Border Security Events
February 24, 2009 // 7:30am — 3:00pm
The Canada Institute co-hosted a conference exploring how Northern border states and Canadian provinces are developing regional solutions to meet federal border mandates. Washington State Governor Christine Gregoire delivered the keynote address during the conference's luncheon.
February 12, 2009 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
Latin American Program
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
December 04, 2008 // 10:30am — 3:15pm
The Canada Institute hosted a meeting exploring how northern states and Canadian provinces have worked bilaterally to comply with the provisions of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The event featured a keynote luncheon with remarks from Stewart Baker, Assistant Secretary for Policy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
April 23, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.
March 04, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Four expert speakers examine the security threats posed by global phenomena including migration, demographic change, water scarcity, and environmental degradation, seeking to shed light on the causes of certain conflicts and help governments prevent domestic and regional upheaval.
Privacy at the Border: Expectations of Privacy and Security in the World's Largest Trading Relationship
February 28, 2008 // 8:00am — 10:00am
While Canadian panelists discussed specific Canadian laws designed to keep the border secure and to keep private information confidential, American panelists spoke of wanting less government control and more citizen access to information held in government data banks.
People, Security and Borders: The Impact of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on North America
May 30, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Donald Abelson and Duncan Wood discussed their recently published report, "People, Security, and Borders: The Impact of the WHTI on North American," which assesses the potential economic, privacy, and technological implications of the controversial Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) on North America.
April 10, 2007 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Ted McDorman discusses his research examining maritime legal disputes between Canada and the United States.
April 26, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:15am
The Canada Institute hosted a panel discussion on the outlook for Canada-U.S. defense relations prior to the conclusion of the Bi-National Planning Group's mandate, at which authors presented the key findings and recommendations of the BPG’s final report.
February 06, 2006 // 10:15am — 1:00pm
Panelists discussed the new security environment since 9/11, the resulting cross-border security implications, and major current and future problems to securing our shared border, as well as the challenges presented by the conflicting goals of physical and economic security.