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5th Annual Global Services Summit

"Pushing the Frontiers of Services"   

October 30, 2013

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

The theme for the Global Services Summit 2013 focused on services moving forward; the opportunities, the challenges, and the future of the global services market.

Thank you to all the sponsors that made the Global Services Summit 2013 possible, please see a full list of the sponsors here!

We thank all of our guests and speakers for joining us at the event. Please view the program to see a schedule of the day's events.              



A conversation with Ambassador Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative

Speech given by Congressman Dave Reichert, Representative for Washington State, District 8




Panel: Services in the Developing World

Dr. Aaditya Mattoo's presentation "Pushing the Frontiers: Services in the Developing World"

Panel: Innovative Services

Dr. Mahmoud Naghshineh's presentation "Big Data in the New Era of Services"

Minecraft Presentation

Magnus Rentzhog's presentation "Using Services to Build Global Value Chains Brick by Brick" and speech. 


  Global Services Summit: Featured Speakers

Mike Froman

Ambassador Michael Froman

U.S. Trade Representative

Michael Froman was sworn in as the 11th U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on June 21st, 2013. As USTR, he is President Obama’s principal advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on international trade and investment issues.

Jean-Luc Damarty


Jean-Luc Demarty
Director General of Trade, European Commission

Jean-Luc Demarty was appointed the Director General (DG) of Trade in 2011. As DG of Trade, Mr. Demarty helps develop and implement European Union trade and investment policy.


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                         Highlights of past Global Services Summits

                   For 2012 Highlights, click here
                   For 2011 Highlights, click here
                   For 2010 Highlights, click here
                   For 2009 Highlights, click here

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