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2018 Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference

The USC Marshall School of Business and the U.S. Department of Commerce present the Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference for business leaders looking to expand their business in Asia.

When:
April 16, 2018 8:30am to April 17, 2018 4:30pm
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Below is an excerpt of the China related seminars and talks on the scheduale.

 
April 16, 2018
8:30-9:30am
Keynote Presentation
James McGregor Chairman, Greater China APCO Worldwide, Beijing
 
9:40-10:30
Seminars
China’s Crisis of Success
William H. Overholt, Senior Fellow, Harvard Asia Center, Cambridge, MA
 
12:00-12:50pm
Country Outlooks
China
Cynthia Griffin, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy, Beijing
 
4:45-5:35pm
Seminars
China Update: A Roundtable Conversation about Strategic U.S.-China Business Issues
Ira Kasoff, Advisor, APCO Worldwide, Los Angeles
Alan Turley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for China, U.S. Department of Coashington, D.C.
William Zarit, Senior Counselor in Beijing, The Cohen Group, Washington, D.C. Moderator: tba
 
April 17, 2018
9:30-10:20am
Seminars
China Seminar- topic to be announced
Clayton Dube, Executive Director, USC U.S.-China Institue, Los Angeles
 
10:45-11:35am
Seminars
Will the People’s Republic of China Prove to be the New Red Menace or Just Another White Elephant?
Tom Plate, Distinguished Scholar of Asia and Pacific Studies, Loyola Marymount University;
South China Morning Post Op-Ed Columnist; and Pacific Century Institute Vice President, Los Angeles
 
1:30-2:20pm
Seminars
Art of Negotiating with the Chinese Effectively
Mu Dan Ping, Executive Director, World Heritage Foundation, Los Angeles
 
2:45-3:35pm
Seminar
China Seminar
Sidney Rittenberg, President, Rittenberg & Associates,
Inc., Phoenix, AZ
 
3:45-4:35pm
Country Workshops
China
Cynthia Griffin, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy, Beijing

Events

March 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

China accounts for over a quarter of the global video game/esports market. Lisa Hanson, who has studied the Chinese market since 2002, will highlight key trends in that market.

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will be able to join this important discussion on April 6.