MSU-CIBER Co-Sponsors 2011 National District Export Council Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.

Publish Date: Friday, April 08, 2011

MSU-CIBER Co-Sponsors 2011 National District Export Council Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.

The 2011 National District Export Council Leadership Forum (DEC), will be held at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington D.C., April 11-12, 2011. 

Included in the forum will be a Plenary Session, focusing on National Policy Positions in addition to a Planning Session reviewing potential conference dates, locations and planning responsibilities.

DEC Best Practices will be the focus of additional sessions, including: Legislative/Congressional Outreach; Incorporation, Bylaws and Fundraising; Export University; and The DEC 100 Mentoring Program.  DEC strategy implementation and resources available to DEC leaders will also be discussed.

Speakers will include: Suresh Kumar, Director General, U.S. Commercial Service; Francisco Sanchez, Undersecretary for International Trade, ITA; and Greg Sandler, National DEC Chair, among others.  The Networking Reception on April 11th will include officials from the Department of Commerce, congressional and NGO leaders and their respective staff.

The event is Sponsored by the Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), San Diego State University and Co-Sponsored by Michigan State University and other CIBERs.

Additional information may be found at the following web site:

http://ciberweb.msu.edu/pages/eventdetails.aspx?ActivityID=12206&folder=3