Smart Cities, Regions, and Communities - Opportunities & Resources with Arun Kumar & Joel Beauvais

Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : July 14, 2016

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $0.00

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AmCham Singapore and the US-ASEAN Business Council are pleased to invite you to a special working lunch with
Arun M. Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service.  This senior U.S. Government representative will brief on the trends and opportunities in Asia for U.S. businesses operating in the smart cities space, with insights into the new technologies that address living and environmental standards, create “showcase cities,” increase efficiency, and promote cybersecurity. 

Assistant Secretary Kumar will also unveil a new Department of Commerce resource guide highlighting initiatives across more than 40 countries. 

This session will be of particular interest to companies working in the fields of energy, water and sanitation, transportation, information and communications technology, design and planning, building materials, healthcare, and governance. 

Host for this luncheon:

AmCham's Government & Regional Affairs and Property Committees

About the Speaker:

Arun M. Kumar
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General 
U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Arun M. Kumar was confirmed, by the U.S. Senate on March 13, 2014, as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. In this role, Arun leads the trade and investment promotion efforts for the U.S. Government.  With offices in over 100 U.S. cities and in 72 world markets, he also serves as the International Trade Administration’s lead official advocating for better market access for U.S. exporters.

Arun received his master’s in management from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Kerala, India.

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