United States Events
December 11, 2007 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Panelists reviewed the potential implications of Canada's recent efforts to reassert its sovereignty over the country's northern territory on Canada-U.S. relations. They also assessed the potential security threats and economic opportunities that accompany the possibility of an ice-free Arctic.
The Convergence of Science and Engineering for Sustaining Coastal Landscapes – Case Study: Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast
December 05, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Following the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the State of Louisiana assembled experts in coastal restoration as well as transportation and levee specialists to develop the first fully integrated plan to save coastal Louisiana. Experts discuss the development of the plan and its implications for the future of the region.
November 26, 2007 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
In a discussion of the Canada-U.S. defense relationship, Andrew Richter argued the relationship is in decline. He noted that Canada’s decision in 2005 to not join the U.S. missile defense plan particularly marked this shift.
November 09, 2007 // 7:00am — 1:00pm
This program, sponsored by Chevron and held in collaboration with the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, Global Public Affairs, and the Canadian Consulate General in San Francisco, sought to better understand the linkages between energy, the environment, and the economy.
November 05, 2007 // 8:30am — 10:30am
In a book discussion, authors examined how the early promise of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has faded, while progress towards further integration on other pressing issues, including energy, security, and migration, remain unresolved.
October 29, 2007 // 7:30am — 5:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute's 2007 annual conference. This year's conference on Canadian foreign policy examined the proposition of Canada as an energy superpower.
Book Discussion - Differential Diagnoses: A Comparative History of Health Care Problems and Solutions in the United States and France
October 18, 2007 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Global Europe Program
With Paul V. Dutton, Associate Professor of History at Northern Arizona University. Commentator: Kimberly J. Morgan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University
October 05, 2007 // 8:00am — 3:00pm
This conference focused on water and resource management in the western North America region, which served as a way to raise consciousness on water issues north and south of the border by engaging the business, academic, and government communities about implications for Canada and U.S. policy.
October 02, 2007 // 8:30am — 4:30pm
The Canada Institute hosted an event with the Policy Research Initiative involving prominent academics, scientists and researches for a discussion on water, science, and policy.
September 25, 2007 // 9:00am — 10:30am
With a recent increase in celebrities drawing the world's attention to international issues such as poverty, debt eradication, and pandemic diseases, panelists explored how celebrities can most effectively use their fame as a means of adding credibility and attracting attention to global issues.