Friday: CAROLA Hosts Future of NAFTA Conference at Georgetown Law

September 29, 2017 —


Before the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiations begin in Washington D.C. next week, various experts and scholars will discuss how the North American Free Trade Agreement has worked for the countries involved, what critical issues ought to be a part of the renegotiation, and what countries can do domestically to buttress the benefits of the agreement and distribute the gains more widely. The Future of NAFTA conference will be hosted by Georgetown Law’s Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas

A full event description and schedule is available here.


Álvaro Santos, Georgetown University Law Center, Director, Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA) • Rufus Yerxa, President, National Foreign Trade Council • Laura Dawson, Director, Canada Institute - Wilson Center • Gerardo Esquivel, Professor, El Colegio de Mexico • Simon Lester, Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute • Jennifer Hillman, Georgetown University Law Center • Debra Steger, Professor, University of Ottawa • Melinda St. Louis, Director of International Campaigns, Global Trade Watch • Antonio Ortiz Mena, Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group • Chad Bown, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics • Matthew Carnes, Georgetown University Department of Government/School of Foreign Service, Director, Center for Latin American Studies • Dany Bahar, Fellow, Brookings Institution • Celeste Drake, Policy Specialist, AFL-CIO • Edward Alden, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations • Mario Delgado, Senator, Mexican Senate (MORENA) 

Keynote Speaker: Karen Antebi, Economic Counselor, Trade and NAFTA Office - Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C.


Friday, October 6, 2017

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Georgetown University Law Center

Gewirz Student Center, 12th floor

120 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001


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