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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host an update on the: 

Beyond the Border
&
Regulatory Cooperation Council Initiatives

February 4, 2013
2:00 PM-5:00 PM

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H St. NW
Washington DC, 20062
   
In 2011, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the creation of a United States-Canada Beyond the Border (BTB) and Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC)  initiatives.  In recognition of our $1 trillion annual trade and investment relationship, the BTB and RCC will foster formal cooperation between the U.S. and Canada to promote economic growth, job creation, perimeter security and other benefits to our consumers and businesses through increased regulatory transparency and coordination.

The meeting will bring together U.S. and Canadian officials to provide details of  progress and upcoming plans for the Beyond the Border and Regulatory Cooperation Council.

Speakers will Include:

Keynote Address
David Moloney, Senior Advisor to the Privy Council Office, Beyond the Border and Regulatory Cooperation Council

Beyond the Border Panel 
Ana Hinojosa, Lead Executive, Beyond the Border Initiative, U.S. Customs andBorder Protection (CBP) 

Kevin O'Shea, Assistant Secretary, Beyond the Border Implementation Team, Privy Council Office

Regulatory Cooperation Council Panel 
Robert Carberry, Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Cooperation Council Secretariat, Privy Council Office 

Jeff Weiss, Assistant Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (Invited)

More information and an agenda to follow shortly

To RSVP or with any questions, please email Will Simon at wsimon@uschamber.com.  

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