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East Coast Industry Forum

Mitglieder Termin speichern
27.10.2016 | 08:30
- 15:00
Northeastern University | 120 Forsyth St, Boston, MA 02115


Manager Membership & Events Irene Fuchs
Tel: (212) 974-8841
Email: ifuchs(at)gaccny.com


Boston serves as a gateway to New England and the US market for many German firms. Attracted by Massachusetts’ highly skilled workforce, world class universities, and culture of innovation, European firms are investing billions of U.S. dollars in the state and playing key roles in some of its leading industries, ranging from high tech, biotechnology, life sciences, to medical devices.

ECIF: The East Coast Industry Forum is your dynamic platform for meaningful business dialogue.

Join the influential leaders of the transatlantic business community for engaging discussions on what is affecting their industries and yours. This year’s event builds on the success of the inaugural 2015 ECIF with a new panel of decision-makers representing the industries at the heart of the German American economy.

Don’t miss this essential event for all international business representatives.

On the agenda are keynote speeches and panel discussions on the following topics:

  • The Transatlantic Market Place
    Marion Meyer | COO of BayWa AG & Head of Corporate Business Development of BayWa’s Agri Supply & Trade Business Unit
    Wayne T. Smith | Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE
    Alexandra V. Roth | Executive Professor, International Business and Strategy Group, Northeastern University
  • Life Science / Digital Health
    Angelo Moesslang | CFO, Fresenius Medical Care North America
    Babak Movassaghi | VP of Innovation and New Ventures, Flex
    Caroll Neubauer | Chairman, GACC NY, Chairman & CEO, B.Braun Medical, Inc.
    Nick Dougherty | Program Director, PULSE@MassChallenge
  • Manufacturing Innovation
    Sven Doerge | Chief Financial Officer, Goss International
    James Heppelmann | President and CEO, PTC
    Katharina Krause | CEO & President, F.O.S. Industrial Filter Technology, Inc.
    Bodo Liesenfeld | CEO, Liesenfeld International GmbH & Chairman of the Board, Menck Windows
    Dr. Andre Sharon | Executive Director, Fraunhofer CMI
    Stephan Schmitt | Member of the Executive Board of Management, TüV Rheinland AG
  • Closing Remarks
    Marian LeMay | Executive Director, German-American Business Council of Boston

This conference targets German and American businesses located throughout the Northeast.

For more details please visit the East Coast Industry website here.



Regular Tickets

GACC & GABC Members*







*Applicable if you are a member of the GACC (German American Chamber of Commerce) or a member of the GABC (German American Business Council)


Space is limited. RSVP is required.

Please register via clicking "Event Registration" on this website by Tuesday, October 24, 2016 by 12:00pm

Refund policy:

Cancellations cannot be refunded. Cancellations received one week prior to the event will be credited towards another GACC NY event. Thank you for your understanding!




Become one of our East Coast Industry Forum Sponsors to link your company with this premier event right away. Please have a look at the sponsorship opportunities for this conference.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Susanne Rehse at (212) 974-8836 | consulting(at)gaccny.com or
Irene Fuchs at (212) 974-8841 | ifuchs(at)gaccny.com


We look forward to hearing from you!