Supply Chain Forum to Discuss Trade and Travel Through U.S.-Canada Border

By Karen EvansComments Off

The Detroit Regional Chamber is hosting Translinked Supply Chain Forum: U.S. – Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council Presentation and Beyond the Border Action Plan Update on Friday, June 22 from 8:30-11:00 a.m. at the Detroit Regional Chamber offices on One Woodward Avenue in Detroit. This is certainly timely, coming on the heels of Canada’s offer to pay for the bulk of the costs for a new bridge between the US and Canada.
On the agenda is a discussion between TranslinkeD (a Detroit Regional Chamber initiative), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Regulatory Cooperation Council’s Canadian Treasury Board Secretariat, and industry experts about how to maximize the opportunities for trade and travel through the U.S. – Canadian border.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • U.S. Representative Gary C. Peters, U.S. House of Representatives (MI-9)
  • Assistant Secretary Douglas A. Smith, Office of the Private Sector, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Keith Devereaux, Office of International Affairs/Canada, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Brian Masse, Member of Parliament (Windsor-West)
  • Glyn Chancey, Executive Director (Policy), Regulatory Cooperation Council, Canadian Treasury Board Secretariat
  • Carolyn Gawlik, Senior Director, Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Program, Detroit Regional Chamber
There is no cost to attend. If you are interested in transportation, distribution and logistics on what DRC calls “the world’s most important border crossing,” this is the place to be. Registration is here.
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