[Postponed] Culture, Cross-Cultures and Thriving in a Complex World

  • Sunday, Jan 26th, 2020, 1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Category: Asia Pacific

Please note that the event has been postponed till further notice.

In collaboration with CKGSB Alumni Association of Canada, Vancouver Economic Commission is pleased to co-host Culture, Cross-Cultures and Thriving in a Complex World on January 26, 2020. Taking place at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, this event brings together local experts for fireside conversations on the role of cultural literacy in conducting successful international business. Guests are also invited to stay for dinner and networking after the fireside chat concludes. Dinner will be held from 5:30pm – 8:00pm.


Host: Joan Elangovan | Executive Director, Asia Pacific Centre, Vancouver Economic Commission

Dr. David Thomas | Professor of Gustavson School of Business at University of Victoria, and Professor Emeritus of International Management at Simon Fraser University
Topic: Culture: The Hidden Dimension in International Business

Paul Larocque | President and CEO of Arts Umbrella
Topic: Building a Stronger Community with Arts Education

Moura Quayle | Professor of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia
Designed Leadership Across Cultures: Using a Design Mindset for Problem Solving

How to Register

If you are interested in attending, please email Fionn Li (fli@vancouvereconomic.com) with you name and RSVP confirmation for the fireside chat and/or the dinner before January 23, 2020.

Location: 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4
Date: January 26, 2020
Fireside Chat: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Optional Dinner: 5:30pm – 8:00pm (please also indicate interest in your RSVP)


Presented by

Vancouver Economic Commission