Yeutter InstituteThe institute aims to prepare students to understand, participate in and shape global trade and finance in a world that is increasingly interconnected. It will build on the strengths of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, College of Business and College of Law to offer undergraduate and graduate education, facilitate faculty research and conduct outreach efforts, all related to international trade and finance.
CME Symposium of the Yeutter Institute Changing Governments, Changing Trade: Impacts from Global to LocalJoin us for this symposium which will address critical issues surrounding international trade in Nebraska.
11:30 a.m. – Registration and Coffee12:00 p.m. – Lunch and Keynote Speaker Keira Lombardo; Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Smithfield 1:45 p.m. – Changing Trade Alliances: Opportunities and Challenges in Regions across the Globe Invited Panelists: Tim Groser; New Zealand Ambassador to the United States Kirstin Hillman; Canada's Deputy Ambassador to the United States confirmating speaker; Senior trade offical from Europe panel moderator: Ambassador Darci Vetter; Diplomat in Residence; former Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative 3:00 p.m. – Break 3:30 p.m. – Local Impact of Global Change: What does this mean for me and what can I do about it? Panelists: Andrea Durkin; Editor-In-Chief, TradeVistas Brian Keuhl; Executive Director, Farmers for Free Trade 4:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks Ronnie Green; Chancellor of the University of Nebraska - Lincoln 5:00 p.m. – Networking Reception (hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided)
What's in Store for Food & Agriculture?
In July, the United States Trade Representative announced his negotiating objectives to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). WITA (Washington International Trade Association), in conjunction with the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance, presented this discussion of food and agriculture featuring Jaime Castaneda, Gary Martin, Melissa San Miguel, and Tom Stenzel moderated by Ambassador Darci Vetter.