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    Business Continuity Conference at Bryant University

    The conference is aimed for RI businesses and the purpose of the conference is to educate businesses in order  to improve their disaster preparedness; improve communication with business and industry before, during and after disaster events; rapidly develop sound economic-impact estimates to support decision making and requests for business assistance; coordinate response efforts to assist businesses in their efforts to return to normal operations as quickly as possible; and help coordinate post disaster economic recovery.

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    Since adopting market reforms in 1978, China has been among the world’s fastest growing economies. Exports from the USA to China have been growing exponentially in recent years and opportunities for US companies abound. As the largest economy in the world, China is a market that cannot be ignored, but at the same time it also presents
    numerous situations that can challenge even the most experienced business professional.
    This seminar will help companies learn how to navigate some of the intricacies of doing business in China. Hear from business professionals who deal with these issues on a daily basis so that you can successfully enter this challenging new market.
    Whether preparing for the RI Trade Mission to China and Hong Kong, already doing business in China, or just considering this new market, this seminar will have something for everyone!
    Topics to be covered include:
    ¨ IP Protection, Cyber Security and Technology Transfer
    ¨ Export Compliance and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    ¨ Identifying and negotiating opportunities in China
    ¨ Chinese business relationships
    ¨ Hong Kong as a gateway to China and Asian Markets

    Speaker(s): Michael Byrnes
    Michael Byrnes is President of Middle Kingdom Advisors and a Senior Advisor to Yuan Associates, a government affairs services firm based in Beijing which assists US enterprises to enter, expand and operate in the China Market. He is also a senior partner in Ameri- China Partners; a Beijing based firm providing fraud investigation, due diligence and risk management services to foreign firms in China. Previously Mike was President of Tyco International, China. Mike retired from the military in 1998 with the rank of Major General. Mike has lived and worked in China for more than 20 years and frequently presents on “Doing Business in China.”

    Paul DiVecchio
    Paul DiVecchio is well known and highly respected in both the public and private sector for his skill and knowledge of the ever changing world of export regulatory compliance. For the past 25 years Paul has been working as a private consultant to companies and organizations, guiding their efforts for risk avoidance and regulatory compliance while at the same time maximizing their international opportunities. He conducts seminars and training programs across the country on best practices for companies, government organizations and municipal and regional groups and challenges.

    Michelle Deng
    Dr. Michelle Deng is Senior Counsel at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP, an international law firm with intellectual property, commercial and litigation practices. She is a U.S. intellectual property attorney with more than twelve years of experience. Dr. Deng’s practice focuses primarily on global intellectual property portfolio development, freedom to operate, and due diligence for corporate transactions and market entry. Dr. Deng also counsels clients on US-China cross border business related intellectual property issues to maximize the desired commercial outcome while minimizing intellectual property risks.

    Byron Lee
    Byron Lee is the Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) in New York. HKTDC is responsible for promoting Hong Kong’s external trade in products and services. Byron joined HKTDC in 1997 and has served in various position on the Council and has been the Director New York since April 2010. Hong Kong is an excellent gateway into both China and the rest of Asia and can be an ideal platform for US companies to develop strategic business partnerships and exports. Mr. Lee will talk about the Chinese market and the advantages that Hong Kong has to offer companies.

    Co-Sponsor(s): Brought to you by the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, the U.S. Small
    Business Administration and the RI Small Business Development Center.

    Registration is required. To Register online click here
    or call (401) 232-6409
    *STEP Participants may be eligible for a reduced fee.

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    The International Professional Series at Bryant University provides an opportunity for trade professionals to enhance their knowledge of relevant international business topics. Whether new to international business or skilled in specific areas, this series of six half-day seminars provides a platform for business professionals to expand their knowledge base and remain up-to-date on the latest trade issues. Participants will gain additional expertise in relevant global commerce topics and be able to ensure their company is utilizing current best practices.

    Presented by skilled business professionals who are subject matter experts, each seminar will cover core topics that together will provide a comprehensive overview of the international business process. After completing all six programs, participants will receive a Bryant University International Professional Certificate and will have learned best practices in six core areas: Global Business Management, Global Marketing, Global Supply Chain, Export Regulations, Import Regulations and Global Finance and Risk Management.

    HALF-DAY SESSIONS

    Registration: 8:00 AM
    Program: 8:30-12:30

    #1: Global Supply Chain Management
    Thursday, April 18, 2013

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    #2: Export Regulations
    Tuesday, April 23, 2013

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    #3: Global Business Management
    Thursday, April 25, 2013

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    #4: Import Regulations
    Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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    #5: Global Finance and Risk Management
    Thursday, May 2, 2013

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    #6: Global Marketing
    Tuesday, May 7, 2013

    For more information call: 401-232-6407

    Co-Sponsor(s): Brought to you by the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, the US Small Business Administration, the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center and The John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University.

    PROGRAM COSTS:
    Individual Sessions: $75

    Pre-register for all 6
    Sessions: $400.00

    Registration is required. To register online click here

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