On September 18th and 19th, WITA and the George Washington University held its 2013 Fall Intensive Trade Seminar. At this event, WITA’s panelists and speakers gave an in-depth look into the TTIP. They focused their discussion on the status and prospects for the agreement.
9/19: Intellectual Property Rights
9/19 TPP: Status and Prospects
Panel Topics: Overview
The opening panels will provide an overview of trade policy responsibilities in Congress and in agencies across the US Government. This framework will provide the context for the remaining panels of the two-day program. Other topics to be examined include policy monitoring and dispute settlement; enforcement and remedies; FTA’s and other trade agreements; and much more.
Seminar 1: Trade Policy Making in Congress
Speakers are career trade policymakers from the US Government and Capitol Hill, the private sector, NGO’s, and other players in the trade policy arena. We carefully select speakers with years of experience on their given topic, as well as an ability to convey that experience clearly to students.
Speakers At The Events –
Ambassador Peter Allgeier
Lynn Fischer Fox
Richard H. Kjeldgaard
Former Congressman Jim Kolbe
Marideth Joy Sandler