International Trade: Policy and Practice Conference

Member Only Conference

International Trade: Policy and Practice

September 21-23, 2017

Washington D.C./Alexandria, Virginia


In Partnership with:

U.S. Department of Commerce and International Trade Administration


Presentation by Jean Janicke, Director of the office of Trade Negotiations and Analysis

Panel discussions and presentations by Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration and Office of U.S. Trade Representative experts


Invited presentations and participant discussion sessions


Thursday opening and Saturday presentations and participant discussions of required readings at the Westin Alexandria Hotel, Alexandria, VA

All day Friday at the Department of Commerce

Lodging and most meals provided

Thursday & Friday nights, September 21 and 22 – Double occupancy with another participant.

  • $150 conference fee plus $50 refundable deposit.
  • $160 for a single room (covers both nights).
  • Registration is limited to 40 participants – a waiting list will be kept.

Sample Agenda

Thursday September 21, 2017

4:30pm       Check-in and Registration at Westin Alexandria Hotel
5:30pm       Reception at Westin hotel
6:15pm        Dinner and Speaker Jean Janicke at Westin Hotel

Friday September 22, 2017

7:30am       Continental Breakfast at hotel
8:05am       Bus to Herbert Hoover building; Department of Commerce
9:15am        Department of Commerce, ITA and Office of US Trade Rep presentations

Lunch in Hoover Building

Department of Commerce, ITA and Office of US Trade Rep presentations

4:00pm      Adjoin, return to hotel
5:00            Dinner on your own; enjoy Washington D.C.

Saturday September 23, 2017

8:00am       Continental Breakfast
8:45am        Small group discussions on readings and speaker remarks
10:15am       Invited Presentation; Speaker yet to be named
11:30am       Large group discussion
12:15pm       Luncheon and Closing session
1:30pm        Adjourn