VX2021 -March 16- TRADE - Trade Agreements, Clean Energy & Climate Change


Trade Agreements: Clean Energy & Climate Change 

Welcome & Introduction:
David Abel, Chair, VerdeXchange

Opening Remarks:
Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Oregon District 3, US House of Representatives

8:20 The Paris Climate Accords: Renewed Commitment & New Market Opportunities
Steve Olson, Chair, World Trade Center Los Angeles
Ambassador (ret.) Mickey Kantor, Former Secretary of Commerce and Trade Representative, United States
Ambassador Akira Muto, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Sarah Montgomery, Economic & Trade Counsellor, British Embassy Washington
Andrew Jory, Minister-Counsellor (Trade), Embassy of Australia

9:10 International Partnerships to Advance California's Climate Goals

Opening Remarks: Sen. Bob Hertzberg, Senate Majority Leader, CA State Senate
Stephen Cheung, President, World Trade Center Los Angeles
Carlos Gimenez, Consul General, Mexico Secretariat of Foreign Affairs
Zaib Shaikh, Consul General, Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles
Dr. Hillel Newman, Consul General, Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Southwest 
Emily Cloke, British Consul General in Los Angeles, UK Consulate General


VX2021—TRADE—Trade Agreements, Clean Energy & Climate Change