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JMCE Virtual Conference: “CETA: Where Are We After More Than Three Years?”

March 26, 2021 at 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:CES Zoom room online.
Cost:Free

Virtual Conference

CETA: Where Are We After More Than Three Years?

Organized by
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Carleton University
and
CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy, University of Ottawa.
This CETA policy workshop is a part of the Faculty of Public Affairs Research Series at Carleton University.

Draft Program

8:30 – 8:45  Welcome Remarks by Brenda O’Neill (Dean of the Faculty of Public Affairs, Carleton University)  and Crina Viju-Miljusevic (Associate Professor, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasia Studies, Carleton University)

8:45 – 9:15 Keynote Allocution by H.E. Ailish Campbell (Ambassador-Designate of Canada to the European Union, Global Affairs Canada), CETA After Three Years: Progress and Future Opportunities.

9:15 – 10:45 Panel 1: Academic Perspectives on CETA

Moderator: Crina Viju-Miljusevic (Carleton University)
Valerie D’Erman (University of Victoria), Canadian procurement in the Post-Brexit Era.
Robert Finbow (Dalhousie University), Implementing CETA – a year 3 assessment.
Nanette Neuwahl (University of Montreal), CETA and Brexit.
Ksenia Polonskaya (Carleton University), UNCITRAL Investment Arbitration Reform: Lessons from CETA.
Michèle Rioux (University of Quebec at Montreal), Labour regulation – CETA’s ongoing agenda.

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:30 Panel 2: Business & Government Perspectives on CETA

Moderator: Patrick Leblond (Associate Professor and CN-Paul M Tellier on Business and Public Policy, University of Ottawa)
• Mark Agnew (Canadian Chamber of Commerce), Canadian business perspectives on Canada-EU Trade.
• Eleonora Catella (BusinessEurope), European business views on Canada-EU trade and further opportunities to cooperate.
• Geneviève Gougeon (Global Affairs Canada), Promoting CETA to Canadian Businesses through the TCS.
• Delphine Sallard (Delegation of the European Union to Canada), CETA – the cornerstone of a robust relationship between two like-minded partners.

12:30 – 13:00 Concluding Allocution by H.E. Melita Gabrič (Ambassador-Designate of the European Union to Canada)

Speaker biographies are available here.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required to attend the event.

Registration is closed now.

This event is co-sponsored by the Centre for European Studies Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Carleton University and the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy at the University of Ottawa, and is supported by the Faculty of Public Affairs Research Series at Carleton University. Jean Monnet Centre events are hosted with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.