Saturday, September 19, 2009

US-Asia Expo Arizona Final Agenda

Welcome to the US-Asia Expo Arizona Thursday, September 17.

11:30 - 12:30 Registration and Exhibitor Tables
Location: Camelback Inn- Cholla and Sunshine Rooms

Presentations and Panel Discussions through 4:45pm

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Expo Opening Ceremony
Emcees- John Adam and Doug Bruhnke
Welcome - City of Phoenix
Special Introduction - Barry Broome, GPEC
Recap - Sept 6-8 China Mission: Don Cardon, AZ Commerce
Recap - Sept 10-12 LA Forum: Brent Barker, Strata Capital

1:00 pm - 1:55 pm "Growing Global Commerce to/from Arizona"
Glenn Hamer, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Barry Broome, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Steve Zylstra, Arizona Technology Council
Don Cardon, Arizona Department of Commerce
Moderator: Susan Shultz, Oakbridge/SSA & The Board Institute

Special Contributors:
Dennis Cornelius, Cornelius, Korte & Shum
Dr. Lin Yang, YL International & GPITA

1:55 pm - 2:40 pm "Learning from Arizona's Global Business Leaders"
Shashi Jasthi, Solugenix Corporation
Kiyoko Toyama, NKK Switches
Frank Neville, Thunderbird Global School of Management
Eric Nielsen, US Commercial Service
Moderator: Haru Yamasaki, Technology Business Accelerators

2:40 pm - 2:55 pm Break

2:55 pm - 3:50 pm "Investing in Successful Global Commerce"
Terree Wasley, ASU Technopolis and Invest Southwest
Dee Harris, Arizona Angels
Andy Bogdanoff, Remington Financial Group
Jay St. Clair, Windstone Capital Partners
Moderator: Chet S. Ross, SCORE Arizona

3:50 pm - 4:40 pm "Legal Implications for Going Global"
Karen Dickinson, Quarles & Brady, LLP
Brett Johnson, Snell & Wilmer, LLP
Ezequiel Hernandez, Fragomen, LLP
Steve Beaver, TPI Composites
Moderator: Ed Bull, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

4:45 Expo Ends

5:30pm - 8:00pm VIP Networking

US-Asia Expo Arizona
The Expo is presented by Arizona Asia Commission and will feature the top business, investment and community leaders in the Valley. More:

Expo Chairman Level Sponsor

Expo CEO Level Sponsors
First American Stock Transfer
Interstate Bank Developers
Focus One Entertainment
Growth Nation

Expo Presidential Level Sponsors
RSM McGladrey
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Snell & Wilmer, LLP
Strata Capital Group
Laird Brown Photography

Program Sponsors
P.F. Chang's

Expo Partners
Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC)
US Commercial Service
Arizona District Export Council
Arizona International Growth Group (AZIGG)
Thunderbird School of Global Management
City of Phoenix
City of Scottsdale
Arizona Department of Commerce
Arizona Technology Council
Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations
World Affairs Council of Arizona
The John Adam Show
Greater Phoenix SCORE

Alpha Group Administrators
Arizona State University
EIGHT – Arizona’s PBS, KAET TV
First American Stock Transfer
Focus One Entertainment
Fragomen, Del Reg, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Greater Phoenix SCORE
ICG Connect
Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations
Rowpar Pharmaceuticals
RSM McGladrey
Sonoran Bank
The Social Media Bible
US Commercial Service
US Distressed Debt Fund
Vietnam Trade Office
World Affairs Council of Arizona

All the best, Doug (Growth Nation and AZIGG)

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