Events

International Financial Institution Bootcamp

February 21-22, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta

Join the Canadian Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network on February 21-22, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta for an International Financial Institution (IFI) Bootcamp. Representatives from the Asian Development Bank, Caribbean Development Bank and the World Bank Group are expected to participate.

  • The Government of Alberta, in collaboration with the Governments of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, will be hosting a two-day seminar on how to do business with the International Financial Institutions (IFIs). The seminar will include presentations by the World Bank Group, Asian Development Bank and Caribbean Development Bank The workshop will inform small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on successful strategies for working with IFIs. Matchmaking opportunities, with potential project partners and contractors who have been successful in winning IFI projects, will also be featured as part of this event.

    Participants can expect:

    • Presentations and networking opportunities with representatives of various IFIs
    • Strengthened relationships with contracting firms
    • A better understanding of IFI procurement
    • Valuable intelligence shared on successful strategies employed by firms winning IFI projects

    For further information, please contact:

    Katrin Hoffmann
    Senior Trade & Investment Officer
    Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA)
    Economic Development and Trade
    Phone: 780-643-2962
    Email: katrin.hoffmann@gov.ab.ca

    Jordan Gaw
    Director
    Technology, Services and Resources
    Saskatchewan Trade and Export
    Partnership (STEP)
    Phone: 306-787-7940
    Email: jgaw@sasktrade.sk.ca

    Robert J. Roe
    Senior Policy Analyst
    Manager, International Projects
    Government of Manitoba
    Phone: 204-945-7031
    Email: robert.roe@gov.mb.ca