Consultants' Network: "Trade Wars and Trade Agreements"
on March 9, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, March 9, 2020
IEEE Consultants’ Network of San Diego
Topic: “Trade Wars and Trade Agreements”
Speaker: Sergio Langarica, Director of International Trade Sony Electronics Inc.
Trade Policy, tariff rates and other incentives have a tangible impact on determining the landed costs of imported goods. They also influence where and how products are made around the world. This presentation will add context to recent high-profile news such as US Tariffs on certain goods from China and the yet to be implemented US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Sergio Langarica joined Sony’s
Trade Strategy and Compliance Group in San Diego over 20 years ago. His
major responsibilities include Customs and Trade Compliance in North and South
America. He provides strategic guidance to various Sony Group companies in the
consumer and professional electronics sectors. He has been instrumental
in negotiating significant reforms to customs regulations and government
policies including various Free Trade Agreements and manufacturing incentive
He is currently National Vice
President of Foreign Trade at the Mexican Chamber for the Electronics,
Telecommunications and Information Technologies Sectors (CANIETI).
From 2012-2015, Sergio was the
Regional President for the Northwestern Region of the Mexican CANIETI.
Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant - 6690 Mission Gorge Road, San Diego
Location: 6690 Mission Gorge Road. Emiliano’s
Mexican Restaurant is approximately 1 1/2 blocks North of Mission
Gorge Road and Friars Road. It is on the West side of Mission Gorge Road. If
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make a U-turn at Greenbrier and then enter the shopping center which will be
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San Diego IEEE Consultants'
Network Meeting Date and Time:
March 9, 2020 (Monday)
6:00 - 7:00 pm – Dinner and informal networking
7:00 - 8:30 pm – Presentation
We meet on the secondMonday of every month, same time. The format
is dinner and networking from 6-7 PM and meeting from 7-8:30 PM. The
presentation will start promptly at 7:00 PM. This will allow the formal portion
of the meeting to be finished no later than 8:30. All are
welcome to stay later for additional questions and networking.
We always welcome newcomers
and old faces we haven’t seen in a while. Emiliano’s is located at the North end
of the shopping center. The banquet room is in the first suite of the center
itself.Look for the IEEE banners to
locate the entrance to the room. If you get lost, you can go into the
restaurant entrance and ask where the IEEE meeting is located.
No Cost - Buy your own dinner, drinks
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