October 31, 2012 - Colloquium

Accord Canada-UE de libre-échange : quelles attentes ?

Speakers:

  • Thierry Warin (Polytechnique Montréal, and VP Strategy and International economy, Cirano) and Aleksandar Stojkov (Vice Dean, University of St Cyril and Methodius, R. of Macedonia)

    Presentation of Canadian and Quebec Industrial Manufacturers and their degree of exposure to international trade. To download the presentation (PDF).


  • Patrick Leblond (University of Ottawa)

    The political and legal implementation of CETA comparison between Canada and the EU regarding the responsibilities of the various levels of government in the implementation of international trade agreements. To download the presentation.

    To see the fringe video (in French), please click on the image below.




  • Fabien Besson (DG Trésor, France)

    The perspective of one very committed European country to the free trade agreement.

    To see the fringe video (in French), please click on the image below.



  • Pierre Marc Johnson (Quebec's CETA negotiator) and Lucian Cernat (Chief Trade Economist of the European Commission)

    The state of negotiations, the major advances and issues still to be discussed. The European Commission’s perspective on the future of this agreement and its impact. Where are we regarding intellectual property issues? Agriculture? Public markets?

    To see the fringe videos (in French), please click on the images below.




  • Round table with Jean-Michel Laurin (Manufacturiers et Exportateurs du Canada) and Martin Damphousse (Union of municipalities of Quebec)

    What are the benefits of this global agreement for manufacturing companies in Canada, in Quebec? What are the industries that will benefit? What are the disadvantages? Will some industries be weakened? What are the challenges for the public markets in Canada? in Quebec? What are the hopes and fears of municipalities? How to adapt?

Detailed program and bios available by clicking here.

When?
8:30 A.M. to 2:15 P.M.

Where?
CIRANO – Center for interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations
2020 University Street, 25th floor
Montreal, H3A 2A5

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