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January 18, 2011

The 21st Asia Business Conference - Asia: Navigating the Global Stage, January 28 & 29, 2011

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Want to learn more about doing business in Asia from executives with first-hand experience? Interested in what's going on in the Asian business scene today from a professional perspective?

VENUE: Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Jan 28, 2011 (Friday) 5PM - 6.30PM | Keynote Speech by Mr Ong Siew Gay, Deputy Chief of Mission, Singapore Embassy, Washington DC

Jan 29, 2011 (Saturday) 9AM - 6PM | Panels: China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN, India, Corporate Social Responsibility, Technology, Healthcare and Energy/Environment.

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Ong Siew Gay, Deputy Chief of Mission, Singapore Embassy, Washington D.C.
"East Asia's Shifting Geopolitical Landscape: A View from Southeast Asia"
Mr. Ong Siew Gay is Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in the United States. A career diplomat at Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1995, Mr. Ong is a specialist on ASEAN’s relations with the People’s Republic of China, where he served as First Secretary in Singapore’s Beijing Embassy from 1998-2002, in between home country assignments conducting policy analysis on China and on international organizations. Mr. Ong has a B.A. in Economics from the National University of Singapore and an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Columbia University. He has lectured on East Asian international affairs at organizations including the U.S., State Department's Foreign Service Institute, the National War College, the National Defence University, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

CHINA Panel at the Asia Business Conference
Marty Kahn, Chief Executive Officer, ProQuest.
Marty Kahn is CEO of ProQuest, LLC, a global information company that's central to serious research. Mr. Kahn is widely known and respected throughout the information industry, having led a variety of companies to success through the dynamic years before and after the birth of the Internet.

William Foreman
, Knight-Wallace, Fellow, University of Michigan
William Foreman is serving as a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan during the 2010-11 academic year. For the past 15 years, he has worked as an editor and foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, the world's largest news organization. He has served as bureau chief in Taipei, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, where he set up the AP's first bureau in the southern boom town.

Mike Little, Asia Consultant, Ricardo Consulting
Michael Little is a 1994 Ross Business School graduate and has an MA in Asian Studies focusing on Chinese from the University of Michigan. He has worked for United Technologies, Pall Corporation, Goodman Manufacturing, and Oceaneering in a variety of roles involving sourcing and purchasing in Asia and around the world. Most recently he was the Director of Purchasing at Adams Thermal Systems. He spent six years working in Asia based in Shanghai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Hurry! Pre-Registration ends on Thursday, January 27 at 10pm. Register now to ensure admission to your preferred panels!
Fee: $5 for students, $20 for non-students/professionals
Registration fee includes:
- Admission to our panels (one per timeslot)
- FREE Lunch
- FREE admission to a networking reception with our speakers
- An opportunity to learn from senior business leaders from different industries and regions throughout Asia

Please click on flier for additional information, including registration.

Posted by zzhu at January 18, 2011 02:41 PM