CAES-CATPRN Workshop Program


8:30 am

  • Opening Remarks William Kerr, CAES President and Karl Meilke, Head of CATPRN

8:45-10:15 am

Session 1 Chair - Lars Brink (Expert Advisor, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

  • Ian Sheldon (Anderson Professor of International Trade, Ohio State University)
    Climate Policy and Border Tax Adjustments: Some New Wine Mixed with Old Wine in New Green Bottles?
  • Bruno Larue (Professeur titulaire, Université Laval)
    TRQS Revisited
  • James Gaisford (Associate Dean of Social Sciences; Professor of Economics, University of Calgary)
    From Kyoto to Copenhagen: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change

10:15-10:30 am

Coffee Break

10:30 am-12:00 noon

Session 2 Chair - Karl Meilke, University of Guelph and Head of CARPRN

  • Dennis McGivern (Vice President, Informa Economics, Memphis, Tennessee)
    Country of Origin Labelling: Protecting US Agriculture or Exporting Jobs?
  • Greg Anderson (Research Director, Alberta Institute of American Studies; Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Alberta)
    The "Three Noes" of Border Policy and their Consequences
  • Pascal Ghazalian (Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Lethbridge)
    Ryan Cardwell (Assistant Professor, Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Manitoba)
    Global Trade Liberalization and Foreign Direct Investment: The Implications for Trading Blocs

12:00 noon - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 3:00pm

Session 3 Chair - Ryan Cardwell, University of Manitoba

  • Tim Josling (Professor Emeritus, Stanford University)
    What's at Stake in the GI Debate?: The Strange Role of Generics
  • Jill Hobbs (Professor and Head, Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, University of Saskatchewan)
    Public and Private Standards for Food Safety and Food Quality
  • Samira Bakhshi (PhD Candidate, Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, University of Saskatchewan)
    William Kerr (Van Vliet Professor of International Trade, University of Saskatchewan)
    Labour Standards as a Justification for Trade Barriers - Consumer Concerns, Protectionism and the Evidence


Coffee Break


Session 4 Chair - William Kerr, CAES President

Panel on Institutional Responses and Research Needs to Meet the New Trade Challenges

Panel Members:

  • Rick Barichello
    (Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia)
  • Tim Josling
    (Professor Emeritus, Stanford University)
  • Tom Shenstone
    (Director-General, Research and Analysis Directorate, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)