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Miami Dade College to Host United States – European Union Forum May 15 & 16

European Forum

Miami, May 13, 2014 - Miami Dade College (MDC) will host II United States European Union Forum: Looking towards the Future on Thursday and Friday, May 15 and 16, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Presented by the Euroamérica Foundation and the City of Miami, the forum will explore the close ties between the United States and the European Union and the ways that a proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would affect the region, including neighboring Latin America. During the two-day event, different topics of interest will be discussed, such as: revitalizing the Transatlantic Relationship: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP); the importance of the audiovisual and entertainment industry; and the role of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT´s), Innovation and Internet in developing countries, growth of business and creating new markets, and its influence on different production sectors.

MDC President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez are all scheduled to speak, as are Congressmen Joe Garcia and Mario Diaz-Balart, among many others.

II United States – European Union Forum: Looking Towards the Future

  • WHEN: Thursday, May 15, 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday, May 16, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus Chapman Conference Center, Room 3210 300 NE Second Ave.

This forum is free and open to the public, but prior registration is highly recommended. Registration can be completed via this link, and a full program is available here

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist

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