Investment Roadshow to China invites Carol Stewart to share Canada’s high-tech innovative strengths

Investment Roadshow to China invites Carol Stewart to share Canada’s high-tech innovative strengths

Waterloo, ON, March 20, 2015 – Carol Stewart will be speaking at the Invest in Canada Roadshow taking place in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Nanjing, China. As the manager of the David Johnston Research and Technology Park, founder of the Canadian Association of University Research Parks (AURP Canada), and more recently, member of AURP International’s board of directors, Carol is a credible candidate to discuss the topic of technological innovation.

“Being immersed in such an innovative business culture on a daily basis, I am constantly inspired by the successes that the community has seen,” says Carol. “I am looking forward to sharing those successes with China and assisting in the building of future international business partnerships.” 

The Invest in Canada Roadshow has partnered with Consider Canada City Alliance with the intent of bringing together key industry representatives and business leaders to enlighten attendees on the ample business investment opportunities available in Canada. Among attendees will be corporate influencers from China looking for international investment opportunities.

Discussions at the conference will revolve around topics such as biotechnology and life sciences; agriculture and bio-products; digital media and entertainment; and innovation.

Joining Carol on the list of speakers are other highly knowledgeable and influential community members including Craig Wright, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the Royal Bank of Canada; Dr. Ron Boch, Vice President of Biotechnology and Industry Affairs at BIOTECanada; Michael Schmalz, President of Digital Extremes Ltd.; and Robert Y. M. Kwauk, Chief Representative and Office Managing Partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP.

The conference will take place over the course of three dates this month. Guangzhou on March 23rd, Shanghai on March 25th and Nanjing on March 27th. For more information and updates on the conference, follow Invest in Canada on Twitter @invest_canada.

Association of University Research Parks Canada (AURP),

The Association of University Research Parks Canada is a not-for-profit organization representing the 26 Research & Technology Parks across the country. AURP Canada partners with universities, economic development agencies and all levels of the government with a goal of increasing the development of new research parks, as well as generating sustainability and progressive standardization within the research park sector. 60,000 knowledge workers are employed in 1,600 companies with Canada’s research park network.

About Invest in Canada,

Invest in Canada is the Government of Canada organization that promotes and attracts foreign investment into Canada. Invest in Canada assists companies that are planning to invest in Canada as well as those who wish to expand their Canadian operations by providing them with the information and assistance they need to make a successful investment.

About Consider Canada City Alliance (CCCA),

Consider Canada City Alliance is made up of representatives from Canada’s largest cities (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa) in a collaborative effort to build up the country’s economy, attract potential investment opportunities and drive prosperity. CCCA provides well-researched information, market intelligence, connections, and support that foreign business executives need to capitalize on investment opportunities in Canada. 


Media Contacts:

Carol Stewart, Manager
David Johnston Research + Technology Park
University of Waterloo
519-888-4567 x36339