Free Trade Agreements: Focus on TPP and T-TIP
When: Friday, February 5, 2016
Check in: 8:30a.m. Seminar: 9:00a.m.-11:30a.m.
Where: Club Quarters Hotel, Midtown
40 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Cost: $60 Members and Non-Members
Attend our seminar and learn how Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) puts our workers, businesses, and values first. Our speakers will be Christina Sevilla, Ph.D and Ms. KL Fredericks.
About Our Speakers
Dr. Christina Sevilla is Director for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), Executive Office of the President. She is responsible for USTR’s consultations and outreach with state and local governments on trade policy issues, including matters pertaining to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP), and other trade agreements. Dr. Sevilla previously managed USTR’s private sector advisory committee system established by Congress to advise the USTR, the President, and other Executive Branch agencies on trade issues. She speaks around the country and abroad to private sector groups and other organizations regarding the U.S. trade agenda. In addition, she is a faculty member at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Dr. Sevilla received a Ph.D. in political science and international relations from Harvard University.
Ms. KL Fredericks is the Director of Harlem-US Export Assitance Center – U.S. Department of Commerce. She will provide a general discussion on free trade agreements and their importance to the U.S. economy.