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USMCA / CUSMA / T-MEC at One Year

July 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

When: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Location: Webinar


CUSBA and AmCham Toronto are pleased to host “USMCA / CUSMA / T-MEC at One Year”. Joe Comartin, Canadian Consul General based in Detroit, Susan Crystal, U.S. Consul General based in Toronto, and Fernando Gonzalez Saiffe, Mexican Consul General based in Detroit will provide opening remarks. The event will be jointly moderated by CUSBA President Mark High and and AmCham Toronto/GTA Chair David Olsen.

We are pleased to have Christopher Sands, Director of the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center as our Keynote Speaker.


We have three robust panels:

Panel 1 – U.S./Canada Automotive/Manufacturing Experiences
  • Lisa Tucker-Boulton, General Counsel, AGS Automotive Systems
  • Brian Kingston, President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association
  • Mike Wall, Executive Director, Automotive Analysis, IHS Markit
Panel 2 – Mexican Developments — Customs/Labor/Immigration Issues
  • César Ochoa, Partner, EC Rubio, Juárez
  • Fernando Hulguin-Casas, Partner, EC Rubio, Juárez
  • Kathleen Campbell Walker, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC, El Paso, Texas
Panel 3 – Ally-Shoring and USMCA — Fostering Democracy, Economic Integration and National Security
  • John Austin, Director, Michigan Economic Center, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Nonresident Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Elaine Dezenski, Chief Growth Officer, Blank Slate Technologies, and Senior Advisor, Center on Economic and Financial Power, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
We look forward to having you join us for a great presentation followed by a question and answer session.

The webinar is complimentary but registration is required. Can’t attend at this date/time? Sign up anyway and we’ll
send you the recording.

Thank you to our sponsor, PNC Bank, for their support.

For a printable version of the invite, click here.



July 13, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm