Dear Colleagues, The China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) at University of San Francisco will be hosting its inaugural international conference "Cracking the U.S. Market: Opportunities & Threats for Chinese Multinationals" in San Francisco, Feb 26-28, 2015. The conference is co-sponsored by - Bank of China （中国银行） - East China University of Science and Technology, China (华东理工大学） - Center for Asia Pacific Studies at University of San Francisco We have already secured an exciting group of speakers, including: - Marshall Meyer, Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor Emeritus, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Mike Peng, Jindal Chair of Global Strategy, the University of Texas at Dallas - Mary Yoko Brannen, Deputy Editor, Journal of International Business Studies, University of Victoria and INSEAD; - Justin Tan, Newmont Endowed Chair in Business Strategy, Schulich School of Business, York University - Mary Teagarden, Editor, Thunderbird International Business Review, Thunderbird School of Global Management - Peter Ping Li, Professor, Copenhangen Business School - Richard Huang, Secretary General, China General Chamber of Commerce and former Ambassador to UN - Tokuchi Tatsuhito, Managing Director & Chairman of the Investment Banking Committee, CITIC Securities Co., Ltd. *We invite you to submit your work to the conference. The online submission deadline will pass tomorrow, but you may still send your work via email at * [log in to unmask] Thank you. Best regards, Liang Program Co-chair -- Dr. Liang Wang Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship School of Management University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. 94117-1080 Email: [log in to unmask] Web: http://www.usfca.edu/Faculty/Management/Liang_Wang/ View this email in a web page <http://alumni.usfca.edu/controls/email_marketing/admin/email_marketing_email_viewer.aspx?sid=1307&gid=1&eiid=8153&seiid=0&puid=435e6f80-feaf-4612-ae14-c6fe2384f237> <http://www.usfca.edu/mentorship> <https://www.usfca.edu/management/chinaglobal/> Cracking the U.S. Market: Opportunities & Threats for Chinese Multinationals Submit Now » <https://www.usfca.edu/management/chinaglobal/>February 26-28, 2015 | Conference October 15, 2014 | Call for Abstracts *How are Chinese firms addressing the challenges faced in the U.S.? What are the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese multinationals implementing a sales force, R&D, and even manufacturing across the United States?* The China Business Studies Initiative (CBSI) at the University of San Francisco is pleased to invite you to our first annual international conference that aims to address the issues faced by Chinese multinationals seeking to crack the U.S. market. Join us as we discuss and share knowledge and insights, evaluate the impact of current policy, and set a research agenda for the future. This interactive, two-day conference will *feature panel discussions and roundtables for a robust exchange of ideas, strategies, and solutions* to the challenges that face Chinese business seeking to invest in the United States. *Conference participants will also enjoy an informative and exciting exploration of the magnificent building of the San Francisco City Hall led by its chief historian and a wine-tasting tour of the world-famous wine country.* We look forward to seeing you there! Thank you, USF China Business Studies Initiative [image: University of San Francisco][image: University of San Francisco] School of Management 2130 Fulton Street | San Francisco, CA 94117 | (415) 422-6771 <https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#1490ff3a8a15c636_14880a380048c978_14870ab19cf822ac_14862397ace534ae_14861b9f4b513202_> Map & Directions | Contact Us <http://www.usfca.edu/management/> [image: University of San Francisco] University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton Street San Francisco CA 94117 If you wish to be removed from this group's mailing list, click here <http://alumni.usfca.edu/?sid=1307&gid=1&pgid=37&cid=51&seiid=0&ecatid=86&puid=> ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.