May 23 Bridging the Gap in U.S.-China Negotiation & Communication Styles

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 23; 8-10 a.m.
Location: Fredrikson & Byron, U.S. Bank Plaza*, 200 South 6th St. #4000, Minneapolis
Cost: Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Learn how different styles of negotiating and communicating used by American and Chinese companies and government officials can impact, and sometimes derail, successful business dealings and government-to-government negotiations. The presenters also will look at common pitfalls and strategies to overcome them, to achieve more effective communication, resulting in better commercial and diplomatic relationships.

Presenters are:
  • · Tom Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, Royal D. Alworth Institute for International Studies, University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • · Joan Brzezinski, executive director, China Center and Confucius Institute, University of Minnesota
  • · Ruilin Li, attorney, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • · Larry Mahoney, CEO, Asia Direct Resources, Inc.
Moderator
  • · Robert M. Oberlies, chair, China Practice, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
This even is presented by The China Center in partnership with Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

*U.S. Bank Plaza has recently instituted a new security protocol. If you plan to attend this event, it is strongly encouraged you register at least 48 hours in advance in order to expedite your arrival experience. Attendees must also present a valid government-issued ID upon arrival. Walk-in event attendees should allow for extra time for onsite security registration.

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Please note: U.S. Bank Plaza has recently instituted a new security protocol. If you plan to attend this event, we strongly encourage registering at least 48 hours in advance, in order to expedite your arrival experience. Attendees must also present a valid government issued ID upon arrival. Walk-in event attendees should allow for extra time for onsite security registration.

Presented in partnership with Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

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