Under Secretary Francisco Sánchez Featured To Speak At NCTO Annual Meeting In April
Featured Dinner Speaker
Honorable Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce, a strong supporter of the textile industry and of increased trade between the United States and its Western Hemisphere partners, will address the group regarding textile issues and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Export-Import Finance Seminar
Export-Import Bank officials Walter Kosciow, Vice President, Short-Term Trade Finance and Jim Newton, Credit Portfolio Management - Small Business Group, will discuss the evolution of Bank financing policy and how recently implemented legislation has caused the Bank to specifically look at new and innovative ways to finance textile shipments. This session will begin at 4:30 on Monday afternoon and will include time for Q&A.
Alasdair Carmichael, President (Americas) of PCI Fibres, will present at the fiber session on Monday afternoon beginning at 3:00 p.m. Alasdair has over 35 years experience in the Synthetic Fibers industry, having lived in Europe, Asia and the U.S. in this time and been involved in the fibers industry in all the major markets of the world. Schedule your travel to arrive early enough to participate in this informative session.
Defense Logistics Agency
Warfighter Director Craig Rettie of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has been invited to address the attendees on the effects of sequestration during the general session on Tuesday afternoon.
Administration Representatives Kim Glas, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Gail Strickler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, will update members on the TPP negotiations during the members only session on Tuesday afternoon.
Members of Congress
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will address the group during the general session on Tuesday afternoon.
The Following Congressional Representatives have been invited to Speak to NCTO: U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA), and Ways and Means Committee Member and Textile Caucus Co-Chair Bill Pascrell (D-NJ).
Members of Congress Participating in Tuesday Morning Breakfast Buffet include Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC), Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC), Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), and Representative George Holding (R-NC).
Invited: Representative Doug Collins (R-GA)
Posted on March 26, 2013