AMPIA & Calgary Economic Development to Co-Host Information Session with Canadian Consul General Weldon Epp: Doing Business in Shanghai
Tuesday Oct 10, from 1 – 3 pm
Terrace View Room
4th Floor, Calgary Global Business Centre 136 8 Ave SE, Calg AB
Admission is free. RSVP by Friday, Oct 6 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Epp will share his unique insights and experience on the opportunities for Canadian businesses in China’s fast-growing economy, including the evolving trade and investment landscape in film, television and interactive digital media. After the presentation, Mr. Epp will answer questions and there will be a short networking session.
Weldon Epp (BTh, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, 1991; BA [History], University of Manitoba, 1995) joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 1996 as a foreign service officer, working first with the China and Mongolia Division and the Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Division. In Ottawa, Mr. Epp has also served in the Assignments Division and as director of the Policy Research Division. Abroad, he served in Beijing as second secretary and vice-consul, in Taipei as director (political/economic), in Jakarta as counsellor (political/economic) and, on short assignments, in Geneva, Islamabad and Phnom Penh. Prior to the current posting, Mr. Epp served as Canadian Consul General in Guangzhou, China.