Global Access Program (GAP)

  • Global Access Program June 6
  • Global Access Program June 6

The Global Access Program (GAP), now in its 6th year, was designed to accelerate the entry of export-ready businesses to global markets. Benefits include customized student research and a half-day conference connecting participants interested in expanding or improving their business with key resources in China, South Korea, Philippines and India.

This year's conference, themed - Global Opportunities in a Sustainable Digital Economy: Focus on Asia -, will be held Wednesday June 5th at the CSUSB Yasuda Center in San Bernardino.

There is no cost to attend. Parking details provided with registration. Light lunch provided.

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Conference Agenda

7:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.                                 Registration & Networking (Light refreshments served)
8:00 a.m.- 8:10 a.m. Welcome & GAP Introduction
8:10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.   Featuring the following panelists:
  • Kalyan Chakravarthy, Indian Administrative Service, Director General, Environment Protection Training and Research Institute


  • Pat Cassidy, Commercial Attaché in Asia, U.S. Department of Commerce, Commercial Service
  • JD Wang, CEO & President, reRUBBER


  • Jongdon Lee, Korean Consul (Economic Affairs)
  • Kim Ki Hyun, Chairman, Kinam Metal
  • Derek Waleko, Senior Investment Consultant, KOTRA LA
  • TBA, Martillo Hydrokhan -industrial hydraulic breakers 

10 a.m. Macroeconomic Philippines Perspectives

10:45 a.m. Microeconomic American Perspectives

12:15 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
Jim Gitney
Jim Gitney, CEO of Group50, CompTIA Blockchain Advisory Council Member, Thinaër Board of Advisers Member   
Blockchain Technology & International Trade 

Closing Remarks
Paul Smith,
Economic Development Specialist, District International Trade Office, U.S. Small Business Administration Orange County/Inland Empire District Office 

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This program is a collaborative effort by the following:

The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

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US Small Business Administration

Orange County/IE District Office