Will the 21st Century be the Asia Pacific Century?
September 18, 2014: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
William Strong, former co-CEO, Asia Pacific for Morgan Stanley, discusses the opportunities in Asia Pacific and the issues its leaders must resolve to realize those opportunities.
450 N. Cityfront Plaza
Driving Directions: www.gleachercenter.com
NOTE ON PARKING
300 East Illinois Street (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage)
$8.00 after 3:00 pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday for a 12-hour period
Garage: Self Park Facility
Payment: Automated; at pay-stations by cash or credit card or upon exit pay by credit card only.
To receive discounted rate: There is a card validator at the first floor security desk of the Gleacher Center. You will only need to insert your parking card in the validator and the new price will be automatically applied. When you leave the lot you will be charged for the lower $8.00 fee.
Garage is located next to PJ Clarks and below the AMC Theater.
a) When traveling east on Illinois cross over Columbus and enter the Garage on the left (north) side of the street
b) If driving west on Grand (north of Theater), you can enter the garage ½ block before Columbus on the left (south) side of the street.
Until May, William 'Bill' Strong was co-CEO, Asia Pacific for Morgan Stanley. From his office in Hong Kong, Bill observed what he considers to be the extraordinary opportunities in the region as well as the critical issues its leaders must successfully resolve for this bright future to be realized.
The problem is several persistent fundamental issues any one of which could materially impair the region's future. Despite the solutions being difficult to adopt and implement, Bill is hopeful that the leaders of Asia Pacific will not lose sight of the future and that the 21st Century will indeed be the Asia
Plan now to attend this provocative presentation to learn why Bill Strong is optimistic despite growing geopolitical, economic, and commercial tensions.
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Karl L. Buschmann
847 310 0412
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William H. Strong (Speaker)
Chairman, Longford Capital Management, LP
Longford Capital is a private investment company that invests in large business to business commercial legal claims believed to be high value and meritorious. Bill is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm and for the development of litigation finance as a rapidly growing form of speciality finance.
Karl L. Buschmann, '85
847 310 0412
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