Co-Sponsored Events

New U.S. Sanctions Targeting Russia Under CAATSA

New U.S. Sanctions Targeting Russia Under The Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) A Non-CLE, Off-the-Record Program Proudly Presented by The D.C. Bar International Law Community In Cooperation With The ABA Section of International Law and The Association of Women in International Trade Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time… Read more

EU and EU Member State Trade Controls Compliance for North American Companies – Reach Out Summit

This summit will be unique in bringing US, EU and EU Member States Regulators together with senior trade compliance executives both from the EU and North America for two days to network, discuss and inform. The program will look at policy from a general EU and key Member States perspective and how this impacts North… Read more

7th Global Economic Summit on Global Value Chains

7th Global Economic Summit on Global Value Chains: Accelerating MSME Growth, Development and Sustainability Dates: February 22-24, 2018 Location: Mumbai, India World Trade Centre Mumbai and All India Association of Industries invite WIIT members to participate in a forum exploring the ways international trade is increasingly being driven by trade in value added goods and… Read more

Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law 12th Global Trade Academy

Legal Foundations and New Directions: the WTO & Beyond in an Era of Globalization Backlash Date: November 13-17, 2017 Venue: Georgetown Law, Gewirz Building, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW The Global Trade Academy is a pillar of IIEL’s Executive Education curriculum with over a decade of experience in training government, NGO, international organization and private… Read more

Celebrating the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention at 20, the FCPA at 40 & Addressing the Challenges Ahead

PLEASE JOIN US IN Celebrating the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention at 20, the FCPA at 40 & Addressing the Challenges Ahead The 1977 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act paved the way for the 1997 OECD Anti-Bribery Convention requiring major exporting nations to criminalize bribery of foreign public officials in international business.  Global enforcement has ratcheted up, spurring… Read more

U.S.-Indonesia Women’s CEO Summit

The US-ASEAN Business Council and the American Indonesian Chamber of Commerce are pleased to invite you to the inaugural U.S.-Indonesia Women’s CEO Summit. The bilateral relationship between the U.S. and Indonesia is growing in geopolitical importance in both commercial and political sectors. Women now play key roles in Indonesia’s transformation from an aid dependent nation,… Read more

9th Annual Global Services Summit

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to support The Coalition of Services Industries’ (CSI) annual Global Services Summit, a one-day event which brings together more than 300 key senior trade officials, policy makers, and business leaders from around the world to discuss current international trade issues, with specific interest in services…. Read more

Synergy Global Forum

Date: October 27-28, 2017 Location: The Theater at Madison Square Garden – New York City Description: Every year, Synergy Global Forum hosts conferences all around the world, offering professionals and entrepreneurs in Europe, Asia, and North America the chance to learn, network, share and grow with the brightest minds in myriad fields. This year, the… Read more

How to Get Career Clarity Without Job Hopping, Going Back to School, or Traveling the World Hoping to Find Yourself

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to Co-Sponsor Exclusive Career Clarity Online Training Date: August 20, 2017 Time: 7:30PM – 8:30PM EDT Location: Online Do you desire a better career, but feel lost or uncertain as to the specifics of what job would be a good fit for you? Would you like to… Read more

NAFTA Modernization and Border Adjustment Tax

     WIT-Los Angeles and WIIT Washington, D.C., Partnering to Present NAFTA Modernization How Will it Impact US/Canada/Mexico Trade? NAFTA renegotiation kicks off August 16 with an ambitious timetable and the stakes are huge. NAFTA has successfully integrated value chains that have made North America globally competitive, particularly with Asia. Sectors such as automotive and agriculture… Read more

Conformity and Creativity In Rules Of International Arbitration

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to Co-Sponsor “Conformity and Creativity in Rules of International Arbitration: Should Arbitral Institutions Be Choosing a Path of Convergence?”, hosted by the Litigation Law Forum of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Join us for a conversation on how varied the future… Read more

The U.S.-China Relationship and the Future of the Asia-Pacific

Description: The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to co-sponsor with Young Professionals in International Affairs (YPIA) and Young Trade Professionals (YTP) a panel discussion on the evolving economic and security relationship between China, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region. We will follow this discussion with a Q&A session and open… Read more

Caribbean-U.S. Relations following the Election of President Donald Trump – 4-26-17

The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) is delighted to Co-Sponsor A panel discussion, “Caribbean-U.S. Relations following the Election of President Donald Trump”. Our esteemed panelists will discuss “hot button” issues that have arisen, and are likely to arise, in Caribbean-U.S. relations in the wake of a new U.S. administration under President Donald Trump. In… Read more

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places | 2-15-17

The Center for International Private Enterprise invites you to a panel discussion on: Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:00 – 3:30 pm RSVP 1211 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Refreshments will be provided All over the world, myriad challenges make it difficult… Read more

Networking Reception for International Professionals | 2-9-17

WGN International Roundtable Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Please join the Washington Network Group (WNG) when we convene our next international networking reception, together with our event partner The Association of Women in International Trade (WITT).      About this Event: This event is… Read more

Event RECAP | Customs & Corruption: Getting to Market Efficiently & Reliably

On October 21st, as part of the GetGlobal Expo, WIIT President Evelyn Suarez monitored a panel called “Customs & Corruption: Getting to Market Efficiently & Reliably”. International traders and transportation companies are often confronted with complex and confusing customs and other government agency requirements for entry into market. This panel of customs attorneys and a… Read more

TRADE Talk RECAP | Stopping Evasion | 10-4-16

On October 4th, WIIT, in cooperation with the Customs Lawyers Association, held a lively program on the new anti-evasion regulations promulgated by Customs and Border Protection.  The program was attended by approximately 40 people in person or by conference call.  Mr. Kevin M. McCann, with the assistance of Ms. Emily Simon provided an oversight of… Read more

TRADE Talks Recap | Brexit Breakfast: Three Months After the Vote – What Does It Really Mean? | 9-21-16

On September 21st, Annie Crawford, Senior Policy Adviser at the Confederation of British Industries joined WIIT members for an engaging discussion on Brexit three months after the vote. The breakfast opened with a presentation on Brexit including a brief background of how the vote itself came about and why the outcome came as a surprise… Read more

TRADE Talk Recap | Bridging Development and Trade Capacity Building | 10-4-16

WIIT’s recent Trade Talk, “Bridging Development and Trade Capacity Building” highlighted various U.S. initiatives for public and private trade capacity building to improve economic conditions in developing countries and support developing countries’ participation in global value chains and in the global marketplace. Panelists included (from left to right): Eleanor Thornton, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Agency… Read more

Cuba: Exploring A New Agriculture Trade Frontier

Recent indicators of continuing improving relations with Cuba include the initiation of regularly scheduled flights between it and the US and now President Obama’s historic visit in late March.  As conditions continue to evolve it is not too soon to take a look at what prospects there are for increasing agricultural trade in both commodities… Read more

Using Section 337 to Confront Threats Posed by Globalization

The Association of Women in International Trade is pleased to present a discussion with Beau Jackson Attorney, Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP and Michael Buckler CEO and General Counsel, Village X Inc. Section 337 exists to protect U.S. industries and the American public from a range of unfair acts.  Historically, the U.S. International Trade Commission,… Read more

2016 International Trade Update

The Association of Women in International Trade is a proud co-sponsor of 2016 International Trade Update The 2016 International Trade Update will provide you with practical, timely, and critical information, whether you are a government lawyer, private practitioner, or in-house counsel.

Burns Night Scotch Tasting

The Association of Women in International Trade and The British-American Business Association (BABA) invite you to celebrate Burns Night with a Scotch Tasting Please join WIIT and BABA to enjoy a night of Scotch tasting marking the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns. You will have the opportunity to taste a variety of Scotch from… Read more