The IES will be hosting an international workshop titled: Canada & the EU/Germany in the Global Trading Regime: Challenges & Opportunities. The workshop, with a number of participants from both the government and academia, will take place at the IES from April 24 to 25th, 2009.
Participants include the Director of Trade Initiatives from the BC’s Ministry of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development, EU Delegation in Canada, Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy in Canada, as well as a number of academics from universities such as Sciences-Po and Paris-Dauphine (France), Parma University (Italy), York, McGill, Trent, Lethbridge, Victoria and UBC (all from Canada), Amsterdam (Holland), Carnegie Mellon (USA), UNI Lausanne (Switzerland) and Munich (Germany).
The conference is part of an ongoing research project, ‘Canada and Germany as Global Economic Policy Actors,’ funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), Transatlantic Program.
The project was supported by the Transatlantic Program of the Federal Republic of Germany, funded by the European Recovery Program (ERP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). Funding for the conference was also provided from SSHRC Knowledge Cluster and DHL.
Thanks goes also to the Delegation of the European Commission to Canada in Ottawa.