Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business will bring together international experts and the business community for a one-day conference on April 15, 2013.
The conference is developed to provide an educational and networking resource for those interested in conducting business in the Asian Pacific.
Keynote speakers and breakout sessions will cover a wide variety of international topics related to doing business with China. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact and network with leading experts, business executives, non-profit organizations and international trade enterprises including experts from World Trade Center Utah and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Thought leaders will also host break out sessions and discuss best practices.
Where: Utah Valley University Sorensen Student Center, Grande Ballroom
When: 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Parking Information: Reserved parking for conference participants is located in lot L9 on the UVU campus. A dedicated shuttle service will transport guests between the L9 lot and the Sorensen Student Center all day.
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Manuel C. Menendez is a veteran international businessman and entrepreneur who has been successfully doing business in China and the Asia Pacific region for more than 30 years.
James McGregor is an American author, journalist and businessman who has lived in China for more than 20 years.
Christopher Quinlivan is a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service.
Michael Mangelson is an intellectual property attorney at Stoel Rives, will discuss legal issues in the Asia Pacific region.
Mark Garfield is a senior vice president of international banking with Zions Bank, will present on international financing.
Brett Heimburger is the Asia Pacific director for the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, will discuss Gov. Herbert’s upcoming trade mission to China
Speaker Presentations 2013
China's Recent Leadership Transition: What are the implications for doing business with China? Click here to download file
Outsourcing and Importing Click here to download file
Business Outlook: Can China be tamed in the year of the snake? Click here to download file