United States Events

The U.S.-Canada Partnership: Strengthening our Economies

November 13, 2008 // 8:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute supported the U.S. and Canadian Chambers of Commerce's conference, which examined areas crucial to strengthening the economies of the United States and Canada and considered how the countries can work together to deepen the bilateral relationship moving forward.

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.
Webcast

Carbon Standards: What Is the Right Choice for the United States and Canada?

October 02, 2008 // 8:00am2:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute's 10th Cross-Border Forum on Energy Issues explored the potential impact of low carbon fuel standards (LCFS) on the economies of Canada and the United States, as well as whether carbon and lifecycle standards are being developed in a realistic manner.
Webcast

Governance of Marine Ecosystem-Based Management: A Comparative Analysis

September 29, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As more marine species approach extinction, ecosystem-based management, which governs ecosystems according to ecological rather than political boundaries, may offer the best approach to marine conservation. This is the final event in ECSP's "Fishing for a Secure Future" series.
Webcast

Book Discussion: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution;and How It Can Renew America

September 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
International Security Studies
The country that becomes the leader in new energy technology will have the most stable economy and garner respect on the international stage, says Thomas Friedman.
Webcast

Canada and the United States: Ambivalent Allies

September 24, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
John Thompson and Stephen Randall discussed current and emerging economic, political, and foreign policy issues between Canada and the United States. Don Abelson and Scott See also offered their perspectives on the current state and future direction of the Canada-U.S. relations.

Thinking Outside the Grid: An Aggressive Approach to Climate and Energy

September 23, 2008 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"The issue of our time is the combination of energy security and climate change," says former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert at a forum co-sponsored by Wilson Center On the Hill and ECSP.

Arctic Gas: A Solution or a Problem?

June 25, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
Robert McLeod, Minister of Industry, Tourism, and Investment for the Northwest Territories, spoke about the potential of arctic natural gas to meet North American energy needs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as environmental questions concerning development.
Webcast

NATO's Evolving Role in Afghanistan

June 23, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
A forum discussed both the progress and remaining challenges facing Canada and other NATO members as the organization attempts to work toward building an Afghanistan free of conflict, destruction, and poverty.
Webcast

Public Health Management After Natural Disasters

June 17, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
"One of the common themes of all complex emergencies of the last three decades is that the public health and health systems are the first to be destroyed and the last to be recovered," remarks Dr. Frederick Burkle, Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

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