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The Center for Transatlantic Relations
& the Heinrich Böll Foundation 

invite you to a

TTIP Stakeholder Forum

April 23, 2014  9.15 am - 5.00 pm 
Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University SAIS
1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership -- TTIP -- negotiations between the United States and the European Union could be transformative for the U.S. and European economies, and for their position in the world. But how may TTIP affect consumers, energy, the environment and other areas? And what does TTIP mean for other countries? Join us for a discussion with key stakeholders, negotiators and legislators.


9.15 am           Coffee and Registration

9.45 am           Opening Session: TTIP - What's At Stake

  • Dan Mullaney, Chief U.S. Negotiator for the TTIP; Assistant United States Trade Representative
  • Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of the European Parliament; former Chair of Germany's Green Party
  • James Kolbe, former Member of Congress (R-AZ)
11.00 am         Coffee Break
11.15 am         Stakeholder Session: TTIP and Consumers
  • Rob Weissman, President, Public Citizen*
  • Bart Combée, President, Consumentenbond (The Netherlands) *  
12:30 pm         Lunch & Speaker: European Views on Future Prospects for TTIP
  • Hiddo Houben, Head of Trade and Agriculture Section, Delegation of the European
    Union to the United States
2:00 pm           Stakeholder Session: TTIP, Energy and the Environment
  • Steven Eule, Institute for 21st Century Energy
  • Robert Stumberg, Professor and Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law,
    Georgetown University Law Center
  • Max Grüning, Ecologic Berlin
  • Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of the European Parliament; former Chair of Germany's Green Party
3.30 pm           Coffee Break
3.45 pm           Stakeholder Session:  What Stake do Other Countries Have in TTIP?
  • Eveline Herfkens, Founder, UN Millenium Campaign; former Minister for Development 
    Cooperation of the Netherlands
  • Vera Thorstensen, Director, Global Trade, FGV - Brazil School  of Economics  
  • Kemal Kirisci, The Brookings Institution 
  • Colin Robertson, Vice President, Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute

5.00 pm            Close



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