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May 28 Webinar - Building Business Resilience: During and Post COVID-19
Join the CABC and Tractus Asia for our  “Building Business Resilience” webinar on 28 May, 2020!
This webinar aims to provide:
  • Tips on how to overcome common business challenges faced by companies operating in Southeast Asia under COVID-19
    • Mr. John Evans (Managing Director, Tractus Asia)
  • Real-life examples on how businesses are coping with the situation and preparing to emerge from the reopening economy
    • Mr. Gabriel Lagunes (General Manager of Asia, CN)
    • Dr. Shawn Watson (CEO of Senescence Life Sciences & CABC SME Chair)
  • Advice from public health expert on health considerations and return-to-work recommendations during and post COVID-19
    • Mr. Marty Pearce (Director and Partner Emeritus, Gevity and a Public Health Epidemiologist)
The session also features a live Q&A session with the audience. Sign up now!
The CABC, together with ASEAN Business Advisory Council and our ASEAN+1 Council partners, issued a joint statement on 20 May to call for the establishment of an ASEAN High-Level Special Commission to better co-ordinate COVID-19 response and post-pandemic economic recovery across Southeast Asia.   

Read the press release and the joint statement now.

Over 120 participants from across the globe joined the CABC-Tractus webinar ASEAN Under COVID-19: Implications for Canadian Businesses on 12 May.

In the panel moderated by H.E. Ambassador Diedrah Kelly (Canada's Ambassador to ASEAN), our speakers Mr. John Evans (Managing Director, Tractus Asia) and Mr. Martin Desautels, (Managing Partner and Head of ASEAN Desk, DFDL) shared their insights on key growth opportunities and discussed risks and considerations for Canadian companies when doing business with Southeast Asia.

Click here for the webinar recording and presentation slides.

Op-ed from the CABC - Canada and Vietnam: Working Together for Global Health
The CABC advocates for Canada's diversification of PPE supply network. Specifically, we have identified Vietnam to be a much needed supplier for PPE to support our COVID-19 efforts. 

Read our op-ed
co-authored by the Hon. Jean Charest, Honorary Chairman, Canada-ASEAN Business Council, Wayne C. Farmer, CABC President, and Thi Be Nguyen, of National Bank of Canada.

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