A MUST SEE if you want to understand what changes will come at a
time when trade, overseas market access, and supply chains are
key components of our economic vitality.
Featured Guest: Sam Kaplan: Sam is author of the recently
released Challenging China: Smart Strategies for Dealing with China in the Xi Jinping Era. Having worked with and in China for more than 30 years, Sam is currently the Director of the Center of Excellence for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management. As a 20-year veteran and former president of the Trade Development Alliance of Seattle, Sam promoted, connected, and educated Greater Seattle businesses and individuals on international trade.
Moderator: Mike Fowler: Mike is Senior Trade Consultant for the World Trade Center Tacoma. Mike has likewise worked with China and Asia for decades, primarily as a consultant assisting US firms in the region. Having earned a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the Sophia University Graduate School of Comparative Culture in Tokyo, Mike has maintained a keen interest in US China policy. He serves on the boards of the North America China Council and the World Affairs Council Tacoma.