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May 11, 2021

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the U.S. Mission to the European Union (USEU) are coming together to present “Transatlantic Cooperation in the Defense and Space Sector,” an exciting program for companies working in Europe or seeking to expand operations on the continent. This comprehensive webinar is an opportunity to hear directly from U.S. Government officials who can provide guidance on working with European Union (EU) officials and maximizing company investments in the European market.

“Transatlantic Cooperation in the Defense and Space Sector” will assemble representatives from a range of U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense and Commerce, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, the NATO Industry Advisory Group, and the U.S. Mission to the European Union. These government experts in export control regulations, EU acquisition and space policy, defense procurement, and trade compliance will give companies an overview of current and future business opportunities and regulatory changes impacting U.S. industry. Specifically, this webinar will touch on accessing opportunities through the European Defense Fund, the future of EU space policy regulations, export control matters, and intellectual property issues.

Please join AIA and the USEU for  “Transatlantic Cooperation in the Defense and Space Sector” on Tuesday, May 11 at 11:00 AM EDT.


Lora Baker, Senior Policy Officer, USEU
Merry Lutz, International Armaments Cooperation, OUSD
Alexandra Craft, Bureau of Industry and Security/DOC
Rachel Bae, IP Attaché, USEU
Matthew Karas, Legal Advisor, Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy Brussels
Casey Pfitzner, Political/Military Officer USEU
Rudy Priem, Director Government Relations Europe & NATO at Raytheon Technologies and Chairman of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group
Dak Hardwick, Assistant Vice President for International Affairs, AIA

This webinar is intended for AIA members only and is closed to the media. For more information and to register, please email [email protected].

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