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XII Symposium on International Trade

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The ABCI Institute and the American University Washington College of Law (WCL) invite Council members to attend:

XII Symposium on International Trade

The World Trade System at a Crossroads

on Thursday, October 27.

The XII Symposium on International Trade is a premier trade event of the ABCI Institute and WCL’s Trade, Investment and Development Program. The full-day event will include four panels and a luncheon with a keynote address. Opening remarks will be provided by the recently-appointed Brazilian Ambassador to Washington Sergio Amaral.

with the support of:

Embassy of Brazil in Washington, DC
American University Washington College of Law
ABCI Institute
WCL Program on Trade, Investment & Development
WCL’s International Trade and Investment Law Society
WCL US & International Anti-Corruption Law Program
Brazil Industries Coalition
Brazil-US Business Council
CGTI – FGV São Paulo

ABCI Institute Sponsors:
Arnold & Porter

Confirmed panel speakers:

Cassia Carvalho
Executive Director, Brazil-U.S. Business Council

Vera Thorstensen
Head of WTO Chair, FGV São Paulo

Ricardo Monteiro
Minister-Counselor, Economic Affairs, Embassy of Brazil

Clete Willems
Chief Counsel for Negotiations, Legisl. and Adm. Law, USTR

Damien Levie
Head of the Trade and Agriculture Section, EU Delegation

Surupa Gupta
Associate Professor, University of Mary Washington

Gary Hufbauer
Peterson Institute of International Economics

Grant Aldonas
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Michael Gadbaw
Georgetown University Law Center

José Graça Lima
Ambassador, Brazilian Foreign Ministry

William Gain
Global Program Manager, World Bank Group

Will Martyn
Senior Counsel, USTR

David Luna
Senior Director for National Security & Diplomacy Anti-Crime Programs, US  State Department

Sandro Serpa
Internal Revenue Attaché, Embassy of Brazil

Joshua Meltzer
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution Dr. Hu Tao, World Wildlife Fund – U.S.


Click here for the agenda.

For further information, please contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or secle@wcl.american.edu.

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October 27, 2016
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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