BCCC Webinar Series

BCCC Webinar Series

Episode 1: The Importance of Organizational Culture in Addressing Gender Equality & Diversity

Jamile Cruz, Founder & CEO at I&D101

Episode 2: Canada's Newest Trade Connection & Opportunities

Peter Hawkins, Managing Director at MELLOHAWK Logistics
Shannon Blanchard, Cargo Development Manager at Port Saint John

Episode 4: COVID-19 - Immigration Update for International Students in Canada

Naga Obazee, Principal Counsel at Obazee Law

Episode 5: COVID-19 Crisis: Labor, Tax and Legal Aspects in Brazil

Eduardo Fleury, Partner at FCR Law
Renata Armonia, Partner at FCR Law
Philippe Jeffrey, International Tax Partner at FCR Law
Deborah Monte, Associate at FCR Law

Episode 6: Brazil-Canada Trade - Logistics Solutions for Reefer Cargo during COVID-19

Carolina Albernaz, BCCC
Arnon Melo, President at MELLOHAWK Logistics

Episode 7: Brazil-Canada Talks - Decision Making in Uncertain Times

Moderator: Paola Saad, CMO at BankingBook Analytics
Sohail Farooq, CEO at BankingBook Analytics
David Gong, COO at BankingBook Analytics

Episode 7: Brazil-Canada Talks: The Future of Healthcare

Moderator: Carolina Albernaz, BCCC
Dr. Omar Moreira Bacha, MD, PhD. Gynecologist Oncologist at CHUM (Centre Hospitalier Université de Montréal) & Professor Université de Montréal
Dr. Andre Perillier Schneider, MD Anesthesiologist at Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, New Brunswick
Raquel Boechat, CMO at Athimos Healthcare Platform

Episode 8: Brazil-Canada Talks: Education Update - Impersonation & Plagiarism in Remote Delivery

Moderator: Bill Ross, Principal at Janus Conference

Wendy Freeman – Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching, Ryerson University

Richard Peters – VP, Finance & Administration, Sault College

Elizabeth Long – Partner, Long Mangalji

Ali Hirji – Lead, Durham College AI Hub

Midierson Maia – Founder, Preemptor AI

William Pourmajidi – CEO, WIL Solutions

Phyllis Hildebrandt, Canadian Academic Director for Brazil at Maple Bear Global Schools

Cintia Santanna, Academic Director, Portuguese Language at Maple Bear Brasil

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Why invest in Canada?

Moderator: Carolina Albernaz, BCCC

Ambassador Jennifer May, Ambassador of Canada in Brazil

Elise Racicot, Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner-Brazil at the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Toronto/ON

Ellen Mitchel, Advisor, Investment Attraction at Toronto Global

Daniel Hengeveld, Senior Director, Investment Attraction at Toronto Global

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Montreal/QC

Laurence Fouquette-L’Anglais, Project Director, Foreign Investments, Americas at Montreal International

Eliza Fiuza, Project Manager, Foreign Investments, Americas at Montreal International

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Waterloo/ON

Catharine Gerhard, Market Development Manager at EDC Waterloo

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Winnipeg/MB

Alberto Velasco-Acosta, Director of Foreign Investment at Yes! Winnipeg

Kyla Willis, Business Development Manager at Yes! Winnipeg

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Edmonton/AB

Brent Jensen, Senior Manager, Business Development at Edmonton Global

Dr. Stan Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and  Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta

Gabriel Dechichi, Software Engineer and Games Developer

Nella Brodett, Director of Investment and Partnerships at AMII – Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Cities Showcase: Vancouver/BC

Peter Wright, Business Development Manager at Vancouver Economic Commission

Virtual FDI Mission & Program - Session 2

Opening Remarks

Heather Cameron, Consul General of Canada in Sao Paulo


Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Canada 

Thassiane Gossler, Associate at Oziel Law

Allan Oziel, Partner at Oziel Law


Immigrating to Canada

James McNamee, Consul & Immigration Program Manager at the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo


Raising Capital in Canada

Guillaume Legare, Head South America at Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX
Venture Exchange


Grants & Government Support 

Marcelo Tavares, Investment Officer at the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo


Lessons Learned: Panel Discussion

Moderator: Elise Racicot, Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner-Brazil at the Consulate General of Canada in Sao Paulo

Raquel Boechat, CMO at Athimos Healthcare Plafform

Midierson Maia, CEO at Preemptor.AI