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NAFTA Works: The Stakes for Wisconsin Agriculture and Business

15
December
Friday
7:30AM
9:15AM
1 day
15
December
Friday
7:30AM
9:15AM
1 day

Location

Lake Express Ferry Terminal
2330 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI

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.

Agenda

NAFTA Works: The Stakes for Wisconsin Agriculture and Business

Friday, December 15, 2017

7:30 AM – 9:15 AM | Lake Express Ferry Terminal, 2330 S. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI

 

7:00 a.m.

 

7:30 a.m.7:35 a.m.

 

 

   7:35 a.m. – 7:40 a.m.

 

Registration

 

Welcoming Remarks – Tim Sheehy, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce

 

     Trade Videos/Testimonials

 

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)

     Introductory Remarks:

  • Kurt Bauer, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce

 

8:15 a.m. 8:25 a.m.

 

Remarks – Secretary Sheila Harsdorf, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

     Introductory Remarks:

  • Jim Holte, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

 

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. 

 

Participants:

 

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

 

9:15 a.m.

 

Adjournment