US-NZ Pacific Partnership Forum

May 6, 2013

2013 US - NZ Pacific Partnership Forum, May 19 - 21 at the Grandy Hyatt, Washington, D.C.

Featured Speakers
  • Bob Zoellick | Former President of the World Bank
  • Gerry Brownlee | NZ Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
  • Murray McCully | NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Tim Groser | NZ Minister of Trade and Climate Change
  • Leaders of US | NZ Agencies and Militaries
  • An Exclusive Panel of Six Former USTRs

US | NZ Business Leaders and Innovators | Westpac, NZ Beef & Lamb, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grummun, Cargill, Pfizer, Fonterra, Time Warner, AECOM, Pernod Ricard, Film Wellington, Oracle, Carnival Labs, Surveylab, Fomana, NZ Wine and many more...

  • Discover what's next in business innovation
  • Share insights on regional security
  • Engage in unique networking opportunities
  • Lend your voice to the future of the partnership

Sunday, May 19th
Welcome Reception - US Institute for Peace (with performances by the US and NZ Air Force bands and the Kapa Haka group)

Monday, May 20th
Scene setters - global, regional and bilateral
Interactive concurrent panels on agriculture; cities of the future; security partnerships; clean/green technology; innovation; and life sciences
Book signing with Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Hackett Fisher
Panel of six former USTRs
'Taste of New Zealand' Reception - New Zealand Embassy

Tuesday, May 21st
Scene setters - trade and foreign policy
High-level panel on business, trade and investment
High-level panel on security and foreign policy
Town hall discussion on the future of the partnership
Vision-casting from our 'future partners'
Cocktail reception and live jazz