Virginia International Business Council


Challenges to International Trade and Global Trade Pacts: What we can learn from BREXIT

  • September 28, 2016
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • VENUE CHANGE!!! Meeting will be at Sam Millers, 1210 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219


  • Register by September 21st to receive special Early Bird member pricing. Registration price increases to $35 after September 21st.

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Please join the Virginia International Business at our September 28 luncheon meeting "Challenges to International Trade and Global Trade Pacts:What we can learn from BREXIT" presented by Dr. Chris Bischof, Assistant Professor of History, University of RichmondDr. Bischof is an expert in Britain and the European Community. His views are applicable to the wider planet as a whole. He spent three months in England studying the phenomenon prior to the BREXIT vote.

About the speaker: Dr. Bischof is Assistant professor of history at the University of Richmond, specializing in modern Britain and the world. He has taught a wide range of courses on British imperialism, British cities, and European history more broadly. Dr.  Bischof received his PhD from Rutgers University and taught at Rutgers and Franklin and Marshall College before coming to Richmond. His research has been published in several major scholarly journals and has been funded by the National Academy of Education and the Mellon Foundation. Dr. Bischof has also received grants from the Rutgers Center for European Studies and Rutgers School of Arts & Sciences. His current projects include books on nineteenth century British education, state, and society, and post-emancipation British West Indies. He spent the

weeks leading up to and after the referendum in Britain, where he saw debates about the Brexit play out on the ground.

The Virginia International Business Council, Inc. (VAIBC™) was established in 1948, and it has had a distinguished history as a membership organization serving businesses engaged in or pursuing international trade and the wide range of professionals in the public and private sector that facilitate and enable international trade. Our monthly luncheon programs provide networking and educational opportunities vital to success.  We also periodically conduct special workshops featuring experts in the field on topics we believe to be especially timely and vital to our members, as well as several annual special events, which have historically included our December

holiday party and spring golf outing.  We actively support other Virginia trade organizations and events, and provide

scholarships and other outreach to Virginia colleges and universities. For more information, please contact us: 






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