Venue: High Commission of Canada,
#11-01, One George Street, Singapore 049145
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
(registration opens at 10:00am)
Complimentary Event

Event Location

High Commission of Canada
One George Street, #11-01
Singapore, 049145

Event Fees:

Individual FREE

Registration is closed for this event.

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