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Asian American Business Roundtable

Summit II

11-13 January 2017
Las Vegas
Watch Video 2016 SUMMIT REPORT
INSPIRING SPEAKERS
GAME CHANGING IDEAS
ASIAN AMERICANS
TAKING RISKS AND CHANGING THE GAME

Who is AABR?

A forum where highly successful, as well as high potential Asian American professionals, can collaborate to increase their capacity to exert influence in their respective industries.

What Does AABR Do?

It brings together outstanding senior Asian American business executives, to generate ideas and provide counsel on business and leadership issues of broad social and economic interest.

AABR’s Inaugural Summit

“Taking Risks and Changing the Game” will bring together exceptional Asian American professionals to discuss new idea development and innovation.

2017 Speakers

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Founder, Chairman and Co-CEO Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Mehmood Khan

Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, Global R&D, PepsiCo

Jon Spector

President and CEO of The Conference Board

Cid Wilson

President & CEO of Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)

Deborah Gillis

President & Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst

Ronald C. Parker

President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council

Linda Akutagawa

President and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP)

Tickets

1 Day All-Access Pass (1/12)
197.50 USD

EARLY BIRD

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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1 Day All-Access Pass (1/13)
197.50 USD

EARLY BIRD

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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2 Day All-Access Pass
395.00 USD

EARLY BIRD 

Includes access to all sessions, idea labs, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, exhibitor hall, and 2 cocktail receptions

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1 Day All-Access Pass (1/12)
247.50 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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1 Day All-Access Pass (1/13)
247.50 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibitor hall, and cocktail reception

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2 Day All-Access Pass
495.00 USD

Includes access to:

All sessions, idea labs, 2 continental breakfasts, 2 lunches, exhibitor hall, and 2 cocktail receptions

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Inaugural Program

Day 1
28 Jan 2016
Day 2
29 Jan 2016
Day 3
30 Jan 2016

Welcome Remarks

Welcome Remarks from John Wang, treatment Chair of the Asian American Business Roundtable Dan Schwartz, Treasurer of Nevada
Dan Schwartz
John Wang

Panel: Building an Innovation Marketplace

A Conversation with Innovation Center and Research Director Panel members will share their perspectives on risk-taking, mind their game changing strategies, and how they respond to feedback and errors.  They...
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Dr. Peter Lee
Dilawar Syed
Bala V Sathyanarayanan

Idea Lab 1: Managing Innovation Teams

Panel members will discuss the challenge of inspiring and engaging others from different cultural backgrounds to achieve great things.  Innovation requires excellent team work and respect for the idea developers...
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Dan Schwartz
Rebecca Fannin
Kevin Fong
Peter Mok

Idea Lab 2: Innovation in Community Services

This panel will examine the present and future of innovation in community services for the purpose of inspiring the creation of new ways of serving the Asian American community in...
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Albert K. Shen
Bill Imada
Kathy Ko Chin
Kamesh Nagarajan

Networking Luncheon

Ms. Lorna Randlett will give a brief introduction about Leader’s Forum. Mr. Richard Lui will talk about the relationship between 2016 presidential election and Asian American.
Richard Lui
Lorna Randlett

Panel: A Conversation with Asian American Women Trail Blazers

Asian American women who have made significant contributions in their respective fields will share their experiences about how they successfully designed their career paths: the kinds of alliances they created,...
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Dr. Rohini Anand
Joy Chik
Dr. Karen Eng
WENDA FONG

Idea Lab 3: A Global Perspective: Asian Women Matter

With their unique experiences and cultural understanding, ailment Asian women are a demographic that companies can no longer ignore.  Recent McKinsey reports on women have shown that having female talent...
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Jane Hyun
Valerie Wong Fountain
KC Wu
Lorna Randlett

Idea Lab 4: Game Changer Lab: Case Studies

How do companies hunt for new business initiatives, doctor test new ideas, purchase and manage risk?  Panelists will share how a novel idea became successful, nurse from genesis to proof...
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Maggie Hsu
Bing Chen
Jason Ma
Rebecca Fannin

Lessons of the Day

A conference facilitator with some of the day’s speakers and selected roundtable attendees share their observations and highlights of the day. Additionally they speak to the issues that are most...
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Norma Tan

Casino Game Introduction

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Opening Remarks – Role of C-Suite and Corporate Governance in Fostering an Innovation Eco-System

Strong Asian American leadership talent exists within organizations.  Readiness for chief executive and board positions will be explored by those who currently serve on boards and who have been leaders...
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Mehmood Khan

Keynote: Competencies in the C-Suite and the Boardroom

Strong Asian American leadership talent exists within organizations.  Readiness for chief executive and board positions will be explored by those who currently serve on boards and who have been leaders...
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Phyllis Campbell

Panel: Determining Readiness for the C-Suite

What are the considerations when selecting members of a board or CEO (C-Suite) candidates?  What are the qualities of best-in-class leaders? Today’s sharp turns in market conditions require seasoned executive...
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Michael Chen
Bala V Sathyanarayanan
Glenn Sugiyama
Curtis Hom

Idea Lab 5: Advocacy

What can we do as a community to increase the representation of Asian Americans in the C-Suite and on corporate boards?  What are overarching conditions for nurturing game-changing innovation at...
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Cid Wilson
Deborah Gillis
Ronald C. Parker
Linda Akutagawa

Panel: Organizing Successful International Business Alliances

The ability to collaborate has become core to organization growth, buy agility, ampoule and innovation.  The art and science of developing alliances across cultures requires knowing how to leverage different...
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Jon Spector
Eric Zwisler
Ken Wilcox
Ravi Aurora
Anindo Dutta

Idea Lab 6: Business Mentorship Network – Using External Mentoring to Developing Talent

In partnership with Pfizer’s Global Asian Alliance, seek AABDC has now introduced a peer-to-peer external mentoring program to match individual corporate employees (mentees) with recognized Asian American leaders from its...
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Anindo Dutta
Elizabeth Koraca
Lily Fong
Norma Tan

Roundtable Summary Remarks

The conference facilitator, capsule along with some of the day’s speakers and selected summit attendees share their observations and highlights of the day and the conference. They speak to the...
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Norma Tan

Cocktail Reception

An opportunity to network on the spot with international guests who are consulates and executives from Asian countries.

Accommodations

The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas
Book By December 18, 2016 to get a special group rate of $169++ per night
+877 385-3885

Inaugural Sponsors

Community Partners