Save the date! APAC Quarterly Networking Cocktail December 17, Paper Pavillion Serrano 99, 18h30 -20h00
Attention all students, alumni and staff: we’ll be hosting the final APAC Quarterly Networking Cocktail in the Paper Pavilion. The speaker is a senior analyst at the Royal Elcano Institute, a professor on our Master in International Relations program, and an alumni of both the London School of Economics and the SIPA at Columbia University. There will be food and refreshments provided by the International Development Department team for APAC, and they’re will be 5 prizes from The Economist, drawn from those who register before 15 December.

Come learn about multilateral organizations that are shaping political policy and trade relations – globally, and in Asia particularly.
This Fall has been a season of major summits in Asia Pacific (APAC): The G20 in Brisbane, APEC in Beijing, and ASEAN in Naypyidaw (Myanmar) are all examples of high profile events that gave real visibility to the power jockeying of both China and the US in the APAC region. Currently, there are three major trade agreements being negotiated in the region (TTP, RCEP, and FTAAP-21) that will have important and varying impacts on global trade.
At this edition of the final APAC Quarterly Networking Cocktail you’ll not only get all the key information you need on this Fall’s summits and what the issues being decided are, but you’ll also get an update of all IE has been doing in the region to build the IE brand, and continue to recruit the region’s top talent to our bachelor, master and doctoral programs.
The featured expert who’ll be speaking at the event is Federico Steinberg, who is not only a professor on IE’s Master of International Relations program, but he’s also a Senior Analyst for Economy and International Trade at the Royal Elcano Institute – Spain’s most international think tank. Mr. Steinberg graduated from both the London School of Economics and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), before he did his doctoral work at the Autonomous University of Madrid.
The update on IE’s activities in Asia will be given by Mr. Joël McConnell, Director of International Development for the Asia Pacific Region.
To register for the event email asia-pacific@ie.edu with the title “Multilateral and FTA”. If you are not a current student, staff member or alumni of IE you should also include a link to your LinkedIn profile or attach a copy of your CV.

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