Round Table on Ports and Shipping in Atlantic Canada

Macdonald Building, Dalhousie University, Halifax
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (All day)

The MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, in collaboration with the Borders in Globalization Network, will be holding a round table discussion on Ports and Shipping in Atlantic Canada on Wednesday March 28th, 2018 at Dalhousie University.

The event will feature presentations from Michael Ircha (University of New Brunswick and Carleton University) and Jeff Collins (BIG PhD student, Carleton University) who will be speaking about their research related to the broad themes of marine shipping and international trade, border challenges, Canada Port Authorities' duty to consult with First Nations, modernizing and financing port infrastructure, port security and governance, and protecting the marine environment. Links to abstracts describing this research are below.

Michael Ircha - Port Challenges (abstract)

Jeff Collins - Atlantic Canada Border Challenges (abstract)

Schedule for the day:

11:30 am Arrival and Introductory remarks
11:45 – 12:10 pm Presentation: Mike Ircha
12:15 – 1:00 pm Catered lunch
1:00 – 1:25 pm Presentation: Jeff Collins
1:30 – 1:55 pm Presentation: Kevin Quigley
2:00 – 3:15 pm Discussion
3:15 – 3:30 pm Closing remarks