Meeting Agenda
September 21-24, 2004
Washington, DC

(schedule subject to change)
Tuesday, September 21
(business casual attire)
Midday (Suggested) Arrival Time
6:00-8:00 p.m. Rooftop Welcome Reception
Metropolitan Square
Wednesday, September 22
(business attire)
8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast Grand Hyatt Hotel
8:30 a.m. 10th WEF Introduction
9:00 a.m. Trade and Globalization: From Doha to D.C.
Topics include intellectual property protection, bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, tariffs and non-tariff barriers.
10:30 a.m. Global Competition Part I: Worldwide Sourcing
Topics include ‘insourcing', outsourcing and the international trade in services.
12:15 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Global Competition Part II: Enhancing the Innovation Infrastructure
Topics include innovation, education, R&D funding, and the business environment.
3:30 p.m. Enhancing market access through compliance with global environmental restrictions
Topics include EI WEEE, ROHs, US State & Federal laws & initiatives, Japanese recycling laws.
4:45 p.m. Signing of AEEMA - EIF Collaboration Agreement
6:30 p.m. Dinner
Sequoia Restaurant
9:00 p.m. Night Tour of D.C. Monuments
Thursday, September 23
(business attire)
All meetings on this day are scheduled to take place in the Capitol Building.
9:00 a.m. U.S. Capitol Tour
10:30 a.m. Official WEF group photo
Capitol steps
11:00 a.m. Anti-Terror, Customs & Borders Issues
12:30 p.m. U.S. Elections & Technology Policy
(Working Lunch)
1:30 p.m. Broadband Deployment & Digital Convergence
Topics include research and development, technology and regulatory environment
6:00 p.m. WEF "Decade Dinner"
Friday, September 24
(business casual attire)
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Site visit to VeriSign's Technology Center
11:00 a.m. Cyber-Security in the Information Age
11:45 a.m. 10th WEF Conclusion
12:00 p.m. WEF Lunch
2:00-4:00 p.m. Guided tour of Air & Space Museum, Dulles Annex (Optional)
The WEF concludes with transportation back to the Grand Hyatt Hotel before or after the Air & Space Museum tour (each participant chooses). The staff of the Electronic Industries Alliance will organize all WEF events and meals, and arrange all transportation.
Please contact Gail Tannenbaum ( for information and details.

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