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Pacific Rim Entrepreneur Summit

Pacific Rim Entrepreneur Summit is the premiere gathering of alumni, friends, and affiliates of top entrepreneur programs in the Asia/Pacific region.

October 23, 2008 12:00am to October 25, 2008 12:00am

Join industry experts as they tell their stories and discuss key issues within the four themes of creating business in the Pacific Rim: Culture, Partnering, Technology, and Money. From sharing experiences and making connections, Summit participants can expect to come away with an expanded network of at least 20-25 contacts.

Dates: Thursday, October 23 – Saturday, October 25, 2008
Venue: Grand Hyatt Shanghai (Jin Mao Tower, Pudong)
Registration Fee: $975 (before August 31); $1,275 (after August 31)

Hotel Cost: Grand Room or Grand River View Room at the steeply-discounted rate of CNY 1,800++ (approx. $265 USD ++) per room per night. (Rate is valid for single and/or double occupancy and is inclusive of one or two buffet breakfasts for single or double occupancy.)

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Deadlines to Guarantee Discounted Rates: 
• Summit Registration: August 31
• Hotel Registration: August 15

Partner Schools
Marshall’s Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and its Center for International Business Education and Research are the developers of the Summit, in partnership with top entrepreneur programs/centers from business schools at the following leading universities:
•         Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
•         Cornell University 
•         Nanjing University
•         National Taiwan University
•         National University of Singapore
•         Northwestern University
•         Shanghai Jiao Tong University
•         Stanford University
•         Tsinghua University
•         University of Chicago
•         University of Colorado at Boulder
•         University of Malaya
•         University of Maryland
•         University of Sydney
•         University of Virginia
•         Waseda University
•         Zhejiang University

Note on Summit Format: the intention is for this event to be a “Summit” rather than a “conference.” Since our core objective is to provide extensive time for discussions and peer-to-peer networking, each panelist will be limited to very brief presentation