ICC Going Global Seminar - Guildhall, London - 21 October 2019

The City of London Corporation and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are delighted to invite you to join political, institutional and business leaders in a discussion about the future of UK international engagement and the role of its private sector in shaping the global policy environment

Venue: Guildhall, Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH

Date: 21 October 2019

Time: 8:30-12:00

Speakers include:

  • Nora Senior CBE, President, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chair, Weber Shandwick UK ICC Board 
  • Paul Drechsler CBE, Chair, Bibby Line Group Chair, London First ICC Board
  • Mike Cherry OBE, Chair, Federation of Small Business 

Agenda

8:30 | REGISTRATION

9:00 | WELCOME

Catherine McGuinness, Chair, Policy and Resources Committee City of London Corporation

9:10 | KEYNOTE 1 

UK International priorities and the role of the private sector - Senior Government Minister

9:40 | KEYNOTE 2

The benefits of private sector engagement with global institutions - Business Leader (TBC)

10:00 | PANEL I

Macro-economic challenges and opportunities impacting on business

Moderator: Business Leader (TBC)

  • Macro challenges impacting on trade including trade wars, protectionism and trade reform
  • The direction of travel for institutions like the UN, G20 and the WT0
  • Their Roles in the trade economy  and opportunities for companies to improve the international business environment 

10:55 | PANEL II

Effective solutions for business to scale up their international presence and engagement with international institutions

Moderator: John Denton, Secretary-General, ICC

Panellists: Lord Bates, Minister of State at the Department for International Development

  • Making the case for private sector engagement and looking at practical initiatives where the private sector is engaged and making a difference in promoting growth, managing risk, enhancing reputation, increasing international profile and improving the international business environment 

11:55 | KEYNOTE 3 - THE CALL TO ACTION

The benefits of private sector engagement

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Peter Estlin

12:00 | CLOSE

 

 

 




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