IIUSA is pleased to announce that Julia Harrison, Deputy Chief, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) will particiapte as a keynote speaker at 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference this April 26-28 in Washington, DC. Joining Ms. Harrison as Keynote Speakers will be Charles Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Controls Office, U.S. Department of State as well as Former USCIS Director León Rodríguez.
With the EB-5 Regional Center Program extended through April 28, 2017, the conference will be held concurrent with the sunset date, allowing EB-5 stakeholders to dedicate time to both advocacy activities on Capitol Hill as well as industry education and business development.
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Attendees at this years event will have access to a number panels on EB-5 specific issues including legislative, regulatory and government oversight; updates on USCIS policies, adjudication and processing trends; emerging investor markets; the current cultural, economic and political trends driving EB-5 demand in China; visa retrogression; EB-5’s economic impact in the U.S. and steps projects and investors can take to conduct proper due diligence.
Conference Overview & Preliminary Schedule
The 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. will feature three action-packed days combining the right balance of grassroots advocacy, advanced education, and business development opportunities.
In previous years, renowned guest of honor speakers have addressed the EB-5 Advocacy Conference including members of Congress and representatives from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of State (DOS), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB).
For updates on the agenda, including panel topics and guest of honor speakers, please visit iiusa.org/dc2017.
Interested in Sponsoring?
Sponsors and exhibitors at next year’s event will have 2+ days to showcase their services to a wide range of EB-5 stakeholders at the event which attracts over 400 participants. The conference will feature EB-5 professionals from around the world gathering to network, discuss the state of the EB-5 Program and learn about important legislative developments. There are 28 total exhibit booths available in addition to several non-exhibiting sponsorship opportunities that include networking breaks,luncheon, membership meeting, WiFi, conference mobile app and more.