According to a release, the Canada China Business Council and the Canada-India Business Council announced that they are hosting a Cleantech Forum for the first time in which representatives from China, India and Canada will be participating.
The one-day conference is taking place today at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in W. Toronto, Ontario, a Canadian High Commission release issued here said.
Ontario’s Minister of Research and Innovation Glen Murray and the Chairman of the Cleantech Group Nicholas Parker will be the event’s keynote speakers.
There are 200 people already enrolled for the event, including a number of senior trade commissioners from posts in Canada and China.
Other attendees include prominent members from Canadian businesses and government, such as Power Corporation of Canada, Torys LLP, the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.
A first-of-its-kind event, the China-India Cleantech Forum brings together Chinese and Indian companies looking to invest in cleantech in Canada, and Canadian firms doing business in China and India. The diverse participation and distinctive networking that we’ll see on Monday underscores the importance of bilateral relationships in Canada’s environmental cooperation with China and India.
The event will examine key environmental issues in five plenary style sessions-, emphasizing investment opportunities in cleantech sectors in Canada, India, and China. Sectoral breakout rooms will facilitate private meetings and networking between companies.