Executive Briefing | Wendy Cutler on TPP, Trump and TradeVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Asia Society Policy Institute's Vice President comes to Sydney
Join Asia Society Australia and National Australia Bank for an Executive Briefing luncheon with Asia Society Policy Institute Vice President, Wendy Cutler on the TPP, Trump and Trade.
One year after the U.S. pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), governments across the Asia-Pacific are reassessing their reliance on American economic leadership and the U.S. market. Most notably, the remaining eleven TPP countries have taken the initiative to advance the agreement without the United States, and seek to finalize the deal in early 2018. As a former senior trade negotiator for the US Trade Representative Office, Wendy will update members on what we can expect in 2018.
This visit follows the recent release of ASPI report “Shifting Trade Winds: U.S. Bilateralism and Asia-Pacific Economic Integration” – Which is a product of collaboration by Australian (Peter Grey, Asia Society Advisory Councillor), Japanese, Chinese, Philippines, Indonesian and Korean trade experts and former officials.
Date: Thursday, 22 February 2018
Time: 12:15 for 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: National Australia Bank, Level 18, 255 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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About our speaker
Wendy Cutler is Vice President and Managing Director of the Washington D.C. Office of the Asia Society Policy Institute, having joined after an illustrious career of nearly three decades as a diplomat and negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. She served as Acting Deputy U.S Trade Representative, and was responsible for the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, and a wide range of bilateral agreements with Japan.
Asia Society Australia’s Executive Briefings are a curated series of meetings presented by diplomats, business leaders and subject matter experts from Asia and Australia. Designed to offer a deep dive into the critical issues of the day, to an audience of senior executives from the business, political, educational and cultural institutions that make up the Asia Society network.
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National Australia Bank, Level 28, NAB House, 255 George Street Sydney