COMPLETED EVENTS — 2009
October 22, 2009
Refracted Vision: A Trade Policy
Sponsored by Stewart & Stewart and inspired by the book
Opportunities and Obligations: New Perspectives on Global and U.S.
Trade Policy (Terence Stewart, editor), this session included
remarks by Timothy Reif, General Counsel in the Office
of the U.S. Trade Representatives; John Murphy,
U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Pat Choate, the
Manufacturing Policy Project; and Patricia Forkan, the Human Society.
The moderator was Bruce Stokes of National Journal.
October 1, 2009
Labor and the American Trade Agenda
This colloquium at the National Press Club
included presentations from Grant Aldonas of Split Rock
International and CSIS; Alan Wm. Wolff, Dewey &
LeBoeuf; Thea Lee, AFL-CIO, and John Murphy,
U.S.-Chamber of Commerce.
June 30, 2009
Discussion on Ontario Premier.
This was a special off-the-record discussion with Ontario Premier
Dalton McGuinty, organized in cooperation with Canadian
Manufacturers and Exporters.
June 10, 2009
Canada & the "Buy American" Nettle,
a conversation with Jayson Myers, president
and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. This event was held in
cooperation with the Korea Economic Institute.
May 26, 23009
A Patrons and Sponsors Lunch with S. Bruce
Wilson, Director of the Legal Affairs Division of the World Trade
All such lunches are "off-the-record, no-agenda" discussions. They have
titles. In this case, the title was Outward (And Inward) from the Centre
May 21, 2009
A Devilish Brew: Trade Laws and Industrial
Policy in the U.S.-China Relationship.
The speakers were Charles Freeman of CSIS (the Center
for Strategic and International Studies), Terence
Stewart of Stewart & Stewart, Washington attorney
Gary Horlick, and William Reinsch of
the National Foreign Trade Council.
May 20, 2009
The Other End of the String: Supply Chain
Ripples in Asia from the Drop in Consumer Demand in the U.S., Europe,
The speakers were Auret van Heerden of the Fair Labor
Association, Erik Autor of the National Retail
Federation, John Frisbee from the U.S. China Business
Council, and Marc Mealy of the U.S. ASEAN Business
April 23, 2009
NAFTA, Symbol and System: A Look at NAFT,
the U.S. Trade Debate, and the Future of the North American Economy.
This program was held in cooperation with Miller & Chevalier
and was moderated by Miller & Chevalier's Jon Huenemann
of Miller and Chevalier. The speakers were Frank Vargo
of the National Association of Manufacturers, Adrian Rothkopf
of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, José Luis Paz from the
Embassy of Mexico, and Lynn McDonald of the Canadian
Mar. 26, 2009
A Patrons and Sponsors lunch with
Jayson Myers, the
president and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and
Director of Keidanren-USA.
Mar. 27, 2009
Motion in the Doha Maze and Other Puzzles.
This was a conversation with the WTO spokesperson, Keith
February 5, 2009
Trade and the Stimulus Bill: A Discussion
of the Buy National Provisions of H.R. 1.
The speakers at this session were Scott Paul from the
Alliance for American Manufacturing, Larry Lasof of
Kelley Drye & Warren, Calman Cohen from the Emergency
Committee for American Trade (ECAT), Willard Berry of
the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones, and Jeffrey
Schott of the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Jan. 14, 2009
CAP & Trade Part II, Border
This was GBD's second colloquium on CAP and Trade, the first one having
been held in December 2008. The speakers at this session were
Tim Keeler, then of USTR; Jason Tolland,
Canadian Embassy; Jake Colvin, National Foreign Trade
Council; and Kevin Dempsey, then with
Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Details of Earlier Events will be posted