Second Annual Transatlantic Business Works Summit

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8
April
Monday
12:30PM
6:00PM
1 day
8
April
Monday
12:30PM
6:00PM
1 day

Location

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington 20062

The summit will underscore the tremendous benefits of the world’s largest and most successful economic relationship. At the event, we will discuss the 2019 edition of the Transatlantic Economy report to show the positive impact transatlantic investment and trade have in creating jobs across the United States and Europe.

We are delighted to announce that Clete Willems, Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and The Honorable Gilbert B. Kaplan Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade will give keynote remarks.

Speakers will include: 

  • Clete Willems, Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council
  • Gilbert B. Kaplan, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Marjorie Chorlins, Vice President of European Affairs, U.S. Chamber
  • Dr. Daniel Hamilton, Author of Transatlantic Economy 2019
  • H.E. Santiago Cabanas, Ambassador of Spain to the U.S.
  • H.E. Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.
  • H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg, Ambassador of Denmark to the U.S.
  • Shane Karr, Head of External Affairs, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Michael Sheridan, VP, International Government Relations, Ford
  • Rob Schill, Head of Government Relations, HERE Technologies
  • Astri Kimball Van Dyke, Senior Counsel, Google
  • Dontai Smalls, Vice President, Global Public Affairs at UPS
  • David Talbot, Senior Director, International Government Affairs, Lilly
  • Steve Goldberg, VP, Deputy General Counsel, Head of Government Affairs, BASF Corp
  • Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU
  • James Politi, World Trade Editor, Financial Times
  • Annett Meiritz, U.S. Correspondent, Handelsblatt

Webcast

This event will be live webcast.

Agenda

Second Annual Transatlantic Business Works Agenda

12:30 – 12:45          Arrivals, Registration, and Lunch Buffet

12:45 – 1:15            Welcome and Introduction of Transatlantic Economy 2019 Report

Speakers:

  • Marjorie Chorlins, Vice President of European Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce 
  • Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU
  • Dr. Daniel Hamilton, Author of Transatlantic Economy 2019
     

1:15 – 2:00              Keynote Address and Q&A

  • Clete Willems, Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council 
     

2:00 – 2:50               Panel 1 – Transatlantic Trade and Investment in the Auto Sector

Speakers:

  • Shane Karr, Head of External Affairs, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Rob Schill, Head of Government Relations – Americas, HERE Technologies
  • Michael Sheridan, VP, International Government Relations, Ford

Moderator: Annett Meiritz, U.S. Correspondent, Handelsblatt

 

2:50 – 3:40              Panel 2 – Bridging the Divide: Suggestions for the new Congress and the next European Commission

Speakers:

  • Steve Goldberg, VP and Deputy Counsel and Head of Government Affairs, BASF Corp.
  • Astri Kimball Van Dyke, Senior Counsel, Google
  • Dontai Smalls, Vice President, Public Affairs, UPS
  • David Talbot, Senior Director, International Government Affairs, Eli Lilly

Moderator: James Politi, Global Trade Editor, Financial Times
 

3:40 – 4:00              Keynote Address and Q&A

  • The Hon. Gil Kaplan, Under Secretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce

4:00 – 4:50              Panel 3 – The View from Across the Atlantic – Ambassador Panel

Speakers:

  • H.E. Santiago Cabanas Ansorena, Ambassador of Spain
  • H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg, Ambassador of Denmark
  • H.E. Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany

Moderator:   Marjorie Chorlins, Vice President, European Affairs, U.S. Chamber


4:50 – 5:00              Closing Remarks & Transition to Reception
 

5:00 – 6:00              Networking Reception

Sponsors

Transatlantic Business Works is made possible by: