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Gain Insights to Succeed in Europe

May 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Indiana University Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) would like to invite you to join us for Doing Business In and With Europe on Friday, May 18th at the IUPUI Campus Center. Do you or your company have aspirations of entering or expanding within European markets? If so, don’t miss this event. Regional and national government and business leaders will be coming together to share their experience and expertise working in and with this important region. Gain the insights and practical information needed to enter and succeed in Europe while building important business connections with government officials, businesses, and industry experts.
Program Agenda
8:30–9:00 a.m. Check-in (coffee & pastries provided)
9:00–9:05 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
9:05–9:10 a.m. The European Political Climate and Its Impact on the Economy
William (Bill) Adams, Vice President and Senior Economist, PNC Financial Services Group
Andrea Richter, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce for International Engagement, Indiana Economic Development Corporation
10:15–11:25 a.m. Risk Mitigation
Katie Rodgers,Associate Director, Assistant Vice President, PNC
Ellen House,Acting Director of Western & Northern Europe, Office of European Country Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
Kathy Kebo,General Manager, International Business, Gregory & Appel Insurance
Moderator: Thomas Miller, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange, PNC Capital Markets
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Tax Considerations
Tom Miller, CPA, Partner, International Tax Services, BKD, LLP
Todd Lady, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
Moderator: James M. Motter—Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Taxation, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
12:30–1:15 p.m. Lunch (provided) and networking
1:15–2:45 p.m. Best Practices and Lessons Learned from Doing Business in Europe
David Russell, Attorney at Law, Chairman of Indiana’s District Export Council
Darryl Floyd, Chief Operating Officer, Wood-Mizer, LLC
Ben Ovenden, Sales Manager, Thomas Medical, Inc.
Oleg Gostomelsky, Managing Director of European Operations, Telamon Corporation
Moderator: Mark Cooper, Director, U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration
2:45–3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Questions? Please contact Amanda Wood,
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