Events and Delegations
January 22, 2013, Beijing’s New National Museum and the Shaping of China’s Self-Image Presentation by Victor Rabinovitch. Summary
February 27, 2013, China’s Leadership Change and Economic Policy, Presentation by Mark Kruger
April 10, 2013, Bringing the miracle of hearing to poor Chinese children, Presentation by J.B. Robillard. Video, Powerpoint, Summary Photos
May 15, 2013, Ai Weiwei and the history of political art in China, Presentation by Professor Ming Tiampo. Summary
June 18, 2013, Contemporary Chinese Reggae Presentation and performance by Guo Jian and Ember Swift. Ember Swift on “Mama Mia” (Chinese TV Show) 国子玉来到 –
July 17-26, 2013, CCFS-O sends two students, Adèle Grandmaison and Kevin Chen, as delegates to the Shanghai International Youth Interactive Friendship Camp. Notice, schedule. Youth Camp 2013 Video.
September 17, 2013, China’s Search for New Sources of Growth: China’s Innovation Driven Development Strategy and the Implications for Canada, Presentation by Wang Qiming, and Margaret McCuaig-Johnston. Powerpoint
October 16, 2013, Investment in Canada by China’s State Owned Enterprises, Presentation by Hugh Stephens and Craig Wilson. Summary Stephens Summary Wilson
November 14-15, 2013, CCFS-O sends delegation to Beijing Conference on Urban Construction and Sustainable Development. The Beijing People’s Association of Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC ) hosted the 2013 Beijing International Forum on People to People Friendship. Representatives from friendly organizations and sister cities of Beijing, experts, scholars from around 20 countries and friends in Beijing were invited to participate in the forum whose themes were Friendly Cooperation and Sustainable Development, Driving Urban Construction by People-to-People Cooperation and Promoting Social Prosperity by Humanity Cultural Exchanges. Canadian delegates selected by the CCFS-O were Professor Benjamin Gianni of the School of Architecture at Carleton University, Crystal Sun a lawyer with Low Murchison Radnoff LLP of Ottawa and Gregor Campbell, a Canadian student studying in Beijing
November 28, 2013, China and the challenge for Canadian Foreign Policy, Presentation by David Mulroney, Preceded by 2013 Annual General Meeting.