Schedule of Events

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Day 1
23 Jun 2023

National Remembrance Day Event (Ottawa Viewing Party)

On June 23, 2023, the Honourable Senator Yuen Pau Woo, the Honourable Senator Victor Oh and Action! Chinese Canadians Together (ACCT) Foundation will be hosting a National Remembrance event in...
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Leaders’ Summit Delegates Reception

Join us for a warm and welcoming reception as we kick off our Summit. This is the perfect opportunity to connect with fellow attendees and make new friends in a...
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Day 2
24 Jun 2023

Morning Mingling

Get ready for the Summit by sipping a cup of coffee or tea and chatting with fellow Summit attendees.

Keynote by Marsha Lederman, presented by Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Marsha Lederman, a renowned Globe and Mail columnist and author of “Kiss the Red Stairs”, will be joining us as our keynote speaker. Marsha’s book explores the journey of her...
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Marsha Lederman

Moderated Panel Discussion and Q&A

Following her keynote speech, Marsha Lederman will be joined by The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Chief Kai Liu, as well as other panelists, to participate in...
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The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell
Marsha Lederman
Mohammed Hashim
Angela Lee
Chief Kai Liu
Patti Pon

Leadership Discussion

Samantha Louie-Poon

Dim Sum Club/Sharing Experiences/Mingling

It’s Dim Sum time. Join us for a unique and thought-provoking lunch experience, where we will be serving dim sum while diving deep into the topics of identity, inclusion, and...
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Unexpected Places and Knowing What You Don’t Know

In this session, we will hear from Chinese Canadian leaders who have risen to unexpected places and how they have used their unique identities to shape their leadership style. Together...
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Deputy Minister Daniel Quan-Watson
Dr. Jia Hu
Albert Wong
Michael Yee

Being Comfortable In Your Own Skin

Through open dialogue and candid conversations, our panelists will share their stories and insights to inspire you to be comfortable in your own skin and to lead authentically. We will...
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Kevin Chan
Nathan Ip
Winnie Man Yin Pang
Leslie Woo
Day 3
25 Jun 2023

Morning Mingling

Get ready for the Summit by sipping a cup of coffee or tea and chatting with fellow Summit attendees.

Keynote: Citizen Power: You’re More Powerful than You Think

Eric will be joining us virtually to deliver a compelling keynote address about power and civic purpose. He will explore how you can activate your civic power to bypass broken...
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Eric Liu

Call to Action / Rapporteur / Lunch

Hon. Teresa Woo-Paw Executive Council of Alberta
Anto Chan
Siu Ming Kwok, PhD
Christopher Tse

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