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Event Presentations 2014

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The Monterey Bay: A Leader in the Blue Economy - AGENDA
Branding the Monterey Bay Region Update with Congressman Sam Farr - Conference
April 25, 2014 - Seaside, CA

Brand Monterey Bay
Chris Khan, Co-Founder, Brand Monterey Bay
President, Joint Venture Monterey Bay
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PANEL I - Aquaculture and its Potential in the Global Marketplace

Aquaculture and the Global Marketplace
Arthur Seavey, Partner, Monterey Abalone Company
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Educating Technical Professionals for a Blue Economy
Jill Zande, Associate Director, Co-Principal Investigator and Competition Coordinator, Marine Advanced Technology Education Center (MATE), Monterey Peninsula College
- Chair, Marine Technology Society-Monterey Bay
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The potential for sustainable seaweed aquaculture in Monterey Bay
Michael Graham,
Professor and Co-Editor/Managing Editor, Journal of Phycology, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML)
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Seafood Watch: A Vision for Sustainable Aquaculture
Lisa Tucker, Aquaculture Science Analyst, Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program
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PANEL II
Advanced Marine Science Instrumentation and its Place in the Blue Economy

The economics and the why of observing global ocean biogeochemistry
Ken Johnson, Senior Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
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Ocean Observing in Support of Industry and Resource Management
Leslie Rosenfeld, CeNCOOS Program Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
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Marine Robotics Industry and the Future Ocean
James Bellingham, Chief Technologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
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Public/Private Partnerships – A Successful formula for Marine Science in the Monterey Bay
Kenneth Laws, Chief Scientist, Hawkes Ocean Technologies, Professor, Baskin School of Engineering, Computer Science Department, University of California Santa Cruz
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A Holistic National Strategy for Marine Energy Leadership
KRS Murthy, CEO, i3 World
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Overseas & "Over-The-Side" Risks – The Unique Needs of Marine Science Researchers
Leslie Levy August, Senior Vice President, Corporation for International Business
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The Blue Economy Challenges a Mexican Coastal Paradise
Pedro Castaneda, President, Provia International.
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Afternoon Take Action forum with 12 trade promotion professionals in trade finance, marketing, logistics, legal, education and advocacy

Advancing International Business and Sales for U.S. Companies
Shannon Fraser, Senior International Trade Specialist, Silicon Valley U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. DOC Foreign Commercial Service.
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How Exporters Can Grow Internationally with IOR/EOR Services and Support
Sergio Retamal, President & CEO, Global4PL Supply Chain Management
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Don't let trade compliance issues slow down your global supply chain
Deep SenGupta, President, Trade & Customs Advisory Services (TCAS), FedEx Trade Networks Trade Services.
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Foreign legal systems: dealing with foreign counsel
Roger Royse, Founder, Royse Law Firm, PC.
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Key Tax Planning Considerations for Marine Technology Services Companies
Harry-Todd Astrov, Principal, ASTROV P.C.
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Trade in Educational Services - Growing Global Competition for Students - Money and Soft Power
Robert Rogowsky, Professor in International Policy Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS).
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How to Finance Export Sales
Michael Farstad, Vice President, International Banking Group
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China.
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Considerations for 'Going Global'
Michael Viguerie, Partner, The Newport Board Group 
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Cheap Foreign Green Capital for Blue Jobs in Monterey
Martin J. Lawler, Attorney, Lawler & Lawler.
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Two financing tools to take your exporting to the next level
Jeff Deiss, Regional Export Finance Manager, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of International Trade
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The key factors for international destination marketing
Suji Kim, Founder Consultant, Bridge International Global Marketing

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Advice On Negotiating Supplier and Buyer Payment Terms for the New/Small Export Trader
John Keevan-Lynch, President, Provident Traders, Inc.
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The Importance of 'Services' in Marine Science - The Visionary California Seafloor Mapping Program
Samuel Johnson, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (PCMSC)

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