Yeutter Institute

Yeutter Institute

The institute prepares students to understand, participate in, and shape global trade and finance in a world that is increasingly interconnected. It builds 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 Group Foundation Symposium of the Yeutter Institute
Changing Governments, Changing Trade: Impacts from Global to Local

Join us for this symposium which will address critical issues surrounding international trade in Nebraska.


11:30 a.m. – Registration and Coffee

12:00 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
Ambassador Tim Groser; New Zealand's Ambassador to the United States
Ambassador Kirsten Hillman; Canada's Deputy Ambassador to the United States
panel moderator: Ambassador Darci Vetter; 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?
Andrea Durkin; Editor-In-Chief, TradeVistas
Brian Kuehl; 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)

Join Us

March 13, 2018
Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
2021 Transformation Drive, Lincoln, NE

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This event is free. Registration is required.

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.