Upcoming Member Events

June 23, 2024 - 10:00am

4-Day Expenses-Paid Journalism Fellowship in Singapore on Global Trade Issues — June 23-26, 2024

May 16, 2024 - 12:00pm

As Congress and the states attempt to address a long list of real or perceived online problems, lawmakers' proposals often encounter the same roadblock: The First Amendment.

May 15, 2024 - 12:00pm

There has been a concerning rise in nefarious uses of AI-enabled voice cloning recently.

May 7, 2024 - 1:00pm

Robotics might be the least hyped advanced technology these days, at least compared to the buzz around technologies like AI, quantum, and synthetic biology.

May 1, 2024 - 12:00pm

The U.S. Justice Department’s recent landmark antitrust lawsuit against Apple has added fuel to the already heated debate about the role of competition policy in addressing concerns about “Big Tech.”

April 30, 2024 - 6:30pm

The Canadian economy is in a rut, becoming increasingly less globally competitive than its peers.

April 24, 2024 - 12:00pm

As policymakers consider initiatives to address climate change, artificial intelligence (AI) presents a promising avenue for innovative solutions.

April 23, 2024 - 12:00pm

With Canada facing a $1 trillion infrastructure deficit, accelerating projects across the country will be critical to building the next generation of infrastructure Canadians need.

Past Member Events

April 17, 2024 - 6:00am

The effects of climate change on Ghana’s economy have become increasingly glaring, and the country’s resilience remains relatively weak.

April 16, 2024 - 10:00am

With government bodies already overstretching their budgets to try to meet the increased demand on public services, artificial intelligence (AI) stands out as a promising avenue for cutting costs, reducing wait times, and expanding services.

April 10, 2024 - 3:00pm

On Wednesday, April 10th, we are organising the groundbreaking roundtable event “Farm2Fork:Farm2Fork: Assessing Progress and Envisioning Tomorrow” at the European Parliament (Room 5F385), in Brussels.

March 26, 2024 - 12:00pm

Roundtable Luncheon with William B.P. Robson, Heather Evans & Shawn Porter

C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests

March 24, 2024 - 9:00pm

Join us for the sixth installment of the Socioeconomic Research Portal for the Philippines (SERP-P) Knowledge-Sharing Forum on March 25, 2024 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am [rescheduled from March 21] at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) Conference Hall at Eton Centris, Quezon Cit

March 21, 2024 - 12:30pm

Webcast with Simon Gaudreault, Stephen Mill and Angela Splinter

March 21, 2024 - 12:00pm

The world cannot effectively address climate change until clean energy is as cheap and efficient as dirty energy—a threshold ITIF has called price/performance parity (P3).

March 20, 2024 - 12:00pm

America’s wireless future is at a crossroads. Radio spectrum is essential for Internet access, national security, and economic competitiveness.

March 19, 2024 - 11:00am

Amidst Chinese overcapacity in manufacturing and its continued innovation in the industries of the future, the European Commission released a Joint Communication in June 2023 proposing a European strategy for economic security, with major updates as of January 2024.

March 19, 2024 - 10:00am

Amidst Chinese overcapacity in manufacturing and its continued innovation in the industries of the future, the European Commission released a Joint Communication in June 2023 proposing a European strategy for economic security, with major updates as of January 2024.

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Upcoming GTIPA Summit

Upcoming Summit information will be released at a later date. Please check back.

Past GTIPA Summits

September 14, 2023 - 9:00am

Join GTIPA for a series of expert panel discussions on technology and innovation policy. Topics will include the keys to subnational innovation competitiveness in Europe and South America, optimal ways to stimulate life sciences innovation, how digital technologies can drive decarbonization, and the possibilities for reimaging value chains in the global trading system.

October 26, 2022 - 8:00pm

GTIPA's annual summit, hosted by the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET), will be held in Seoul, Korea this year. Please join us in Seoul October 26-29 or watch via livestream.

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.

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.