National Summit on Cuba to be Held in Tampa
The National Summit on Cuba will be held in Tampa, Florida on October 8, 2004. The National Summit on Cuba is intended as an educational forum to discuss the current state of U.S.-Cuba relations and the impact of the Trade Sanctions Reform Act of 2000 (TSRA) on U.S. commercial relations with Cuba.
The Summit will present a number of speakers, including members of Congress, industry representatives and diplomats. The speakers will discuss a number of Cuba-related topics including discussions on current U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba. One panel of speakers will discuss the post-sanctions experience of other countries that have been previously been subject to U.S. sanctions. Speakers on that subject include Ambassador Pete Peterson, former U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, Ambassador Nicholas Platt, a delegation member of Nixons China trip and Ambassador Malcolm Ferguson, current Ambassador of South Africa to Mexico and former South African political counsel during the South African sanctions debate.
More information on the Summit can be found at the following Web site: