Thursday, February 21

7:30 am - 3:00 pm


Prospects for Passage in the 116th Congress (Off-the-record)


Julia Friedman, Majority Trade Counsel at the U.S. House of Representatives, Ways & Means Committee

Josh Sneed, Minority Trade Counsel at U.S. House of Representatives, Ways & Means Committee

Why Trade Matters?

A dialogue with former Congressman Don Johnson

and former Congressman Joe Crowley

Industry Perspective


Sahra English, MasterCard

  Mandy Rennahan, CEO Freshco

Pete Sheffield, Enbridge

David Woodruff, CN

Diplomatic Dialogue: Past as Prologue


United States – Ambassador Gordon Giffin & Ambassador Jim Blanchard

Canada – Ambassador Frank McKenna, Ambassador Gary Doer, Ambassador Michael Kergin


Facilitated by Emily Rauhala of the Washington Post

Fireside chat

with Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., Martha Bárcena

 and Guillermo Malpica Soto, Head of NAFTA & Trade Office, Embassy of Mexico

Trouble with Tariffs

Lauren Wilk, VP Policy & International Trade, The Aluminum Association

  Jerry Dias, President, UNIFOR


with The Honorable Marc Garneau, Canadian Minister of Transport and the Chair of the Canada-U.S. Relations Cabinet Committee,

and Canadian Ambassador to the U.S., David MacNaughton

Dialogue with

Doug Ford

Premier of Ontario

Dialogue with

Matt Bevin

Governor of Kentucky



Seasons Room

Four Seasons Hotel

Washington DC