North American Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission

Toronto, Ontario, October 28-30, 2011

(10th Meeting of the North American Group)

At the Four Seasons Hotel

Conference Chairman: Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; former Chair, National Intelligence Council and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission

Friday, October 28

6:30 pm   Reception and Dinner at Windows, Four Seasons Hotel
THE DECLINE OF U.S. FINANCIAL AND POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
Chair: David Gergen, Harvard Kennedy School Professor of Public Service and Director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University, Cambridge
Panel:
Robert P. Kelly, former Chairman and CEO, BNY Mellon, New York
Mack McLarty. President, McLarty Associates, Washington, DC; former White House Chief of Staff
Ken Duberstein, Chairman and CEO, The Duberstein Group, Washington, DC; former White House Chief of Staff

Saturday, October 29

9:00-10:30 am
POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS IN CANADA
Chair: Joseph S. Nye, Jr., North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission, University Distinguished Service Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Panel:
André Pratte, Editor, La Presse, Montréal
Jeffrey Simpson, National Affairs Columnist, The Globe and Mail, Toronto

10:45 am-12:15 pm
POLITICS AND ECONOMY OF THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO
Chair: Michael Wilson, Chairman, Barclays Canada, Toronto; former Ambassador of Canada to the United States
Panel:
Michael Duffy, Assistant Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief, TIME Magazine, Washington, DC
Enrique Krauze, Editor, Letra Libres Magazine; Director, Clio TV, Mexico City

12:30 -2:00 pm   Lunch
WHITHER THE NAFTA ZONE?
Chair: Antonio Madero, Chairman of the Board and CEO, SanLuis Corporation, S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico City
Panel:
Luis de la Calle, Managing Director, de la Calle, Madrazo, Mancera, SC (CMM), Mexico City; former Mexican Undersecretary for International Trade Negotiations
John Manley, President and CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives, Toronto; former Canadian Deputy Prime Minister
Frances Fragos Townsend, Senior Vice President, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc., New York; former U.S. Assistant to the President for Homeland Security

2:15-3:45 pm
THE THREAT OF DRUG CARTELS IN THE NAFTA ZONE
Chair: Paula Dobriansky, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Thomson Reuters, Washington, DC; former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs
Panel:
Jean Daudelin, Assistant Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa
John Negroponte, Vice Chair, McLarty Associates, Washington, DC; former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras and Mexico
Jorge Tello, Head of International Information Development, CEMEX, Monterrey; former Executive Secretary, National Public  Security System, Mexico
Dobriansky introduction video, Negroponte interview video, Daudelin interview video, Tello interview video.
Drugs Here and There, by Luis Rubio

4:00-5:30 pm
Speaker:  Hon. James Flaherty, Canadian Minister of Finance

6:30 pm   Reception and dinner at the University Club
REGIONAL ENERGY POLICY AND CHALLENGES
Chair: James T. Hackett, Chairman and CEO, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Houston
Panel:
John Deutch; Chair, Natural Gas Subcommittee of the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board; Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; former Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
Hal Kvisle, former CEO (retired), TransCanada Corporation, Calgary
Adrian Lajous, former Director General, PEMEX, Mexico City

Sunday, October 30

8:30-10:15 am
REVISITING THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT
Chair: Alan Gotlieb, North American Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Senior Advisor, Bennett Jones, LLP, Toronto; former Canadian Ambassador to the United States
Speaker: Lloyd Axworthy, President, University of Winnipeg; former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Response:
James Steinberg, Dean, Maxwell School, Syracuse University; former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
Carlos Heredia, Chairman and Professor, Department of International Studies, Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), Mexico City
Bill Graham, Chancellor of Trinity College, University of Toronto, and former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Minister of Defence

10:30 am-12:00 noon
ASSESSING CHANGE IN CUBA
Chair: Luis Rubio, President, Center of Research for Development (CIDAC), Mexico City
Panel:
Michael Kergin, Senior Fellow, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa; former Canadian Ambassador to Cuba and the United States
Brian Latell, Senior Research Associate, University of Miami; former U.S. National Intelligence Officer for Latin America
Joaquin Villalobos, Writer; former ERP/FMLN military commander and Salvadoran political leader

CHAIRMEN'S CLOSING REMARKS
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Allan Gotlieb, and Jaime Serra

12:15 pm   Informal lunch