When: March 4-5, 2019
Location: Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Street, Detroit
ACG Members: $100 | Non Members welcome: $175 Cost includes reception and conference registration, Tuesday breakfast and lunch.
The launch of this Conference is a partnership between the ACG Chapters in Detroit, Western Michigan and Toronto. At this event, business leaders from both the U.S. and Canada will be able to network and learn more about Cross-Border Trade, Commerce, Investment and Public Policy opportunities.
Canada and the U.S. have had a long partnership in Trade and Commerce. In addition, the Province of Ontario and State of Michigan are leading trade partners. The new USMCA agreement was signed by all three parties in November 2018 and is now pending ratification by each country in 2019.
Monday, March 4, 2019
SPECIAL Opening Reception
6:00pm to 8:30pm – Cocktails and Appetizers
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:30 to 8:00am – Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00 to 8:05am – WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
8:05 to 8:35am – KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The Canada – U.S. Connection
8:40 to 9:00am – PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
9:05 to 10:05am – PANEL DISCUSSION
The March to Managed Trade – USMCA, Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, China, Auto Tariffs, and Trade Diversification Sponsored by Dickinson Wright PLCC
10:10 to 10:25am – BREAK
10:25 to 11:25am – PANEL DISCUSSION
Cannabis in Canada & the U.S.: – Convergence and Divergence
11:30 to 12:30pm – PANEL DISCUSSION
Ontario and Michigan – The Future of Canada – U.S. Trade & Investment Speakers
12:35 to 1:15pm – LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The Canada-U.S. Connection & Luncheon
1:15 to 1:30pm – CLOSING REMARKS & ADJOURNMENT