9 Oct 2019
External Events, Other, 18:15 - 21:30, WTI Advisor’s Office, Quai du Mont-Blanc 27, 1201 Genève

MILE Alumni Panel followed by WTI alumni get-together at WTO Public Forum, Geneva

The WTI will host an Alumni Panel at the WTO Public Forum in Geneva followed by the annual alumni get-together to which all alumni are invited.

The alumni get-together begins at 19:30 and runs until 21:30. The social occasion offers a chance to meet the new WTI students. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Those wishing to attend must register by 25 September 2019 by sending an email to communication@wti.org

We are also proud to announce a WTI Alumni Panel at the WTO Public Forum. The title is “Tomorrow’s Trading World – Thinking Ahead for the Future Generations”. It takes place in Room B from 18:15 to 19:45. MILE alumni from different MILE years will participate (Fernando Piérola, Wakako Oshima, Harsh Hiroo Gursahani and Kholofelo Kugler). Prof. Peter Van den Bossche will moderate the panel.


Other events at the Public Forum involving WTI faculty and/or alumni:

Tuesday, 8 October, 14:15-15:45: Panel on 'The Digital Economy and Young Entrepreneurs: New Rules?'. Panellists include Arthur Appleton, WTI faculty and Board member; and Pallavi Bajaj, MILE 10 alumna

Wednesday 9 October: 08:30-10:00: Working Session on 'Services: A Key Enabler for Agriculture Trade' (organised by CSEND and FAO). WTI faculty member Christian Häberli will be a panellist.

Thursday 10 October, 12:00-13:30: Working session on 'Multilateralism - Expectations from the new generation'. Daniil Orlov, MILE 19 student, will be a panellist.

Thursday 10 October, 13:30-14:30: WTI book launch. Professors Manfred Elsig and Michael Hahn will present 'The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance'.


Please note that the deadline for registering for the WTO Public Forum was 16 September.

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