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ICWA Distinguished Speakers - Tariffs & Trade & US Foreign Policy. OH MY!

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6729 Westfield Boulevard

Indianapolis, IN 46220

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Since 1955 the Indiana Council of World Affairs’ Distinguished Speaker Series has brought some of the world’s best minds to Indianapolis for a dinner presentation to discuss international topics of interest. Our events are open to anyone with an interest in international topics - ICWA members and non-members.

Event date: Thursday, April 18

Speaker: Thomas J. Duesterberg, Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute

Topic: Tariffs and Trade and US Foreign Policy. Oh My!

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Dr. Duesterberg will discuss the impact of tariffs on trade and US foreign policy.

Originally from Vincennes, IN, Dr. Duesterberg now works in the Washington, DC area. He is a graduate of Princeton University (BA and Indiana University (MA, PhD). He currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the Manufacturing Public Policy Initiative at Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

His experience includes serving as executive director of the Manufacturing & Society in the 21st Century Program at the Aspen Institute, president and CEO of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, assistant secretary for international economic policy at the US Department of Commerce, chief of staff to Rep. Chris Cox and Senator Dan Quayle, and associate instructor at Stanford University. He co-wrote US Manufacturing: The Engine of Growth in a Global Economy and three other books, and is the author of over 150 articles in journals and major newspapers.

In a February 2018 event sponsored by the Hudson Institue, he posed questions to David Malpass, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, where Mr. Malpass shared perspective on US economic competitiveness in a globalized economy and the status of Trump administration trade initiatives.

Click to view this event: The Trump Administration’s Global Economic Agenda: A Discussion with Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, David Malpass

We hope you can join us for this engaging event.

  • 5:30 - Networking
  • 6:15 - Dinner
  • 7:00 - Talk

Please make dinner reservations by Sunday, April 14 to allow the kitchen to prepare meals.

ICWA Membership has its privileges. Members receive discounts on tickets. Guests of members receive member pricing when tickets are purchased together (when ordered in the same order, 1 time per season).

To become a member, please go to our website here: Membership

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