The IATTO Board of Directors issues a call for presenters for the 41st IATTO Annual Forum – “New Business Models for International Trade” to be held October 14-17 in Rome. The 2015 IATTO Forum is hosted by the ItalianTrade Agency (ITA).

Presentations and papers should be in any of the following areas:
• New Government/Trade Councils initiatives to support export and import
• The impact of cultural and gender diversity in innovation and trade
• Women entrepreneurship
• How to bridge the knowledge-doing gap between universities and business
• How international trade training can boost export I SMEs and open new markets
• Government support for trade training
• The growing interest in accreditation and certification systems
• The importance of international networking to reach new markets

- Sessions should be 20-30 minutes in length.
- LCD projector will be provided. Please provide presentation on a USB stick.
- The deadline for submission of proposals is July 15:th, 2015
- Formal notification of acceptance will be emailed by July 31
- Conference registration is required for all presenters and they
also pay the conference fee

Participant proposals should be followed by:
1. Title of Presentation.
2. Short 3-5 sentence summary
3. Full description (ppt presentation)
4. Name of presenter
5. Short biography/CV of presenter
6. Photo for printing in full colour

Please send submission to

The forum will be attended by:

- Governmental representatives
- International organizations and Trade Councils
- Trade experts
- Trade training experts
- Business executives
- University professors

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