11/28/18: Carlos J. Valderrama, President, Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
10/10/18: Robert Kapp, Former President, US-China Business Council
2/5/19: Mark Lippert, Vice President, Boeing International and Former U.S. Ambassador to Korea
4/15/19: Tomo Mizutani, Chairman & CEO, Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc.
Tomo Mizutani is a 30+ year tire industry veteran known for his award-winning marketing innovations, consumer insights and auto industry contributions. Tomo will share his inspiring journey – from his first time living in the U.S. to how he transformed the Nitto brand into a leading off-road and street performance tires experience.
Mr. Lippert will discuss the following key points: Prospects for DPRK denuclearization and progress on inter-Korean relations; Current state of the U.S.-ROK Alliance; and Regional Machinations: China, Japan and Russia.
November 28, 2018
"Creating Regional Employment Through Global Trade: Implications for USMCA"
Carlos J. Valderrama, President, Center for Global Trade & Foreign Investment, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Valderrama will discuss the following key points: Los Angeles Region, Global Middle Class, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the impact on Asian trading partners.
Dr. Kapp will reflect on America's encounter with China over the last few decades, discussing both countries' expectations, ambitions, achievements and frustrations. He will place special emphasis on American business engagements with China since the normalization of diplomatic relations in 1979, and discuss the recent escalating trade tension between the two countries.