Eliminating Forced Labor

30
July
Thursday
9:00AM ET
10:00AM
1 day
30
July
Thursday
9:00AM ET
10:00AM
1 day

Webcast

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The event will feature top experts from government and the private sector who will discuss techniques that empower businesses to take action against modern-day slavery. They will also discuss the use of technology to assess risks in supply chains.

Agenda

Eliminating Forced Labor Event Agenda

Thursday July 30, 2020
9:00am to 9:05am

Welcoming Remarks

Welcoming Remarks

Speakers: 
Glenn Spencer, Senior Vice President, Employment Policy Division
Michael Billet, Senior Manager, Research Policy, Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits
9:05am to 9:10am

Introduction of Robert A. Destro, U.S. Department of State

Introduction of Robert A. Destro, U.S. Department of State

Speakers: 
Stefan J. Marculewicz, Shareholder and Co-Chair, Business and Human Rights Practice Group
9:10am to 9:25am

Buyer Beware: Forced Labor in Xinjiang Province

Buyer Beware: Forced Labor in Xinjiang Province

Speakers: 
Robert A. Destro, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
9:25am

USMCA Implementation: Member Views of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force Under Section 741

USMCA Implementation: Member Views of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force Under Section 741

Moderated By: 
Gabriella Rigg Herzog, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs
Speakers: 
Josh Kagan, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor
Marcia Eugenio, Director, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking
James W. McCament, Deputy Under Secretary for Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (Acting)
9:40am to 9:50am

Keynote: Commercially Available Solutions For Disrupting Forced Labor Value Chains

Keynote: Commercially Available Solutions For Disrupting Forced Labor Value Chains

Speakers: 
Jim Isajewicz, Analyst Manager
9:50am to 10:00am

Mapping the Dots: Detecting Forced Labor in Supply Chains

Mapping the Dots: Detecting Forced Labor in Supply Chains

Speakers: 
Sinead Bovell, Founder and CEO
James Wiley, Chief Operating Officer
10:00am

Concluding Remarks

Concluding Remarks