2014 Tax Conference Programs

Waterloo Tax Symposium 

2014 Symposium

June 19 & 20, St. Andrews Club (note change: 16th floor), 150 King St.W., Toronto, ON
Thursday, June 19
1:15pm Registration and Welcome

2:00pm - 5:30pm

Panel: “International Tax Planning: Canada and the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project
Christy MacDonald, Deloitte

Albert Baker, Global Tax Policy Leader, Deloitte
Art Cockfield (law), Queen’s University

Dhammika Dharmapala (economics), University of Illinois
Ken Klassen (accounting), University of Waterloo

5:30pm - 6:30pm Reception



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Ken Klassen, Director, Waterloo Centre for Taxation in a Global Economy

James Barnett, Associate Director, Waterloo Centre for Taxation in a Global Economy

Friday, June 20



Event Description


55 minutes per paper, divided as follows:

  • 20 minutes author
  • 10 minutes discussant #1 (academic)
  • 10 minutes discussant #2 (Deloitte)

15 minutes audience discussion

Lindsay Tedds, University of Victoria

Discussants: Marion Steele, University of Guelph; Charles Taylor, Deloitte

9:25am Break


Andrew Bauer, University of Illinois

Discussants: Michael Smart, University of Toronto; Muris Dujsic, Deloitte

10:50am Break


Wei Cui, University of British Columbia

Discussants: Jinyan Li, York University; Jay Niederhoffer, Deloitte

12:15pm Lunch


Michael Wolfson, University of Ottawa

Discussants: Devan Mescall, University of Saskatchewan; Christy MacDonald, Deloitte

2:10pm Larry Chapman, New Developments at the Canadian Tax Foundation

2:30pm Break


Benjamin Alarie, University of Toronto

Discussants: Frances Woolley, Carleton University; Tom Crowe, Deloitte

3:55pm Wrap-up and End of Event

Waterloo Centre for Taxation in a Global Economy

School of Accounting and Finance
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON  CANADA N2L 3G1

Ken Klassen
E: kklassen@uwaterloo.ca
P: 5190888-4567, ext. 38550

Associate Director
Jim Barnett
E: jbarnett@uwaterloo.ca
P: 519-888-4567, ext. 35143

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