Rebuilding Ukraine December 6, 2023

You are invited to participate in a seminar for investment and export opportunities into Ukraine. 

Date: December 6, 2023

Time: 9am-1pm

Location: Howard County Economic Development Authority

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, 1st Floor, Columbia, MD 21046

Coffee and sampling of Ukrainian food will be served during program

Agenda (subject to change)

8:30 – 9:00

Registration Check-in and Networking

9:00 – 9:10

Opening Remarks

Maria Angelica Vargas, Int’l Business Development, Howard County Economic Development Authority
Kimberly Brown, Chair of District Export Council, CEO of Amethyst Technologies
Jolanta Coffey, Int’l Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept of Commerce

9:10 – 9:40

Overview and Leads, US Dept of Commerce Support in Ukraine

Agnes Pawelkowska, Int’l Trade Specialist, Office of Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia, U.S. Dept of Commerce


Realities of Critical Industries and Understanding Procurement

US Commercial Service, US Embassy in Ukraine

  • Energy
  • Medical
  • Defense
  • Critical Infrastructure


Multilateral Development Bank Priorities in Ukraine

Danica Starks and/or Chrystal Denys, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Dept of Commerce




Investment and Practical Experience

Moderator: Karina Mandell, Chair, Baltimore Odesa Sister City Committee
Alex Gordin, President and Chairman of Board, Rebuilding Ukraine Agency, Inc.
John Strayhorn, President, Global Insurance Services, LLC
Irene Roth, Co-Founder, Depsol Technologies, LLC.



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