Thursday, November 8, 8:30 – 10:30 AM
UPM Biofore House
Alvar Aallon Katu 1, Helsinki

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This is a Members Only event

November 6 is the day Americans will elect members for each of the 435 House seats and 34 of the 100 Senate seats, both being chambers that comprise the United States Congress. Republicans currently control the White House and Congress. The upcoming elections may change that, thereby creating a new dynamic within the government.

Under the current administration, transatlantic trade has been under tremendous pressure. Implications remain unclear in the event democrats take over Congress or if control remains in the same hands.

Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations of Johns Hopkins University, will discuss what these election results mean for transatlantic trade in Europe and Finland, as well as the general economy.

Susan Danger, CEO of AmCham EU, will provide commentary on what elections results mean for transatlantic trade from a European perspective.

A light breakfast will be served.


Joseph P. Quinlan

Senior Fellow at Center for Transatlantic Relations

Joseph P. Quinlan regularly debriefs policy makers and legislators on Capitol Hill on global trade and economic issues. He has testified before the European Parliament and served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State. He presently serves as the U.S. representative (Economic Policy Committee) to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France for the U.S. Council for International Business. He is the author, co-author, or contributor to fifteen books.

Susan Danger

CEO of AmCham EU

Susan Danger is CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), which speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. She has dedicated her entire career to advancing transatlantic cooperation and was named by POLITICO as one of the top 20 women influencers in Brussels in 2016. Susan is fluent in English, German and French and conversant in Dutch and Spanish.

Event partner

For more information contact:

Mike Klyszeiko

Director, Launchpad USA
+358 45 140 4911

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