2022 World Affairs Council of the Year
Network of Independent World Affairs Councils of America

Canada | International Business | Consul General Hill | Feb 2

February 2 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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TNWAC | World Affairs Council of the Year 2022


Presents In Person

IBC Breakfast: A Conversation With Canadian Consul General

James K. Hill 

February 2, 2023 @ 8:00-9:30 a.m. CST

 

Baker Donelson
1600 West End Avenue, 21st Floor
Nashville, TN 37203

 

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“The Canada–U.S. relationship is deeply rooted in our shared values, history and vision for the future.”

Join the International Business Council on February 2nd for a conversation with Consul General Hill about the Tennessee and the United States trade with Canada and more. CG Hill is an expert on international issues and Canada’s role in the world, having served as a diplomat in many of the world’s difficult posts — Afghanistan, Libya and Tehran. He also served in Costa Rica as Canada’s Ambassador with the Honduras and Nicaragua portfolio. Hill’s earlier assignments included posts in Mozambique, Brazil and Kosovo.

Don’t miss this opportunity to talk about Tennessee’s number ONE trade partner with a diplomat who has a broad world view.


James K. Hill, Consul General of Canada, Atlanta

Mr. Hill joined the Department of External Affairs in 1989. Prior to his assignment as Canada’s Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica with cross accreditation to the Republics of Honduras and Nicaragua, Mr. Hill served abroad as Consul General in Seattle, Washington; Chargé d’ affaires at the Embassy of Canada in Kuwait; Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Canada in Kabul, Afghanistan, and Chargé d’affaires at the Embassy of Canada, Tripoli, Libya. These were preceded by assignments as High Commissioner of Canada in Maputo, Mozambique; Consul General of Canada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Head of the Canadian Kosovo Diplomatic Observer Mission in Pristina, Kosovo (Yugoslavia) and as Second Secretary & Vice Consul at the Embassy of Canada in Tehran, Iran.

At Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa, Mr. Hill held management positions as Director for Middle East & Africa Commercial/Economic Relations, Director for Europe & Central Asia Commercial/Economic Relations, Deputy Director of the Latin America Division and Deputy Director of the Western Hemisphere Summits Office.

Mr. Hill was born and raised in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.

James K. Hill: B. Ed., University of Saskatchewan, 1983; BA [History], University of Saskatchewan, 1985; Post Graduate Diploma [International Studies], University Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1998.

 

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Date:
February 2
Time:
8:00 am - 9:30 am