Trade and customs facilitation and enforcement is influenced by politics, policies and multiple complex systems. This institute will deepen your knowledge about the regulatory environment of trading networks, the practical trade applications and concerns related to artificial intelligence and machine learning and the challenges and opportunities in managing cross border regions. Sessions will be facilitated by professionals from the Canada Border Services Agency, the Pacific North West Economic Region, and the World Customs Organization, as well as leading academics in the field of border studies.
Upon successful completion of this institute, you will be able to:
Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly is the Project Director at Borders in Globalization and a Co-Principle Investigator with Dr. Jeff Corntassel on the 7-year SSHRC partnership grant entitled “21st Century Borders” and is the lead of Pillar 2 for that grant focusing on Territory & Connectivity. He joined the University of Victoria School of Public Administration in 2001 and is a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Victoria. He was the Jean Monnet Chair in European Urban and Border Region Policy (2014–16), then the Jean Monnet Chair in Innovative Governance (2017–20), and he is currently the Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Policy and Governance (2021–24).
This institute is required to complete the following stream: