Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Next Steps and Strategies on Bilateral Free Trade Agreements

The Consumer Project on Technology (CPTech) is hosting a post-
election brown bag lunch seminar and strategy session on "Next Steps
and Strategies on Bilateral Free Trade Agreements."

Date: Thursday, November 16th, 2006.
Time: 12-1:30pm
Venue: 1621 Connecticut Avenue Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009

The session will feature brief presentations on the results of
previous FTA's, ongoing FTA negotiations, and possible future
directions by the following panelists:

Jamie Love of CPTech
Rob Weissman of Essential Action
Rohit Malpani of Oxfam
Gaelle Krikorian of CRESP,
Fabiana Jorge of MFJ international,
Asia Russell of Health GAP,
Brook Baker of Health GAP, and
Matthew Kavanagh of Global Justice

Following the presentations there will be general discussion and
coordination on strategies for addressing FTA's in light of the
results of the U.S. mid-term elections and the possible expiration of
TPA in July.

This will be an important session for those working on issues in
trade and access to medicine.

If you would like to join us for the FTA brown bag, please RSVP your
name, title, and organization to ben.krohmal@cptech.org or 202 332 2673.

Benjamin Krohmal
Medical Innovation Fund Project Director
Consumer Project on Technology
Tel: +1-202-332-2670 ex. 14
Fax: +1-202-332-2673


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