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GAP Virtual Matchmaking & Education 9/10/20 Session

Focus on healthcare products, medical devices & life science technologies in South Korea, Singapore & the Philippines

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2019 Global Access Program Conference 

Global Access Program Conference 2019

Last year, more than 70 attendees shared valuable trends and tips for success in business in China, South Korea, Philippines and India during the conference themed - Global Opportunities in a Sustainable Digital Economy: Focus on Asia.

Check out the 2019 conference recording. Timings for each country are listed below so you do not have to view the video in its entirety if you are looking for specific information 


2019 Global Access Program Conference Agenda
Time Description
7:30 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.                                 Registration & Networking (Light refreshments served)
8:00 a.m.- 8:10 a.m. Welcome & GAP Introduction
MC - Dr. Sarita Jackson, President/CEO, GRIIT, Professor
Lawrence C. Rose, College Dean, the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

Paul Smith, Economic Development Specialist, District International Trade Office, U.S. Small Business Administration Orange County/Inland Empire District Office 
8:10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.   Featuring the following panelists:
INDIA (0:10:17)

CHINA (0:28:52)

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

SOUTH KOREA (1:01:44)

  • Anna Kang, Overseas Business Development Manager, Kinam Metal
  • Chunhwa Lee, Martillo Hydrokhan (Chunhwa Lee presentation)

SOUTH KOREA (1:34:56)

  • Jongdon Lee, Korean Consul (Economic Affairs) (Lee presentation)
  • Derek Waleko, Senior Investment Consultant, KOTRA LA

10 a.m. 
Opportunities from the Philippines perspective

10:50 a.m. Opportunities from the American Perspective (RECORDING 2 0:25:00)


12:15 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote Speaker (RECORDING 2 1:11:00):

Jim Gitney, CEO of Group50, CompTIA Blockchain Advisory Council Member, Thinaër Board of Advisers Member   
Blockchain Technology & International Trade Gitney presentation)