Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Student Conference: Crossing Borders

Professor Ferrari sends along this great opportunity--a conference on US Canada relations in Seattle, with travel, hotel and meals provided. You can find the application here. We'd love to see one or more of our students attend.

'Crossing Borders - Issues & Resolutions'
Seattle WA / 15-16 March 2007

Application Deadline: 15 January 2007

The Canadian Consulate General Seattle in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortim, Canada America Society, World Affairs Council, Pacific NW Economic Region & Border Policy Research Institute invite applications from Undergraduate Students in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia & Alberta to participate in this two day Canada - US Border event

Sixteen students (8 American and 8 Canadian) will be selected. Teams will be composed of one American and one Canadian student to research, present and offer solutions/resolutions to issues of importance to the Canada - US relationship.

Possible Issues:

Border Security, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Northwest Passage,
Health Care & Drugs, Columbia River Treaty, Gays in Military & Marriage

Travel, hotel and meals provided.

Thursday 15 March / Border Tours & Welcome Dinner
Friday 16 March / Student Panels / Microsoft Auditorium - Seattle Public Library

Awards Reception & Dinner / College Club

Questions: Kevin Cook