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ITIF Forum on Proposed Free Trade Agreements with Peru, Panama, Colombia and Korea

Congress is currently considering several new free trade agreements with Peru, Panama, Colombia and Korea. This ITIF Forum featured commentary from a range of perspectives about the importance of these critical trade agreements in advancing American prosperity through increased economic integration.

The event featured remarks from Marc Lautenbach, General Manager, IBM Americas and Jamie Estrada, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the U.S. Department of Commerce. John Zogby, pollster and president of Zogby International, presented findings from his recent survey of American attitudes towards globalization.

ITIF President Dr. Robert Atkinson moderated the discussion.

Date: Monday September 24, 2007
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 P.M.,
Place: Rayburn House Office Building, Room B-354

Participants

Speakers

Marc Lautenbach (bio)
General Manager, IBM Americas, IBM Corporation

John Zogby (bio)
President, Zogby International
PowerPoint Presentation

Jamie Estrada (bio)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator

Robert Atkinson (bio)
President, ITIF

Video

Link to Google Video