This event examines the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement from a number of different angles in order to better understand the opportunities and threats it presents to Canadian business and policy makers. Join Hill Times' journalists as well as leading industry, government, and academic policy experts for an in-depth analysis and assessment of the prospects for Canada under the new agreement.
The TPP would eliminate over 18,000 tariffs among the 12 member countries. It is the largest global trade treaty of its kind, encompassing 40 percent of the world's economy.
Join Canadian industry and policy leaders to network, learn, examine and discuss the details of the TPP and its impact including:
Anne Marie Creskey, Publisher, The Hill Times
Hon. Perrin Beatty, President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
• Labour - Christopher Smillie – Canada’s Building Trades Union
• Standards - Claire Citeau – Canada Agri-Food Trade Alliance
• Trade Assistance - Prof. Saul Schwartz – Carleton University
• Negotiations - Cam Vidler – Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law, University of Ottawa & Hill Times Columnist
Robert Hutton, Executive Director of the Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA)
• Moderator - Peter Mazereeuw – Embassy
Barry Sookman, senior partner with McCarthy Tétrault
Todd Evans, Principal, Economics, Export Development Canada
Warren Everson, Vice President Public Policy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Joy Nott, President and CEO, Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters
Todd Winterhalt, Group Vice President, International Business Development, Export Development Canada
Carl Meyer, Moderator and Managing Editor, Embassy
Delta Hotel Ottawa City Centre
101 Lyon Street North
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T9 Canada
Conference fees don't include accommodations. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations, and mention TPP Forum to receive the preferred rate of $169.00, available until November 20, 2015.
Hill Times Subscriber rate
Group of 3
Group of 5 or more
If you are affiliated with a speaker or sponsor on this program, contact them directly and ask for their special Rebate Code to register at a reduced rate.