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U of T Asia-Pacific: 2023 Canada-in-Asia Conference

2023 Canada-in-Asia Conference

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2023 Canada-in-Asia Conference

U of T alumni and friends are invited to the 2023 Canada-in-Asia Conference hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Universities Canada.

The Canada-in-Asia Conference is a signature event for Canada-connected individuals, businesses, and institutions across Asia, to be held in Singapore from February 21 to 23, 2023. With 500 international participants gathered for two days at the Fairmont Singapore’s Raffles City Convention Centre, the inaugural Canada-in-Asia Conference (CIAC2023) will bring together Asia-based Canadian university alumni and major actors in the Canada-Asia business and innovation landscape.

Catalyzing a new and transformative phase in Canada-Asia engagement, CIAC2023 represents the most extensive people-to-people and institutional networking event between Canada and Asia to date.

The Conference program combines keynote and interdisciplinary plenary sessions, concurrent thematic activities based on priority sectors, strategic networking opportunities, and an evening gala – alongside activities organized by participating universities and organizations with their respective communities, including U of T.

As part of the conference, you will hear from the following U of T leaders:

  • Professor Joe WongVice-President, International and Roz and Ralph Halbert Professor of Innovation at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
  • Professor Peter Loewen, Director of Munk of Global Affairs and Professor in the Department of Political Science
  • Professor Jennifer Gommerman, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology

Registration and rates:

  • Early-bird special rate (available until February 10, 2023): $200 using code ALUMNI350
  • Discounted alumni rate (after February 10, 2023): $350 using code ALUMNI350

Space is limited, so register now for CIAC2023 by visiting Canada-in-Asia, entering your university affiliation, and using code ALUMNI350 for your discounted alumni rate.

The University of Toronto will have opportunities for alumni to gather and meet with University senior leaders in attendance, and U of T alumni will be identified at the conference (with U of T branded merch!). More details to follow.

You can also take advantage of an exclusive room block at the Swissôtel The Stamford, which adjoins the Raffles City Convention Centre. Please use the following link to reserve your accommodations. This limited room block is available on a firstcome, first-serve basis.

For more event details, please visit this website.

We hope to se you in Singapore in February 2023!

Have questions about this event?

Contact Prudence Ng at

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