17 January, 2017 | (01 hr)
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Brexit looms as one of the biggest economic factors shaping the global economy in 2017. The negotiations between the United Kingdom and European Union are unprecedented, and they have the potential to wash up on the shores of the United States and Canada. The two North American neighbors have extensive and long-standing trade ties to both the UK and EU, but they appear to be headed in different directions. Canada has just signed a free-trade agreement with Europe, while the US seems poised to look inward.
This Special Webcast, featuring experts from Canada, the US, and Europe, provides the best evidence and analysis of the cross-Atlantic implications of Brexit. Find out what your business needs to know in this turbulent environment.
Who Should Attend: Directors and VPs at Canadian and US multinationals responsible for understanding changing markets, exporting firms, industry analysts, or mid- and senior-level Canadian government officials responsible for trade and economic development
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Michael Keaveney was appointed Regional Director UK & Ireland at The Conference Board in October 2015. Prior to his appointment he was Director Great Britain at the British Irish Chamber of Commerce and took an active part in that organization’s promotion of trade policy between Britain...Full Bio
Pedro Antunes is Executive Director, Economic Outlook and Analysis, and Deputy Chief Economist at The Conference Board of Canada. Pedro Antunes leads a team of economists responsible for the production of the Conference Board’s suite of economic forecast products, as well as other reports a...Full Bio
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist, and chief strategy officer at The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels, and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts as well as in-depth globa...Full Bio