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South Africa GSP country review hearings: programme and witness list

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 Published: | Regulations.gov

Source: United States Trade Representative

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

PUBLIC COUNTRY PRACTICE HEARING

U.S. GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES (GSP)

Held at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1724 F Street, N.W. Washington D.C., Rooms 1 and 2 January 31, 2020

Program and Witness List - Final

Welcome and Introduction

10:00 am Ms. Laura Buffo, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for GSP and Chair of the GSP Subcommittee

 

South Africa – Intellectual Property Rights

 

10:05 am Panel 1:

Government of South Africa Ambassador Xavier Carim, Deputy Director General, International Trade and Economic Development Division

Accompanied by: Mr. Irshaad Kathrada, Special Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Industry

Dr. Evelyn Masotja, Deputy Director General, Consumer and Corporate Regulation Division, Department of Trade, Industry and Competition

Ms. Yoliswa Mvebe, Charge D'Affaires, Embassy of South Africa

Mr. Malose Letsoalo, Economic Minister, Embassy of South Africa

 

10:25 am Panel 2: Petitioner and Stakeholders

Mr. Kevin M. Rosenbaum, Counsel, International Intellectual Property Alliance

Mr. Jonathan Band, Counsel, Library Copyright Alliance and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

Mr. Sean Michael Fiil-Flynn, Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University

Ms. Teresa Nobre, Vice President, Communia International Association

Mr. George York, Senior Vice President, Recording Industry Association of America

 

11:25 am Panel 3: Stakeholders

Ms. Sandra Aistars, Professor of Law, George Mason University

Ms. Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL)

Mr. Peter Jaszi, Emeritus Professor of Law, American University

Mr. Burcu Kilic, Director of Digital Rights Program, Public Citizen

Mr. Ali Sternburg, Senior Policy Counsel, Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)

 

12:20 pm Panel 4: Stakeholders

Mr. Nicholas Gutierrez, Special Representative, Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa

Mr. James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International Ms. Julia Reda, Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Ms. Julia Reda, Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

Mr. Kristian Stout, Associate Director, International Center for Law & Economics

 

1:05 pm Lunch Break

 

Some related trade data  ( Source - Click )

South Africa Exports to the United States EckartNaumann1

 

South Africa Exports to the United States EckartNaumann2

 

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