Upcoming Event: “Beyond Buzzwords: How will TTIP affect our everyday lives?”

TTIP_1_web The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the AJC Transatlantic Institute cordially invite you to their next Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon:

“Beyond Buzzwords: How will TTIP affect our everyday lives?”

Thursday, 28 May
12.30-14.30h

Venue: Renaissance Hotel, Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels

About the event
Discussions on TTIP have focused on highly specialized issues or revolved around very broad topics such as the setting of global standards for trade. Yet, TTIP will likely affect many different aspects of our everyday life: what kind of medicine we take, which cosmetics we use, and how much we shop online in stores across the Atlantic. All this will also influence business opportunities and change the reality of business owners. Not everyone will be a winner, and prognoses foresee that some groups and some countries will gain more than others should an agreement be reached. What changes will TTIP bring in our everyday lives? Together with experts from academia, politics, consumer protection and business, we would like to shed light on this question and look at tangible benefits and possible disadvantages for both consumers and businesses.

Welcome
Julie Cantalou,
European Affairs Manager, Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Speakers
Isabelle Buscke,
Head of Brussels Office, Federation of German Consumer Organisations

Dr. Daniel Mitrenga, Chief Economist, German Association of Family Businesses, DIE FAMILIENUNTERNEHMER

Dr. Dennis Novy, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords on TTIP 2013/14

Marietje Schaake MEP, Committee on International Trade, ALDE Group

Concluding remarks Daniel Schwammenthal, Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute

Moderation
Daniela Vincenti, Editor-in-Chief, EurActiv.com

Kindly register for this event before 22 May at http://tinyurl.com/TTIPeveryday Please note that you will be forwarded to a Google Drive sheet. Should you wish to register with us directly please send an email to register.brussels@fnst.org.

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