North American Futures: NAFTA in the Balance

North American Futures: Nafta In the Balance
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall
UC Berkeley
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PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATIONBanatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Join the Institute of Governmental Studies and the Canadian Studies Program for an expert panel discussion on the future of NAFTA. Reception to follow.

The panel will explore this topic:

What is the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement? With changes to NAFTA on the horizon and negotiators gathering for a new round of NAFTA talks, this panel of experts examines the economic, political, and diplomatic aspects of NAFTA's past, present, and future.


Consul General Rana Sarkar
Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco | Silicon Valley


Professor Maria Echaveste
Policy and Program Development Director
Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Professor Christopher Sands
Senior Research Professor 
Director of the Center for Canadian Studies
Johns Hopkins University

Ambassador Jeremy Kinsman (ret.)
Global Affairs Canada

North American Futures conferences were held in 2010 and 2012. Please see the links below for more information.

North American Futures 2010: Canadian and U.S. Perspectives

North American Futures 2012: Canadian and U.S. Perspectives

Sponsored by Alaska Airlines

Organized by the Canadian Studies Program and the Institute of Governmental Studies