Canada, China, and the Asia-Pacific

28 05 2012

INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF THE AMERICAS
SENATE ROOM, 1st FLOOR, SENATE HOUSE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2012
The conference organisers wish to acknowledge the support of the Canadian High Commission and the Canada-UK Colloquium. Attendance is free of charge. To register please email Dr Tony McCulloch (tony.mcculloch@londoncanadianstudies.org) by 25 June 2012.
9.30 am Registration and refreshments

10.00 am Welcome by Professor Iwan Morgan, Institute for the Study of the Americas

10.15 am Keynote address
His Excellency Gordon Campbell, the High Commissioner for Canada to the UK
“Canada, China and the Asia-Pacific region – Opportunities and Challenges”

11.15 am Refreshments

11.30 am Session 2
Joseph Caron, Former Canadian ambassador to China, Japan and India & Asia consultant, Vancouver

“Canada in the Asia-Pacific – how did we get there, and where are we going?”
Discussant: James Brazier, IHS Jane’s intelligence group, London

12.45 pm Lunch

1.30 pm Session 3
Jennifer Welsh, Professor in International Relations, Somerville College, University of Oxford
“Canada’s international policy – the Asia-Pacific region in its global context”
Discussant: Tony McCulloch, Associate Fellow, Institute for the Study of the Americas, London

2.45 pm Refreshments

3.15pm Session 4
Nicolas Maclean CMG, Chief Executive, MWM (Asia) and former Senior Fellow for International Affairs at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London

“Canada and the Asia-Pacific – the business perspective”
Discussant: Andrew Halper, Head of CMS UK China Group, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP

4.30pm – End of conference

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