North America Events

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.

Book Launch -- The Competition Solution: The Bipartisan Secret Behind American Prosperity

June 23, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Paul London, President, Paul A. London and Associates; former Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce; and commentator Robert Atkinson, Vice-President and Director of the Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute

The Impossibility of Conservatism in Canada?

June 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks examined the reasons behind the "impossibility of conservatism in Canada" and discussed the resulting impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

BorderLines Toronto

June 23, 2005 // 8:00am12:30pm
Canada Institute
In this installment of the BorderLines conference series, three panels of experts gathered in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the policy challenges facing city regions in North America, with a particular focus on urban competitiveness and prosperity.

Promise and Peril: Canada-U.S. Trade Policy

June 15, 2005 // 5:00am6:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Canada25 hosted a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. trade policy in which speakers addressed the current challenges for policymakers on both sides of the border.

Competition for Commodities: China and the North American Response

June 10, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy hosted a roundtable discussion on the response of Canada and the United States to China's growing role in the global competition for commodities.

Book Launch -- Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East

June 09, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute; and commentators Patrick A. Mulloy, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission; and Philip Levy, Office of Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State

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