Thursday, July 22, 2010

CETA and Government Procurement: What's In It for Canadians? – July 23, Toronto

I.E.Canada in partnership with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (FAITC) and Bennett Jones LLP invite you to attend a roundtable discussion to hear the latest developments in the CETA negotiations following the current round of talks in July 2010.

Government Procurement is one of the remaining principle requirements the European Union is seeking in the Canada-EU Free Trade Agreement. Worth hundreds of billions of dollars annually, government procurement markets are an important aspect of international trade.

What are the implications for Canadian companies of opening Canada’s government procurement markets to European suppliers and what are the prospects of expanding access to European procurement markets for Canadian exporters? Come and join I.E.Canada and other industry stakeholders in a roundtable discussion regarding government procurement negotiations.

When: Friday, July 23, 2010
Where: Bennett Jones LLP, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Place, Toronto, Ontario
Time: 12:00-12:20 p.m. – Registration and Lunch
12:20-2:00 p.m. – Program

This is a complimentary invitation for interested parties with limited seating. Please click here to register. If you are unable to attend in person but would like to participate via teleconference, please contact Amesika Baëta, Committee Director at