The 25th annual ICF Congress took place from 13 – 17 October, 2015
at the The Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C., USA.
Welcome & Opening
Mr. Stuart Thorn, ICF President
Keynote: Global Trade
Ambassador Robert Holleyman, Deputy United States Trade Representative
Session 1: "Items of General Interest"
chaired by Mr. Will Berry, Southwire, USA
Global Electrical Industry Outlook
Mr. Don Leavens, Vice President & Chief Economist,NEMA, USA
How Investors look at the Wire and Cable Industry
Mr. Alberto Piana, Managing Director,JP Morgan, UK
NEMA Strategic Initiatives
Mr. Kevin Cosgriff, President & CEO,NEMA, USA
Session 2: "Industry Reports"
chaired by Mr. Thomas Neesen, ICF, Austria
The Wire and Cable Industry of NAFTA
Mr. Philip Radbourne,Integer Research, UK
Iran: Untapped Potential
Mr. Alireza Kolahi, Chairman,Abhar Wire and Cable Company, Iran
European Industry Charter
Dr. Volker Wendt, Director Public Affairs, Europacable, Belgium
Keynote: "US Election and Politics"
Dr. Whit Ayres, President,North Star Opinion Research, USA
Session 3: "Power Management" & "Communication Management"
chaired by Mr. Jay Lahman, General Cable, USA and Mr. David Garza, Viakable, Mexico
The Outlook for Energy: A view to 2040
Ms. Elissa Sterry, Vice President, Intermediates,ExxonMobil Chemical Co., USA
What is the Future of the Regulated Utility in USA?
Mr. Mark Agnew, Director Financial Analysis,Edison Electric Institute, USA
What is the Future of the Fully Electric Vehicle Network in the USA?
Mr. Robbie Diamond, President and CEO, Securing America
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