2014 Trade Conference Friday April 4, 2014 Registration and Interest Form

You are invited to attend and create - the Monterey Institute’s 4th Annual Trade Conference

US-CHINA AGRICULTURE TRADE BARRIERS:

BUILDING A PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTIVE ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY

This annual conference is hosted by the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and organized by distinguished trade professional, Professor Robert Rogowsky along with the graduate students of the Trade Club. You are invited to be an active participant in these vital discussions as our guest. Please RSVP by completing this form with the THREE areas of information: 1. Your contact information, 2. Your topics of interest AND expertise, 3. Your lunch selection.

To best address the diverse interests of Conference attendees, we invite you to complete this form, and CO-CREATE the Conference’s content with us. We also need for you to make your lunch selection that will be provided.

1. CONTACT INFORMATION

First Last

Executive Director

460 Pierce Street

Monterey, CA 93940

No spaces. Ex: 8316474100

Trade Conference 2014 - Who will be there?

Other experts joining you - register now!

Presenters and experts include but not limited to:

Assemblyman Bill Monning
Professor Robert Thompson – Johns Hopkins University
Mr. Demetrios Marantis – Former Deputy USTR, Asia* Sr. Counsel at Square Inc. SF
Ambassador Rufus Yerxa
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)
Mr. Trace Brimmer – China Director, Wal-Mart, China.
Dr. Kaush Arha – Vice Chairman of the ICCF Group - The International Caucus
Mr. Brian Peck – Deputy Director of International Affairs and Business Development, Governor Brown’s Office
Ms. Christina Christian – California Strawberry Commission
Ms. Carla Sanchez – California Department of Food and Agriculture
Professor Robert Rogowsky – Professor of Trade and Development at the Monterey Institute of International Studies

2. AREAS of INTEREST & EXPERTISE

I would like to see conference breakout session topics include:

LOGISTICS & ITINERARY

Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building –
Corner of Jefferson and Pierce Streets, Monterey, CA

Parking dedicated on campus

Itinerary:
8:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Welcome session and Keynote, Speaker Event #1
10:00 – 10: 45 a.m. – Breakout Session GROUP A
11:15 – 12:00 noon – Breakout Session GROUP B
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch offered, Speaker Event #2
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. – Breakout Session GROUP C
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. – Breakout Session GROUP D
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. – Closing session, Dr. Kaush Arha, Speaker Event #3

Breakout sessions will feature 8 subject matter expert panels – two at each grouping.
The focus of these sessions will be formed based on your needs and responses.

3. LUNCHEON SELECTION

Box lunch will be provided. Please select your lunch preference.
Each lunch includes a small green salad, sandwich and cookie.