World Trade Week West Michigan

West Michigan World Trade Week 2015

Latin America: Emerging Trends Business Conference 

 Agenda

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

11:30a- Noon Registration & Networking

Noon-1:15p

Luncheon Keynote:

Emerging Trends

Richard Holwill, Amway Global

Vice President of International Government Affairs

1:15p-1:50p

Luncheon Keynote:

Protecting Your Business Interests While Traveling

in Latin America

Thys DeBruyn, Advanced Risk Consultants, President

1:50p-2:10p Networking Break

2:10p-3:10p

3:30p-4:30p

Breakout Sessions 

(Breakout tracks will be repeated to allow attendees to participate in two of the three sessions.)

Breakout Session

A

Doing Business in Brazil

Moderator: Val Kozikowski, Managing Director, PRA Global

Panelists:

ADAC, Murphy Callahan, Executive Director Global Sales General Motors and FCA

MORBARK, John Foote, VP Sales & Marketing

The Complete Companies, Bob Light, Chief Financial Officer

Breakout Session 

B

Beyond NAFTA, Opportunities in the Mexican Marketplace

Moderator: Sonja Johnson, Van Andel Global Trade Center

Panelists:

Comerica, Joseph Koberl, Senior Vice President Mexico

Firstronic, LLC- John Sammut, President & CEO

HexArmor, Jon Lime, Director of International Sales

Plante Moran, Scott Sneckenberger, CPA, Consulting Partner

Breakout Session 

C

Emerging Markets, Free Trade Parners: Chile, Colombia, Peru

Moderator: Gayle Jacobs, Partner, IRC

Panelists:

Herman Miller, Daniel J. King, Vice President Latin America & Caribbean

Intertape Polymer Group, Roy Van Essendelft, Vice President, International Tape Sales

Miller Canfield,  Josè P. Ceppi, Of Council

3:10-3:30p Networking Break
4:35p-5:30p

Closing Session:

Consulate of Mexico-Detroit, Consul Juan Manuel Solana Morales

5:30p-7:30p

Networking Reception

Featuring Remarks From:

Christine Henisee, CEO, Ranir, LLC

Kendra Kuo, 2015 WTW Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Note registration fee includes: lunch, reference materials as well as admittance to the V.I.P Networking reception immediately following

 

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