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Klasko Immigration Law Spring Webinar Series – AMA: An Immigration Attorney

Thursday, May 12, 2022

12:30 pm EST

This interactive session will feature questions submitted by YOU! Answering your questions on the latest immigration topics will be Klasko’s well-versed attorneys Drew Zeltner, Karuna Simbeck, Arielle Ratush, and Grace Waweru. Please submit your most burning immigration questions while registering for this event.

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WTCGP 18th Annual Global Business Conference

Thursday, June 9, 2022

8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST

Alter Hall
1801 Liacouras Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122

The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia and the Temple University Fox School of Business and its Center for International Business Education and Research proudly present the 18th Annual Global Business Conference (GBC). The Conference will take place in-person on Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 8:30am to 12:00pm EST.

Our Conference will feature experts in global business, delivering up-to-the-minute information and insights on how to navigate global trade today.

As businesses around the world navigate the pandemic, trade sanctions, supply chain snarls and geopolitical threats, now is the time to get the latest guidance from industry experts and exporters alike on best opportunities to restore and grow your export sales. Topics will include:

  • The latest information on global market trends and strategies for success in global markets
  • Opportunities in neighboring Canada and Mexico
  • The best strategies to sustain business in China and Southeast Asia
  • Our new Global Supplier Diversity Program aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses jump-start export sales

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Power of Purpose with Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO, EY 

Thursday, May 12, 2022

11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

BritishAmerican Business, in partnership with Brandpie, is delighted to welcome you back to our Power of Purpose Series exploring the crosscutting idea of purpose in business. Join us for an exclusive chat with Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO of EY, where Carmine will share his philosophy and belief that purpose if not an add-on, but rather a core part of an organization’s business model and the foundation of its long-term strategy.

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New UK Qualifying Asset Holding Company Regime: Overview and Practical Application – KPMG EVENT

Thursday, May 19, 2022

11:00 am EST

The introduction of the new UK Qualifying Asset Holding Company (QAHC) regime is an exciting development and the first part of an anticipated wider suite of reforms which are expected to further increase the competitiveness of the UK as an investment holding jurisdiction.

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Immigration and Visa Update with the US Consular Team

Monday, May 23, 2022

11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

Join us for an opportunity to meet and hear Meredith McEvoy and Carson Wu from the US Embassy, London’s Consular team to hear an update on the US Immigration and the current visa processing along with the chance to ask any questions you might have about certain cases/applications.

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Transatlantic Growth Roundtable for U.S. to the UK Growth & Investment 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

This roundtable brings together senior executives from a selection of companies recognised for their contributions to ‘Transatlantic Growth’ over the past year.  The simple objective of this virtual roundtable is to convene a discussion with U.S. Headquartered companies on how they took on the process of UK expansion and/or investment. 

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The Wines of Italy – Centuries of Winemaking

 

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 pm EST

Italy has the longest uninterrupted winemaking tradition of any wine-producing country. The diversity of Italian grape varieties and wines, the culture and traditions and regional food makes for an exciting voyage of discovery.Join us for the first in the 2022 Wine Series, planned and organized for BABA by Christopher Parker, Entrepreneur, Wine Educator and Artist. This event will be via Zoom and will introduce the wine regions of Italy.

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11th Annual New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner Recap

Back by popular demand, on Thursday, April 28, the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia hosted the 11th Annual New Jersey Networking Event & Dinner at the British Chip Shop. The evening featured traditional British pub food: sausage rolls, Welsh rarebit, fish & chips, bangers & mash, minced beef & onion pie, and veggie curry for dinner, and a choice of sticky toffee pudding with custard or sugar-crusted apple pie with custard for dessert. London Calling, Entire, Knightlite, Being Earnest and Ample Vengeance were the specialty brews provided by The King’s Road Brewery. No one left hungry or sober! A spirited group of BABCPHL members and non-members gathered for this signature annual event for a fun night of networking, raffle prizes and good food and drinks.

BABCPHL prior President and current Membership Chairman, Howard Silverstone, MBE, CPA, CFF, FCA, CFE, Director, Forensic Resolutions, Inc. was the Master of Ceremonies, leading the evening with jokes that kept everyone engaged and entertained. Before inviting people to choose their seats for dinner, there was a business card raffle draw for generous gifts donated by The British Chip Shop, The King’s Road Brewery, and the Philadelphia Union. Also, The English Gardener Gift Shop offered guests a 10% discount on all purchases throughout the evening.

The restaurant was abuzz with conversation and laughter. Everyone enjoyed being together like pre-pandemic times for a lively night and a delicious meal.

Special thanks to sponsors: Forensic Resolutions, Citrin Cooperman, Eisner Advisory Group, and Johnson, Kendall & Johnson for enabling us to offer this wonderful annual BABCPHL program.

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The Future of Immune Health – A Fireside Chat Featuring Global Health Sciences Leaders Almac Group & Penn Medicine

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

5:30 – 7:30 pm EST

The Mütter Museum at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S. 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

You are cordially invited to an exclusive fireside chat about the groundbreaking work taking place in Greater Philadelphia that is shaping the future of healthcare. Hear from Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Chief Scientific Officer at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania about why our city is becoming known as “Cellicon Valley” with the dawn of the world’s first gene therapies through technology developed at Penn Medicine that is spawning an industry and advancing new cures. Our region has also had a major impact on the pandemic with the discovery of the mRNA technology that enabled the most effective vaccines. Dr. Epstein and Valarie Higgins, Managing Director & President of Almac Clinical Technologies at Almac Group will engage in a dynamic dialogue about how this technology is currently being developed for other treatments and diseases – we are at the start of an immune system revolution!

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Learn how Penn Medicine and Almac Group were instrumental in the development and distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines that have allowed us to overcome the devastating effects of the pandemic and resume a more normal lifestyle. Speakers will be discussing this topic as well as what the future holds in light of mRNA technology and other extraordinary advancements. Questions from the audience will be welcome and encouraged.

The pandemic has shown the importance of the science of public health in fighting infectious disease spread and ensuring that there is rapid deployment of clinical trials for new therapies as well as distribution mechanisms to quickly implement vaccines and effective treatments. The current pandemic demonstrated the successful international collaboration between the public and private sectors, resulting in extraordinary innovations and the unprecedented pace of the scientific response.

Speakers will address ways in which research and development, new technologies, clinical trials, and service providers joined forces to expedite COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and how certain processes can be improved to enhance future responsiveness. The conversation will include how today’s groundbreaking science has opened new advances and possibilities for improved patient treatments and outcomes now and in the future.

A networking reception with food and beverage will take place alfresco immediately after the fireside chat. Ticket purchase includes access to the Museum galleries.

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Leading the Way to Beyond Covid – Learnings & new Biotechnology

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm EST

Join British American Business Council Board Member and CSO of Imvax, Mark Exley in a lively conversation with Dr. Jo Viney, CEO of Seismic Therapeutics and Melanie Ivarrson, OBE, SVP & Chief Development Officer for Moderna, as they discuss lessons learned from the Covid pandemic, exciting new technology advances in Biotechnology, and leadership in these unprecedented times.

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Fisher Phillips
  • HSBC
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Penn Medicine
  • https://www.santanderus.com/
  • Welsh Government