Thursday, February 21

AGENDA

 

8:00 am

Opening remarks

Jeanne Meserve, Award Winning Correspondent

Scotty Greenwood, CEO of CABC

 

8:15 - 8:45 am

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

Facilitated by Katie Simpson of CBC

 

8:45 - 9:15 am

Why Trade Matters

Joe Crowley, Former Congressman

Don Johnson, Former Congressman

Facilitated by Lauren Gardner of Politico

 

9:15 – 10:00 am

Industry Perspective

Sahra English, MasterCard

Mandy Rennehan, Freshco

Pete Sheffield, Enbridge

David Woodruff, CN

Facilitated by Jenny Leonard of Bloomberg News

 

10:05 – 11:00 am

Diplomatic Dialogue, Past as Prologue

Jim Blanchard, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada

Gary Doer, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.

Gordon Giffin, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada

Frank McKenna, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.

Facilitated by Emily Rauhala of the Washington Post

 

11:00 – 11:30 am

USMCA Relevance in the Modern Economy

(Off the Record)

C.J. Mahoney, Deputy United States Trade Representative

Tim Pataki, Special Assistant to the President of the U.S.

Facilitated by Rick Dearborn, Pass USMCA Coalition

 

11:30 am – 12:10 pm

Fireside Chat

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

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

Facilitated by Jenny Leonard of Bloomberg News

 

12:10 – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

 

12:30 – 1:00 pm

The Trouble with Tariffs

Jerry Dias, UNIFOR

Alexander Russ, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Lauren Wilk, The Aluminum Association

Facilitated by Jeanne Meserve

 

1:00-1:20 pm

Fireside Chat

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

Facilitated by Katie Simpson, CBC

 

1:30- 2:00 pm

Global Context for North American Trade

Howard Dean, Former of Governor of Vermont

Michael Kergin, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.

Arturo Sarukhan, former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.

Facilitated by Jeanne Meserve

 

2:00-2:30 pm

Fireside Chat

Premier Doug Ford of Ontario

and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Kelly Craft

 

2:30- 3:00 pm

Dialogue

Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky

and Jeanne Meserve

 

3:00 pm Closing remarks

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LOCATION

 

Seasons Room

Four Seasons Hotel

Washington DC