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2010 Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference

UCLA Anderson School of Management presents the annual Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference that brings together today's business leaders, professionals, academics and students to discuss current business challenges and trends in Greater China.

February 26, 2010 8:30am to 12:00am

The Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference aims to bring business leaders, professionals, academics, and students together to discuss business trends, challenges, and impacts of the increasing role of Greater China in the global economy. It also aims to provide a collaborative platform for participants to build networks, exchange ideas, and share knowledge.

Keynote speeches and a CEO exchange will highlight Greater China's Ascent onto the world's stage. Panel discussions featuring industry experts who share their experiences and ideas on industry trends will explore growth strategies for firms in China and the United States.


8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast Korn Hall Foyer

9:15 am Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address Korn Hall
Welcome: Judy D. Olian | Dean and John E. Anderson Chair in Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Luomei Shu | Commercial Counselor, The Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Los Angeles
Shaun Rein | Managing Director, China Market Research Group

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Concurrent Panel Discussions

INTERNET: Riding the next big wave on Great China's internet B301
China now has world's largest internet market. Local companies have taken huge stake in social networking, on-line advertising, mobile internet, and e-commerce. What is the next trend in China's internet market?

K. Bobby Chao | Founding Managing Director, DFJ DragonFund China
Eddie Chen '04 | CEO, THQ*ICE

HEALTH CARE: Seize the opportunity in a changing time C301

China's health care reforms, government's effort to encourage outside investment, and the raising healthcare needs create opportunity and attractiveness for home and abroad investors for China's healthcare sector.

Richard Soll | Senior Vice President of Integrated Services, WUXI AppTec
Johnson YN Lau | MBBS, MD, FRCP/ Chairman, XenoBiotic Laboratories, XBL-China, Kinex Pharmaceuticals, and SinoPhyto Solutions
Cecelia Zhou | Director of M&A Finance, Life Technologies
Xiaoming Zou | Director of External Drug Discovery, GSK
Moderator: Jack J. Florio | Senior Vice President at Brinson Patrick Securities; Vice President of Marketing and Communications at San Diego Tech Coast Angels

12:30 pm Lunch Executive Dining Room

Welcome: Michael Woo | Dean, Cal Poly Pomona's College of Environmental Design

1:45 pm Executive Exchange | Divergent Businesses, Dynamic Successes Korn Hall
Xun Wang | President, Syngenta Biotechnology (China) Co. Ltd.

Terry Horsman | CEO, Metan Media
Nien-Ling Wacker | Founder, President and CEO, Laserfiche
Moderator: Allen Shen | Producer, KAZN-AM Radio, Los Angeles

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Concurrent Panel Discussions

CLEAN AND GREEN: Sustainable growth in the 21st century B301

With strong government support, green technology has become a red-hot industry attracting investment from private sectors. China's green technology market is expected to amount to $1 trillion by 2013.

Chris Keller '05 | Head of Strategic Business Development, Energy & Environmental Solutions, Applied Materials
J Stephen Pollock '08 | Regional Sales Manager, Suntech Power
Micheal Austin | VP, BYD America
Moderator: Eric Wesoff | Sr. Analyst, Greentech Media
FINANCE: Financial recovery boosts China's growth C301
After financial crisis in 2008, the 4 trillion stimulus package, the loose macro economic policies, and the fast-growing domestic demand have brought up opportunities everywhere.

Jack Z. Chen | Founder and CEO, Transworld Capital Group
Hanson Li | Executive Director, Hina Group
Donald Straszheim | Senior Managing Director and head of China Research, International Strategy & Investment

4:45 pm Closing Keynote Korn Hall

Steven Chan | President of Global Sales/Marketing and Chief Strategy Officer, Suntech Power

5:30 pm Networking Reception Executive Dining Room

Regular registration $125.00; Academic registration $75.00