K&L GATES LLP and Gilad Government Relations and Lobbying
Cordially invite you to a Seminar on:
Benefits and Government Grants for Israeli
companies in the U.S, Europe and China

How can Israeli corporations grow their businesses
and capital by developing their own government
relations in the U.S, Europe and China?
Monday | February 11 | 2013 | Hilton Tel-Aviv
Seminar Agenda
Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 9:00
09:00-09:10 Welcome Remarks - Ariel Sender, Chairman, Gilad Government Relations and Lobbying

09:10-09:20 K&L Gates, Firm introduction - Daniel Ritter, Partner, K&L Gates Public Policy Group, Innovation and Sustainability Practice (Washington DC)

09:20-10:20 The U.S. market - The largest and most mature public policy/commercial intersection for business opportunities - Daniel Ritter, Bart Gordon, former Congressman and Partner, K&L Gates Public Policy Group (Washington DC)
  • Recent changes in the U.S. government and policymakers and impact on
    Israel-U.S. political and business relationships
  • Direct funding and loan guarantees
  • Federal and State procurement: The bread and butter of large and small corporations
  • Regulatory changes in support of public and private procurement and scalability
  • Strategies and specific time lines for business outcomes, with examples
  • Treaty issues
  • Questions and Answers
10:20-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:50 European Market: Lobbying and regulatory activities in support of business goals - Philip Torbøl, Partner, K&L Gates EU Policy and Regulatory Practice (Brussels), Olivia Le Horovitz, Partner, K&L Gates (Paris), Wladek Rzycki, Partner, K&L Gates (Warsaw)
  • EU v. National state approach
  • EU-Israel relations and regulatory cooperation, including treaty issues
  • Hot policy topics on the Western European and Eastern European agenda
  • Lobbying in the Western Europe and Eastern Europe: Tools and techniques, recent examples
  • Questions and Answers
11:50-12:30 China and other emerging markets - Yujing Shu, Partner, K&L Gates (Beijing)
  • Regulatory aspects of foreign investments
  • Regulatory aspects of technology licensing
  • Licensing requirements for export and import
  • Questions and Answers
12:30-14:00 Lunch
*agenda subject to changes Presentations will be conducted in English


Participation is free of charge but registration and confirmation are required.
The number of confirmed seats is limited - Please register early.

For more information, please contact seminar producer Gali Idan
at +972-73-2122308, gali@ivc-online.com

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