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Canadian Global Initiatives & USMCA Outlook - Florida Chapter In-Person
Wednesday, December 08, 2021, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
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Florida Chapter IN-PERSON Event
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
11:30 AM EST - 1:30 PM EST

Canada, A Trading Nation: USMCA and Beyond

I am very pleased to confirm that Susan Harper has accepted our invitation to speak at our International Executive Resource Group Event on Wednesday, December 8th, and will discuss at our in-person meeting "Canada, A Trading Nation: USMCA and Beyond".

Update & Takeaways from Susan Harper
  • Overview of Canada's economy 
  • Canada's  commercial-economic relationship with the US leading to and including the USMCA 
  • Free Trade Agreements with other areas of the world
  • Elements of Canada's work in the WTO.   
The Susan Harper in-person event will be 11:30 AM through 1:30 PM on December 8th. Our Moderator will be John Price, Managing Director of Americas Market Intelligence and an IERG member.

The meeting will be held at Savills Miami Headquarters, Wells Fargo Center.
Please email me your confirmation as soon as possible ([email protected]) that you will attend this meeting in order to reserve seating and a light lunch. 

About the Speaker:

Susan Harper became Consul General in Miami in 2016, the senior representative of the Government in Canada, responsible for Florida, Puerto Rico, and USVI.

Her office, the Consulate General, covers commercial, economic, political, public affairs, customs, law enforcement, and migration issues, and provides consular and commercial services. It includes four government departments and coordinates with Department of National Defense staff in the territory.

Susan was Canada`s Senior Arctic Official (2013-16), and Director General in the trade policy area, covering policy, negotiations, and regulatory issues (2009-13)

She was at the Embassy of Canada in Washington DC (2004-09), where she became the Minister (Economic Affairs). In 2001-04, she was Canada`s Ambassador in Montevideo, Uruguay. She previously held trade positions in Yaoundé, Paris, and Buenos Aires.

Prior to joining the Government of Canada, Susan taught at both Cambrian College in Sudbury and George Brown College in Toronto. She holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business, at Western University, and an Honors BA in Math and English, from Queen’s University.

Again, please confirm as soon as possible if you will attend this meeting. 

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