Registration fee includes three day conference, as well as lunch and dinner on March 12.

2019 Annual Trade Conference Agenda 

March 12, 2019

Capitol Hill Club
300 First St. SE
Washington DC 20003

8:30 - 9 am: Registration 

9 - 9:30 am: Welcome - Dan DiMicco (CPA Chairman)    

9:30 - 10:45 am: Reports from CPA Committees - Tax and Buy American: 
Greg Owens (Sherrill Mfg); Jim Stuber (author); David Morse (CPA Tax Policy Associate Director); 
John Arnett (Copper & Brass Fabricators Council)

10:45 - 11 am: Networking Break

11 - 12 pm: Training -Presenting CPA Issues Priorities in Hill Meetings 
Michael Stumo (CEO of CPA)

12 - 1 pm: Lunch

1 - 2 pm: Panel - Briefing on the USMCA and CPA member views
Representative Bill Pascrell; Bill Bullard (R-CALF USA); Mike Dolan (International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

2 - 2:45 pm: Release of CPA's New Job Quality Index
Dan Alpert (Westwood Capital)

2:45 - 3 pm: Networking Break

3 - 4 pm: Panel - What to expect from trade enforcement in 2019? 
Mike Taylor (King & Spalding); Steve Claeys (Wiley Rein); Tim Keeler (Mayer Brown)

4 - 5:15 pm: Panel - How tariffs are benefitting CPA members
Roddey Dowd (Charlotte Pipe and Foundry); Zach Mottl (Atlas Tool & Die); Paul Wellborn (Wellborn Cabinets)

6 - 7 pm: Cocktails (cash bar)

7 - 8:30 pm:  Banquet and Presentation of CPA "American Trade Hero" Awards 
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
U.S. Trade Ambassador Robert Lighthizer


March 13, 2019

8:30-9:30 am: CPA Presentation (1540A Longworth)
Economic Growth from Achieving a Competitive Dollar
Jeff Ferry (CPA Chief Economist)

10:30 - 11:30 am: White House tour  pre-register at this link

12 - 2 pm : Briefing from Senior White House Officials   preregister at this link
Eisenhower Executive Office Building 
Peter Navarro:  Assistant to the President and Director of the Office Trade and Industrial Policy, 
Tim Pataki: Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison
Kelly Ann Shaw: Special Assistant to the President & Senior Director for International Trade, Investment & Development
Gil Kaplan: Under for International Trade, Department of Commerce.

2:30 - 5 pm: Hill Meetings

6:30 pm: No Host Dinner - Hawk 'n' Dove - 329 Pennsylvania Ave SE

March 14, 2019

9 - 5 pm: Hill Meetings


Extended Hotel Room Reservations to February 21

Capitol Hill Hotel
200 C St SE 
Washington, DC
(202) 543-6000
Ask for the "Coalition for a Prosperous America" room block

March 12, 2019 at 8:30am - March 14, 2019
Melissa Tallman · · 202-688-5145 ext 3
Edward Weiler Bill Parks patrick mulloy Tiffany Latino-Gerlock helmut Mueller Scott Shapiro Steven Capozzola Edwin Bush Jeff Ferry Tim Keeler Leslie Hickey Jenna Anker Ally Anker Beverly Anker Jim Massie Allison Trexler Tim Minor Daniel DiMicco William Jones Alan Price Zachary Mottl John Arnett Michael Gore Mike Taylor David Morse Michael Stumo Steven Byers Melissa Tallman Shadrack McGill Paul Wellborn Stephen Wellborn

Will you come?

$150.00 Registration Fee