One-on-One Appointment Pre-Registration

Thank you for your interest in meeting One-on-One with Senior Commercial Officers at the upcoming Asia Pacific Business Outlook Conference.

Pre-registration is REQUIRED and available upon a first-come basis. Due to high demand, each company can request up to five (5) One-on-One appointments. We will do our best to accommodate your appointment request(s).

During the one-on-one consultations you will have the opportunity to get specific answers to your business issues as well as:

  • Learn about your company's sales potential around the Asia/Pacific region including Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Mexico and the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India & China)
  • Assess challenges in the marketplace
  • Understand how to capitalize on Free Trade Agreements
  • Hone in on the best market opportunities
  • Find out how the U.S. Commercial Service can help you identify new business partners

The following Senior Commercial Officers will be available for One-on-One meetings at APBO:

Australia & New Zealand - Joseph Kaesshaefer, Senior Commercial Officer
– Brian Brisson, Senior Commercial Officer
Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos (new!)
- Michael McGee, Senior Commercial Officer
– Bill Zarit, Senior Commercial Officer
Hong Kong
– Scott Shaw, Senior Commercial Officer
– John McCaslin, Senior Commercial Officer
- David Gossack, Senior Commercial Officer
– Andrew Wylegala, Senior Commercial Officer
- Stephen Jacques, Senior Commercial Officer
– Dorothy Lutter, Senior Commercial Officer
– James McCarthy, Senior Commercial Officer
– Keith Kirkham, Senior Commercial Officer
- Patrick Santillo, Senior Commercial Officer
South Korea
– Mitch Larsen, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
– Helen Hwang, Senior Commercial Officer
- Michael McGee, Senior Commercial Officer
– William Marshak, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer

New! One-on-one consultations with Intellectual Property experts and U.S. Government Advocacy!

Intellectual Property experts
This year participants will also have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with representatives from the US Patent and Trade Mark Office (USPTO) to discuss your Intellectual Property questions and seek advice on protecting your IP in Asia. Please indicate your interest in the form below.

U.S. Government Advocacy
One-on-one meetings are also available for exporters to meet Jason M. Evans, Regional Manager, East Asia and Pacific, U.S. Department of Commerce Advocacy Center. Find out if you are eligible to receive advocacy assistance with overseas tenders you are pursuing.

IMPORTANT: Pre-registration has now past. We are only scheduling appointments if there is availability and the Senior Commercial Officers will not be able to provide you with information prepared before your meeting.

For questions, contact any of the following individuals:

Jim Mayfield
U.S. Commercial Service - Irvine, CA
Tel: 949-660-0672

Jason Sproule
U.S. Commercial Service - Irvine, CA
Tel: 949-660-7105

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OMB Control No.: 0625-0237
Expiration Date: 1/1/12

Contact Information

Company Name:   *
Full Name:   *
Title:   *
Address:   *
City:   *
State:   *
Zip Code:   *
Phone:      Ext.
Cell Phone:  
Email:   *  Receive a Copy
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Web Site:   *


Company Profile  
Year company was founded:  

Number of employees in the company:*

*Type of business:

*Sales Method:
Joint Venture

*Please describe your product or service:

*Who are the buyers or end users for your product/service?

*Please select your industry:

*Is your product/service at least 51% U.S. content?
Yes    No
Have you attended APBO?  
Yes    No
Have you participated in the one-on-one meeting program at APBO?  
Yes    No  



Appointment Request / Country Selection
Please select in the order of importance the Senior Commercial Officer(s) you would like to meet with.  Each appointment with a Senior Commercial Officer will last 20 minutes.






If there are additional countries you would like to meet with, please list them below.
There will be additional opportunities to meet with the Senior Commercial Officers at the country outlooks, country workshops, during the lunches, and the reception.

I am currently planning to travel to the following market(s) within the next 6-9 months and am trying to ascertain follow-up assistance possible. (Specify country/ies)

Please provide a brief statement on your company's sales activity in each of the markets you selected above.

Please specify the question/topic you would like to discuss at each of the country meetings you selected above.

Appointment Request / Intellectual Property Consultation
US Patent and Trademark Office

Please specify the question/topic you would like to discuss at each of the Intellectual Property Consultations you selected above

Appointment Request / USDOC Advocacy Center
Jason M. Evans, Regional Manager, East Asia and Pacific

Please specify the question/topic you would like to discuss at the Advocacy Center Consultation you selected above

The U.S. Commercial Service has offices at U.S. Embassies in 82 countries (although not all 82 countries will be represented at APBO).  Let us know how we can help you sell to other markets.
Please list the countries and type of assistance you need.  We will follow-up with you to identify how we may support your business objectives.



Your Local U.S. Department of Commerce Office
Have you been in contact with a U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Specialist or are you currently working with one of our offices / U.S. Export Assistance Centers here in the U.S.?*
Yes    No  

If yes, who is your contact and in which office are they located?

In the past 24 months, have you or your company utilized any market research reports or trade promotion programs, or received counseling from the U.S. Dept of Commerce or one of its U.S. Export Assistance Centers?*
Yes    No  

If yes, has the program of information provided assisted you in completing any export expansion?
Yes    No  

If time allows, could you please explain?



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