TAIWAN – USA SYNERGY Slated August 5 in Los Angeles




TAIWAN – USA SYNERGY Slated August 5 in Los Angeles

Taiwan is America’s 12th largest trading partner and as such the importance of the relationship between the two countries continues to grow exponentially. The impact Taiwan has on California is significant and hence the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles has devoted a special event August 5 entitled Taiwan – USA Synergy to discuss further collaboration between the two countries.

Ambassador Bruce J.D. Linghu, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles and The Board of Governors of City Club Los Angeles invite all interested persons to attend this Taiwan USA Synergy event to take place on August 5, 2014. Ambassador Linghu will be the Keynote Speaker.

This will be one of Ambassador Linghu’s last public appearances before he departs for Canada as the Republic of China (Taiwan) Ambassadorial Representative to Canada. Ambassador Linghu will give an overview on Taiwan, and the important economic relations between Taiwan, mainland China, and USA since Taiwan is America’s 12th largest trading partner, California’s 7th largest trading partner and the 4th largest trading partner to Los Angeles County. There will also be a Round Table Panel discussion regarding bilateral trade and business opportunities between Taiwan and Los Angeles.

Speakers include:
Ambassador “Bruce” Jung-Da Linghu, Director-General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles. Roundtable Discussion Panel:Deborah Lee, C.P.A.Tax Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Ferdinando “Nando” Guerra
International Economist, Kyser Center for Economic Research
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
Primary Contributor- International Trade Outlook
Principal Author- LAEDC “Growing Together” country reports

Jaime Ming-Shy Chen
Director, Economic Division,
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles

Anticipated Synergy Attendees:
Congresswoman Judy Chu
Congressman Adam Schiff
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
Congressman Ed Royce
State Senator Ted W. Lieu
State Senator Bob Huff
Assemblyman Ed Chau
Assemblyman Curt Hagman
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
Councilman Jose Huizar, City of Los Angeles
Councilman Paul Krekorian, City of Los Angeles
General Manager Jan Perry, Econ. Development Dept-City of Los Angeles
Council Member Ling-Ling Chang, City of Diamond Bar
Hon. Mike Eng, Trustee-Los Angeles Community College Board
Adata, LIULI GONG FANG USA Inc., Franz Collection Inc., EVA Air, and KHS Bicycles. Taiwanese cuisine will be jointly catered by Monja Restaurant and City Club LA. Dinner and entertainment will cost $75/person.

Cultural Entertainment: Taiwanese Puppet Show “Monkey King” and “Electric-Techno Neon God” Taiwanese dance presentation.

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM @ City Club Los Angeles
555 S. Flower Street, 51st Floor
Los Angeles

For reservations, please contact City Club LA, Ms. Mona Chatterjee: 213-620-9662 x225.

July 28, 2014

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