- Audrae Erickson, Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Communications, Mead Johnson Nutrition
- Amgad Shehata, Vice President, Strategic Development, Latin America, UPS
- Veso Sobot, Director, Corporate Affairs, IPEX
- Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)
Representatives of the private sector working in North America discussed the importance of international supply chains and agriculture trade happening in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The panelists analyzed how competitive the United States and North America are in the global economy because of preferences coming from the North American Free Trade Agreement and the implications in changing terms for the trade bloc.