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The U.S. Chamber has been the leading voice in the NAFTA conversation from the start. On December 15, 2017, the Chamber will host continue it's NAFTA Works Tour to Wisconsin to host “The Future of NAFTA: The Stakes for American Agriculture and Business” featuring lawmakers and a panel of business and agriculture executives discussing the importance of NAFTA for their companies and industries. We encourage you to join the conversation on Twitter with #NAFTAworks.
Friday, December 15, 2017
7:30 AM – 9:15 AM | Lake Express Ferry Terminal, 2330 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
7:30 a.m. – 7:35 a.m.
7:35 a.m. – 7:40 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks – Tim Sheehy, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
7:40 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
7:50 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Framing Remarks – Christopher Wenk, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Keynote Remarks – Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
8:15 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Remarks – Secretary Sheila Harsdorf, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
8:25 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Panel Discussion: The Stakes for Wisconsin Agriculture & Business
A panel of U.S. agricultural stakeholders and business community
representatives will discuss what’s at stake for farmers, manufacturers,
and service providers in the NAFTA negotiations.
Rob Gardenier, President, ME Dey & Co.
Doug Biggs, Vice President, Gilman Precision
Bob Fitzgerald, Director, Johnsonville
Jeff Schwager, President, Sartori Foods
Chris Timmons, Senior Solutions Manager, CN
Moderated by: Katie Henry, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce