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Date: Apr 03, 2012
One Day Conference Examines Business Collaborations Between Two of the Largest Economies in the World
United States- China: New Business Partnerships
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York –Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business and the Center for International Financial Services and Markets will host a one-day conference examining the business collaborations between two of the largest economies in the world. The conference, “United States – China: New Business Partnerships”, will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, north campus.
Featuring presentations from leading U.S. and China representatives from business, government, and academia, the conference will explore new business paradigms to foster mutual growth and prosperity as both countries dominate the economic landscape of the world. In addition, the important role that governments can play in supporting these innovative business arrangements and practices will also be explored.
“China and the U.S, as two of the largest economies with different market systems, will play an integral role in the success of an orderly and sustained global growth in the coming decades,” said Professor Anoop Rai, director of the Center for International Financial Services and Markets and the co-chair of the conference. “This conference will provide different perspectives on the changes that may be necessary for a successful working relation between U.S. and Chinese businesses.”
Dean Patrick J. Socci said: “The Zarb school of Business is committed to its mission to provide innovative curriculum and instruction to educate our business students. This conference, hosted by our Center, will continue to enrich the learning experiences of our students by exposing them to thought-provoking issues in contemporary business and weigh in on the discussion by the leading experts in this field.”
“The conference will benefit not only local firms that are currently doing business in China but also firms that are planning to engage in business in China,” said Executive in Residence and Co-Chair of the conference Luke Ng.
- Stephen Roach, Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia
- Jeffrey Nagel, Chief Executive Officer, NBTY Inc.
- Irwin Simon, Chief Executive Officer, Hain Celestial
- Stephen Spitz, Division President, Lifetime Brands
- Martha McGarry, Senior Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
- Brian McNally, President, Global Alliance and Supply Chain, Arrow Electronics
- Albert Ting, Regional Manager, China and Japan, US Department of Commerce
- Harry Broadman, Chief Economist, PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Lucio Vinhas de Souza, Managing Director, Moody’s Investor Services
- Fred Teng, Chief Executive Officer, NewsChina
- Chen Wei Hua, Deputy Editor, China Daily USA
- Christopher Lewis, Executive Vice-President, HSBC Bank USA
- Charles Chen, Professor of Accounting, China Europe International Business School
- Bi Mingqiang, General Manager, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
- Anita Chan, Director, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office , SAR, China
Since 1996, the Center for International Financial Services and Markets at the Frank G. Zarb School of Business has held many notable conferences and has invited many prominent captains of industry, regulators and academics. Recent speakers have included former U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Paul O’Neill and Robert Rubin, and the CEOs of many large companies.
For additional details on the conference, please email the Director of the Center, Anoop Rai or call (516) 463-5356.
The Frank G. Zarb School of Business
The Frank G. Zarb School of Businessat Hofstra University believes that the best business education provides students with a sound knowledge of their field combined with a broad, well-rounded program of study guided by an experienced faculty committed to excellence. Recently ranked as the 5th part-time M.B.A. program in the Northeast and 49th in the country by Bloomberg Businessweek, listed among the nation’s top M.B.A. programs by Forbes, and recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report, the Zarb School, which is AACSB accredited, continues to provide its students will a solid educational background that prepares them to excel in their chosen field.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 12,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, communication, education, health and human services, honors studies, a School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.