Program for the
2013 US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum May 19 – 21, 2013

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Sunday, May 19

Welcome reception, at  The U.S. Institute of Peace
Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres
US & NZ musical entertainment

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Monday, May 20

Keynote and Luncheon Speakers, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• Plenary Panel Discussion on Business, Trade & Investment, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• 6 Concurrent Groups on US-NZ Collaboration, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

  1. Agriculture
    From Farm to Fork: How supply chains can feed the region
    and improve competitiveness
  2. Lessons from Christchurch
    How every city can “build brilliance” based on NZ’s rebuild
  3. Security
    US-NZ partnerships in business and government that are
    Making the region and our neighborhoods safer
  4. Creativity
    What can the US and NZ film industries teach us about
    Innovation, technology and being a global leader of IP
  5. Environment
    Clean tech, green tech: How the US and NZ are partners

“Taste of New Zealand” Event,  at The New Zealand Embassy

  • Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres
  • musical entertainment

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Tuesday, May 21

• Keynote and Luncheon Speakers, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• Plenary Panel Discussion on Security & Foreign Policy, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• Concurrent Groups on US-NZ Collaboration, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• Working Groups on Recommendations for the Future, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel

• Closing Reception, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel