Community Events

Community Events

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beGLOBAL: Bridging the Best in Tech from East & West
September 12, 2014
Location: InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California

beGLOBAL is the annual Global Tech Conference that brings together the best of Tech from the East and West, with a Korean touch. The event is hosted by the organizers of beLAUNCH, the top startup conference in Korea. 

  • Learn who the Unicorns of Korea/Asia are, their origins and how they grew to billion dollar + businesses.
  • Be inspired by global founders, and their amazing entrepreneurial stories
  • Discover how to overcome the challenges to successful entry to Asian markets
  • Understand why it can be beneficial to go global early, and gain practical knowledge of how to do it
  • Find out how to capitalize early on emerging investment opportunities in Asia
  • Meet 10 of the hottest startups from Korea

 For more information click here. 

ASSC members and Friends receive a 30% registration discount to the beGLOBAL conference. Please click here to receive the 30% off special registration rate.


2014 News Update Seminar of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone and its Overflow Effect
September 16th, 2014(Tuesday), 9:30am-12pm.
Location: Pasadena (we will confirm the exact venue to the RSVPed guests)

On 9/16/2014, the Chinese CEO Organization will co-host an event together with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone United Development Company on the topic of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. On September 29th 2013, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone together with other 3 sister bonded zones in Shanghai was upgraded to be China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. As the 1st pilot free trade zone in China, a package of reform policies have been promulgated since then on by central government. The reform policies focused on, new rules in investment management, new financial regulations, new supervision methods on trading, and opening of service trade.

As the biggest state owned development company in the zone for past 20 years, UDC was involved in policies making with FTZ government and helped hundreds of investors to start their business in the zone. This event is a good opportunity for business owners and managers to learn more about the Free Trade Zone and what it mean to us, as we witness growing demand for trade between China and the U.S.

Event Details:
Topic: 2014 News Update Seminar of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone and its Overflow Effect
Time: September 16th, 2014(Tuesday), 9:30am-12pm.
Location: Pasadena (we will confirm the exact venue to the RSVPed guests)
Cost: 20 USD per person (pay cash at the door).
RSVP is based on a “first come, first serve” basis, we will accept 70 RSVPs in total. Please RSVP your name, company, organization affiliation, and contact information to chi[email protected], and we will send out confirmation based on the time stamp.

Speakers:
Jianbo Gong, Deputy General Manager, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone United Development Co., Ltd.
Eason Shi, Deputy Director of Corporate Advisory Department, Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone United Development Co., Ltd.

If you have additional question, please contact Tony Zhang, Director of Young Leaders Program at the CEO Organization at [email protected]


Joint Investment & Partnership Mission to North America 
September 18, 2014 
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles

Are you looking for investment funds, M&A opportunities or JV partners to grow your company? If you have any deals or projects, this will be a great opportunity to meet with more than 20 investors from Hong Kong and Mainland China provinces (Jiangsu, Shandong & Zhejiang). The Hong Kong and Chinese mainland companies have interest in renewable energy, clean technology, new energy and other businesses in the United States and they are ready to invest in you! This is a Hong Kong Trade Development Council event. Click here to view event flyer. 


US-China IP Summit
Friday, November 7, 2014
Location: Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

The 3rd US-China IP Conference will bring together senior policymakers, academics and international practitioners from China and the U.S. to discuss five important topics: (1) Revisions to the US and Chinese Copyright Law; (2) IP issues related to the entertainment industry; (3) Role of specialized IP courts; (4) Updates on patent and trade secrets legislation and protection; and (5) Challenges and strategies in cross-border IP enforcement.

The conference is an annual event co-hosted by Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and China Renmin University IP Academy. Loyola Law School is proud to be the hosting site for the 2014 US-China IP Conference.

The conference draws professionals from business, legal and entertainment industries who want to hear from prominent speakers and experts from both the US and China about cutting edge intellectual property and related issues. Optional: Four hours of MCLE available. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is a State Bar MCLE-approved provider.

Click here for more information and to register.