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Annual Conference Apr 2–3

Agenda (As of 3/4)

April 2

Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45am to 11:30am
Plenary Session

Opening Remarks

Kimberly Reed, Chairman and President, EXIM

Keynote Remarks

Robert O’Brien, United States National Security Advisor

U.S. Leadership in 5G Technology

Technology executives discuss the rollout of America’s 5G network and opportunities for U.S. companies to export goods and services related to this transformational sector.

Made in the USA: A Conversation with Sec. Wilbur Ross

Interviewer: David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

Interviewee: Wilbur Ross, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

America’s Trade Toolbox

The Trump Administration is bringing a whole-of-government approach to global deal-making. Agency executives discuss interagency collaboration and how to win deals for U.S. workers.

Moderator:  Keith Krach, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, U.S. Department of State

Adam Boehler, CEO, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation   
Sean Cairncross, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Tom Hardy, Director (Acting), U.S. Trade and Development Agency
Stephen Renna, Chief Banking Officer, EXIM

11:30am to 12:30pm
Break and Networking Session
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Lunch and Keynote Remarks

Keynote Remarks

Lawrence A. Kudlow, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Director of the National Economic Council

2:30pm to 3:45pm
Concurrent Breakout Session One
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Concurrent Breakout Session Two
5:30pm to 7:00pm

April 3

Continental Breakfast
9:00am to 10:55am
Plenary Session

Welcome Remarks

Kimberly Reed, Chairman and President, EXIM

Keynote Remarks

Dan Brouillette, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

Exporting American Energy: A Conversation with Energy Industry CEOs

As American energy production ramps up, the global demand for energy is rising too, along with the opportunity for U.S. energy companies to compete for large energy and infrastructure projects around the globe. Learn about the role that export financing can play to support the nation’s energy producers across a diversity of energy sources, including gas, renewables, and nuclear.

Moderator: Timothy Puko, Energy Reporter, The Wall Street Journal


Meg Gentle, President and CEO, Tellurian
John Hopkins, Chairman and CEO, NuScale Power
Mark Widmar, CEO, First Solar

Keynote Remarks

Dr. Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President, Director, Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy

11:05am to 12:20pm
Concurrent Breakout Session Three
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Lunch and Closing Remarks

Dialogue with G12 Export Credit Agency Leaders from Around the World