North America Events

Webcast

Discovering the Possibilities of North American Petroleum Production

October 17, 2005 // 8:15am11:30am
Canada Institute
At the 4th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues, "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" participants addressed the outlook for non-traditional sources of energy in North America, with a specific focus on Canada's oil sands.

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.

True Faith and Allegiance: Immigration and American Civic Nationalism

September 21, 2005 // 12:00am
United States Studies
Webcast

The 2005 C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations

September 12, 2005 // 4:30pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson Center, delivered this year's lecture, "Global Realities: American Power in an Uncertain World." He discussed the global challenges confronting U.S. policymakers and their implications for Canada-U.S. relations.

Getting Beyond the Borders in Developing Countries: Trade Facilitation in the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization

September 09, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Evdokia Moïse, Senior Trade Policy Analyst, Trade Liberalization and Review Division, Trade Directorate, OECD (Paris)

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

Live Webcast/Book Launch: The Flight of the Creative Class

July 19, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Richard Florida, Hirst Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and commentator Rob Atkinson, Vice-President and Director, Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute. Video of this event is now available.

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