Join us for our next forum "Digital Trade Agreements - Building Together. Canada, Mexico, and the UK" on April 17, 2018

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Digital Trade Agreements - Building Together. Canada, Mexico, and the UK
April 17, 2018 11:30 am to 2:00 PM PDT, at DocuSign, 221 Main Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco
Join us for our next forum on April 17, 2018 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, at DocuSign, 221 Main Street, Suite 1500, San Francisco. The Consuls General of Mexico, Canada and the UK discuss the impact of Digital on trade agreements and Brexit. Includes full lunch.

Mexican Consul General Gemi Gonzalez Lopez, PhD, is formerly the General Director of Government Relations and Deputy Attorney General of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency in Mexico. He holds several degrees and post-doc work from top Universities in Madrid, Mexico City, Harvard and Georgetown. He is the author of the book - The Mexican Political System, 2004.

Canadian Consul General Rana Sarkar, appointed in 2017, is a member of Canada's NAFTA Advisory Council. He was KPMG's National Director of High Growth Markets & India, and Co-founded then successfully existed Content Partners. He attended the London School of Economics & INSEAD Executive Program in France.

British Consul General Andrew Whittaker was appointed in 2016. He is the former Deputy Director of CERT-UK, the UK's National Cyber Security Team and Deputy Head of the UK Crisis Management Dept, managing the UK response to international incidents. He holds an MA with honors from the University of Cambridge.

Tech Bay Area Advocates is the Silicon Valley through North Bay hub of Global Tech Advocates, a coalition of over 6,000 tech experts, leaders and investors in 50 countries. Honored to host this lunch with the esteemed Consuls General, the goal is to plan how we will promote and champion tech entrepreneurs across borders. See Tech Bay Area Advocates for information on how to access this network and become an Advocate.

Event includes catered lunch by Agave Uptown, Zagat rated, gourmet Oaxacan restaurant.

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