Conference Program Overview

7:00a-7:35a REGISTRATION WITH FULL BREAKFAST BUFFET
NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
7:35a-7:45a OPENING REMARKS
Marcia Brandstadt, Director - Cincinnati,
U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
7:50a-8:40a SOUTH KOREA "HOT TOPICS"
Market Update & Best Prospects
Jim Sullivan, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service,
U.S. Department of Commerce (Seoul, South Korea)
KORUS at One Year: How Are We Doing?
Tami Overby, President, U.S. - Korea Business Council & Vice President -
Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Washington DC)
8:40a-9:05a NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
9:10a-10:45a INDIA "HOT TOPICS"
Market Update, Best Prospects & New Opportunities in 2nd Tier Cities
Judy Reinke, Minister Counselor - India, U.S. Commercial Service,
U.S. Department of Commerce (New Delhi, India)
The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue: Infrastructure Updates & Opportunities
Henry Steingass, Regional Director, South & Southeast Asia,
U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) (Washington, DC)
(When) Will India be the World's Fastest Growing Economy?
William Adams, Senior International Economist -
The PNC Financial Services Group (Pittsburgh, PA)
10:45a-11:00a NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
11:00a-11:45a MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS
INDIA: A Guide to Launching Products & Services
Adrian Mutton, CEO & Founder, Sannam S4 (New Delhi, India)
Nicole Sahin, CEO, North America, Sannam S4 (Boston, MA)
INDIA: Financial Considerations & Hedging Foreign Exchange Risk
Samrat Dani, International Advisor - India, ASEAN & South Korea,
PNC Financial Services Group (New Brunswick, NJ)
Kerry Stealey, Managing Director - Foreign Exchange,
PNC Capital Markets LLC (Cleveland, OH)
RUSSIA: Customs, Logistics & Distribution
Phillip Poland, Director of International Trade Compliance,
DHL Express (USA) Inc. (Erlanger, KY)
S KOREA: Modes & Considerations to Entering the Market
Edmund Lee, CEO, Stellar Pride, Inc. (Chicago, IL)
ALL: Protecting Brands, Patents & Copyrights in the Hot Markets
Deborah Wilcox, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP (Cleveland, OH)
ALL: Hot Markets & Int'l Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Dennis McLaughlin, Shareholder, Clark Schaefer Hackett (Middletown, OH)
11:30a-12:00p LUNCH ONLY REGISTRATION
11:45a-12:00p NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
12:00p-1:30p
CORPORATE LUNCHEON PANEL
MODERATOR: Ann Thompson, Reporter & Mid-Day Host,
WVXU-Cincinnati Public Radio
1:30p-1:45p
NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
1:45p-2:30p AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS
INDIA: Legal Issues & Considerations
Vinita Bahri-Mehra, Director & Chair - Asia Pacific Practice,
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter Co. LPA (Columbus, OH)
INDIA: Taxation & Accounting Considerations
Chris Devonshire-Ellis, Principal & Founding Partner,
Dezan Shira & Associates (Charlotte, NC)
RUSSIA: Understanding the Business Environment: Keys to Success
Oxana Prokhorova, CEO, Circle Advisory (Cincinnati, OH)
ALL: Medical Device Industry Session
Bryan Gilburg, Vice President - Business Development,
Asian Markets, Emergo Group (Austin, TX)
ALL: Water Technology Trade Opportunities and Resources
Sally Gutierrez, Director of ORD's Environmental Technology Innovation
Cluster Development and Support Program,
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Oliver Lawal, President, Aquionics Inc. (Erlanger, KY)
Dr. Jim Goodrich, Senior Environmental Scientist,
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2:30p-2:45p NETWORK WITH EXHIBITORS
2:50p-3:25p THE "HOT MARKET" OF INDONESIA
Why Indonesia is a "Hot Market"
David Gossack, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Commercial Service,
U.S. Department of Commerce (Jakarta, Indonesia)
3:30p-4:50p RUSSIA "HOT TOPICS"
Moderator: Dennis McLaughlin, Shareholder & Chair, International Business
Services Group - Clark Schaefer Hackett (Middletown, OH)
Market Update & Best Prospects
John McCaslin, Minister Counselor - Russia, U.S. Commercial Service,
U.S. Department of Commerce (Moscow, Russia)
Russia's WTO Accession & Its Implications for U.S. Companies
Elizabeth Hafner, Director for Russia & Eurasia, USTR (Washington DC)
Russia & The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): A Roadmap
Arthur McMahon III, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Cincinnati, OH)
4:50p-5:00p CONCLUDING REMARKS



Continuing Education Credits:

We are pleased to announce the approval of Legal and Accounting Credits for the Hot Market Watch Conference! The conference has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.75 total CLE hours instruction and has also been approved for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).