HERE & THERE – Recreating Asia: Visions for a New Century

October 29, 2002
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China Institute, Japan Society & Korea Society present
Recreating Asia: Visions for a New Century
A new book by the World Economic Forum

at Merrill Lynch
717 Fifth Avenue (enter on 56th Street)
New York, NY

Frank-Jürgen Richter, Director of Asia for the World Economic Forum in Geneva, co-edited Recreating Asia with Pamela C.M. Mar, Senior Regional Manager for Asia. The book offers a fascinating insight into how Asia is managing its political transformation and business challenges. Contributors include Minister of MOFTEC Shi Guangsheng, Hong Kong Chief Executive C.H. Tung,  Singapore Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew, Chinese businessman You Youjun  and Sony Chairman Nobuyuki Idei.

A leading analyst of Asian business and economies, Frank-Jürgen Richter influences major business and governmental decisions with his public comments. His portfolio of responsibilities include the Forum’s activities in Asia and the direct responsibility for the yearly East Asia Economic Summit. As a non-governmental and nonprofit institution, the World Economic Forum (responsible for Davos) is committed to furthering integration among East Asian countries. The East Asia Economic Summit facilitates the exchange of experiences and expertise between leaders in business, government and civil society, in the interests of economic and social development in East Asia.

Elison J. Elliot directs a proprietary team of financial advisors at Merrill Lynch Investment Management (MLIM) specializing in global advisory to public pensions, nonprofit, endowment and foundation funds, and high net-worth clients. His focus is Asian Pacific markets. He formerly had a similar mandate at Morgan Stanley and served as Privatization Project Manager for the City of New York.

Tickets: China Institute, Japan Society & Korea Society Members $15; Non-members $10; Academic $5.

Reservations are required, no-shows will be billed.

To register, please contact Allison Harris at the China Institute at (212) 744-8181 ex. 129 or [email protected]

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2002
  • 6:00 pm