The German American Chamber Presents: Getting Trade Policy Right – A German Perspective

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. will present and discuss Germany’s perspective on international trade relations. Mr. Boris Ruge has been the Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. since 2016. Before his appointment to the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. he was the German Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Riyadh from 2014 to 2016. From 2011 to 2014 Mr. Ruge served as Director for the Middle East/North Africa in the German Foreign Office in Berlin. He completed his undergraduate studies at Cologne University and holds graduate degrees in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. The event will also give you an opportunity to network with other members of the German and international business communities of the greater Houston area. A lunch will be served. Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Program: 12:00 pm – Registration, Networking & Lunch 12:30 pm – Welcome, Introduction & Presentation 01:30 pm – Discussions & Networking 02:00 pm – Adjourn Location: German Consulate General 1330 Post Oak Blvd Auditorium, 1st floor, entrance level Houston, TX 77056 Event Fee: Free admission for GACC South members; $35 for non-members Registration: Please register by March 3, 2017
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Disclaimer: For cancellations received up to 14 days prior to the event date, 50% of the event fee can be refunded. For cancellations received at any later time, no refund will be provided. Registrations are transferable. Attendance is possible only after payment is received.