US-EU Trade Relations Conference
The Center for European and Russian Studies partners with the World Trade Center Association Los Angeles-Long Beach to present a conference of interest to scholars and the Los Angeles international busines community
Published: Thursday, November 14, 2002
Friday, March 15, 2002
8:30 am Registration, Coffee and Continental Breakfast
UCLA Faculty Center, Lounge
9:00-10:30 am: Entering the US and EU Markets: Perspectives
Moderator: Professor Ron Rogowski, UCLA Department of Political Science
"New Perspectives on the US Market"
Mr. Manu Virtamo, Minister Counselor
Economic Section, Embassy of Finland
"A European Company's Perpsective on Entering the US Market"
Mr. Philippe Tartavull, CEO
Oberthur Card Systems
“Transatlantic Business Dialogue”
Dr. Jac W. Aarts, EU Fellow
University of Southern California
(Head of the Steel Division in DG Industry for the European Commission)
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45am - 12:15 pm: The Latest Developments with the Euro
Moderator: Mr. Alexander Kramer, Executive Vice President of Trade Development
World Trade Center Association Los Angeles—Long Beach
"Euros and the Foreign Exchange Market"
Mr. Jerry Razee, Vice President, Foreign Exchange Advisor
Wells Fargo Bank
The Euro: Political and Economic Implications"
Mr. Josef Beck, Deputy Consul General
German Consulate, Los Angeles
"Import/Export Opportunities in the EU Market"
Ms. Madeline Grant
RAM International Consulting Group
12:30-2:00 pm Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Dr.Michael Calingaert
Executive Director, The Council for the United States and Italy
Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institute
Faculty Center, Hacienda Room
Registration fee: $25
Includes parking, continental breakfast and luncheon.
The registration fee is non-refundable.
Registration due by March 7, 2002
Please contact Vera Wheeler (email@example.com or 310/825-4060) for more
information about registration.