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WORLD TRADE SUMMIT 2017: 'Landscape Post Brexit'

Wednesday 4th October 2017, 10am - 5pm

Followed by drinks reception & networking

IOE&IT Members - FREE           Non-Members - £50+VAT

Registration has now closed.

In an ever changing business environment the Institute is endeavouring to bring the skills agenda to the fore by engaging with business and government in shaping the future of international trade. By providing informed debate and ensuring that exporters’ voices are heard, large or small, our exclusive World Trade Summit focuses on where next and the great things that are already happening.

Our annual world trade summit will bring together some of the most knowledgeable and influential speakers on the key issues that impact on international trade.



10:00     Coffee & registration

10:25     Welcome

10:30     Arne Mielken, IOE&IT - 'The landscape post Brexit'

10:50     Baihas Baghdadi, Barclays - 'The risks to global trade posed by protectionist values'

11:10     Kathryn Moon, Arthur J Gallagher – 'Brexit insurance impact'

11:30     Jessica Gladstone, Clifford Chance LLP - 'Trading post-Brexit: legal and practical implications for business'

11:50     Brian Hyland, Sannam S4 Ltd - 'Focus on India'

12:10     Panel discussion: Debating the landscape

              a. Chris Southworth – International Chambers of Commerce UK (ICC)

              b. Dr John Llewellyn – Llewellyn Consulting

              c. Alex Veitch - Freight Transport Association (FTA)

13:00     Lunch

14:00     Robert Affleck, Currency UK - 'The world of currency post Brexit'

14:20     Elizabeth Ward, Virtuoso Legal - 'The Impact of IP on Trade (All Eyes on Brexit)'

14:40     Dmitriy Gilgur, Vimes Consultancy – 'Eastern Europe, opportunities for export - Ukraine'

15:00     William Hobbs, Barclays - 'Globalisation - premature obituaries'

15:20     Brook Horowitz, IBLF Global – 'Exporting with integrity - maintaining reputation in emerging markets'

15:40     Neil Bird, Miles Vartan Consultancy - 'Exploring strategic advantages of AEO status post Brexit'

16:00     Lesley Batchelor OBE, IOE&IT - 'Update from the WTO Public Forum'

16:20     Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint

16:40     Closing remarks

16:45     Drinks & networking





Arne Mielken

Arne Mielken
Young President, The Institute of Export & International Trade



Baihas Baghdadi

Baihas Baghdadi
MD, Global Head of Trade & Working Capital, Barclays



Brook Horowitz

Brook Horowitz
CEO, IBLF Global

Jessica Gladstone

Jessica Gladstone
Partner, Clifford Chance LLP



Brian Hyland

Brian Hyland
Senior Manager Business Development, Sannam S4 Ltd



Chris Southworth

Chris Southworth
Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce UK



Dr John Llewellyn

Dr John Llewellyn
Partner, Llewellyn Consulting



Alex Veitch

Alex Veitch
Head of Global Policy, Freight Transport Association (FTA)



Robert Affleck
Head of Sales, Currency UK



Elizabeth Ward

Elizabeth Ward
Principal, Virtuoso Legal



Dmitriy Gilgur

Dmitriy Gilgur
Founder, Vimes Consultancy



William Hobbs

William Hobbs
Head of Investment Strategy (Europe), Barclays



Kathryn Moon

Kathryn Moon
Managing Director - Coventry, Arthur J. Gallagher



Neil Bird
Senior Consultant, Miles Vartan Consultancy



Lesley Batchelor

Lesley Batchelor OBE
Director General, The Institute of Export & International Trade


Lord Green

Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
Former Minister of State for Trade and Investment


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