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POSTPONED Luncheon Address on Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation: Deputy US Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis

  • 09 Apr 2010
  • San Francisco (TBD)


Registration deadline is close of business, Tuesday, April 6.



The California APEC Organizing Committee

of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute

The National Center for APEC


And host

Levi Strauss & Co.


Announce a special luncheon address on

The future of Asia-Pacific trade relations


Ambassador Demetrios Marantis

Deputy United States Trade Representative





Invitation only from a sponsor or co-sponsor

Space is limited

Venue information by email upon RSVP



California Asia Business Council

California Chamber of Commerce

National Center for APEC

Northern California District Export Council

Pacific Council for International Policy

San Francisco Global Trade Council


Demetrios Marantis was nominated to his current position by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 2009. He is responsible for U.S. trade negotiations and enforcement in Asia and Africa, and leads initiatives on trade and development, labor, and the environment. Previously, Ambassador Marantis was Chief International Trade Counsel (Majority) for the Senate Finance Committee, served as Issues Director for Sen. John Edwards on the Kerry-Edwards 2004 presidential campaign, and was Chief Legal Advisor for the U.S.-Vietnam Trade Council in Hanoi. Between 1998 and 2002, Mr. Marantis was Associate General Counsel at USTR, where he negotiated provisions of key trade agreements -- including the U.S.-Singapore and U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreements -- and represented the U.S. in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, including the U.S.-Mexico dispute on telecommunications. Earlier he worked in the D.C. and Brussels offices of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. He holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an A.B. in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.


R.S.V.P. by close of business, Tuesday, April 6, 2010


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