From the University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies mailing list:
23rd ASIA BUSINESS CONFERENCE “Asia: Riding the Wave of Change”
February 1-2, 2013
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
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The Asia Business Conference is the longest-running student-organized business conference focusing on Asia in North America, and it was pioneered right here at the Ross School of Business. We invite you to join us for the 23rd annual Asia Business Conference. Come hear amazing speakers, network with prominent Asian business leaders, and explore the wave of change. Japan Business Association supports the Japan session in this conference to enhance the understanding of Japanese companies and economy at University of Michigan.
［Speakers and Topics/Japan Session 2/2 12:45PM~2:15PM R2220］
Ryohei Oikawa, Global Corporate Advisory Americas, Industry Research Division, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd.
◆Topic: The future of the economy of the World and Asia
Hitoshi Saimyo, Executive Director, New York Office, East Japan Railway Co.
◆Topic: Global Strategy of Japan East Railway
Vice President, Cable Technologies North America (Tokyo Seiko)
◆Topic: Global human resources
** Topics above are working topics
Keynote Speaker: Mustafa Mohatarem
Chief Economist, General Motors Corporation
Mr. Mustafa Mohatarem, Ph.D., has been GM’s Chief Economist since March 1, 1995. He leads GM’s Economics Team and is responsible for assessing the impact of worldwide economic developments on the company. His primary responsibility is to forecast economic growth and vehicle sales in countries around the world. In addition, he also provides advice to the company on various competitive and economic policy issues. Mr. Mohatarem serves on the Corporate Risk Management Committee, is an expert on trade issues, and heads the company’s Trade Team.
Featuring panel speakers:
- Zachary Emig, Director, Securitized Product Trading, Deutsche Bank
- Craig Nastanski, Business Operations Manager, Intel Asia-Pacific
- Michael (Gus) Schmedlen, Director, Worldwide Education, Public Sector Strategy/Marketing, Lenovo
- Hon Mun Yip, President, China Operation & Corporate Vice President, Thaicom
- Grace Lee, CFO, Logic Solutions
- Shotaro Nakahama, Vice President, Cable Technologies North America (Tokyo Seiko)
- Alan Sbarra, Senior Vice President, Seabury Group
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