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Newsletter | January 2017 

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 CGCIC Events

Events in Canada

Transatlantic Dialogue – Together into the Future, Ottawa

Feb 22: CGCIC is organizing a conference on Big Data & Cybersecurity in Ottawa. Experts from Germany and Canada will talk about the new developments in these fields and discuss how they are shaping industry, society and the public sector.
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PDAC German Day & Reception, Toronto

March 6:
The Competence Centre together with the German Mineral Resources Agency (DERA) and the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg (HIF) will host another German Day during PDAC Trade Show & Convention, the world’s largest convention for the mineral exploration sector.
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German Business Delegation: Canadian Potash Industry, Saskatoon

Apr 9-12:
The Competence Centre will host the 4th German Business Delegation Program on the occasion of the 10th Mining Supply Chain Forum in Saskatoon. The four-day program includes a mine site visit, participation in the Supply Chain Forum conference and much more.
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Conference on Renewable Energies in Rural and Northern Canada, Toronto

Apr 17:
Join us for the “Canadian German Conference on Renewable Energies in Rural and Northern Canada” and learn more about technologies and experiences from Germany in the context of Germany’s energy transition. 

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First German Pavilion at CIM Convention 2018, Vancouver

May 6-9:
The annual CIM Convention will feature a German pavilion for the first time in more than a decade. The CIM Convention is the leading trade show for mining supply companies and also offers a comprehensive technical program.
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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.

Read more (Ger)

Events in Germany

Business Lunch - News from Canada, CETA and other opportunities, Hannover

Feb 7: IHK Hannover is hosting a Business 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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 Canadian German Chamber News

Interview with Thomas Beck in Südwest Presse Ulm

In an interview with a German regional newspaper, Thomas Beck, President & CEO of the Canadian German Chamber, outlines advantages of the Canadian market and business opportunities for German SMEs. A related article discusses the implications of CETA from the perspective of a German family enterprise based in Ulm.
Read more (Ger)

New Members

Deutsche Leasing USA, Inc.
Deutsche Leasing USA is the solutions-oriented asset finance partner of German manufacturers and investors in the North American market. The company is a member of the Deutsche Leasing Group and a member of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe.

Chromsystems offers best-in-class technologies for clinical analysis by HPLC and mass spectrometry. Their solutions are used worldwide in hundreds of clinical laboratories and help to provide reliable and accurate results that doctors and patients can truly rely on.

MAN Diesel & Turbo Canada Ltd.
MAN Diesel & Turbo Canada Ltd. boasts over 60 years of operating experience.  As a subsidiary of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE it belongs to one of the world's leading vendors in its various fields.

Member News

Daniel Weissland to Head Volkswagen Group Canada Inc.

Dec 1: Volkswagen Group Canada is pleased to announce that Daniel Weissland has taken over as President and Chief Executive Officer succeeding Maria Stenstroem who will return to Germany. In his role as Audi Canada President since August 2015, Daniel Weissland has led Audi Canada to continuous and consistent growth and outstanding results.
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Industry News & Economic Update

Rodeo FX announces the opening of a studio in Munich

Nov 27: Visual effects studio Rodeo FX is proud to announce it is expanding its network with the opening of an office in Munich, Germany. This is a first chapter on European territory for the company. This new facility, located in the heart of the city, represents not only a gateway to a specialized European workforce, but also the Montreal-based company’s first foray in a promising market.
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BDO NAFTA Survey: Business Leaders
Dec 1: With NAFTA negotiations ramping up once again, all eyes are on the agreement’s future. BDO surveyed business leaders to understand what Canadian business leaders thought about NAFTA and the ongoing renegotiation process, perceived threats, opportunities, and steps they were taking to prepare for business disruption.
To read full survey please click here.

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

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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