PROGRAM

 

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

 

9:00-9:30 am     NETWORKING BREAKFAST

 

9:30-9:45 am     WELCOME REMARKS

JEAN-MARC GAULTIER
President, French-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington, DC
 

9:45-11:00 am     KEYNOTE SPEAKER

SOPHIE BELLON
Chairwoman of the Board of Directors,
SODEXO
 

11:15-12:30 am  PANEL         
LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION

SABINE FICHAUX
Head of International Banking – HSBC
NATHAN MOORE
Regional Executive Vice-President – AXA
JASON LANGE
Correspondent Reuters News

Moderated by PATRICK PARODI
Co-Founder – Wireless Registry
 

12:30-1:30 pm     LUNCH & NETWORK – WINE & CHEESE TASTING

 

1:30-2:45 pm   WORKSHOP BUSINESS FRANCE         
THE VIE PROGRAM

Conducted by MAXIME GRANGER
Project Manager for the USA – Business France
 

2:45-3:45 pm   KEYNOTE      
“THE SOCIAL DISRUPTION”

ALEXANDRE MARS
Serial Entrepreneur
Founder of Epic Foundation
 

3:45-5:00 pm     DOING BUSINESS BETWEEN FRANCE AND THE UNITED STATES

Panel Presented by EY
Moderated by JIMMY BENAUDIS
EY Partner – Global Head French Business Network
REGIS MULOT
Chief HR Officer – Staples
ROBERT FIOLEK
CFO – Lafarge United States
NICOLAS LECOQ
Partner – Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services – EY

 
 

5:00-6:00 pm     EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK…

CLOSING DEBATE between
JIMMY BENAUDIS
EY Partner – Global Head French Business Network
GILLES PARIS
Journalist at Le Monde

7:00 pm    VIP CLOSING RECEPTION 

If you have registered to attend the VIP Reception at the Private Residence of the Ambassador of France

 

ATTEND THE FRENCH AMERICAN BUSINESS WEEK

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