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The Importance of Transatlantic Trade

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 16:30 to 19:30
Port of Antwerp
Havenhuis, Zaha Hadidplein 1
2030 Antwerp

During this event, taking place in the iconic new Antwerp Port House, our keynote speaker Kris Peeters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Employment, Economy and Consumers, will reflect on the historic importance of transatlantic trade. He will present the latest developments on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations and as well as the potential TTIP has for Belgium. This will be followed by a presentation by Dr. Koen BerdenDirector of Outreach at the World Trade Institute in Bern. Dr. Berden will present the findings of the recent Impact Assessment of TTIP for Belgium study and outline the importance of trade for the Port and Flanders.

Key takeaways:

  • Where are we now with TTIP and how do we move forward?
  • Economic impact for Belgium and in particular Flanders

The event will take place in the impressive new Port House, designed by the famous Zaha Hadid Architects, and is followed by a networking reception



4:30 p.m. : Arrival and Coffee

5:00 p.m. : Welcome Remarks

5:15 p.m. : Speech by Kris Peeters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Employment, Economy and Consumers

5:35 p.m. : Presentation by Professor Berden

6:00 p.m. : Q&A

6:30 p.m. : Networking Reception

7:30 p.m.: End of Evening

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