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February 02, 2012

China Panel at the 22nd Asia Business Conference - REGISTER TODAY!

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"Capitalizing on Asia's Exponential Growth"

Register by this Friday for the Early Registration Fee!

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Indonesian Ambassador to the US

Dr. Dino Patti Djalal is the Indonesian Ambassador to the United States, a speech writer, youth activist, academic, and author of a national best seller.

Dr. Djalal joined the Department of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia in 1987. He has been posted to Dili, London and Washington DC, before being appointed as Director for North American Affairs (2002–2004). He was previously a Special Staff member for International Affairs and Presidential Spokesperson for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono — a position he had held since October 2004, and extended when SBY was re-elected by a landslide to a second term in 2009. Dr. Dino Patti Djalal is the longest serving Presidential spokesperson in Indonesia’s modern history.

Dr. Djalal is a member of the Governing Board of the Institute for Peace and Democracy, a member of the Executive Board of the Indonesian Council on World Affairs (ICWA), and a commissioner at Danareksa, a Government investment company. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) and his Master’s Degree in Political Science from Simon Fraser University (British Columbia, Canada). In 2000, he received a Doctorate Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

The Keynote Speech on Friday, Feb. 10 at 5pm is FREE OF CHARGE!

China Panel at the Asia Business Conference
Dennis Teo, Managing Partner, Waypointe Management Consulting
Based in Shanghai, China, Mr. Teo has over 17 years of supply chain transformation experience across Automotive and Hi-Tech industries in the US, Singapore, Thailand, and China. Prior to Waypointe, he was the General Manager of GITI Tire's supply chain an international marketing, where he led optimization of GITI's entire supply chain and domestic distribution center network. Mr. Teo also has experience as part of BearingPoint and Deloitte's supply chain practices. He has Masters degrees in both Business Administration and Industrial Operations Engineering from U of M.

John F. Kwant, Director of International Government Affairs for Asia-Pacific and Africa Matters; Ford Motor Company
As Ford's Director of International Government Affairs for Asia-Pacific and Africa Matters, Mr. Kwant responsible for fully advocating for all Asia-Pacific & Africa matters in the US and ensuring corporate alignment and collaboration between the US and APA markets on Ford's public policy and lobbying priorities. Mr. Kwant recently returned from a nearly three year assignment in Shanghai as the VP for Government Affairs for Ford's APA Operations, which represents operations in 12 countries with combined sales of over $10 billion. Mr. Kwant joined Ford in 1999, where he previously assisted in business development, mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances surrounding Internet distribution channel partners.

Liu Junhai, Professor of Law, Renmin University of China
As well as his Professor position at Renmin University of China, Mr. Junhai has been the Director of RUC Business Law Center since 2006. He is also the Vice Chairman of China Consumers' Association, the Vice President & Secretary General of China Consumers Protection Law Society, and the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of the E-Journal of www.chinacapitallaw.com. He has also advised the Supreme Court on many judicial interpretations and controversial cases in the field of corporate law and business law. Mr. Junhai has a diverse educational background, having studied at Hebei University, Oslo University, Amsterdam Law School, and was a visiting scholar at Ross School of Business from 2000-01.

Brian Wu, Assistant Professor of Strategy, Ross School of Business
Professor Wu received his B.S. from Tsinghua University in China, M.Sc. from National University of Singapore, and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania prior to joining the Ross School of Business in 2007. His work focuses on the interactions of firm capabilities, corporate strategy, and industry evolution. His research has been recognized with several awards, including the 2006 AOM Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division Stephan Schrader Best Conference Paper Award and the 2005 US Small Business Administration Best Student Paper Award.

For more information and to register for individual panels on Saturday, please visit our website- www.rossabc.com.

If you register by February 3rd
• $5 for students (from any academic institution)
• $10 for non-students/professionals

If you register by February 10th
• $10 for students
• $15 for non-students/professionals

On the day of the conference, February 11th
• $15 for students
• $20 for non-students/professionals

Registration fee includes:
-Admission to our panels (one per timeslot)
-Admission to a networking reception with our speakers
Please share this invitation with any of your colleagues, classmates, and club members who may be interested.

Posted by zzhu at February 2, 2012 09:31 PM