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Newsletter | December 2017 


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 CGCIC Events


Events in Canada


Workshop on Smart Port: Facing the Challenges of Digitization, Montreal

Jan 25: Join us for the workshop on smart port and learn more about the four main topics BigData, Blockchain, Internet of Things and Next generation smart port control systems. Industry professionals will have the chance to meet representatives of Canadian and German companies dealing with the topic of smart port and to get insights into the subject provided by experts from Hamburg and Montréal.
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Business Lunch - News from Canada, CETA and other opportunities, Hannover

Feb 7:
IHK Hannover is hosting a Buisness Lunch to provide more information on CETA and other business opportunities in Canada .
This is your opportunity to direct specific questions at a Canadian German Chamber representative.
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Transatlantic Dialogue – Together into the Future, Ottawa

Feb 22:
CGCIC has organized the Transatlantic Dialogue – Together into the Future initiative in order to strengthen the cooperation between Canada and Germany on the field of Big Data & Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence (AI). This six conferences long series will take place at different locations across Canada and Germany. More information to follow.

Canada’s digital health industry Business Delegation,Toronto & Montreal

Jun 4-8: The Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce offers German companies from the healthcare sector a delegation focussed on Canada’s eHealth industry. Registration is now open.

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Industry News & Economic Update


Labor Law Magazine-December 2017

The Issue 04/ 2017 of Labor Law Magazine, an online English-language publication for the international legal community, has been published. Each quarter, the magazine reports on important questions related to German labor law.
You can read the latest issue here:
www.laborlaw-magazine.com
Results of AHK World Business Outlook, Berlin

Autumn 2017: The DIHK in Berlin published the results from a comprehensive survey capturing the outlook for German businesses in the second half of 2017. “German businesses are still doing very well on the world stage, especially in China and Europe, however, political and economic developments such as Brexit limit business opportunities” comments DIHK president Eric Schweitzer. 

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6th Call for Proposals for joint Research and Development (R&D) Projects, Alberta

March 15: Germany and Alberta(Canada) are announcing a call for
proposal for joint R & D projects of small and medium sized enterprises (SME), focusing on developing innovative products, technology based services or methods in all technological and application areas which have strong market potential.
Read more (En)


Economic and Financial Forecast
The Economic and Financial Forecast is presented by Scotiabank. Read more

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities can be found in the Canadian German Chamber's recently launched section Job Corner. There are currently the following job openings available:


Events by other Organizations


German Christmas Celebration & Carol Singing, Toronto

Dec 21: Celebrate the German Christmas tradition with carols, mulledwine and cookies at Ricarda's Restaurant.
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salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, Toronto & Montreal

Jan 1:  Attila Glatz Concert Production presents this holiday season, the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance, and the delicate beauty of ballet to celebrate New Year 2018. Inspired by Vienna’s beloved New Year’s Concert, this charming celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with exceptional local symphonies for a rich cultural experience.
Click for more information Toronto event here and Montreal here.

Learn German with the Goethe-Institut Toronto!

Jan 15: Learn German with the Goethe-Institut Toronto, a four-time winner of the NOW magazine’s award “Best Language School Toronto”!
For more information, please contact :
germancourses-toronto@goethe.de
Read more (En)
Value of Biogas West 2018, Abbotsford

Jan 16-17: The 2018 Value of Biogas West conference will provide attendees the chance to learn about biogas/RNG and the opportunities it presents. The event will increase attendees’ biogas/RNG awareness and understanding, while also providing a valuable networking opportunity for those involved or interested in the North American biogas/RNG industry.
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Startup Energy Transition Award 2018, Berlin

Jan 31: 
Canada is partner country of the second edition of this competition which is organised by the German gov’t as part of the COP21 Mission Innovation agreement. The Trade Commissioner Service (in Germany and Canada) promotes applications from Canadian companies and Canadian expertise to the evaluation. At the final Tech Festival in Berlin, successful applicants will receive significant exposure to potential customers and financial partners. 
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BUILDEX Conference & Expo, Vancouver

Feb 14-15:
BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the construction, renovation, architecture, interior design and property management industries and presents an excellent opportunity to those offering sustainable solutions to the North American building industry and interested in expanding to the West Coast of Canada.

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