The 1988 Omnibus Trade Bill will be the subject of a conference Jan. 13-14 at Brigham Young University, sponsored in part by the school's J. Reuben Clark Law School, the David M. Kennedy School for International Studies and the J. Willard Marriott School of Management.

Institutional sponsors are the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the international department of First Security Bank of Utah, Geneva Steel and the International Section of the Utah State Bar.Law firm sponsors are Baker & McKenzie; Holme, Roberts and Owen; Ray, Quinney and Nebeker; VanCott, Bagley, Corwall & McCarthy; and Woodbury, Bettilyon, Jensen, Kesler & Swinton.

Some of the speakers will be Jean Anderson, associate deputy assistant secretary for planning of the International Trade Administration; Thelma J. Askey, minority trade counsel for the House Ways and Means Committee; W. Cole Durham Jr., professor of law at BYU; and Paul Freedenberg, undersecretary for export administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.