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BAB Network Events 11/1-11/6

02 Nov 2021 6:26 AM | Executive Director

Check out these great events from our friends across the BAB Network!


A Conversation with Scott Gottlieb MD – “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Defeated Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic NEW TO LIST

November 1, 2021

6:30 - 9:00 pm PST

Location: Sandhu Conference Center Chapman University, 571 North Grand Street, Orange, CA 

The World Affairs Council of Orange County is excited to announce our upcoming lecture event at Sandhu Conference Center in Chapman University. Please join us in welcoming Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD to discuss his New York Times bestselling book, “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed US and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic.” Enjoy hors d’oeuvres while listening to Dr. Scott Gottlieb identify the reasons why the US was caught unprepared for the pandemic and how the country can improve its strategic planning to prepare for future viral threats. A copy of Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s book is included with registration, and be sure to stick around to the end of the event for a book signing


Covid-19, it’s impact on young people, communities, and careers   
November 2, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am GMT
Location: BMet College, Matthew Boulton Campus

Come and join us for a panel discussion where the author of this report, Fabio Thomas, Insight Manager at Beatfreeks, will take us through the findings. We will also be joined by representatives from the regional business community, sharing their insights on how we can work together to support this generation.


Executive Roundtable on The Future of Life Sciences 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST / 3:00 – 4:00 pm GMTBAB is  delighted to host a virtual roundtable featuring Faisal Khalid, Head of Healthcare Banking, Santander, N.A. and Susan Schriver, who lead’s Boston Consulting Group’s commercial biopharma work globally with a focus on commercial and corporate strategy issues. The speakers will lead a discussion on emerging trends in the life sciences sector and pharma industry.


The Sustainable Business Summit  
November 3, 2021

8:45 am - 12:30 pm GMT
Location: Conference Aston

Join this once a year Summit to acquire the know-how for building a more environmentally sustainable and resilient business.


Untethered Talent: The Future of International Hires! 

November 3, 2021

11:00 am -12:00 pm PST /  2:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Join ZEDRA’s Kiki Stannard and Bird & Bird’s Jonathan Goldsworthy on their myth-busting mission exploring your choices for employing talent post-pandemic and the commercial, cultural, HR, employment law and tax considerations that come with an untethered workforce.This session is designed for company founders, C-suite executives, HR Directors and Global Mobility professionals who are considering hiring overseas in the next 12 to 24 month


Protecting Software Intellectual Property in Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies 

November 3, 2021

12:00 - 1:30  pm EST

This webinar will explore the various mechanisms for protecting software intellectual property for vehicle electrification and automation technologies, including various pitfalls and best practices.


Discover British American Business with Tamra Eker NEW TO LIST

November 4, 2021

10:30 - 11:30 am CST  /  11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Join us to meet Tamra Eker, Managing Director BritishAmerican Business (BAB), and the new President of the BritishAmerican Business Network to learn about their advocacy work and the benefits of belonging to the BABC network. Following a short introductory presentation, Tamra will take questions from attendees. 


Transatlantic Corridor Business Travel - The Immigration Outlook for UK & USA Labor Mobility  Thursday, November 4, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm EST / 4:00 – 5:00 pm GMT

BAB is delighted to bring together a panel of UK and U.S. immigration experts and government representatives to discuss the transition back to transatlantic travel, and to look at longer term immigration policies for skilled workers and inward investment.  We will hear from legal immigration advisors from Magrath Sheldrick and Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty LLP for a UK and U.S. perspective on the international mobility of executives, entrepreneurs and innovators.  Also joining the panel is the Chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (an independent, non-statutory, non-time limited, non-departmental public body that advises the UK government on migration issues), and we welcome back the Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs, U.S. Embassy, London.


“First Thursday” Networking – Beers, Business and Banter NEW TO LIST

November 4, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm EST

Location: Muldoon’s Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660


The Great British-American Virtual Pub Quiz 2021 in Partnership with BBS 

November 4, 2021

6:00 - 7:30 pm PST  / 9:00 - 10:30 pm EST

Once again, we'll be bringing the British-American community together through trivia over Zoom. Our quizmaster, Peter Brook, will be hosting the evening and we hope to see you there.

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Opportunities in the Affordable Direct Pay Healthcare Market NEW TO LIST

November 9, 2021

8:00 am PST

Michelle Cherewatenko will outline how the SimpleCare program allows providers to offer direct pay healthcare services and products at a reasonable price to work outside traditional limited health insurance coverage and limitations while providing a commonsense solution to increased affordability and accessibility to quality healthcare for all.


BAB Accelerate: Transatlantic Entrepreneurship  

November 9, 2021
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST / 4:00 – 5:00 pm GMT

Hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week, BritishAmerican Business will bring together a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs to discuss their journeys of expansion and growth and the challenges they have faced, especially in the midst of a global pandemic.


Faegre Drinker – Navigating the Patchwork of Global Environmental, Social, and Governance Obligations NEW TO LIST

November 10, 2021

11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST

Global companies are dealing with heightened obligations to disclose company practices relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. In the United States, the Biden administration has shown a willingness to continue many of the trade policies implemented by its predecessor, but for reasons that are often grounded in a progressive social and economic agenda. By contrast, with respect to its agenda for the environment, the Biden administration has advanced its own policy positions on climate change and environmental regulations. In jurisdictions outside of the United States, these obligations to address ESG concerns rise to the level of legislative mandates. Factored into the mix, investors are also increasingly asking for transparency into these matters as well as positive indications that companies are improving past performance. In this edition of the International Business Briefing webinar series, Faegre Drinker’s panel will address the scope of ESG obligations, developing trends and share practical experience of how companies are coping with overlapping obligations.


Trust in the Age of Misinformation NEW TO LIST
November 10, 2021 

12:00 - 4:30 pm EST

Join CIMA President Paul Ash, FCMA, CGMA and leading professionals as they discuss ways to build and maintain trust. After last year’s successful conference on Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas, we will continue the dialog on ethics with exploring the topic of Trust.


Battling the Sky-High Costs of Healthcare NEW TO LIST

November 11, 2021

8:30 - 10:00 am CST

There is one thing that most people agree on: the cost of healthcare and health insurance in the US is out of control. The same medical procedure cost can vary by thousands of dollars even with the same insurance carrier and provider. What if knowing the cost of your healthcare could make us all healthier and save money in the process? In our meeting, we will be discussing Transparency & Healthcare Consumerism with Mike Andrade and Chrissy Benton, Benefits Warriors from BenefitU. Learn about tools that will enable you to make transparent health care a reality – in your own family as well as in your business. This is a hybrid event! Attendees can choose to join in person or attend virtually. 

Evolving Enterprise Through #DoDigital NEW TO LIST

November 15, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT  /  7:00 - 8:00 am EST

Despite the need for digital to play an essential role in every business, in every job role, only 1 in 10 businesses have taken action to address the widening skills gap that a fifth of businesses in Staffordshire have reported. Join us to discuss the importance of digital transformation to an SME and learn from the Growth Hub about how they can support you through that journey.


2021 Mid-Atlantic Regional Summit NEW TO LIST

November 15, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 pm EST

Join us for a dynamic virtual conference with Senator Chris Coons and special guests on the positive impact of global affairs programs in Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region.


How Changing US Department of Defense Cybersecurity Requirements Affect US & UK Companies NEW TO LIST

November 16, 2021
9:00 - 10:30 am PST
Jerry Leishman and Andy Watkin-Child will host a panel discussion, and provide an overview of the recent changes with cybersecurity requirements issued by the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. President Biden's executive order. You will learn how the cybersecurity landscape and mandatory requirements are changing for companies seeking to do business with the U.S. Department of Defense. Participants will learn the essential planning steps necessary to navigate the increasingly complex U.S. cybersecurity environment and leverage an early adopter approach to get secure and compliant, stay compliant, and win new business.


EisnerAmper – TRANSFORMATION NATION: Driving Intelligent Growth 

November 17, 2021

2:00 - 4:30 pm EST

Join EisnerAmper for a practical look at how businesses are transforming to meet the challenges and greet the opportunities of a market in motion, positioning themselves to drive intelligent growth.


Doing Business in the USA Webinar  

November 18, 2021

2:00 - 5:00 pm GMT / 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Meet USA trade experts for a virtual 'whistle-stop' tour of Scotland's top export destination. As we steer out of a COVID-19 world, we will offer you advice on opportunities for your products and services. You will also gain practical tips and guidance which will help you to set up, grow and develop your business from those who have made that journey and continue to do so.

BritishAmerican Business Gala Lunch  

November 19, 2021
12:00 – 3:00 pm GMT
Location: etc. Venues, County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB

BAB’s Gala lunch is a highlight in the London events programme, bringing together senior members of the U.S. and UK Government and representatives from the largest companies on earth operating in the transatlantic space to honour, celebrate and rally behind the special relationship.


Exporting to the UK NEW TO LIST

November 23, 2021

8:00 am PST

Export Unlocked will guide you on building your Export Strategy to the UK and defining what you want to achieve with how you will get there using their in-depth knowledge on importing into the UK. You may have already entered international markets and now want an increased market reach into the UK. Export Unlocked will help you begin to understand the UK markets you want to enter, determine if it’s viable for your business and then what are the NEXT STEPS. Particularly in terms of customs compliance, duty, customs formalities and associated costs to begin exporting to the UK.


Join Facebook training on how to create loyalty and create AD's from your Facebook NEW TO LIST

November 29, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT  /  7:00 - 8:00 am EST

Learn how to increase customer loyalty in digital marketing and with the use of Facebook products and offers, how to create a strong brand presence and reach a broader audience by implementing best practices for Feed, Stories, IGTV, Reels, Hashtags and Lives, how to use Statistics to see what works for your audience and Instagram Direct to strengthen customer loyalty, reach more people beyond your followers by creating ads directly from your Facebook Page and grow your audience on Instagram with Instagram Promotions


Passport Professionals NEW TO LIST

December 7, 2021

5:30 - 7:30 pm EST

A great opportunity to connect with the International Business, Shipping, Logistics, Mobility, Advocacy and Ex Pat/New American Community here in Greater Cleveland. Close out the year surrounded by new friends and colleagues and look for the friendly faces from all around the world.

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