ASIA/PACIFIC BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

EXPANDING YOUR ASIA PACIFIC
KNOWLEDGE, CONTACTS AND PROFITS

APRIL 7-8, 2014

LOS ANGELES

  2014 Schedule  




NOTE: The program is subject to change.
Please check the program schedule regularly for changes and updates.
As of 03/24/2014.








  1. Monday, April 7, 2014


    Check-in and Continental Breakfast
  2. Opening Session
              Welcome


              Keynote Presentation: The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

              Remarks

  3. Country Outlook: Hong Kong

    Country Outlook: Russia

    Country Outlook: Thailand

    Seminars
              Making the U.S. Commercial Service Work for you in Asia/Pacific



              Culture Shock: Banking in China vs. Banking in the US

  4. Country Outlook: Australia/New Zealand

    Country Outlook: China

    Country Outlook: Singapore


    Seminars
              Global Vision | Local Roots

              Investing in Indonesia: Opportunities for Growth


  5. Country Outlook: India

    Country Outlook: Malaysia

    Seminars
              Investing Responsibly in Myanmar’s Future

              The 3 “M’s” of Exporting: Mitigating Risk, Managing Logistics, and Making Money


              The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Chinese Outbound Investment.


  6. Networking Lunch
              Keynote Presentation: The Pacific Nexus and the Hinge of History

  7. Country Outlook: Korea

    Country Outlook: Mexico

    Country Outlook: Vietnam

    Seminars
              STOP BEFORE YOU GO: Protecting Patents and Trademarks in the
              Asia Pacific Region


              Art of Negotiation - Negotiating With the Chinese Effectively


  8. Country Outlook: Brazil

    Country Outlook: Japan

    Country Outlook: Philippines

    Seminars
              China's New Leading Team and New Direction

              India: The $110 Billion Opportunity in 2014

  9. Country Outlook: Indonesia

    Country Outlook: Taiwan

    Seminars
              Business Opportunities in Vietnam I


              Investing in Asia: Perspectives and Lessons Learned

              Materialism, Middle Class Aspirations, New Youth Lifestyles and Behavior,
              and a Growing Self-Confidence: The Implications of a Rising China for
              American Business

  10. Hosted Networking Reception

  1. Tuesday, April 8, 2014


    Continental Breakfast
  2. Country Workshop: Indonesia and Philippines



    Country Workshop: Thailand and Vietnam




    Seminars
              Managing the Power of Perceptions/Expectations: How to Work with the
              Chinese Effectively

              Real Successes as US Firms Continue to Tap China’s Enormous Environmental
              and Clean Tech Market

              Trade Facilitation and Trade Compliance – Opportunities and Risks


  3. Country Outlook: Myanmar, Cambodia, Lao PDR

    Country Workshop: Korea

    Seminars
              Japan’s Expanding Market for Foreign Goods and Services



              Business Opportunities in Vietnam II


              Xi Jinping: A Transformative Leader Changing the World as We Know It? - Part I

  4. Seminars
              Xi Jinping: A Transformative Leader Changing the World as We Know It? - Part II

              Investing in Indonesia II: Opportunities for Growth


              The 3 “M’s” of Exporting: Mitigating Risk, Managing Logistics, and Making Money


              The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Top 5 Practice Tips And Strategies
              For Compliance


              Trans Pacific Partnership: What it Means for American Businesses

  5. Networking Lunch
              Keynote Presentation: Negotiating with China Circa 2014

  6. Country Workshop: China



    Country Workshop: Japan

    Country Workshop: Malaysia and Singapore



    Country Workshop: Russia

    Seminars
              Foreign Direct Investment across APEC: Impediments and Opportunities for
              Improvement

  7. Country Workshop: Brazil

    Country Workshop: India


    Country Workshop: Mexico

    Country Workshop: Australia/New Zealand

    Seminars
              China's New Leading Team and New Direction II

  8. Country Workshop: Hong Kong

    Country Workshop: Taiwan

    Seminars
              Creating Livable Pacific Rim Cities in an Age of Global Climate Uncertainty


              Discontent in China and Worries about China – Implications for Business

  9. Conference Closes