This annual conference is hosted by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and organized by distinguished trade professional, Professor Robert Rogowsky along with the graduate students of the Trade Club. 

The 2014 Trade Conference, US-China Agricultural Trade Barriers: Building a Plan for Constructive Economic Diplomacy took place on Friday April 4, 2014. Information about the 2015 Trade Conference will be shared here as the conference approaches.

Presenters and experts at the 2014 Trade Conference included:

Professor Robert Thompson – Johns Hopkins
Mr. Demetrios Marantis – Former Deputy USTR, Asia, Sr. Counsel at Square Inc. SF
Ambassador Rufus Yerxa - Visting Professor of International Trade at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Professor Tim Josling – Stanford University
Dr. Jonathan Coleman – US International Trade Commission
Mr. David Grueff – Business consultant US Ag Exports, formerly chief negotiator of FAS/USDA
Mr. Philip Laney – China Director, US Soy Producers Export Council (Ret.)
Professor Robert Rogowsky – Professor of Trade and Development at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies