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For the past 11 years, the
has been honoring Consuls and Trade Commissioners at this high profile luncheon in an effort to create and promote business relationships and foster increased international trade between
and its international partners. Last year’s luncheon featured diplomatic representatives from over 40 countries and hundreds of business leaders from the
This year's Consular Corps Luncheon features premiere speakers who are not often in our region, but they are incredible contacts for any business involved in international trade:
Acting Assistant Secretary for International Trade Administration—Stephen P. Jacobs:
Jacobs, a UC Davis graduate, and will highlight the actions of the Administrations mission of strengthening the competitiveness of U.S. industry, of promoting trade and investment, and of ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements. The International Trade Administration creates opportunities for U.S. workers and firms by promoting international trade opportunities and by fostering a level playing field for American business. He will also be presenting one local company the prestigious President’s
Award for Export Excellence.
United States Department of Agriculture, Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services - "Bud" Philbrook:
Philbrook was recently named to his prestigious post to help lead the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services which include the Farm Service Agency (FSA), Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Rish Management Agency (RMA). RMA and FSA programs help producers manage their business risks and improve the stability and strength of the domestic agricultural economy. FAS works to expand existing and build new markets for U.S. products, improve the competitive position of U.S. agriculture in the global marketplace,
and provide food aid and technical assistance to foreign countries.
U.S. International Trade Commission Vice Chairman—Daniel R. Pearson:
Pearson is the Vice Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission and will discuss importing and exporting with the United States from the perspective of his globally influential position. The U.S. International Trade Commission is an independent federal agency determining import injury to U.S. industries in antidumping, countervailing duty, and global safeguard investigations; directing actions against unfair trade practices involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; supporting policymakers
through economic analysis and research on the global competitiveness of U.S. industries; and maintaining the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule.
For the past 100 years, UC Davis has been an international beacon for cutting edge research that has served the region, the country, and the globe. In an effort to recognize these successes the 12th Annual Consular Corps Luncheon will be held on the UC Davis campus.
THIS JUST ADDED: Tour the UC Davis campus with Centennial Director and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Planning Bob Segar. Learn how the campus has changed over the last 100 years, see innovative projects and hear about what new plans are on the horizon. The bus tour will depart Freeborn Hall at 1:45 p.m. and return no later than 2:30 p.m.
Registration will open at 11:00 a.m. at Freeborn Hall on the
To register, please click the "REGISTER NOW" link at the top of this page.