THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

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THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

 

9.00 am

 

Welcome      

 

Kim Phan
Executive Director
International Law Institute

 

 

               
   

 

Introduction   

 

Patrick Macrory
Director, International Trade Law Center
International Law Institute

 

 

               
       

 

Warren Maruyama
Hogan Lovells

 

"Introduction: A Brief Primer on TPP"

               

 

9.30 am

 

The View
from Congress

 

Everett Eissenstat
Chief International Trade Counsel,
Senate Finance Committee

 

 

               
       

 

Jayme White
Chief Advisor for International Trade (Minority), Senate Finance Committee

 

 

               
       

 

Angela Ellard
Chief Trade
Counsel,
House Ways and Means Committee

 

 

               
       

 

Jason Kearns
Chief Minority Trade Counsel,
House Ways and Means Committee

 

 

               

 

10.30 am

 

The View
from USTR

 

Barbara Weisel
Assistant USTR for Southeast Asia & Pacific

 

 

               
       

 

Mike Harney
Assistant USTR for Congressional Affairs

 

 

               

 

11.15 am 

 

Break

       
               

 

11.30 am

 

Economic Perspectives

 

Gary Hufbauer
Peterson Institute for International Economics

 

 

               
       

 

Kimberly Ann Elliot
Center for Global Development

 

 

               

 

12.15  pm

 

Overview

 

Claude Barfield
American Enterprise Institute

 

1. "The TPP: If not a “gold standard” agreement, then at least a “silver” — and worth supporting"

2. "The Future Paths for the TPP"

               

 

12.45 pm

 

Lunch

       
               

 

1.30  pm

 

Intellectual
Property
Issues

 

Matthew Schruers
Computer and Communications Industry Association

 

 

               
       

 

Brian Pomper
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld

 

 

               

 

2.15 pm

 

Market
Access Issues

 

Devry Bougher
Cargill

 

 

               
       

 

Stephen Lamar
American Apparel & Footwear Association

 

 

               
       

 

David Salmonsen
American Farm Bureau Federation    

 

"U.S. Agriculture & the Trans-Pacific Partnership"

               

 

3.15 pm

 

Break

       
               

 

3.30 pm

 

Investment
Issues

 

Michael Smart
Rock Creek Advisers

 

 

               
       

 

Celeste Drake 
AFL-CIO

 

 

               

 

4.15-5.15 pm

 

The Future

 

Scott Miller
Center for Strategic & International Studies

 

 

               
       

 

Richard Cunningham
Steptoe and Johnson

 

"After TPP and TTIP: Then What?"

               
     
 

 

Gary Horlick
The Law Offices of Gary Horlick