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K&L GATES SPEAKER SERIES

STARTUP ASIA: CAN CHINA OUT-INNOVATE AMERICA?

A Panel Discussion with

Rebecca Fannin, journalist and author,
& Keith Larson, VP of Intel Capital

And

Book Signing with Rebecca Fannin, author of
Startup Asia: Top Strategies for Cashing in on Asia’s Innovation Boom


Sponsored by: K&L Gates

The Panelists:
   

Rebecca Fannin has established herself as the preeminent expert on the emerging innovation economics of Asia and is the author of Silicon Dragon and Startup Asia. Ms. Fannin pens a regular column for Forbes, writing about innovation and entrepreneurship in China, India and emerging markets. Her group Silicon Asia publishes e-newsletters and holds events in Asia and the U.S. for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, and develops thought leadership papers.

Keith Larson is the Vice President of Intel Capital and Managing Director of Manufacturing Sector, Taiwan and Korea Regions. He directs a team of investment managers responsible for identifying, evaluating, negotiating and monitoring investments in businesses of strategic interest to Intel in the areas of manufacturing and memory, as well as manages the investment teams in Taiwan and Korea. Mr. Larson is a member of the Technology Pioneers Selection Committee of the World Economic Forum.

Moderator: Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis is an attorney in the Portland office of the global law firm K&L Gates LLP. Ms. Chin-Dennis has extensive experience dealing with international matters, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Chin-Dennis served as in-house counsel at the SAS Institute Inc. in North Carolina, and was the former Director of the World Trade Center of North Carolina.

WHEN
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
5:30pm - Book signing and Reception
(Hors d'oeuvres & No-host bar)
6:45pm - Overview of Startup Asia by Rebecca Fannin; Panel discussion
WHERE
Governor Hotel
614 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
COST
$25 members; $35 general; $15 for students.
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UPCOMING
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July and September 2012

 

 

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