Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

4/17/2015 7:00 AM

Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

The Asian Studies Program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) presents the next Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO), to be held on Friday April 17, 2015 at St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta. As the largest Asia business conference in the Southern U.S., SAUPO provides opportunities for information exchange, network building, global visibility and investment to/from Asia. About 400 attendees from the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Africa will participate.

Ten Panels for 2015 SAUPO:

• Breakfast • Conference Package • Coffee/Tea Breaks • All Panels • Networking Lunch • Social/Cocktail Hour
Come and network at the largest Asia business conference in the South!

Speaker Highlights
• General Bernard Champoux, UN Command, Korea-U.S. Combined Forces
• Mr. Shahid Charania, Managing Director for Emerging Markets, Equifax
• Mr. Lee Echols, VP, Marketing and Communications, Northside Hospital
• Mr. Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority
• Mr. Huandong Gao, VP & General Counsel, Walmart e-Commerce/China
• Mr. Adil Kabani, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
• Mr. Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, Ethan Allen Global; White House Initiative on AAPIs
• Mr. Bernard Lecours, Strategic Marketing Director, GE Energy Management
• Honorable Seong-jin Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea
• Ms. Julia Nesheiwat, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. State Department
• Mr. Robert Petrina, Managing Director, Yingli Green Energy Americas
• Dr. Barbara Reynolds, Director, Division of Public Affairs, CDC
• Mr. Joseph Scaria, Corporate Manager, Habitat for Humanity International/Asia-Pacific
• Mr. Kenji Tateiwa, Manager, Nuclear Power Programs, Tokyo Electric Power Company

Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: 7 am open, 8 am begins.
Venue: St. Regis Hotel, 88 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Register: here
Contact: Dr. May Gao, SAUPO Chair & Asian Studies Coordinator Professor of Communication and Asian Studies Kennesaw State University, MD #2207 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144, 770-598-7009,

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