World Trade Symposium 2019

Open Trade In An Uncertain World

6–7 November
Grand Hyatt, New York

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Speakers & Agenda 2019

The agenda will take a deep dive into the new technologies and platforms that are opening up trade and identify the opportunities presented by changing trends, as well as exploring how shifting consumer priorities are affecting the sustainability agenda. Attendees won’t just be debating key issues and swapping their stories, but will explore new ideas and solutions.

Speaker Spotlight

World Trade Symposium

With less than 2 months to go before #WorldTrade19, Simon Paris, Chair of the World Trade Board & CEO Finastra and MD of The Economist Events, Emma West discuss what this year’s Symposium means and why you should register now.

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Who should attend

  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Governmental organisations
  • Regulator & policy influencers
  • Corporates
  • Technology providers
  • Shipping
  • logistics and freight

Reasons To Attend


Gain valuable knowledge and insight into issues and opportunities for global trade.


Exchange new ideas and solutions with other business leaders, technology innovators, policy makers, thought leaders and economists to debate and discuss topical issues.


Be influential through active participation be it in the breakout roundtable sessions or panel debates via polling and Q&A. This unique global forum welcomes you to connect, collaborate and innovate.

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