[About SAUPO 2023] Organized by KSU Asian Studies Program, the Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO) is the largest Asia business conference in the USA since 2011. Next SAUPO will be held on Friday April 7, 2023 (Good Friday) from 8am to 3:30pm at KSU Center in metro Atlanta. We anticipate about 300 participants attending 2023 SAUPO in person, and an additional 200 watching SAUPO via live streaming. These are business leaders, government officials, community organizers, diplomats, scholars and students from USA and Asia. You will be entertained with innovative business ideas, exciting discussions, valuable networking opportunities, and nonstop service of coffee, tea, food and drinks.  SU
SAUPO Panel#1). Opportunities and Challenges in ASIA-USA Partnerships 
SAUPO Panel#2). Post Pandemic Technology and Innovation 
SAUPO Panel#3). Trends in Global Manufacturing and Business 
Featured Speakers at SAUPO 2023 include: 
• Honorable Matt Murray, U.S. Senior Official for APEC, U.S. Dept. of State   
• Honorable Jianying Zhao, Deputy GR, China Council for the Promotion of Int’l Trade 
• Honorable Mio Maeda, Consul General of Japan in Atlanta   
• Honorable Andre Omer Siregar, Consul General of Indonesia in Houston  
• Ivan Pulinkala, Provost and Senior VPAA, Kennesaw State University   
• DeAnn Golden, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HS Georgia Properties   
• Catherine “Katie” Kaukinen, Dean, Radow College of Humanities & SS, KSU   
• Jessica Cork, Vice President, YKK Corporation of America   
• Steven Jahng, Director for External Affairs, SK Battery America   
• Jae Kim, Korean Practice, Aprio  
• Hajime Yokoyama, Vice President, Marketing, Kajima Int’l Inc.   
• Marcy Sperry, Founder, Vivid IP   
• Nagendra Roy, CEO, AanseaCore   
• Bill Strang, President, TOTO USA   
• Georgia Mui, Managing Partner, Global Consultants United  
• Allan (Yun-Chin) Lin, CEO, Winmate Inc.   
• John Rustin, Founder, Yereq Geo Energy  
• Stella Xu, Managing Director, Greater China Region, Georgia Dept. of Eco. Dev.  
• Masae Okura, Partner, Taylor English and Duma   
• Monica Swahn, Dean, KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services 
• Karen Kornweibel, Dean, KSU Journey Honors College 
• Tyler Reinagel, Interim Vice President for Research, KSU  
• Dimitris Horiatis, Deputy Head of Business & Talent Attraction, InvestHK