Les Rencontres de l'Alliance: Jérôme Pischella

Date: 02 Dec 2020, 4:30pm - 5:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Les Rencontres de l'Alliance

Meet Your Neighbours to the North: A Presentation on the French Language in Canada

with Jérôme Pischella

About the Speaker: With over 20 years of experience working with Canadian exporters and innovators, Jérôme Pischella has been consul and senior trade commissioner at the Consulate of Canada in Seattle since July 2019, overseeing the Pacific Northwest states. He previously served in a similar capacity in Denver, Colorado (2014-2019), covering Colorado, Utah, Kansas, Wyoming, and Montana. From September 2010 to June 2014, as counsellor for science and technology at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, he specialized in facilitating innovation links between Canada and the United States, whether for the government, the private sector, or academia. He spent the two previous years in Rabat, Morocco, as senior trade commissioner and director of the trade section, with a focus on aerospace, agriculture, and education promotion. Prior to joining Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, he worked for seven years with Export Development Canada, most notably as a small business specialist. Jérôme holds a BA in international commerce from ESCM (Poitiers, France) and a MA in international business analysis from Leicester University, UK. 

About the Consulate of Canada: The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle represents Canada and promotes Canadian interests in the Pacific Northwest states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.

How to Join the Talk: Free event, in English, accessible for all. Registration below is mandatory. You will receive the conference link by email upon registration. Please be advised that the conference is limited to 100 participants. 

About the Organizer: AFSeattle is a 501(c)(3) educational and cultural non-profit organization registered in the state of Washington since 1987. It is a member of an 800+ network of Alliances Françaises around the world and aims to promote French language and Francophone cultures towards a variety of programs. Discover AFSeattle's membership program and ways to support here.

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