A Retiring Glance At Trade – Past, Present And Future
As my tenure at UK Trade & Investment draws to a close, it’s time for a little reflection…
17h15 Registration & refreshments
18h00 Welcome and introduction
18h10 The BRIC challenge: Round 1 – What Recession?
· Which BRIC country is most recession proof?
o The impact of oil prices
o The impact of rising food prices
o What's happened to the stock exchange?
18h45 The BRIC challenge: Round 2 – Changing Trends
· How are the BRIC countries responding to:
o Political changes
o Climate change
o Global economic changes
o Social responsibility
o Intellectual property
o Commodity & natural resource shortages
o Technology developments
19h20 The BRIC challenge: Final Round – Business Opportunities
· What are the business opportunities for East Midlands companies?
19h55 And the last man standing is….?
20h00 Close & networking