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YTP Events

YTP hosts regular trade forums, happy hours/networking events and other events around DC. Events are generally free.

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Upcoming YTP Event(s)

  • June 25th: YTP Summer Intern Happy Hour at Madhatter

Past YTP Events

2014  

  • YTP Roundtable on Global Supply Chain and Trade with Pietra Rivoli, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
  • 4th Annual Reception at the Embassy of New Zealand with Ambassador Moore
  • WITA - WIIT - YTP World Trade Week Happy Hour
  • YTP Trade in Services Panel Series: Trade Services Data & Services in Trade Negotiations
  • YTP-YPFP-GW Young Alums: Today's Trade Issues with Prof. Mike Moore
  • Roundtable with Honorable Mark Kennedy
  • Roundtable with USITC Commissioner David Johanson
  • YTP Happy Hour at the Lucky Bar
  • 5th Annual Holiday Reception with Jim Kolbe 
  • YTP Holiday Happy Hour at La Tasca 

2013

  • YTP Joint Networking Happy Hour with YPFP's International Trade and Finance Discussion Group
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A YTP Roundtable Discussion with Jeffrey Clark
  • Taiwan's Trade Agenda: A YTP Roundtable Discussion with Kate Liao
  • 3rd Annual Reception at the Embassy of New Zealand with Ambassador Moore
  • Roundtable Discussion on GCC and US Trade Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges with Ambassador Patrick Theros, President and Executive Director, US-Qatar Business Council, Danny Sebright, President, US-UAE Business Council, Jason Buntin, Director for Western Europe and Middle East Affairs, Office of the US Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President, Moderator: Nathan Regan, Country Manager - United States of America, Bahrain Economic Development Board
  • WITA-WIIT-YTP World Trade Week and TTP Round Happy Hour at Lima Lounge
  • Roundtable Discussion on Trade Issues in Agriculture with Darci Vetter, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Service, USDA
  • Roundtable Discussion on Export Controls with Eric McClafferty, Partner, Kelley Drye
  • Roundtable on U.S.-Africa Trade with Katrin Kuhlmann, Director of The Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Center
  • YTP Joint Networking Happy Hour with Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT)
  • 4th Annual Holiday Reception with Jim Kolbe
  • Roundtable Discussion on U.S.-China Trade & Economic Relationship in the Aftermath of China’s Political Transition with Damien Ma, Analyst in the Asia practice at Eurasia Group

2012

  • 2nd Annual YTP Holiday Happy Hour at the British Embassy
  • Roundtable on Technical Barriers to Trade with Jennifer Stradtman, Director of TBT, USTR
  • Growth Opportunities in India with Arun Venkataraman, Director for India, Office of South & Central Asia, USTR
  • 2nd Annual Reception at the Embassy of New Zealand with Deputy Chief of Mission, Jane Coombs and Trade Counsellor, Rowena Hume
  • Geographical Indications Panel
  • YTP-Sejong Society Reception on the Future of the U.S.-Korea Economic Relationship with Gheewhan KIM, Minister for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea
  • YTP-WITA-WIIT World Trade Week Happy Hour
  • Happy Hour with guest speaker Tami Overby, VP for Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • TPP Series: Public Sector Perspectives with Alpana Roy, Economics Counsellor, Embassy of Singapore and David Bisbee, Director Southeast Asia and Pacific Affairs, USTR
  • NEI Happy Hour with guest speaker Elizabeth Schaefer, Department of Commerce
  • Trade & Security Happy Hour with Nova Daly, Wiley Rein LLP
  • TPP Series: Private Sector Perspectives with Catherine Mellor, Director for Asia, Chamber of Commerce, and former Ambassador David Nelson, Senior Manager, Government Affairs and Policy, GE
  • 3rd Annual Holiday Reception with Jim Kolbe

2011

  • Brown Bag lunch with Lyn M. Schlitt, Director of External Relations, USITC
  • 1st Annual YTP Holiday Happy Hour
  • Labor Issues and Trade Discussion with Deputy USTR Timothy Wedding
  • Reception at the British Embassy with Trade Staff
  • Happy Hour with guest speaker Ryan Ong, Director of Business Advisory Services, US-China Business Council
  • Russia-WTO Panel with Charles Ludolf, Senior Vice President of the Albright-Stonebridge Group, Cecilia Klein, head of WTO negotiations at USTR, and Randi Levinas, Executive Vice President at the US-Russia Business Council
  • 1st Annual Reception at the Embassy of New Zealand with Ambassador Moore
  • Happy Hour with guest speaker Alejandro Buvinic, Trade Attache of the Embassy of Chile
  • Happy Hour with guest speaker Doug Goudie, Director of International Economic Affairs, NAM
  • Happy Hour with guest speaker Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel at the House Ways and Means Committee
  • 2nd Annual Holiday Reception with Jim Kolbe

2010

  • Brown Bag Lunch with First Secretary of Economics at the Embassy of Korea, Mr. Juseong Lim
  • Trade and Environment Forum at Oceana with Courtney Sakai and Amb. Allgeier
  • Brown bag luncheon with Linda Andros, Legislative Counsel for the United Steel Workers International Union (USW)
  • Services Brown Bag Luncheon with Bob Vastine
  • Washington Networking Group's International Networking Reception
  • "Trade and Development Brown Bag Luncheon with Katrin Kuhlmann of the German Marshall Fund"
  • 1st Annual Holiday Reception with Jim Kolbe
  • YTP-ITA Happy Hour at Elephant & Castle on Penn. Ave.

2009

  • Climate Change w/Timothy Keeler of Mayer Brown
  • China Imports w/ Sarah Thorn of Wal-Mart
  • Trade Litigation at Wiley Rein, LLP
  • YTP Trade Trivia Happy Hour
  • International Trade and the Hill with Chelsea Thomas
  • Happy hour fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders
  • Trade Forum with Edie Wilson and Mariem Malouche of the World Bank
  • Inaugural Trade Forum with former Deputy USTR, Amb. John Veroneau

If you have any ideas or suggestions for future events, please email us at youngtradeprofessionals@gmail.com!

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