Asia Society Presents: In America's Backyard (LA)

April 19, 2016 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Garden Room, 244 S. South San Pedro St., Los Angeles 90012

April_19_East_Asia-Latin_America_flyer_500px.pngOn April 19, the Asia Society is hosting a discussion titled: "In American's Backyard: What East Asian Economic Ties to Latin America Mean for U.S. Business." This event explores the recent rise in strength of East Asian countries in the economy of Latin America -- China, Japan, and Korea. The discussion will explore the future of this economic relationship, how politics impact global trade, and what the role of U.S. business is.

Speakers include: 

  • William Ascher, Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics, Claremont McKenna College; Director, Pacific Basin Research Center, Soka University of America
  • Stephen Cheung, President, World Trade Center Los Angeles
  • William Overholt, Fellow, Harvard University Asia Center; co-chair of the Task Force
  • Thomas E. McLain, Attorney, Hogan Lovells; co-chair of the Task Force

For more information, please view the event page or this flier