The Japan Society - 2011 Spring Series - Dr. Wendy Dobson - Tuesday, May 31st from 12:00 Noon

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The Japan Society - 2011 Spring Series - Dr. Wendy Dobson - Tuesday, May 31st from 12:00 Noon

Post  Temp on Wed May 18, 2011 3:32 pm


We are delighted to welcome Dr. Wendy Dobson as our final speaker in our 2011 Spring Series. As you are likely aware, Dr. Dobson is Co-Director of the Institute for International Business in the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, a former Associate Deputy Minister of Finance in the Canadian government and a former President of the C.D. Howe Institute, Canada’s leading independent economic think tank. She teaches courses in open economy macroeconomics and international business. Her research in international economics and international business focuses on globalization and regional integration. Her latest book is titled Gravity Shift: How Asia’s Economic Powerhouses Will Shape the 21st Century (Rotman/UT Press, 2009).

At this luncheon meeting, Prof. Dobson will talk about five major trends changing the shape of the world economy (not least being the rise of China) and what is driving these trends before looking at the implications for international business and how the world economy is currently being managed. A Q&A session will follow the formal presentation.

The presentation will be held from 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 in the offices of McMillan LLP, 44th Floor, Bay/Wellington Tower, 181 Bay Street, Toronto. Please call [416.366.4196] or email [ ] Ben Ciprietti to confirm your attendance and mark the event in your calendar stat! Seating will be limited.

We are pleased to advise that this presentation is being co-sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and the Canada-Japan Society of Toronto (CJST).

A light lunch, with refreshments, will be provided at a cost of $20 for Members of The Japan Society, the Shokokai and CJST and for representatives of JETRO, and $30 for non-Members [please note: costs include HST].

We look forward to welcoming you to this presentation. With warm regards,
Ben Ciprietti, President and John Craig, Chairman

157 Adelaide Street West, Suite 604 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 4E7
416.366.4196 |


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