York, PA – World Trade Center Harrisburg’s 15th annual International Trade Conference will on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:00am – 3:00 pm at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in York, PA.
The conference will begin with a Breakfast Keynote program from the FBI. Supervisory Special Agent Joshua D. Ford will present on “U.S. Businesses at Risk: Protecting your interests in a hostile world”. The FBI estimates that every year billions of U.S. dollars are lost to foreign and domestic competitors who deliberately target economic intelligence in flourishing U.S. industries and technologies. Agent Ford will discuss common elicitation techniques and measures companies can take to protect themselves from economic espionage.
Breakout sessions include:
9:45 am – 10:45 am: Breakout Sessions
A1: Emerging Opportunities in Cuba
Louis Dejoie, International Law, McNees Wallace & Nurick & Abram Koser, Vice President and Director, Global Trade, Susquehanna Bank
A2: International Employment Practices
Amy Groff, Partner, K&L Gates
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Breakout Sessions
B1: Managing Your Online Reputation
Laura Stocker, Senior Partner, & Jeff Peyton, Managing Partner, Tin Cans Unlimited
B2: Global Banking Fraud
David Clark, FSA Litigation Financial Analyst Contractor, United States Attorney’s Office, &
Amy Sahm, Senior VP and Manager, International Group and Cindy Wessner-Schaeffer, CFE, CFCI, Vice President, Fraud Risk Group Manager, Fulton Financial Corporation
For the Luncheon Keynote, World Trade Center Members Christa Mummau, Export Sales Director, Advanced Food Products and Joe D’Antonio, VP International Sales, Oakworks will speak about their incredible export stories during, “You Export WHAT?! To WHERE?!”. Attendees will also have an opportunity to network with exhibitors, breakout session speakers, sponsors, foreign embassies and other conference attendees.