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Conference to explore emerging markets in China, India, Russia

03 October 2005

ATTENTION: International business, finance, venture capital, and public policy reporters and editors

Contact: Ute Frey
(510) 642-0342 frey@haas.berkeley.edu

"China, India, Russia - Investing in Emerging Markets," a conference at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business about the challenges and opportunities of investing in one of the three fastest growing emerging markets. Speakers and panelists will include leading experts in finance, investment, trade, tax and intellectual property law. This will be the first major conference in the nation to explore the investment climate of all three of these burgeoning economies.

The conference is being organized by the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy and by the Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization at the Haas School, as well as by the U.S.-Russia Technology Symposium at Stanford University.

8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7.

UC Berkeley Art Museum Theater, 2621 Durant Ave., Berkeley. For a map, see:


Keynote speakers:

  • Victor Menezes, retired senior vice chairman, Citigroup, Inc.

  • Patricia Cloherty, chairwoman of the board, president and CEO, Delta Private Equity Partners, LLC.

  • Bill Draper, general partner, Draper Richards, LP.

Panel discussions will focus on:

  • Practical advice on investing in China, India and Russia

  • Case studies on successful investment strategies

  • Stories from the trenches - intellectual property protection, anti-counterfeiting advice, tax and regulatory issues