March 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An upcoming symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will highlight the importance of international trade to Nebraska’s economy. The Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance is hosting the inaugural CME Group Foundation Symposium, “Changing Governments, Changing Trade: Impacts from Global to Local,” March 13 in Lincoln.

The symposium is in conjunction with the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season. The free event is noon to 6 p.m. at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, 2021 Transformation Drive.

Speakers include Keira Lombardo, senior vice president of corporate affairs at Smithfield; Tim Groser, New Zealand’s ambassador to the United States; Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s deputy ambassador to the United States; Brian Kuehl, executive director of Farmers for Free Trade; and Andrea Durkin, editor-in-chief for TradeVistas. Kuehl and Durkin will discuss the local impact of global change in the Heuermann Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

Advance registration is required. To register, visit https://ianr.unl.edu/yeutter-institute.  The symposium is sponsored by the CME Group Foundation and Smithfield.