Canadian American Cross-Border Business Opportunities


October 4th, 2012



12:15 Welcome and Introduction to Canadian Studies and Border Policy Research at WWU (PPT)
Dr. Don K. Alper
WWU Director of Canadian American Studies and Border Policy Research Institute Professor, Department of Political Science WWU

12:25 Canada's Economic Impact on Washington State: An Overview (PPT)
Dr. Paul Storer
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics WWU

12:45 Canada - Washington Economic Ties: An Investor Perspective (PPT)
Chris Lawless
Chief Economist, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

1:05 Cross Border Economic Impacts: A Local Perspective (PPT)
Dr. Hart Hodges
Associate Professor of Economics WWU
Directory for Center of Economic and Business Research WWU

1:25 Community Panel Discussion
Dr. Jim Pettinger, President International Market Access, Inc.
Greg Boos, Attorney at Law Cascadia Cross Border Law
Rob Gilfillan, International Senior Tax Manager, Moss Adams

1:50 Questions
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