Agenda

This page is also available in

 

The role of international trade in the Reindustrialization of Europe

26 October 2015 - Milan

Confcommercio: Corso Venezia 47-49

 

10h00

Welcome address:

Mr Claudio ROTTI, President, Aice (Italian Association of Foreign Trade)

Mr Jacek KRAWCZYK, President, Employers' Group, EESC

10h20

Opening address:

Mr Maurizio BERNARDO, President of the Finance Commission of the Italian Parliament

10h30

Panel Discussion: Free trade agreements as tools for international business development

  • What future for EU trade? The role of free trade agreements

Mr David DONINOTTI, Secretary General, Aice

  • The new trade strategy of the European Commission

Ms Ruta ZARNAUSKAITE, Policy advisor, Trade strategy and market access, DG Trade

  • International trade and the food industry

Mr Gianluigi ZENTI, Entrepreneur and expert of the food trade, especially with the United States

  • Trade and investment as means to renew European industries

Ms Luisa SANTOS, Director, International relations, BUSINESSEUROPE

 

Questions & Answers

Moderator: Mr Jonathan PEEL, Vice-President of the External Relations Section, Rapporteur of the opinion on the EU trade strategy, EESC

12h15

Closing address: Mr Jonathan PEEL, Vice-President of the External Relations Section, Rapporteur of the opinion on the EU trade strategy, EESC

12h30-13h30

Networking lunch