Eight foreign Senior Commercial Officers of the U.S. Department of Commerce will be guest speakers at the “ACCESS ASIA: Healthcare and Life Sciences” business forum on Thursday, April 19, in the Garden Room at Edgehill Mansion on the Dominican campus.
The event is sponsored by the Lepage Center for Global Innovation in the Barowsky School of Business and the U.S. Commercial Service International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Douglass Wallace from Australia, Rosemary Gallant from Indonesia, David Gossack from Korea, Margaret Hanson-Muse from Singapore, Ireas Cook from Taiwan, Doug Jacobson from Vietnam, Keith Kirkham from Japan, and James Golsen, Executive Director of ASIA will share their insights and expertise on the current export opportunities available to U.S. life sciences companies. The panel discussion will begin with check-in at 8:15 a.m. followed by a welcome by Dr. Sam Beldona, Dean of the Barowsky School of Business, and speaker introductions by Elizabeth Krauth, Director, U.S. Commercial Service, prior to the start of the program at 8:40 a.m.
The diplomats head the commercial section of their respective U.S. Embassy and lead a team of American officers and locally-hired staff to help facilitate U.S. export sales in their markets.
Following the panel discussion, refreshments will be served during information sessions about MBA consulting, business internships and career development, and the MBA HCL program. Those sessions will be hosted by BSB faculty and staff.
The U.S. Commercial Services Officers and representatives of 30 Bay Area life sciences companies will be guests of honor at a luncheon in the Creekside Room from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 pm. which concludes the day’s program.
Dominican students can RSVP or seek more information by emailing Yvonne.Fernandez@dominican.edu