Presentation by Dr. Laura Dawson – Director, Canada Institute, Wilson Centre

The Japan Society will host Dr. Laura Dawson for their next luncheon event. With recent developments on new trade agreements between Canada, US and Japan, the time has never been better to hear perspectives from an expert like Dr. Dawson. We hope to see many of you at the luncheon.

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET) Buffet lunch will be served.

Location: Torys (79 Wellington Street West, 33rd Floor, TD South Tower, Toronto, Ontario M5K 1N2)

Cost: Free of charge

How to register: Please email your name, organization, and title to admin@japansocietycanada.com by Thursday, November 29, 2018. Please note this will be first come first serve.


Dr. Laura Dawson is Director of the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 foreign policy influencers by the Hill Times, Dawson is a speaker, writer, and thought leader on Canada-U.S., NAFTA, TPP, and international trade issues. Previously, she served as senior advisor on economic affairs at the United States Embassy in Ottawa and taught international trade and Canada-U.S. relations at Carleton University. Dr. Dawson continues to serve as an advisor at Dawson Strategic, which provides advice to business on cross-border trade, market access and regulatory issues. She is a Fellow at the MacDonald Laurier Institute, and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Dr. Dawson holds a PhD in political science.


Hosted by: The Japan Society

Sponsored by: the Japan Foundation Center of Global Partnership and Torys

In co-operation with: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Toronto Office, the Japan Foundation, Toronto, and the Toronto Japanese Association of Commerce and Industry (Toronto Shokokai).