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Is the United States at Political and Economic Crossroads?

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Is the United States at Political and Economic Crossroads?

The Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce to host a conference focusing on potential changes in U.S. politics and trade policies.

The conference chair is Jon Sigurdsson, Chairman, Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce and President & CEO, Össur.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9th | 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (light breakfast and registration from 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.)

WHERE: Embassy of Iceland in Washington, DC, 2900 K St NW

REGISTRATION: Eventbride

PRICE: Suggested donation $25

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Conference Chair is Jon Sigurdsson, Chairman, Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO, Össur

08:15-09:00 Light breakfast and networking

09:00-09:10 Welcome

Thordís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir, Minister of Tourism, Industry and Innovation, Ministry of Industries and Innovation

09:10-09:40 The New U.S. Administration-What to Expect?

Joseph Dillon, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.

09:40-10:00 U.S. Foreign Policy: Continuity or Change?

Ambassador Kurt Volker, Executive Director, The McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University, Washington, DC in conversation with Ambassador Geir H. Haarde, Embassy of Iceland, Washington, DC

10:00-10:30 The Future of U.S. Trade Policies: Multilateral or Bilateral?

Dan Ikenson, Director, Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute

10:30-10:50 U.S. – Euro Relations in the Light of Brexit

Jon Sopel, BBC North America Editor in conversation with Ambassador Geir H. Haarde, Embassy of Iceland, Washington, DC

10:50-11:00 Closing

Birkir Holm Gudnason, Chairman American Icelandic Chamber of Commerce in Iceland and CEO, Icelandair



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