Second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade: “Current Standing and Future Prospects of the World Trading System”


Speaker: Ambassador Alan Wolff, WTO Deputy Director-General
Introductory Remarks: Padideh Ala’i, WCL Professor of Law; Director of Program on Trade, Investment and Development (TID)
Moderator: John Magnus, WCL Adjunct Professor; President, TradeWins L.LC.

Join the Trade, Investment, and Development Program for its second Wenger Annual Distinguished Lecture on Trade on November 8, 2017. This year’s lecture will feature Ambassador Alan Wolff, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Ambassador Wolff will discuss the current standing and future prospects of the world trading system. Prior to his appointment at WTO, Ambassador Wolff was one of the world’s leading international trade lawyers at the global law firm Dentons, and held various official positions in both Democratic and Republican administrations. He has been enlisted to resolve some of the largest international trade disputes on record. For the last six years, he has served as the chairman of the National Foreign Trade Council, which today represents hundreds of American companies who employ millions of workers. He is chairman of the board of the Institute for Trade and Commercial Diplomacy.

Full details here.

Date and Location

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
American University Washington College of Law
Address 1: 
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Address 2: 
NT01 – Ceremonial Classroom, Warren Building
Washington, DC