Poster of the conference with China

China and the World: Development, Trade and Governance in the 21st Century

Presented by the Chinese Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Mr. Cong Peiwu.

His Excellency Cong Peiwu

His Excellency Mr. Cong Peiwu (key speaker)

Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in Canada

Ambassador Cong is China’s Ambassador to Canada since 2019. A graduate from China Foreign Affairs University, he has held several positions within the Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, including director-general. Before that he has served as minister-counsellor and minister within the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Jacques Frémont

Jacques Frémont (welcoming remarks)

President and Vice-Chancellor

Jacques Frémont is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa.

Abdoulkadre Ado

Abdoulkadre Ado (moderator)

Associate Professor of International Business and Global Management, uOttawa

Professor Ado completed his higher education in Africa, Asia, and North America. He is an emerging scholar, and his current research looks at corporate partnerships in emerging countries, particularly Sino-African business alliances. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, he taught at McMaster, Ryerson, and Laval universities. He received the prestigious Vanier scholarship from the Federal Government of Canada as well as a "World-Class Scholar" certificate from the Canadian Senate.

Date and time

Monday, November 28

From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.


FSS 4007




Please note that registration is mandatory to attend this event. Spots will be limited.

A networking cocktail will take place after the conference.

Contact us

Office of the Vice-President, International and Francophonie

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