Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs Bruno Macaes to Speak at Hudson Institute

Panel Examines Renewing U.S-E.U. Economic Ties through the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

04 Apr, 2014, 13:56 ET from Hudson Institute

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. will host a morning panel of leading experts to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the recent resurgence of global interest sparked by Russia's invasion of Crimea. Featured participants represent the EU, commercial and manufacturing interests, and academic specialists, and the panel will address the near-term outlook for TTIP's success, roadblocks the partnership may face, and the benefits that it could bring to the US and EU.

Members of the press and public are invited to attend, or watch the event live at www.hudson.org.

WHENTuesday, April 8, 2014, 9:00-10:30am (breakfast will be served)

WHAT: Panel discussion on renewed global interest in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

WHOBruno Macaes, Portuguese Secretary of State for European Affairs
Kenneth Weinstein, President & CEO, Hudson Institute
Rod Hunter, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, PhRMA
Tom Duesterberg, Director, Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century Program, Aspen Institute
Jeff Gedmin, Senior Fellow, Georgetown University and former President, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Christopher Sands, Hudson Institute Senior Fellow and Director, Initiative on North American Competitiveness

WHEREHudson Institute
Betsy and Walter Stern Conference Center
1015 15th Street NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005


Hudson Institute is an independent research organization founded in 1961 that promotes new ideas for the advancement of global security, prosperity and freedom. www.hudson.org.

For more information:
Carolyn Stewart
(202) 974-6456

SOURCE Hudson Institute