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CSSPENA

 

 
CSSPENA

North American Chinese Association of Science, Technology & Commerce
"Vision and Innovation"
Annual Forum


www.csspena.com

 

 

CSSPENA has been committed to the unity of global Chinese with a focus on the exchange and development of education, culture, technology, economy and trade in the North America.  We gather the authorities from academia, science, business and politics to explore the possibilities of human development worldwide.

 

The 2013 just passed by was an extraordinary year as global cooperation and innovation has become the most inspiring topic. We saw that capital globalization has brought us a more innovative finance with resource consolidation, but meanwhile increasing the level of contagion of financial crisis. We saw that our education became more and more emphasized on international leadership as well as the integration of eastern and western educational patterns. And finally, in terms of climate change, we saw that although some developed nations abandoned the Kyoto Protocol, the action towards technology development against climate change on the non-governmental level has never stopped.

 

As a result, we are glad to address our CSSPENA annual Forum topic for this year "Explore the Future: Vision and Innovation"

  

Keynote speakers:

 

1. Dongbai Ye. Science and Technology Counselor of Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York. 

 

2. Meng zhaoWen, U.S. Congressman, and promote understanding and friendship between our two peoples continue to make new contributions. (To be Determined)

 

3. Wang Haiyang. Chief Representative, the Representative office in New York, China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP).Worked as Chief Representative of the representative office of CAIEP in London, Toronto and New York respectively.

 

4. Professor C.S. Kiang has served as Chairman of the Peking University Environment Fund and the Founding Dean of the College of Environmental Sciences at Peking University between 2002 and 2006.  Currently, he is the CEO of Sustainable Development Technologies and Vice Chairman of Global Urban Development. He is a Councillor of the World Future Council, a member of Advisory Board of the Climate Change Capital, a member of International Council of Asia Society and a member of the Global Agenda Council of Climate Change of the World Economic Forum and an advisor of the Global Elders and other various roles in Non-profit Partners Entrepreneurships and consultation service for private corporations.

 

5. CHRIS WHITTLE  Chairman and Founder of Avenues World School. An education and media entrepreneur, Chris Whittle is Chairman of Avenues: The World School, a planned international system of private schools for pre-K-12th grades, which he founded with a world-class group of educators, scholars and entrepreneurs. Avenues' first campus opened in September, 2012 in NYC with 750 students, the most successful launch in the history of U.S. private school education. Now with over 1,300 students in its NYC flagship campus, Avenues plans to open 20 or more schools in other major cities around the world over the next decade, including Beijing in 2016.

 

6. Prof. Fred Engst(PhD)teaches economics at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. Also known as Yang Heping (阳和平),Fred was born in Beijing and grew up in the years after the founding of the People's Republic. He is the first child of Americans Erwin Engst (阳早) and Joan Hinton (寒春) who arrived in the country after WWII to participate in China's new democratic revolution and socialist construction.

 

7. Leo Lester, KAPSARC, Riyadh. Dr Lester is a Research Fellow at KAPSARC. He is working to improve understanding of the political energy economy of the People's Republic of China.  Before joining KAPSARC's research department in July 2013, Leo worked for BG Group, a multinational oil and gas E&P company with operations in over twenty countries. Whilst there he had a variety of roles including  within their Strategy and Portfolio Development department, first as a Portfolio Analyst and later as the Group's China specialist and Principal Macroeconomist. He has international experience, having worked in India, Thailand, the UK and now Saudi Arabia. Leo has degrees from the Universities of Oxford (Ba Hons) and Reading (PhD) in the United Kingdom. He is both a CFA charter holder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.

 

Panel One: Global Capitalization

 

1. Robert Savage, Chief Executive Officer of CCTrack Solutions, Founder of Track.com. COO and Chief Strategist of FX Concepts.. Mr. Savage was the Managing Director of FX Macro Sales at Goldman Sachs., B.A in Political Philosophy from Yale University

 

2. Soren Haagensen, Managing Director at Societe Generale. He became the first individual to execute  over 1 billion USD in a day on Integral's currency trading platform. He was also one of the fastest, if not fastest on Reuters Matching platform with 3 inputs per second.

3. Jie Chen, Corporate Partner at Jun He Law Office, expert in providing comprehensive professional services in mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, financings and joint ventures. Master degree at Columbia University School of Law
 with Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

 

4. Dan Rodriguez, Chief Risk Officer, Global Arbitrage Trading and the Americas Equity Division, Credit Suisse, FRM, ERP, and CAIA. Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T. and a Bachelor's of Science degree as a Distinguished Graduate from the United States Military Academy.

 

5. Dr. Jialun (Julia) Li, Sino-American Business strategist at CITIC Securities International USA in New York. M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

 

6. Seth Taube is firmwide chair of the Securities and Shareholder Litigation Practice Group and head of the Trial Section in the New York office of Baker Botts. Mr. Taube handles securities and commercial litigation, SEC and state attorney general defense, corporate governance and white collar criminal defense matters in federal and state courts. He has also handled bankruptcy litigation and energy disputes.

 

Panel Two: Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Panel

 

1. Mr. Harry Edelson is the Managing Director of Edelson Technology Partners, which manages a series of four strategic venture capital technology funds for ten of the world's largest multinational corporations (AT&T, Viacom, Ford Motor, Cincinnati Bell, Colgate Palmolive, Reed Elsevier, Imation, Asea Brown Boveri and UPS) and two large pension funds.

His venture capital performance over a 20-year span was rated number one of all venture capital firms in the Eastern United States by two of the four leading auditing firms. The annual return (IRR) for his funds averaged 27%, even through the disastrous stock market decline of 2000-2002.

 

2. Hyuk-Jeen Suh joined Samsung Ventures in 2012 and is the head of the Samsung Ventures East Coast office. Before joining Samsung, Hyuk-Jeen worked at J.P. Morgan investment banking in the TMT group. Prior to J.P. Morgan, he was the global senior business development and marketing manager at MEMSIC, a semiconductor startup with clients in the automobile and consumer electronics industry.

 

3. Peter Maulik, Mr. Maulik is Managing Partner at Fahrenheit 212, where he is responsible for driving growth of the firm through strategic planning, establishing client relationships, cultivating business development and forging strategic partnerships. With over 20 years spent working with Fortune 500 companies and private equity firms on a wide range of growth projects, Pete knows what it takes to create real innovation for companies and drive change in the marketplace.

 

4. Jerry Castanos, CEO & Founder of 3D Heights. Mr. Castanos joined US Army in 2002 and earned several different awards while travelling overseas. He spent the next 11 years travelling throughout the world to support operations in Iraq, Qatar, Kuwait, and Afghanistan as a government contractor. He found 3D Heights, a company whose main purpose is to become a leading contender in 3D printing technology.

 

5. Susie S. Cheng, partner at Leason Ellis Intellectual Property Attorney. Dr. Cheng is a patent attorney, partner and chair of the China practice group at Leason Ellis intellectual property attorneys. Dr. Cheng focuses on all aspects of global strategic patent protection, licensing of inventions and monetization of intellectual property. She also provides advice regarding intellectual property disputes and litigation.

 

6. Dr. Zhixiong Chen is a Professor at Mercy College, his recent research is on internet social media, from its infrastructure, data analytics to privacy. His lab is designated by the NSA as one of the centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. He has published more than 40 peer reviewed papers. Dr. Chen is also the president of the US Services Society, a non-profit organization fostering and promoting research collaboration among academia and industrial practitioners.

 

Panel Three: The Globalized "Real estate Storm"

 

1. Dr. Anna LEUNG. Director, Global Strategic Investment Strategy and Investment Development Fosun Property Holdings. Anna is responsible for Fosun's oversea real estate investment, including direct asset acquisitions, developments, real estate management company acquisitions, in North America and Europe. She is also responsible for the strategic asset allocation of over EURO 2.4 billion capital in global real estate.

 

2. John LIANG,  Executive Vice President, Managing Director of U.S. Operations Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.

Mr. John Liang is Executive Vice President of Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. (NYSE: XIN), the only China-based real estate development company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which has residential development projects in 9 Chinese provinces with annual sales of about $1.5 billion. Prior to Xinyuan, Mr. Liang was Chief Financial Officer with a Chinese real estate development company backed by U.S. private equity investors. He has broad experience in real estate finance, investment and development in both China and the U.S.

 

3. Scott L. Robinson, Associate Professor of Finance. Schack Institute of Real Estate. Managing Director of real estate investment banking Oberon Securities, LLC. Mr. Robinson is a Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at the Schack Institute of Real Estate, where he teaches Capital Markets and REIT Securities Analysis. Mr. Robinson is also a Managing Director of real estate investment banking at Oberon Securities, LLC.

 

4. Oliver SOHN. Senior Manager Transaction Real Estate practice of Ernst  Young Mr. Sohn  specializes in hospitality and real estate industries. He provides global clients with a variety of hospitality and real estate services, including transaction advisory, valuations, capital markets, and strategic/operational advisory. Prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP in 2011, Mr. Sohn  was co-founding partner of Seventh Art Real Estate LLC, a real estate investment & development advisory firm with offices in New York, London and Dubai, where he successfully completed investment and development strategy assignments on over twenty international transactions in excess of total $3 billion.

 

5. Kurt is the founder of Protean Company, an entrepreneurial and venture capital platform focused on transformative technologies across the built environment. He is the former Chief Investment Officer of RREEF Alternative Investments, the investment management division of Deutsche Bank responsible for $65 Billion of real estate, infrastructure and private equity investments.  As Chief Investment Officer he engineered, implemented and supervised an entirely new approach toward RREEF's investment management philosophy and practice, including its approach toward portfolio construction, transaction execution, risk management and sustainability. 

 

6. Mark Troen is a Brookwood shareholder and Senior Vice President, based in Florida and New York. Until recently, he served as managing principal of Brookwood's affiliate, The Winnmark Group, whose strategic real estate services and development activities have now been merged with Brookwood Group. He has 30 years of real estate experience, having worked with investment banks, development companies, real estate firms, institutions and corporations. He has managed $10 Billion in transactions, achieving excellent returns on high-risk, turnaround and problem assets. Mark has sourced, negotiated, conceived, analyzed, planned, entitled, developed, completed and restructured mixed-use, retail, office, industrial, and residential projects nationwide and internationally, ranging in size from $5 Million to $1 Billion and up to 1,000,000 square feet and 3,000 acres.

 

Panel Four: International Education and Leadership

 

1. Mr. John Li is the Founder and CEO of AsianCareerMentor.com, where he applies his extraordinary consulting experience and leadership to build a team of industrial experts. These experts endeavour in providing personal mentorship for professionals and students who are eager to seek their path to career and life success. Prior to that,  Mr. John Li  has been a senior banking industry consultant for more than 16 years, providing capital market business and technology consult for HSBC, Citigroup, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital and etc.

 

2. Kate Wang is Vice President of MyCOS responsible for international business development. At MyCOS, Kate is leading the development of business partnerships with international consulting firms to introduce world-class strategic higher education consulting services to China, and also collaborating with these firms and international research organizations to bring MyCOS' deep survey expertise abroad to foreign universities and institutions. Her work in the nonprofit and higher education sectors has spanned Paris, Beijing, Chicago, Boston and New York.

 

3. Mr. Dr. Ryan Buck currently serves as the Treasure/Secretary of the board of Study New York, a non-profit consortium that promotes higher education opportunities in international markets. He also serves as the Executive Director of International Student Affairs at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York where he oversees international student and scholar services and leads international initiatives in collaboration with divisions throughout the University.

 

4. Min Hu found Min Hu Education Consulting after she graduated from RENMIN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA. The main purpose of the company is to serve High-end private customers, Secondary and High Schools and Consulting Firms in the field of Study Abroad. The company successfully structured international study department, human capital management and curriculum design for 3 top Chinese high schools and liaised with 4 of the top 10 Chinese education consulting firms, such as New Oriental, Tiandao Education and Shinyway Education, to provide internal corporate training and educational service for high-profile clients. Min Hu successfully sent lots of students abroad to chase their dreams.

 

5. Sasha Zhou is the founder and CEO of International Minds Education in China. IM has developed a very innovative approach- IMCC Approach, of learning English language for Chinese K12 students. They are helping Chinese students to become Internationally minded confident communicators. In addition, she Sasha Zhou is also a Member of WIL (WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP). As the youngest woman entrepreneur in this organization, she is striving for the women leadership and success in China.

 

6. Dr. Francis Pang, is the Board Chairman of  Canadian International School of Beijing and Canada AKD Education Inc., and also serves as Executive Director of the Beijing UNESCO Association Club. As an internationally known educator, he is the recipient of Great Wall Award from Beijing Municipal Government and founded the first joint-cooperative school in China - Beijing Concord College of Sino-Canada, as well as other Sino-Canada Schools in other major cities, such as Shenzhen, Hefei etc.

 

Panel Five: International Relations

 

1. Tony Spanakos. Associate Professor, Political Science and Law at Montclair State University. Adjunct Professor, New York University. Spanakos has an A.B. from Princeton University (1995) and an M.A. and Ph.D from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (1998, 2000), all in Political Science.He was a Fulbright Fellow at the Universidade de Brasília (2002) and the Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (Venezuela 2008), as well as a Visiting Researcher at the East Asia Institute at the National University of Singapore (Singapore 2009).

 

2. Mark Bruzonsky. He was a Root-Tilden Scholar at NYU Law School (J.D.) and a full-scholarship recipient at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School (M.P.A.) He was for four years the Chief Representative of the International Student Movement for the United Nations at U.N. Headquarters in New York.  He has visited over 50 countries and has written and lectured about U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East at major universities including Princeton, Purdue, the University of Chicago, and the U.S. Army War College.  He is the author of books published by The Wilson Center and Congressional Quarterly and is currently completing a personal book about the Middle East "Peace Process" as well a book collection of his major interviews with leading political and intellectual personalities about the Arab-Israeli conflict. TV appearances, writings, talks, and biographical information at MarkBruzonsky.com

 

 

 

Panel Six: Healthcare Industry

 

1. For the last 35 years, Dr. John A. Bennett, M.D., has been one of the most recognized entrepreneurs and businessmen in the Philadelphia area. A local and national leader in the healthcare and technology industries, Dr. Bennett is currently the President and CEO of the Devon International Group.

Dr. Bennett joined Delaware County Memorial Hospital as an emergency room physician in 1978. Three years later, he was elected to the hospital's Medical Executive Committee and made Director of Emergency Services. In June of 1984, he was elected president of the Medical Executive Committee.

 

2. Dr. Niya Bowers, Senior Vice President of CMC, US and China, Garden State Pharmatech LLC. Dr. Bowers has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical development. She has led the development and filing of over 50 INDs/IMPDs and 15 approved NDAs/MAAs. She has held positions of increasing responsibility in managing large pharmaceutical organizations starting in Warner-Lambert in 2003, Schering-Plough in 2005 and then Merck in 2010. Her most recent role was as Executive Director in Analytical Chemistry in Development and Supply at Merck.

 

3. Dr.Tang BoHui now is the Senior Director at TEVA. Before, he worked for Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Glaxo Smith Kline as a Sr. Director, Director and Director in Global Health Outcome respectively. Dr.Tang has 17-year experience in Health Economics, Medical Outcome Study. He has studies about Health Care Policy including reform in global health care system and research and development in bio-pharmaceutical.

Dr.Tang was a Senior Consultant at Health Care Policy Program of Thomas Jefferson University. He has also worked for University of Alabama at Birmingham in Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs) committee
and International Health Economics Association (IHEA).

 

4. Dr. Tang minghui Consulting Global Medical Director. Former Medical Director, Pfizer NY Headquarter. Expert in new drug clinical development thru in licensing compounds from clinical trials in the industry. Ming received his master degrees from universities Berkeley and Harvard with double majors in Bioengineering-Neurosciences and Medical Ethics, and studied Physics and Psychophysics under the supervision of Nobel laureate Donald Glaser. Prior to his medical degree, Ming conducted Phase I & Phase II new drug investigations at the federal National Institutes of Health Clinical Center as well as at Massachusetts General Hospital
and Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals.

 

5. Michael Durand

Mr. Durand is now a consultant working directly with health care companies, advertising and public relations agencies and medical societies, primarily in corporate positioning in health care, payer evidence and product communications. Mr. Durand now is also the professor in graduate communications courses at NYU and Boston University. Over the years, Prof. Durand have been working on some of the most exciting public health campaigns and drug launches in recent memory in oncology, CNS and cardiovascular medicine. Until 2008 he was managing director of health care strategy and planning for Ogilvy Public Relations, working with clients both in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to Ogilvy, Prof. Durand spent 21 years at Porter Novelli, where he was the founding director of its health care practice.

 

6. Richard Kapiloff is Vice President of the Sustainable Development Technology, LLC (SDT).   Mr. Kapiloff leads SDT's research and analyses interests in Healthcare in Urbanization.   Kapiloff also co-manages SDT's US project investment division focusing on analyzing potential "sustainable" commercial ventures for International Investment.Previously, Mr. Kapiloff has served as a business consultant for small to medium sized businesses with Global Resources of Chicago.  Kapiloff has spent more than twenty five years as an entrepreneur in the manufacturing, technology, and retail industries.  He has owned and operated The KYM Company, an apparel manufacturing firm producing uniforms for the US's largest entertainment company as well as for State and Federal Governments. Mr. Kapiloff also served as CFO of Signum Group, a functional software consulting company specializing in Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and Oracle Financials.  Signum primarily served Fortune 500 companies including IBM.

 

Panel Seven: Energy & Social Responsibility

 

1. Zhi-Hua (Tina) Fan, Ph.D. Adjunct Associate Professor, Rutgers University. Dr. Zhi-Hua (Tina) Fan is Adjunct Associate Professor at Exposure Science Division, the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Fan served as Internal Advisory Board member, co-Director of the Controlled Exposure Facility (CEF) core of the NIEHS Excellence Center at Rutgers University. She is one of the primary founders of the Tri-State (NY, NJ, and PA) Chapter of International Society of Exposure Science (The Chapter), the President of the Chapter from 2010-2012, the Committee of Air Sampling Instruments of the American Commerce Government Industrial Hygiene (ACGIH).

 

2. Peter C. Fusaro. Peter is Chairman of Global Change Associates, a financial services advisory in New York City, and is the best selling author of What Went Wrong at Enron as well as 15 other books on energy and the environmental financial markets. Peter's latest book was published in May 2010 by Oxford University Press on Energy and Environmental Project Finance Law and Taxation: New Investment Techniques. Peter has been selected for Who's Who in America for 2007-2015 and Who's Who in the World for 2009-2015. He coined the term "Green Trading" and holds the annual Wall Street Green Summit XVI in New York each spring (www.wsgts.com) which focuses on sustainable finance, impact investing, energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean technology. Peter is an adjunct professor at Columbia University's School of International & Public Affairs.

 

3. John P. Martin, Ph.D. Founder of JPMartin Energy Strategy LLC. John is the founder of JPMartin Energy Strategy LLC which provides strategic planning, resource evaluation, project management and government/public relations services to the energy industry, academic institutions and governments. Prior to forming the consultancy, John spent 17 years working on energy research and policy issues at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and developed a series of projects targeting oil and gas resources, renewable energy development and environmental mitigation.  He has served on various state and national panels including the USDOE's Unconventional Resources Technical Advisory Committee.

 

4. Jiangang Luo, is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Faith Asset Management LLC. He is a Managing Partner at Prime Science & Technology, Inc., In 2009, Mr. Luo co-founded China Cleantech Forum. Prior to Cleantech, Dr. Luo has been a seasoned enterprise systems developer and manager, and served as a Principal Consultant at Oracle Corporation Inc., where he advised many Fortune 500 clients.

 

5.  Mitchell Dong - Independent Energy Entrepreneur

Mitchell Dong has been an entrepreneur in alternative energy since 1973, when he helped building owners reduce their cost of heating, air conditioning and electricity.  Energy Investment conducted thousands of energy audits of buildings and designed programs which increased energy efficiency.

 

Panel Eight: Culture and Arts

 

1. PANG ZHONGHUA. Honorary Chairman for Life of the Chinese Society of Hard Pen Calligraphers. Chairman of the Professional Committee on Hard Pen Calligraphy Certification Exams under the Ministry of Education. Chairman of the International Chinese Pen Calligraphers' Federation, (USA). Board Chairman of Beijing Pang-style Culture & Sports Center

 

2. FANG FEI Musician. Mr. Fang is major in orchestra, minor in composer. In the 1970s, he  toured with the theater to the UK, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and other European countries. After 1980s, he engaged in teaching and other commercial work the United States.

 

3. XU WEIXIN. Professor of School of Arts at Renmin University of China, Former Dean. Member of Executive Committee, China Oil Painting Association Member of Oil Painting Art Committee,
 Chinese Artists

 

4. JING LI. Journalist, entrepreneur, TV host and social media specialist. The CEO and founder of www.JingLiUS.com. The first Asian winner for the prestigious Wharton Business Journalism award. The first Chinese to break into American major media.
 

5. BIAN HONG. Independent Chinese calligrapher .Contemporary ink Artists. Curator, 2013 Chinese American Arts Council. Outstanding artist award.2013 American ASIA ART FUNDS . Outstanding artist award.

 
 

 

Agenda:

8/2/2014

 Saturday

 

8/2/2014Saturday

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration(8:20 a.m - 8:40 p.m Breakfast)

550 1st Ave Farkas Auditorium. NY NY 10016, between 34/33 street

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Opening word: Ye Dongbai

Farkas Auditorium

9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Keynote Speech: CHRIS WHITTLE

Farkas Auditorium

9:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Panel Discussion: The Globalized "Real estate Storm"

 

Farkas Auditorium

11:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

Break

 

11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Keynote speech- Ye Dongbai: Innovation driven development- China's strategy choice

Farkas Auditorium

12:05 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

Lunch Time

 

1:10 p.m. -2:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion A: Education & Leadership

Farkas Auditorium

1:10 p.m. -2:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion B: International Relations

Alumni Hall

2:50 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Panel Discussion A: Energy and Social Responsibility

 

Farkas Auditorium

2:50 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Panel Discussion B: Culture & Art

Alumni Hall

4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

 

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Speech: Harry Edelson: Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship

 

Farkas Auditorium

5:10 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion:

Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship

 

Farkas Auditorium

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

VIP Dinner

Sahara's Turkish Cuisine 513 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016 

8/3

Sunday

550 1st Ave Farkas Auditorium. NY NY 10016, between 34/33 street

8/3 Sunday

9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Registration

Farkas Auditorium

10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speech-Professor C.S. Kiang: Urbanization and Employment.

Farkas Auditorium

10:35 a.m. -11:05 a.m.

Keynote Speech- Leo Lester, KAPSARC

Farkas Auditorium

11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion:

Global Capitalization

 

Farkas Auditorium

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

 

 

 

 

2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Keynote Speech: Dr. Niya Bowers: Healthcare Industry- next decade

 

Farkas Auditorium

2:20 p.m.- 2:50 p.m.

Keynote speech: Laura Heery

Farkas Auditorium

2:50 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Healthcare Industry- next decade

Farkas Auditorium

4:20 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Break

 

4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Keynote speech-Wang Haiyang: International personnel exchange program in China

Farkas Auditorium

5:10 p.m. -5:40 p.m.

Keynote speech- Professor. Fred Engst

Farkas Auditorium

  


 

Chris Whittle, Chairman and Founder of Avenues World School.

Chris Whittle, Chairman and Founder of Avenues World School.
Zuqi Su, Executive Vice President, North American Chinese Association
of Science technology & Commerce

 

Dongbai Ye. Science and Technology Counselor of Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York. 

 
Dongbai Ye. Science and Technology Counselor of Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York. 

 

Ann Lee, Ann Lee,  Mr Harry Edelson, Managing Director of Edelson Technology Partners


Ann Lee,
 Mr Harry Edelson, Managing Director of Edelson Technology Partners

 

Cathy Han,  Mitchell Dong, Pythagoras Investment Management, LLC,Ying "Springna" Zhao


Cathy Han,  Mitchell Dong, Pythagoras Investment Management, LLC,
Ying "Springna" Zhao

 

Cathy Han, Veronia Wong


Cathy Han, Veronia Wong

 

Sasha Zhou, Founder and CEO of International Minds Education in China

Sasha Zhou, Founder and CEO of International Minds Education in China
 

 

Dechien Tulka, President of the Tibetian Organization of North America, Harry Edelson, Edelson Technology Partners,


Dechien Tulka, President of the Tibetian Organization of North America
,
Harry Edelson, Edelson Technology Partners

 

 Chuying Shi

 
 Chuying Shi
 

 

Mark Bruzonsky, Xiaoxue Du

 

Mark Bruzonsky, Xiaoxue Du
 

Yuvia Liao, Claudio De Blois Castillo

Yuvia Liao, Claudio De Blois Castillo
 

Wang Haijang. Chief Representative, the Representative office in New York, China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP)

 
Wang Haijang.
Chief Representative, the Representative office in New York, China Association
for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP)
 

 

Ben Moore, Xiaoxue Du, Richard Kapiloff, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Technology, LLC (SDT).


Ben Moore, Xiaoxue Du, Richard Kapiloff, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Technology, LLC (SDT).

 

The Globalized "Real Estate Storm" Panel, Mitchell Dong, Oliver Sohn, Patrica Derrington, Anna, Xu Weija


 

 The Globalized "Real Estate Storm" Panel

Mitchell Dong  - Independent Energy Entrepreneur 

Oliver Sohn - Senior Manager Transaction Real Estate practice of Ernst Young. 

Patrica Derrington - B.Arch ( hons), MBA, PHD 

Anna Director, Global Strategic Investment Strategy and 
Investment Development Fosun Property Holdings 

Weijia Xu - Director and General Counsel of Vanke USA

 
 

 

International Education and Leadership Panel,Li Jing, Mr John Li,  Min Hu, Dr Ryan Buck, Saha Zhou, Dr Francis Pang


International Education and Leadership Panel
 

Jing Li - Director Of International Programs 

Mr John Li - Founder and CEO of Asian Career Mentor.com 

Min Hu - Founder of Education Consulting 

Dr Ryan Buck Executive Director of International Student Affairs
 at Brooklyn College of City University of New York 

Saha Zhou - Founder and CEO of International Minds Education in China 

Dr Francis Pang - A renowned education leader in global education 

 

 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel, Dr Susie Cheng, Dr. Zhixiong Chen, Harry Edelson, HYuk_Jeen Suh, Jerry Castanos, Chen Xiowei

 Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Panel
 

Dr Susie Cheng - Patent attorney, partner and chair of the China practice group at Leason Ellis intellectual property attorneys 

Dr. Zhixiong Chen - Professor at Mercy College 

Harry Edelson - Managing Director of Edelson Technology Partners 

HYuk_Jeen Suh - Head of the Samsung Ventures East Coast office 
Jerry Castanos - CEO & Founder of 3D Heights 

 

 Global Capitalization Panel,Dr. Jialun Li, Mr Robert Savag, Soren Haagensen, MS. Jie Chen, Seth Taube

 Global Capitalization Panel
 


Dr. Jialun Li
- Sino-American Business strategist at CITIC Securities International USA in New York. 

Mr Robert Savage - Chief Executive Officer of CCTrack Solutions, Founder of Track.com. COO and Chief Strategist of FX Concepts 

Soren Haagensen -Managing Director at Societe Generale 

MS. Jie Chen - Corporate Partner at Jun He Law Office 
Seth Taube - Firmwide chair of the Securities and Shareholder Litigation Practice Group
 and head of the Trial Section  in the New York office of Baker Botts



Healthcare Industry - Next Decade Panel,Michael Durand, Dr. John Bennett, Dr. Niya Bowers, Dr Tang Boxiong, Dr. Tang Minghui, Richard Kapiloff

Healthcare Industry - Next Decade Panel,
 

Michael Durand - A consultant working directly with health care companies, advertising
 and public relations agencies and medical societies 

Dr. John Bennett - President and CEO of the Devon International Group 

Dr. Niya Bowers - Senior Vice President of CMC, US and China, Garden State Pharmatech LLC. 

Dr Tang Boxiong - Senior Director at TEVA 
Dr. Tang Minghui - Consulting Global Medical Director. Former Medical Director 

Richard Kapiloff - Vice President of the Sustainable Development Technology, LLC (SDT) 


 

 

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