International Business: Free Trade for Manufacturers: How to Make Free Trade Agreements Work for Your Company.

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The Pyle Center – UW-Madison Campus
702 Langdon St.Room 232, Madison.
This interactive videoconference for Wisconsin and Illinois companies will be broadcast live from Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois. Speaker John M. Kolmer will compare and contrast existing and newly negotiated Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) involving Chile, Singapore, and Australia. Through case studies and group exercises, participants will learn how to properly calculate their company’s regional value content and reduce costs to their ultimate consumer while taking full advantage of the benefits offered by the agreements. Sponsors include the Milwaukee Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce, Rural Export Initiative, Wisconsin District Export Council, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the UW-Madison Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the UW-Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy (WAGE).

Cost: Free, but advance registration is required. For registration information, please visit:

Sachin Tuli
Assistant Director
Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)
UW-Madison School of Business
975 University Avenue, Room 2266
Madison, WI 53706
Ph: 608.265.4938
Fax: 608.263.0477