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Following a speech by National Economic Council Director Brian Deese at the Atlantic Council on Wednesday June 23 (register here), the GeoEconomics Center and the Eurasia Group would like to continue the conversation on industrial policy and discuss how US and EU industrial strategies will impact global supply chains and the transatlantic economy. We’ll host this panel on June 24th at 9 a.m. EDT and feature Jimmy Goodrich, Vice President of Global Policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association, John Murphy, Senior Vice President for International Policy at the US Chamber of Commerce, and Maive Rute, Deputy Director-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs at the European Commission. The conversation will unpack the transatlantic and private sector view of the Biden Administration’s strategy for building domestic industrial strength and detail the EU’s efforts to secure supply chains.

For many countries, the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic shutdown has focused a spotlight on the critical importance of strong, resilient, and responsive supply chains. In the past year, both the United States and the European Union launched initiatives to review supply chains in key industries, including critical minerals, batteries, pharmaceuticals, and semiconductors. This panel seeks to highlight major risks, strategic dependencies, and opportunities for economic collaboration with allies. Our panelists will also provide a better understanding of the potential tools policy makers can use to develop a more robust supply network for their country. Key questions include how these governments industrial policies might impact the future of globalization and economic interdependence.


Jimmy Goodrich
Vice President of Global Policy
Semiconductor Industry Association

John Murphy
Senior Vice President for International Policy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Maive Rute
Deputy Director General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship, and SMEs
European Commission

Moderated by

Julia Friedlander
C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, GeoEconomics Center
Atlantic Council

Jonathan Lang
Director for Trade and Supply Chains
Eurasia Group

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