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Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Workshop Series
Four symposia will be held at locations on the mainland in anticipation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit that will be held in Honolulu in November 2011. Heads of state, including President Barak Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, and top political and economic leaders from Asian
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Workshop Series
Four symposia will be held at locations on the mainland in anticipation of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit that will be held in Honolulu in November 2011. Heads of state, including President Barak Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, and top political and economic leaders from Asian – Pacific countries will gather in Honolulu for discussions on economic and political issues facing the region. The regional symposia invite the participation of the general public, members of the local business communities, as well as faculty and university faculty.

The four APEC symposia are as follows: Title:  Eastern Passages:  A Symposium on Asia-Atlantic Coast Trade and Business in Anticipation of the 2011 APEC Summit
Date:  September 2-3, 2011
Place:  Charleston, SC
Hosted in collaboration with:  Trident Technical College
Local Contact:  Katharine Purcell, Katharine.Purcell@tridenttech.edu

Title:  Asia-Pacific Trade, Cultural Flows and Social Dynamics:  A Symposium Anticipating the 2011 APEC Summit 

Date:  September 24, 2011
Place:  Redlands, CA
Hosted in collaboration with:  the University of Redlands
Local contact:  Robert Eng, robert_eng@redlands.edu

Please click here for the Redlands APEC website


Title:   The Cultural and Social Impact of Trade with Asia: A Symposium Anticipating the 2011 APEC Summit

Date:  September 27-28, 2011
Place:  Youngstown, OH
Hosted in collaboration with: Youngstown State University
Local contact: Geogre McCloud, gemccloud@ysu.edu


Title:   Shifting Trade Winds: Globalization, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Pacific Northwest

Date:  September 29-30, 2011
Place:  Portland, OR
Hosted in collaboration with Portland Community College
Local contact: Tom Huminski, thuminsk@pcc.edu

Please click here for the Portland APEC website.

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