Add to Calendar 2019/09/24 8:30 AM 2019/09/25 4:00 PM America/New_York 2019 Intensive Trade Seminar (September 24-25, 2019) Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
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2019 Intensive Trade Seminar (September 24-25, 2019)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
2019 Intensive Trade Seminar Schedule
Schedule Subject to Change/Additional Speakers TBA
DAY ONE – Tuesday, September 24th 
8:00: Registration, Check in, Packet pickup. Light breakfast/coffee.
8:15: Program Opening and Introductions
8:30: Seminar I: The Congressional Role in Trade Policymaking
  • Angela Ellard, Republican Chief Trade Counsel and TradeSubcommittee Staff Director, House Ways & Means Committee
9:30: Seminar IITrade Responsibilities in the Executive Branch and the Interagency Process
  • Doug Bell, Ernst & Young – former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Trade and Investment
10:30: Break
10:45: Seminar III: Trade Promotion Coordination
  • Pat Kirwan, Director, Trade Policy Coordination Committee, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Luke Lindberg, Senior Vice President, Export Import Bank of the United States
11:45: Networking Lunch
12:45: Seminar IV: U.S. Trade Law & Remedies: AD/CVD/Safeguards
  • Stephen Claeys, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; Former Trade Counsel, U.S. House Ways & Means Committee; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, International Trade Administration
  • Stacy J. Ettinger, Partner, K&L Gates; Former Senior Legal and Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Charles Schumer; Former Associate Chief Counsel for Import Administration
2:00: Seminar V: Unilateral Trade Tools – Sections 301, 232 and IEEPA
  • Brad Ward, King & Spalding, former Deputy General Counsel at USTR, and Assistant USTR for Monitoring & Enforcement
3:00: Break
3:15: Seminar VI: Update on U.S. China Trade
  • Jake Parker, Vice President, China Operations, U.S. China Business Council
  • Timothy Keeler, Partner, Mayer Brown, LLP, former Chief of Staff, Office of the United States Trade Representative
4:30: Day 1 Close
DAY TWO – Wednesday, September 25th
8:45: Registration desk opens. Light breakfast/coffee
9:00: Seminar VII: Trade & Economic Development
  • Katrin Kuhlmann, President & Founder, New Markets Lab; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Nicole Bivens Collinson, President, International Trade & Government Affairs, Sandler Travis & Rosenberg P.A.
10:00: Seminar VIII: Sanctions
  • Barbara Linney, Partner, BakerHostetler; Adjunct Professor of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Peter Harrell, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security Program, Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
11:00: Break
11:15: Seminar IX: Foreign Investment and Export Controls
  • Nova Daly, Senior Public Policy Advisor, Wiley Rein LLP; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security & Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
12:15: Working Lunch
12:30: Seminar X: Working Lunch: Update on the WTO
  • Andrew Shoyer, Sidley & Austin – former Legal Advisor to the U.S. Mission to the WTO, and Assistant General Counsel at USTR
  • Steve Charnovitz, Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
1:30: Break
1:45:  Seminar XII: Digital Trade – Opportunities and Challenges for Trade Policy Makers
  • Jonathan McHale, Deputy Assistant USTR for Telecommunications and E-Commerce
  • Joshua Meltzer, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution
2:45: Seminar XI: Current U.S. Trade Negotiations
  • Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director, Washington, D.C. Office, Asia Society Policy Institute – former Deputy USTR (acting)
  • Dan Mullaney, Assistant USTR for Europe and the Middle East
3:45: Awarding of Certificates and Program Closure