Canada’s Limited-Term Military Commitments, 2001-2015: Why Hell is Other People’s Schedules

12:00PM - 1:30PM
Room 1-42, Waterloo
Dr. Aaron Ettinger, Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo, will examine the internal and external pressures that contribute to Canada's cycle of engagement and re-engagement in multilateral security operations.

Foreign Policy in Pluralist Societies: The Canadian Experience

11:30AM - 1:00PM
Room 1-43, Waterloo
Jillian Stirk, former Canadian Ambassador to Norway, will address how the diverse nature of Canadian society has influenced Canada’s role in the world.

A new South-South paradigm? The paradoxes of the China-Ecuador resource development nexus

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Room 2-33, Waterloo
Dr. Ruben Gonzalez-Vicente uses the case of the Mirador project to study the potentials and contradictions of China-Latin America South-South relations.

Europe-Russia-USA and the Crisis in Ukraine

1:15PM - 2:30PM
Room 1-42, Waterloo
Wendelyn Ettmayer, former Austrian Ambassador to Canada and former Ambassador to the OECD, looks at the Russian intervention in Ukraine and what this holds for the future of European security.

Humanitarian Intervention during the Clinton Presidency

12:00PM - 1:30PM
Room 1-43, Waterloo
Dr. Robert Brigham, Professor of History and International Relations, will examine the Clinton Administration's response to the political violence in Rwanda.

World Food Day Celebration

6:00PM - 9:00PM
Room 1-42, Waterloo
Come play the Food Trade Game with us!

Using Academic Research Skills in the Canadian Private Sector

10:00AM - 11:30AM
BSIA 1-43, Waterloo
This session for graduate students will have two main areas of focus: 1) showing the value (and how to market it) of academic research skills for private sector jobs and 2) applying for related research and client insights’ jobs.

Rare Earth Elements in the World Economy: Canadian and Global Dimensions

12:30PM - 1:30PM
Room 1-43, Waterloo
With Dr. John Ravenhill and Dr. Chris Yakymchuk.

Convergent Governance: International Trade and Investment

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Room 1-31, Waterloo
Dr. Patricia Goff and Dr. Hongying Wang charts the historical relationship between trade and investment governance and show that this is not the first time that the trade and investment regimes have converged.