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On 13 October 2021, in celebration of the 4th Anniversary of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Canada EU Trade and Investment Association (CEUTIA), the Business Council of Canada, Business Europe,  the European Services Forum (ESF), the European Chamber of Commerce in Canada (EUCCAN) and the Ireland Canada Business Association are pleased to present a high-level update on the state of CETA and an EU-Canada roundtable discussion on how CETA can be a tool for greater Canada-EU business cooperation.  The event is free but registration is required.

AGENDA (all times CET)

15.00: Welcome remarks: Mark Camilleri, President, The Canada EU Trade and Investment Association

15.05 - 15.25: The State of CETA: A Discussion with the Ambassadors

- Ailish Campbell, Ambassador of Canada to the EU

- Melita Gabrič, Ambassador of the EU to Canada

Moderated by: David O'Sullivan, Senior Counselor, Steptoe and Johnson and former EU Ambassador to the EU

15.25 - 15.35: Speaker: Elīna Melngaile, Member of the cabinet of the EU Commissioner of Trade


Introduced by Pascal Kerneis, Managing Director of the European Services Forum

15.35 - 15.45: CETA: A Canadian Business Perspective

- Goldy Hyder, President and CEO, Business Council of Canada

15.45 - 16.25: CETA as a tool for promoting greater Canada-EU Business Cooperation

- Eleonora Catella, Deputy Director, Business Europe

- Adrian Thomas, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Canada

- Corinne PohlmannSenior Vice-President, National Affairs and Partnerships, Canadian Federation of Independent Business 

Moderated by: Delphine Adenot-Owusu, Executive Director, EUCCAN 

16.25 - 16.30: Concluding Remarks





Please note that we may take pictures and/or make video and audio recordings at this event, in which you may be featured. By registering to the event, you give the organisers the right to use such material for non-commercial purposes, including the postingof photos and/or videos on our websites. An attendance list with your name and the organisation you represent will be prepared.

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