Global Innovation: Doing Business in China, an event at MSUM

MSUM’s School of Business is hosting, Global Innovation: Doing Business in China, Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Understanding China / U.S. business opportunities is the topic of the presentations and panel discussions with professional China experts.  The discussion will focus on China’s financial, legal, manufacturing, marketing and agricultural sectors and how they affect regional businesses doing business in China.

Keynote speakers are Ambassador Ramu Damodaran, United Nations, New York and Vivek Pathak, World Bank, Washington D.C.

The event is free. RSVP to or by calling (218) 477-2763.


(Center for Business)

11:45-1:15 p.m. Student Panel, Faculty Presentations, Information on Doing Business in China Certificate Program, Lunch will be provided

(Comstock Memorial Union)

3:00-3:10 p.m.   Welcome: Dr. Marsha Weber, Dean, College of Business & Innovation and Dr. Anne Blackhurst, Provost, MSUM

3:10-3:30 p.m.    Keynote Address: Ambassador Ramu Damodaran, United Nations, New York

3:35-3:55 p.m.    Keynote Speaker: Vivek Pathak, World Bank, Washington D.C

4:00-4:30 p.m.   Speaker: Steve Dickinson, Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron, PA

4:35-4:50 p.m.   Speaker: Trixanna Wang, Pure Technologies Ltd., Beijing, China

5:00-6:00 p.m.    Panel Discussion: Dean Gorder, Executive Director, NDTO; Mr. Larry Leitner, CEO of Specialty Commodities; Melissa Lage, Chief Marketing Officer, SJE-Rhombus; and Helen Yang, International Development Officer of North Dakota / Minnesota EB-5 Regional Center

6:00 p.m.            Hors d’oeuvre reception





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