Kansas International Trade Day will be held June 22 in Topeka at Washburn University’s Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. An array of topics will be covered at the event.

The agenda for International Trade Day and the speakers that will be present are as follows:

• 8 a.m. – Registration & Exhibits Open

• 9:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks: Antonio Soave – Kansas Secretary of Commerce

• 9:30 a.m. – Global Opportunities and Trends: Tiffany Melvin – President, North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO)

• 9:45 a.m. – How to do Market Research on Foreign Countries: Nyamusi K. Igambi – Director, U.S. Commercial Service, Kansas City; Raffaele DeVito – Kansas International Trade Coordinating Council Chair Emeritus

• 10:45 a.m. – Market Entry Strategies: Antonio Soave – Kansas Secretary of Commerce; Ted J. Vlamis – Vice President, Pioneer Balloon Co., 1997 Exporter of the Year

• 11:40 a.m. – Break/Lunch

• Noon – Lunch & Exhibits Open

• 12:30 p.m. – Success Stories by 2016 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Finalists: Balco Inc. – Wichita, Ceva Biomune – Lenexa, The Grasshopper Company – Moundridge, GT Manufacturing – Clay Center. Moderator – Linden Dalecki, Ph. D., KITCC Chair

• 1:45 p.m. – Networking

• 2:15 p.m. – Legal Issues of International Business: Beau Jackson – Attorney, International Trade/Customs, Adduci, Mastiani & Schaumberg LLP; Fang Shen – Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP

• 3:15 p.m. – Logistics/Transportation/Shipping: Kimberly Johnson-Bonhart – Vice President, State Government Affairs, UPS

• 4:15 p.m. – Closing Remarks

The registration fee is $50. To register for Kansas International Trade Day and learn how to maximize your international business, visit. https://www.kansasglobal.org/education_training-training_seminars-registration.php?action=view_class&id=141.