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Sep 23, 2021: 09:30 - 10:15

5 Surprising Reasons Canada is a Premier Destination for Growing European Companies

CPD Information: 45 Minutes of Substantive Credit for Lawyers

Fiona Brown

External Speakers:
Kristina McDougall - Principal & Founder, Artemis Canada
Stephanie Scheifele - Director, Global Product Information, Dematic
Maria Suarez - Market Development Manager, Food Processing and Advanced Manufacturing, Waterloo EDC


There are many important factors to consider while expanding your operations to Canada. When it comes to talent, legal matters and location, it is critical to get it right. Waterloo is a global technology hub and a leader in cutting-edge robotics and automation. The city's large experienced manufacturing workforce, combined with the advanced research centres and institutes that drive new innovations, positions Waterloo at the heart of the country's most productive manufacturing cluster.

Join our panel of experts who have set up international offices, hired key staff to launch the expansion and guided many companies through the legalities of it all. Our professionals will guide you through the Canadian advanced manufacturing sector and introduce you to expansion and other business opportunities for the European automation industry. This will be your opportunity to hear about their experiences and ask questions that will help you guide your company through this exciting stage of growth.

Stephanie Scheifele, Director of Global Product Information at Dematic, and Kristina McDougall, Principal & Founder at Artemis Canada, will share their insight and expertise during this session. Dematic is an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments. Artemis Canada is a boutique executive search firm with decades of experience supporting the success of tech entrepreneurs as they look to build strong and diverse leadership teams.

Topics include:

Changes to Ontario’s Canadian residency requirements

History of Dematic in Waterloo

Dematic’s experience growing a German subsidiary in Waterloo

Tech talent in Waterloo and tips for recruitment

For information regarding our webinars and communications, please contact:
Melanie Smilynov | | 416.863.1500 x2457

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