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About the Conference

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Welcoming Remarks

Dean Moshe M. Porat, Fox School of Business and Management
Dr. Monica Treichel, Fox School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
Arlene Ashton, Deputy Secretary for DCED's Office of International Business Development

Plenary I: Getting Started - An Overview of I.B. Strategic Development

Joanna Savvides, President World Trade Center of Great Philadelphia

Plenary II: Financing Your Global Expansion

Glen Dooley, Director, Global Trade Group, Wachovia

Plenary III: Cross-cultural Communications

Catherine Lee, President, CDL Associates

Plenary IV: Marketing Your Products and Services Overseas

Nicole DeSilvis, International Trade Advisor, Temple University SBDC
Lois Batcheler, Manager, Team PA Export Network
Mary McGlinchey, PA Export Network

Luncheon Keynote

Suzanne Sears, President, Global Do-It-Yourself Division, Kimberly Clark

Business Panel I: The SME Perspective

Pennie Hopson, President, ResourceLinC
Cynthia Medi McCarthy, President, The Medi Group, Ltd.
Earlene J. Austin, President, Small Business Support Services
Nicole DeSilvis, Moderator

Plenary V: Legal Advice - How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls

Jane Storero, Partner, Business Group, Blank Rome LLP
Barbara Linney, Partner, Internationall Trade Group, Blank Rome LLP
Lisa Casey, Associate, Intellectual Property Group, Blank Rome LLP

Business Panel II: The Multinational Perspective

Donna Bimbo, President, Champion Lyte Beverage Inc.
Priscilla Robinson, Ph.D., Director of Global Technical Operations, Merck & Co., Inc.
Patricia Gardner, President, Maximum Sales, Inc.
Joanna Savvides, Moderator

Program Sponsors

Melynda Benlemlih, Director, Temple University CIBER
Dr. Monica Treichel, Professor, Fox School of Business IEI
Arlene Ashton and Mary Ann Vanarsdale, PA DCED
Suzanne Sears (Keytone Speaker)
Renee Jones, President, NAWBO



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