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École supérieure d’études internationales

Mardi 19 mars 2019 de 12  h à 13  h  30

The role of Asia in the Global Economy: Considerations for Canada - Conférence-débat du GÉRAC

Lieu : Salle 3244, Pavillon Charles-De Koninck, Université Laval

Ce débat est organisé par le Groupe d'études et de recherche sur l'Asie contemporaine (GERAC).

As global trade slows, and the US retreats into exceptionalism and unilateralism, Canada needs to diversify its economic relationships. Despite a traditional and continuing reliance on the United States, Canada must deepen economic relationships beyond the US (and EU), looking to Asia for growth. However, growth projections in Asia are uneven and Canada's relations with key players are either challenged (China) or not fully exploited (ASEAN, India). This roundtable will examine projected Asian economic growth and explore options for Canada going forward.

Hugh L. Stephens, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation. Vice Chair, Canadian Committee on Pacific Economic Cooperation (PECC)Hugh L. Stephens, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation Vice Chair, Canadian Committee on Pacific Economic Cooperation (PECC)

Mr. Stephens has more than 35 years of government and business experience in the AsiaPacific region. Based in Victoria, BC, Canada, he is currently Vice Chair of the Canadian Committee on Pacific Economic Cooperation (CANCPEC), Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, and Executive Fellow at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. In addition, he teaches in the MBA program at Royal Roads University as an Associate Faculty member. Before returning to Canada in December 2009, he was Senior Vice President (Public Policy) for Asia-Pacific for Time Warner for almost a decade, located at the company’s regional headquarters in Hong Kong. In recent years, he has written and commented extensively on Canada’s engagement with the Asia Pacific region including articles published in The Globe and Mail, Post Media, Embassy, iPolitics, The Diplomat, Open Canada, US-China Focus and others. He currently maintains an active blog on international intellectual property issues (hughstephensblog.net). Prior to joining Time Warner in 2000, Mr. Stephens spent 30 years in the Canadian Foreign Service with the Department of External Affairs, later the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT). His last Ottawa assignment was as Assistant Deputy Minister for Policy and Communications in DFAIT.

Dr Erick DuchesneDr. Erick Duchesne, professeur titulaire et directeur du Département de science politique, Université Laval

 Erick Duchesne est détenteur d’un doctorat en science politique de Michigan State University, Erick Duchesne est directeur du département de science politique et membre régulier de l’Institut québécois des hautes études internationales (HEI) à l’Université Laval. Il était professeur de science politique à SUNY Buffalo, avant de joindre l’Université Laval en juin 2004. Il est un spécialiste de l’économie politique internationale et ses recherches portent entres autres sur les négociations économiques internationales, les politiques agroalimentaires, et les politiques commerciales canadiennes et américaines.


Le débat-conférence sera animé par le Dr. Gérard Hervouet, professeur émérite
de science politique à l’Université Laval et directeur du GÉRAC

Entrée libre

À noter que le débat-conférence sera présenté en anglais

information : gerac@hei.ulaval.ca

 

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