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2015 USC Global Conference: Shanghai, China

USC has long been at the forefront of this innovation, exploring what it can mean for business, science, technology, medicine, and the arts and entertainment. The conference will examine cutting-edge innovations that are already changing the world and the opportunities they present for the future.

October 29, 2015 2:00pm to October 31, 2015 9:00pm

The 2015 USC Global Conference will take place in the city of Shanghai, China, at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai located in the world famous Jin Mao Tower on October 29 – 31, 2015.

The conference will start on Thursday night with an opening dinner for attendees to gather, network and launch what is sure to be the best USC Global Conference ever. The program will kick off on Friday morning, showcasing global business leaders, cutting edge research, and breakthroughs that are changing the world as we know it. Sessions continue on Saturday through lunch, ending with the gala dinner on Saturday night.

Robert Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company, will be featured at the 2015 USC Global Conference in a conversation with Willow Bay, the Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism.  He brings a unique global perspective to the fields of entertainment, business and technology as the steward of the world’s largest media company and some of the most respected and beloved brands around the globe.  Mr. Iger has been instrumental in advancing a strategic vision anchored in content, innovation and expansion that has led to historic growth for the company.

The conference will also feature Ming Hsieh who was the Co-founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Cogent, Inc., C.L. Max Nikias, the eleventh president of the University of Southern California, and John Zhao the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hony Capital and Executive Vice President of Legend Holdings Corporation.  As global industry and academic leaders, their experience and expertise will augment the cutting edge research and industry breakthroughs highlighted at the conference. Our dynamic roster of speakers and the full schedule of programming are available on our conference webiste. Sponsorship opportunities are now available for companies and individuals interested in showcasing their brand at this year’s spectacular program.

To see a recap of the 2013 Global Conference held in Seoul, Korea, please visit our previous conference website. Registration is now open with Early Bird discounts available for a limited time. The conference is expected to sell out, and advanced registration is recommended.

$400 (Early Bird Registration), $600 (Advanced Registration), $800 (Regular Registration)
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