The outcome of the upcoming U.S. midterm elections will determine the political landscape and transatlantic relationship for years to come. At stake are all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 35 seats in the U.S. Senate. In addition, 36 states will elect governors.
AmCham invites you to hear from a panel with experience from both sides of the political aisle in the U.S., as they discuss how decisions made in both Washington and by the newly formed government in Sweden will impact trade, tariffs, employment and other economic issues between our two countries.
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 17:15 - Registration
17:30 - 18:15 - Panel Discussion
18:15 - 18:30 - Q&A
18:30 - 19:30 - Mingle
Venue: Prime Group, Slussplan 9, Stockholm 111 30
Dan H. Renberg, Government Relations Practice Co-Leader at the Arent Fox LLP law firm. For nearly 25 years, Dan has worked in Washington, DC, either in public service or as an advocate before the Congress and Executive Branch. He is a former Legislative Director and Deputy Chief of Staff to a Republican Senator, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Adrianne George Lind is a Washington, DC native who moved to Sweden in 2006. Adrianne is a social media influencer through her award-winning Black Women in Europe blog and Stockholm Expat blog. A member of Democrats Abroad since 2006, she was elected to serve on the Democratic National Committee for a term from 2016-2020. Adrianne is the President of the American Women's Club in Stockholm and the Global Caucus Coordinator for Democrats Abroad.
Billy McCormac, Public Affairs Managing Director, Client Experience, at Prime & United Minds. Billy's client work revolves primarily around issues pertaining to urbanization and cities. With a background in politics and media, both nationally and internationally over the past 20 years, he is highly regarded for his work with issue advocacy. Prior to his return to Prime earlier this year, Billy was the CEO of Real Estate Owners in Stockholm.
Tina Magnergård-Bjers, Foreign News Correspondent at TT News Agency, who has covered U.S. politics for several years. Tina attended Columbia University in New York City in 1991-1992. She also studied law and international relations at Stockholm University, and development aid and international relations at Gothenburg University.