The US Presidential Elections
The American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce (AMSI) in collaboration with the US Embassy in Reykjavik present a lively debate on the upcoming US elections. Two highly experienced political consultants, Scott Klug and Lawrence LaRocco, will offer their differing viewpoints of the Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns. Pétur Óskarsson, AMIS Board member and SVP Corporate Communications at Icelandair Group will moderate the event. The event will take place in English.
Scott Klug is the public affairs director at the national law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP. Previously, he served for eight years as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin. His areas of expertise include developing communication strategies, the U.S. electoral process, good governance, energy policy, and health care. He maintains strong relationships with key Administration figures, as well as House and Senate leadership. Further information: http://www.foley.com/scott-l-klug/
Larry LaRocco is the principal at LaRocco & Associates, Inc., a public affairs and government relations firm. His public and private sector experiences have positioned him to tackle a wide range of advocacy assignments. Previously, LaRocco served in the U.S. House of Representatives from Idaho for two terms, where he sat on the House Banking and Interior committees. After Congress, he served as managing director of the American Bankers Association. Further information:http://www.politico.com/arena/bio/larry_larocco.html