Economic Leadership for Sustainable Growth

Date & time

Mar 18, 2011, 5:30-7:00 pm EDT


Weill Hall

Free and open to the public.
Reception to follow.

About the speaker
As the Consul General of Canada based in Detroit, Roy B. Norton represents Canada in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. He leads the Canadian Consulate General which promotes Canadian interests – primarily trade, investment, the environment, culture and academic relations.

Born in Ottawa, Norton initially received a MA in Canadian History from Carleton University. He also holds a master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, master's degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies, and a PhD in International Relations from Johns Hopkins SAIS.

About the conference
This event is the public keynote lecture for a student-led, invitation-only conference organized by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance.

The U.S.-Canada Conference 2011, 'Looking to 2020: Eroding North America's Borders,' will bring together future policy leaders from Canada and the United States to encourage open dialogue on the similarities and differences among public policy in these bordering nations. Conference attendance is limited to members of the Ford School community and application is required. Learn more.

Read more about Consul General Roy B. Norton from the Government of Canada:

Sponsored by: the International Policy Students Association, the International Policy Center and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

For information, please call 734-615-3893.