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Date/Time
Monday, November 17, 2008
7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Simon Fraser University - Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue


Opportunities and Challenges

Information:

7:30 – 8:30 Registration and breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 Opening Remarks

Mr. Javier Becker, Deputy Head of Mission – Embassy of Chile in Canada

Mr. Eric G Kirschner, Canadian Council for the Americas – BC

8:45 – 9:30 Experiences in negotiations, trade and investment in the Asia Pacific countries

Mr. Osvaldo Rosales Villavicencio, Director of the International Trade and Integration Division for ECLAC, United Nations

Mr. Marcus Ewert-Johns, Executive Director, BC Ministry of Technology, Trade & Economic Development

Mr. Wayne Robson (TBC) or designate, Director and Senior Trade Commissioner, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT)

Schedule:

9:30 – 9:45 Q&A / Discussion

9:45 – 10:00 Break / Network

10:00 – 10:40 Commercial strategies and actions

Mr. Peter C. Rozee (TBC) or designate, Senior Vice President, Commercial Affairs

Ms. Linda Niro (TBC) or designate, Teck

Regional Vice President – Western Canada, Export Development Canada

10:40 – 11:00 Q&A / Discussion

11:00 – 11:45 Examining the Free Trade Agreement

Mr. Osvaldo Rosales Villavicencio, Director of the International Trade and Integration Division for ECLAC, United Nations

Dr. Anil Hira, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science & Latin American Studies, Simon Fraser University

DFAIT

11:45 – 12:00 Q&A / Discussion

12:00 – 12:15 Closing Remarks

12:15 – 14:00 Lunch / Network

By invitation only

Cost:

$0.00

 

 

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