The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) is pleased to present the

2022 Washington Trade Symposium

Join USFIA in Washington DC for an in-person event.  Meet with policy-makers and colleagues to talk about the key issues and politics affecting the fashion industry. From forced labor enforcement to textile policy to the future of the China 301 tariffs, don't miss this opportunity to hear insights and solutions.   

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What to Expect

Trade Policy and Politics - July 13, 2022

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The Washington Insiders on Trade Policy & Politics

  • David Spooner, USFIA Washington Counsel and Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Josh Teitelbaum, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump


Perspectives on Textile Trade Policy in the Biden Administration

  • Bill Jackson, Assistant USTR for Textiles, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Jennifer Knight, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods, and Materials, Department of Commerce


KEYNOTE: Next Steps in the Fight Against Forced Labor

  • Robert Silvers, Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans at the Department of Homeland Security and Chair of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force


FEATURED SPEAKER: Trade Facts for the Fashion Industry

  • Ed Gresser, Vice President and Director for Trade and Global Markets at PPI


Trade and Sourcing Trends for 2022: Results of the Fashion Industry Benchmarking Survey

  • Dr. Sheng Lu, Associate Professor at the University of Delaware Department of Fashion & Apparel Studies





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