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Emerging markets conference

29 September 2006

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

Contact: Ute Frey, Haas School of Business
(510) 642-0342 frey@haas.berkeley.edu

"Investing in Emerging Markets: China, India, and Russia," a conference at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, about the challenges and opportunities of investing in these three fastest-growing emerging markets.

This year's conference will focus on the globalization of research and development, with panel topics on movement across borders, Internet technology and devices, and biotechnology. Speakers will include corporate executives, scientists, venture capitalists and policy makers.

8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6

Arthur Andersen Auditorium at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business

Keynote speakers:

  • Chinese Vice Minister Duan Rui Chun, president of China's Law Association on Science and Technology and vice president of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, Chinese Group
  • Cliff Higgerson, venture partner, Walden International
  • Ta-Lin Hsu, chairman and founder of H&Q, Asia Pacific
  • Thomas Kalil, special assistant for science and technology to UC Berkeley's chancellor

For more information and to register, see: http://haas.berkeley.edu/HaasGlobal/emergingmarketsconference.html. The conference is being presented by the Haas School's Clausen Center for International Business & Policy, Institute of Management, Innovation and Organization, and Center for Research on Chinese and American Strategic Cooperation.

Reporters are invited to attend free of charge. Contact Ute Frey at the Haas School at frey@haas.berkeley.edu or (510)642-0342.