On September 30, 2021, Michael Woods will host and moderate the fifth offering in an online educational series on aspects of Indigenous international and inter-tribal trade. The series is offered the International Inter-tribal Trade and Investment Organization (IITIO). Michael is a founding member of IITIO and is active in the work of promoting Indigenous participation in international trade. He is member of the Government of Global Affairs Canada’s Indigenous Working Group (IWG). [ http://www.wl-tradelaw.com/practice-areas/indigenous-trade-and-investment/ ].
The topic is Get Your Skills Ready for International Trade. Michael will be joined by the CEO of the Forum for International Trade (FITT), Carolyn Tompkins and fellow IITIO member Dr. Jim Collard who is Director of Economic Development of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Oklahoma). The focus of the session will be on learning and/or building on the basic skills required to be a successful international trade practitioner with a special focus on Indigenous potential perspectives. The panellists will draw on the world class FITTSkills program [ FITTskills Online Courses | Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) (fittfortrade.com) ]. You are invited to register for the session at no cost at: