Risks and Rewards
Friday, November 2, 2012
Michael J. Manatt Community Center
|8:00-9:00||Registration and Continental Breakfast. Exhibit Booths Open|
Keynote Address: Michael Flaherty, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner
Mr. Flaherty will speak on the Canadian market and the Canadian and American-Canadian trade.
Economic Espionage-Safeguarding Proprietary Information for Small Businesses
FBI Agents will cover topics such as Illegal Acts by Foreign Competitors, theft of trade secrets, risks and mitigation, protecting intellectual property while traveling abroad and more.
Established and Emerging Markets
Executives from companies that export will share their experiences with risks and rewards in the markets they are active in around the world.
Smart Tools to Help Mitigate and Reap the Rewards of Going Global
Presenters from the Iowa Economic Development Authority , U.S. Department of Commerce and the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron P. A. will give businesses tools to help with the challenges of exporting and reap its rewards
|12:00-1:30||Lunch and Awards*|
*Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will be attending this event.
Please check back as we will update this page with further speaker information as it becomes available.
Cost: $80 (Includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Student Rate: $30 (Includes continental breakfast and lunch)