ILI Conference: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Ratification, Economic Sector Analysis and Future Impact

December 8, 2015 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

International Law Institute



The International Law Institute is hosting a conference to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) from a variety of perspectives Рthe Executive and Congressional branches, economic, geopolitical, industry and labor. Topics to be covered will include:

Prospects for Congressional approval of TPP

Impact of TPP on economic relations in the Pacific

TPP membership expansion

Investment issues

Investor-state dispute settlement



Intellectual property issues

State-Owned Enterprises

Key market access issues, including autos, agricultural products, textiles and apparel, and services

Speakers will include:

Everett Eissenstadt, Chief Trade Counsel, Senate Finance Committee

Gary Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Jason Kearns, Chief Minority Trade Counsel, House Ways & Means Committee

Maria Pagan, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Scott Miller, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Matthew Schruers, Computer and Communications Industry Association

Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel, House Ways & Means Committee

Kimberly Ann Elliott, Center for Global Development

Michael J. Smart, Rock Creek Advisers

Celeste Drake, AFL-CIO

Gary Horlick, The Law Offices of Gary H. Horlick

Warren Maruyama, Hogan Lovells

Richard Cunningham, Steptoe & Johnson

Joseph Damond, Biotechnology Industry Organisation

Stephen Lamar, American Apparel and Footwear Association

Devry Boughner, Cargill

There is no cost to attend.

RSVP required. Please send RSVPs to Mr. Jason Everett at

Space is limited, students will be admitted if space is available.

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