Past Events

Apr. 10, 2018: China & America: the New Geopolitical Equation

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Mar 292018
 

On Tuesday, April 10th, the Indiana Council on World Affairs welcomes Weilin Long to present the Great Decisions topic, “China & America: the New Geopolitical Equation.”  The discussion will cover China’s expansive strategy of economic diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, while the United States has taken a step back from multilateral trade agreements. How should the U.S. respond to this shift in the balance of power?

In addition to her service on the America China Society of Indiana Board, Weilin Long is the Global Chamber® Indianapolis Executive Director.

Schedule: April 10, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Carmel High School, Freshman Center
520 E. Main St., Carmel, IN 46032.
Park by Door #13, NW corner of the building

Register NOW <Event Registration> Walk-ins Welcome
Single-session: Walk-ins: $10 / College Students $5 / High School Students FREE

The Indiana Council on World Affairs, Inc. is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization founded in 1955, as a member council of the World Affairs Councils of America, to present programs of global significance. One of these programs is the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions.

Apr. 10, 2018: World Trade Day

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Feb 182018
 

2018 World Trade Day: The Future of Trade and Indiana

A summit featuring updates on NAFTA and international trade agreements, plus discussion of how global commerce impacts Indiana and how companies can succeed globally

Target audience:

  • Companies of all sizes, domestic and international
  • Representatives from the government and non-profit sectors
  • International trade commissioners
  • Economic Development Organizations
  • Local universities
  • Individuals interested in international trade

Agenda:

8:00 am Registration and breakfast

8:30 am Opening Session

8:45am Keynote Breakfast: The Administration’s Trade Policy: What Developments with NAFTA, U.S.- China Relations, and Other Trade Initiatives Mean for Indiana Business

Speaker: Leslie Griffin, Senior Vice President of International Public Policy at UPS, President of the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT)

9:30am Snapshot of trade in Indiana: Trends, challenges and opportunities

Speaker: Tom Guevara, Director, IU Public Policy Institute

9:40am Break and Exhibitor Booths

10:00am Breakout Session #1: MNC & SME collaboration in trade (concurrent sessions)

10:45am Breakout Session #2: Exports and FDI (concurrent sessions)

11:30am Break and Exhibitor Booths

11:45am Breakout Session #3: Doing Business In…

Two concurrent sessions on conducting business in Canada & Mexico, as well as other markets around the world.

12:30pm Lunch Plenary Panel: NAFTA: Canada, Mexico, and US

Speakers: Head Consul Luis Franco, Consulate of Mexico in Indianapolis – and –

Consul General Douglas George, Consulate General of Canada in Detroit

Details:
The Hyatt Regency
1 s. Capitol Avenue
April 10, 2018
8:30am – 2:00pm

For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-trade-day-2018-tickets-37818202261?aff=ebapi

 

Mar. 27, 2018: How “Made in China” Became the World’s Most Recognized Brand

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Mar 142018
 

On Tuesday, March 27th, the University of Indianapolis and ACSI will host the “How Made in China Became the World’s Most Recognized Brand” seminar at the UIndy campus. Assistant Professor, and ACSI Board Member, Dr. Craig Seidelson will serve as keynote speaker for the 5:30 – 7:00pm event at Switzer 010.

Details:
March 27, 2018
5:30pm – 7:00pm
University of Indianapolis
Switzer 010

 

Mar. 27, 2018: Heavy Duty Vehicle Delegation Reception

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Mar 062018
 

On Tuesday, March 27th, ACSI will be co-hosting a morning reception for an incoming Chinese business delegation in downtown Indianapolis. In partnership with the USTDA, Indy Chamber and US Commercial Service, the delegation is interested in purchasing automotive components for heavy duty vehicles. If your company supplies automotive components and is interested in meeting with the delegation, please contact Colin at colin.renk@americachinasociety.org

China HDV RTM – Participating company and delegate information – Feb 20

Mar. 2, 2018: China Business Career Fair

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Feb 042018
 

Meet and recruit Indiana University students from a wide variety of majors for internship and full-time positions. The networking fair is designed for Chinese and Hoosier businesses looking to recruit full-time, part-time, and internship positions.

Sponsored by ACSI and Indiana University’s Career Services Council, Chinese Student Scholars Association, and Chinese Business Association.

Date:     Friday, March 2, 2018

Time:     11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana Memorial Union // 900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington

Cost: Free for employers

Registration: If you are interested in attending this event, and would like more information please contact Colin Renk at colin.renk@americachinasociety.org.

Feb. 18, 2018: Chinese Shenzhen Golden Bell Concert

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Jan 312018
 

Chinese Shenzhen Golden Bell Youth Chorus Concert with the Indianapolis Children’s Choir

When: Sunday, February 18, 4pm

Where: Cornerstone Lutheran Church, Carmel Location | 4850 E Main Street, Carmel, IN 46033

Free Concert

Regarded as the “National Exemplary Choir of China” and the “National Excellent Choir of China”, the Shenzhen Golden Bell Youth Choir will present a colorful and engaging concert with the Cantantes Angeli choir of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir.

Feb. 13, 2018: 2nd Annual Flagship International Symposium

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Jan 222018
 

The Second Annual Flagship International Symposium 2018 will be held at Ivy Tech, 60th Street, Anderson, Indiana, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, gathering at 8:30am, program begins at 9am until 1:30pm. The theme of is “Coming To America – Overcoming the Hurdles.” In addition there will be discussion on International protocol and global competency, such as learning how intercultural communication skills can improve relations between you and your international counterparts and/or colleagues in our new diverse workforce that has been created. There will be representatives from The International Center (internationalcenter.org), LUNA Language Services (LUNA360.com) and the America China Society of Indiana (americachinasociety.org). We are please these highly respected organizations have agreed to speak at the symposium.

Indiana is a magnet for new international companies. Represented within Madison County are 8 different Countries, operating 20 International Companies, investing over $1.4 Billion in our communities, employing over 3,500 people. These numbers grow every year! We are Madison County, a diverse and united community! Don’t miss a chance to learn from the experts.


Registration: $30.00 per person, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. Space is limited so please register to guarantee a spot. Programming from 9am until 1:30pm. Gathering at 8:30am.

 

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flagship-international-symposium-2018-tickets-42088370449