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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

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)

Richard Lui

News Anchor for MSNBC and NBC News

Lorna Randlett

Founder and Co-Chair of the Leaders Forum

Lamont Robinson

Vice President of Supplier Diversity at Nielsen

Frank H. Wu

Chair of Committee of 100

José Calderón

President of the Hispanic Federation

Andrew J.C. Cherng

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

Frank Carbajal

President of EsTiempo

Nanxi Liu

Co-Founder and CEO of Enplug

Tim Hwang

CEO of FiscalNote

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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2017 Program

Day 1
11 Jan 2017
Day 2
12 Jan 2017
Day 3
13 Jan 2017

2017 Registration

Arrival of Vendors and Setup of Conference Activities Registration of Vendors Registration of Participants Cocktails and Voluntary Informal meetings  

Formal Opening & Keynote Speech: Igniting the Power of the New Majority

In the coming years, the American society will undergo significant changes. For those with vision these changes will yield opportunities never before available. To leverage these opportunities we will need...
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Panel A1: New Majority background, history and changing demographics, discussion from 3 perspectives: social identity, political power, economic purchasing power

Corporate diversity strategies no longer focus on counting the numbers of people from underrepresented populations who join employee ranks.  They now recognize the positive correlation of a diverse workforce with...
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Panel A2: How 3 Ethnic Groups build Sustainable Partnerships for future collaboration

Building sustainable partnerships with others requires new skills, such as the ability to see others beyond our own cultural perspective, and to understand the value of cooperation over competition. It...
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Panel B1: New Majority Journalists’ Problems, Challenges and How to Collaborate

How is the Ethnic Media Covering New Majority Communities? How are New Majority Journalists overcoming challenges and succeeding within the Mainstream Media? Journalism plays an important role in how our...
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Session C Keynote – Corporate Social Responsibility: A Change Agent for Empowering the New Majority

Social responsibility is a key component of major corporate business and operating strategies.   This session will discuss how these important outreach alliances play a critical role in strengthening social and...
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Panel C1: Reenergizing Supplier Diversity

Programs have emerged over the years to ensure that diverse businesses are a part of the mainstream of US corporations and part of the nation’s free enterprise system.  Yet many new majority businesses still...
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Panel C2:Tech Incubators on a Mission of Diversity

Tech incubators are an innovative path through which African Americans, Hispanic, female and other New Majority entrepreneurs and professionals can gain a secure foothold in the new economy. Graduates of...
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Panel C3: Strategic Outreach and Marketing Programs to Support and Empower the New Majority

A number of major corporations have launched innovative programs committed to reaching out and developing long-term relationships with the New Majority and the nonprofit organizations that serve those communities. Panel...
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Casino Night / Entertainment

Come learn how to master the blackjack, prostate craps, generic roulette, and texas holdem from the experts! Please fill the RSVP form by clicking here. Please meet at Registration Table at...
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Session D Keynote -New Majority Corporate Leadership and Development

The rise of the New Majority has informed a huge change in how businesses are identifying and diverse leadership.  To prepare for a new inclusive model of doing corporations are...
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Panel D1: New Majority Women in C-Suite

What does it take for women to lead successful organizations?  Whether you are a founder or an executive of an innovative enterprise, you are likely to encounter special challenges –...
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Panel D2: New Majority Advocacy in Corporations

One of the ways to leverage the power of the New Majority is through advocacy to bring attention to unaddressed needs, and to create new opportunities.  The panelists will discuss...
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Panel E1: Empowering and Influencing the Multicultural Millennial

Much has been written and spoken about the millennials: their work ethic, attitudes toward family, politics and expectations. This panel convenes a multicultural group of young entrepreneurs who represent the...
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Panel E2: Grooming High-Performing Professionals

How do New Majority communities identify and develop high-performing professionals for senior leadership positions  What leadership and development skills are needed, how to access and gain exposure to senior leaders...
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Summing up the Summit: Connect, Collaborate, Contribute

Unpack the full 2 days of information, ideas, comments, feedback into action points to take back to your corporation, team, business, school, and workplace. Join a facilitated, interactive discussion that...
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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