World Trade Day 2013- Schedule
7:30 - 8:00 - Registration and Exhibitor Hall
8:30 - 9:00 - Opening Remarks.
Tom Miller, President, World Trade Club of Indiana.
Scott Miller, Greater Indianapolis Chamber.
The Honorable Graham Paul, Consul General of France, Chicago.
Diane Thomas , CEO & President, The International Center
9:00 - 10:00 - Educational Breakout - Session 1 and 2
- Successful Strategies for Doing Business in China
Mark Van Fleet. Founder and Executive Director of Purdue University’s Global Business Engagement Initiative
- Successful Strategies for Doing Business in the U.K.
The Honorable Robert Chatterton Dickson, British Consul General Chicago. PPP
Rob McNeill, Vice Consul Trade & Investment, British Consul General Chicago. PPP
Colette Buscemi, Head of Trade and Investment, UKTI Chicago
10:00 - 10:30 - Break and Exhibitor Hall
10:30-11:30 - Educational Breakout - Session 3 and 4
- Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Germany
Sven Schumacher, Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Indianapolis
Ken Bremer, Director, Germany Trade & Invest, Chicago. PPP
Aryan Zandieh, Director - Industrial Events and CeMAT. PPP
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc.
- Successful Strategies for Doing Business in Australia
The Honorable Roger Price, Consul General of Australia, Chicago
Chris Knepler. Investment Commissioner
Australian Trade Commission – Chicago PPP
11:30 - 12:00 - Break and Exhibitor Hall
12:00 - 1:30 - Lunch and Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Greg Ballard, Mayor of Indianapolis
Introduction: Mark Cooper - U.S. Department of Commerce
Keynote Topic: NAFTA Success Stories.
U.S.A. - Sara E. Hagigh, Team Leader of the Office of North & Central America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of Commerce PPP
CANADA - The Honorable Dr. Roy Norton, Consul General of Canada to Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. PPP
MEXICO - Juan Manuel Solana, Consul of Mexico, Indianapolis.
Juan Carlos Rodriguez Villava. Primer Secretario / Deputy Trade Commissioner / First Office, ProMexico, Chicago. PPP
1:30 World Trade Day Indiana Concludes