This event will present high-level insights into the state of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) from Canadian and EU officials.
It will also feature a business roundtable discussion and Q&A to suggest and discuss how CETA can help promote greater Canada-EU business cooperation.
On 13 October 2021, in celebration of the 4th Anniversary of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Canada EU Trade and Investment Association (CEUTIA), the Business Council of Canada, Business Europe, the European Services Forum (ESF), the European Chamber of Commerce in Canada (EUCCAN) and the Ireland Canada Business Association are pleased to present a high-level update on the state of CETA and an EU-Canada roundtable discussion on how CETA can be a tool for greater Canada-EU business cooperation. The event is free but registration is required.
AGENDA (all times CET)
15.00: Welcome remarks: Mark Camilleri, President, The Canada EU Trade and Investment Association
15.05 - 15.25: The State of CETA: A Discussion with the Ambassadors
- Ailish Campbell, Ambassador of Canada to the EU
- Melita Gabrič, Ambassador of the EU to Canada
Moderated by: David O'Sullivan, Senior Counselor, Steptoe and Johnson and former EU Ambassador to the EU
15.25 - 15.35: Speaker: Elīna Melngaile, Member of the cabinet of the EU Commissioner of Trade
Introduced by Pascal Kerneis, Managing Director of the European Services Forum
15.35 - 15.45: CETA: A Canadian Business Perspective
- Goldy Hyder, President and CEO, Business Council of Canada
15.45 - 16.25: CETA as a tool for promoting greater Canada-EU Business Cooperation
-Eleonora Catella, Deputy Director, Business Europe
- Adrian Thomas, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada
- Corinne Pohlmann, Senior Vice-President, National Affairs and Partnerships, Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Moderated by: Delphine Adenot-Owusu, Executive Director, EUCCAN
16.25 - 16.30: Concluding Remarks
Date: October 13th 2021 at 9am EST / 15h CETRegistration