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  • Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
    Robert Asselin is the Associate Director of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. He served as Advisor and Speechwriter to the Prime Minister of Canada and to the Leader of the Official Opposition. Robert is also on the Advisory Board of Canada 2020, a progressive think tank based in Ottawa. He lectures in Canadian Politics, public policy, democratic...
  •  EducationM.A., International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, 1986; A.B., Bowdoin College, 1979; Diplôme de Hautes Études de Lettres et Civilisation, Centre international d'études françaises, Université de Nice (France), 1983SubjectsCanada, NAFTA,U.S.-Canada Relations,U.S.-Canada RelationsHonorsCertificate of Merit, International Council f...
  •  Andrew Finn is the Program Associate at the Canada Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. An integral program of the Wilson Center, the Canada Institute works to increase awareness and knowledge about Canada and U.S.-Canadian relations among policymakers, focusing on energy and the environment, border and border security, and trade. Before joining t...
  • Director of Cross-Border and International Research, University at Buffalo
  • Project Director, Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum, Special Advisor to Alberta Minister of Energy, and Senior Fellow of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Canada
    Dr. Wenran Jiang is the Director of Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum and its annual conference since 2004. Currently, he is Special Advisor to the Alberta Department of Energy on Asian market diversification, Senior Fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Wilson Centre Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, Special Advisor on China to the US and Ca...
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Department of Social Science, York University
    Jacqueline Krikorian is an associate professor at York University and a member of the bar of Ontario. She received a PhD from the University of Toronto (Political Science), an MA from Dalhousie (Political Science) an MLitt from the University of Oxford (Modern History) and her law degree from Queen's University. In the winter 2014 term, Professor Krikorian holds the Fulbright Visiting Research...
  • Principal, Communications Luc Lavoie, Inc
    Luc Lavoie is a public affairs consultant. He runs his own company, Communications Luc Lavoie Inc. From 2000 to 2008, Lavoie was Executive Vice President of Quebecor, Inc. During his time there, he played a key role in developing Quebecor Media, a subsidiary of Quebecor created following the acquisition of Videotron Group in autumn 2000. Before joining Quebecor, he worked as Executive Vice-Pr...
  • Executive Director, Entry/Exit Transformation Office (EXT), CBP
  • Representative of the Province of Alberta to Washington, DC
    David J. Manning was a Senior Vice President and Energy Practice Leader for Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., a Boston based engineering firm with offices throughout the Eastern United States. The firm’s primary areas of focus, in addition to energy, include environment, transportation, and land use.Manning also advised M.J. Bradley & Associates, an engineering and consulting firm whic...
  • Chair, Nanos Research Group of Companies; Research Associate Professor, The State University of New York, Buffalo
    Nikita (Nik) Nanos, public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; research associate professor, State University of New York (Buffalo); editorial advisory board, Journal of Professional Communications, McMaster University Canada; contributor, Bloomberg News and Huffington Post; commentator, CBC-TV “Power and Politics”; chair of Nanos Research (a market and public opinion research organ...

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