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2020 Washington International Trade Conference

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Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

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1300 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

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Washington International Trade Conference, Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2020

The Washington International Trade Conference will bring together leaders in international trade from across the U.S. and around the world to explore the trade landscape and look toward the future of trade.

Together, we will debate and discuss the most important issues affecting international trade, investment and global value chains to help you navigate Congress and year four of the Trump Administration.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Discussion with
Ambassador Robert Zoellick

Former United States Trade Representative (2001-2005) and Former President of the World Bank (2007-2012)

The Future of U.S. China Trade and Relations
Wendy Cutler, Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute
Professor Ann Lee, Author, “What the US Can Learn from China” and “Will China’s Economy Collapse?”
Ambassador Kurt Tong, Partner, The Asia Group
Clete Willems, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Douglas M. Bell, Global Trade Policy Leader, Ernst & Young
Trade and the 2020 Elections: The Swing Voter Project
Rich Thau, President & Co-Founder, Engagious
Kimberly Ellis, Principal, Monument Policy Group

NextGenTrade®: Digitalization and the Future of Disruption – How New Technologies are Shaping Global Trade
Susan Lund, Director of Research, McKinsey Global Institute
Julia Nielson, Head of the Development Division, Trade & Agriculture Directorate, OECD
Jake Colvin, Executive Director, Global Innovation Forum
Trade Around the World
H.E. Fitsum Arega, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United States
H.E. Rosemary Banks, Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States
H.E. Stavros Lambrinidis, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
H.E. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore to the United States
Laura Lane, President, Global Public Affairs, UPS
Fireside Chat:
Tarrified of Trade Talks?
Chad Bown, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Soumaya Keynes, Trade & Globalisation Editor, The Economist
Hosts of Trade Talks podcast, a lively and popular podcast about the economics of trade and policy

Meet the [Trade] Press
Jenny Leonard, Trade Reporter, Bloomberg News
David Lynch, Global Economics Correspondent, Washington Post
James Politi, World Trade Editor, Financial Times
Ana Swanson, Trade and Economics Correspondent, New York Times
Ambassador Susan Schwab, Former United States Trade Representative (2006-2009)

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS TBA!



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