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VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Canada-Greater Eurasia Cooperation: New Perspectives and Opportunities

  • 23 Oct 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • St. John’s College, 2111 Lower Mall, UBC, Vancouver


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CERBA is pleased to announce the Vancouver international conference: Canada-Greater Eurasia Cooperation: New Perspectives and Opportunities held in partnership with the University of British Columbia

WHEN: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 12.30 pm - 17:30 pm                           (registration starts at 12.00pm)
WHERE: St. John’s College, 2111 Lower Mall, UBC, Vancouver

The conference is devoted to the growing economic and trade opportunities in the Greater Eurasia region as well as to how Canada can benefit from participating in the current and future projects being developed by the members of the Eurasian Economic Union and neighboring countries, potentially re-defining the trading environment of that region. It will be introduced by the CERBA National Chair, Gilles Breton and Chair of the Vancouver Chapter, Erin Chutter.

Invited key note speakers include:

  • H. E. Dmitry Basik, Charge d’Affairs of the Republic of Belarus to Canada
  • H. E. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada
  • H. E. Kadyr M. Toktogulov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan  to the US and Canada
  • H. E. Alexander Darchiev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Canada
  • H..E. Tong Xiaoling, Consul General of the People’s  Republic of China in Vancouver
  • Mr. Tserendorj Munkh-Ulzii, Deputy Chief of Mission/Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Mongolia to Canada
  • H.E. Anıl Bora İnan, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Vancouver
  • H.E. Javlon Vakhabov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistant to the USA and Canada
  • Yves Tiberghien, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia
  •  Ahmad Zahir Faqiri, Director UBC Greater Central Asia Initiative

As well as representatives of BC Provincial Government, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, companies and organizations involved in the Greater Eurasia region.

Conference Agenda:

12.00PM - 12.30PM – Registration and networking

12.30PM - 1.00PM – Opening remarks

1.00PM – 2.30PMPanel 1 Eurasia Economic Union: the contemporary approach to Eurasian economic integration, future forecasts, challenges and advantages

2.30PM – 2.45PM – Break

2.45PM – 4.15PM - Panel 2: Greater Eurasia: realities and opportunities of international economic initiatives with potential to re-defining business and trade environment

4.15PM – 5.30PM – Networking reception

For more information please, contact:

Tatiana Domilovskaya                             

Regional Director, CERBA Vancouver Chapter

[email protected]

Tel. +1 604 720 2905  

1100-1111 Melville St., Vancouver,

 BC, V6E 4H7

Alexandra Slobodov

Project Coordinator, CERBA-Vancouver Chapter

[email protected]



Registration deadline: October 21st