Upcoming Member Events

December 9, 2021 - 9:00am

Please join ITIF for a discussion assessing China’s first 20 years in the WTO and exploring what policy measures like-minded nations can pursue in response to this pattern of deceit and dysfunction between China and the global trading system.

Past Member Events

November 25, 2021 - 12:30pm

Webinar with Dr. Catherine Beaudry, Daniel Herman and John Knubley

November 25, 2021 - 5:00am

Corporate subsidies are a major source of controversy in the world trading system. Despite its harmful effect on mutual trust and reciprocity among trading nations, at present there are no serious attempts to find common ground. Join our panel of experts on November 25 as they explore ways to reinvigorate multilateral cooperation on the issue of subsidies.

November 25, 2021 - 1:30am

Corporate subsidies are a major source of controversy in the world trading system. Despite its harmful effect on mutual trust and reciprocity among trading nations, at present there are no serious attempts to find common ground. Join our panel of experts on November 25 as they explore ways to reinvigorate multilateral cooperation on the issue of subsidies.

November 24, 2021 - 10:00am

In the wake of COP26, this MLI event will look at the nuances of both Canadian and global energy production and demand, what an energy transformation will look like in practice, and what the consequences are for getting it wrong.

November 24, 2021 - 10:00am

In the wake of COP26, this MLI event will look at the nuances of both Canadian and global energy production and demand, what an energy transformation will look like in practice, and what the consequences are for getting it wrong.

November 23, 2021 - 10:00am

The IMANI Center for Policy & Education (“IMANI CPE”) and GIZ Ghana invites you to this year’s final Reform Dialogue Series (RDS) to discuss how corruption affects the Ghanaian economy and its larger ecosystem.

November 22, 2021 - 11:00am

If Canada wants a growing, competitive economy with higher wages and productivity, policy-makers will need to recognize the critical role that large businesses play, and implement policies that recognize and support that role. This is the subject of an upcoming MLI report by Robert D. Atkinson, who lays out the benefits of larger businesses – that they generally pay higher wages, are more productive, employ more people, and are more innovative – and provides policy prescriptions that would benefit Canadian employees and consumers alike while boosting Canada's economy as a whole.

November 18, 2021 - 9:00am

The seminar will focus on diagnosing the problems, discussing potential and forthcoming solutions in the EU as well as economic consequences of the expected changes.

November 17, 2021 - 12:45am

The concept of sustainable trade has never been more important than in this time of change, induced by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and climate crisis. As part of the GTR Asia 2021 Virtual conference, Senior Research Fellow Stephen Olson will join other experts of the field to explore sustainability in Asia's business environment.

November 16, 2021 - 9:00am

Join the Center for Data Innovation to discuss the ins and outs of Article 22, its purpose, its flaws, and whether it is fit for purpose in the digital age. The outputs of the discussion will be fed back to the Minister for Digital and Culture as part of the Government’s formal consultation for the new National Data Strategy.

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Upcoming GTIPA Summit

December 2, 2021 - 8:15am

The Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) represents a network of more than 40 leading think tanks from around the world that are dedicated to advancing a positive view of trade, globalization, and innovation for the benefit of the global community.

Past GTIPA Summits

October 29, 2020 - 8:30am

The 2020 Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) Virtual Summit will bring together Alliance members with world-leading experts to explore creative solutions to difficult economic, trade, and innovation challenges facing the international community. The 2020 Summit will feature a panel of mayors from leading cities around the world discussing how globalization impacts cities and regions, and sharing how community leaders are preparing their enterprises, universities, and workforces to compete in a global economy. A second panel will feature a discussion of a new GTIPA report detailing member countries’ economic and public health responses to the coronavirus crisis. A final panel will feature a discussion of another new GTIPA report being released at the summit documenting the importance of e-commerce and digital trade to member nations and highlighting the benefits of maintaining the WTO e-commerce moratorium.

June 13, 2019 - 2:15pm

In June 2019, the Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) held its Third Annual Summit a high-level, conference focused on innovation policy and how policymakers in developing countries can implement the “best practices” that have been employed in other countries.

May 17, 2018 - 10:00am

The Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance (GTIPA) represents a global network of 24 world-class, independent, like-minded think tanks from throughout the world which share a common vision that trade, globalization, and innovation—supported by governments on market-based terms—can produce tremendous benefits for the world’s citizens.

Each year, GTIPA members come together for an Annual Summit whose objective is to facilitate serious discussion in exploration of creative solutions to the difficult economic, trade, and innovation challenges faced by the international community. In addition to GTIPA think tank members, the Summit attracts world-leading subject matter experts on trade and innovation policy issues such as leaders from business, government, academic, and policymaking communities across Europe and the world.

July 13, 2017 - 8:45am

Each year, GTIPA members come together for an Annual Summit whose objective is to facilitate serious discussion in the exploration of creative solutions to the difficult economic, trade, and innovation challenges faced by the international community. In addition to GTIPA think tank members, the Summit attracts world-leading subject matter experts on trade and innovation policy issues such as leaders from business, government, academic, and policymaking communities across Europe and the world.