Canada, The Asian Century, And What Comes Next
September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT$30.00 – $135.00
China’s rise as a global power presents profound economic, diplomatic, and moral challenges globally. Is the competition between the US and China veering towards a new kind of Cold War? How is Canada being impacted by advanced technology, political values, and military primacy? Join Paul Evans, Professor Emeritus in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, as he discusses how Canada can navigate these turbulent waters.
This event will take place in the theatre at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler, doors and a cash bar in the gallery will open at 5:15pm. The event will be followed by a ticketed private 4-course dinner at Quattro Restaurant at 8pm to continue the conversation, the dinner ticket option includes entry to the theatre. View the dinner menu here. Dinner ticket sales close at midnight on September 26.
About the Speaker
Paul Evans is Professor Emeritus in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at UBC. Author, teacher, media commentator and policy adviser, he has been a principal figure in Canada-Asia relations for 40 years with a primary focus on China and its Asian neighborhood.
He has worked with think tanks, government ministries, and universities across the Asia Pacific region and served as Co-CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation.