Asia Business Experts To Discuss Business Opportunities and Challenges in 15 Dynamic Pacific Rim Economies
April 13, 2010
The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at USC's Marshall School of Business recently announced the final speaker line-up and schedule for its 23rd annual Asia Pacific Business Outlook conference (APBO), which will be held at USC April 19-20.
Given that Asian economies have committed billions for investment in public sustainability projects, APBO 2010 will give special attention to sustainable business opportunities, including energy and water conservation, renewable energy and clean coal technologies, as well as the wider arena of green technology industry. "Country Outlook" presentations by senior commercial officers from American embassies, consulates and institutes in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam will describe the most successful sustainable and green business ventures in their respective countries and how companies can learn from these successes.
Keynote speakers include:
Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General
U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Francisco J. Sanchez
Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
U.S. Department of Commerce
Senior Managing Director
Richard Drobnick, director of the Marshall School's Center for International Business Education and Research, which produces APBO in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, summarized the value proposition of the conference: "For 23 years, APBO has provided insights to business executives by providing unique access to 60 Asia business experts who provide up-to-date information about the rapidly changing business opportunities and challenges in the dynamic economies of the Pacific Rim."
A full list of speakers and sponsors as well as a complete schedule of events are available on the APBO 2010 Web site, www.apbo2010.com.
Registration is required. Media interested in attending should contact: Amy Blumenthal at email@example.com or (213) 740-5552.
About the USC Marshall School of Business
Based in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, at the crossroads of the Pacific Rim, the USC Marshall School is the best place to learn the art and science of business. The school's programs serve nearly 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, professional and executive-education students, who attend classes in facilities at the main Los Angeles campus, as well as satellite facilities in Irvine and San Diego. USC Marshall also operates a Global M.B.A. program in conjunction with Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China.
The Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) were created to increase and promote the nation's capacity for international understanding and economic enterprise. Administered by the U.S. Department of Education, the CIBER program links the manpower and information needs of U.S. business with the international education, language training, and research capacities of universities across the U.S. Thirty-one universities were designated as centers that serve as regional and national resources to business, students and academics. Together, the CIBERs form a powerful network focused on improving American competitiveness and providing comprehensive service and programs that help U.S. business succeed in global markets.
Contact: Amy Blumenthal at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 740-5552