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    Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile meets with BCIU corporate members.
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    H.E. Dr. Moncef Marzouki, President of Tunisia addresses BCIU membership.
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    Past award winners Ratan N. Tata, Carlos Slim, and Sergio Marchionne at annual BCIU Eisenhower Awards Gala.

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Upcoming Events

AUGUST

Global Health Leadership: Breakfast Discussion in Washington, D.C. with Dr. Thomas Kenyon, Director, Global Health Center, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 9:00am - 11:00am

Luncheon Discussion in DC with Mr. Andrew Wylegala, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Tokyo

  • Japan, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Private Meetings in D.C. with Mr. Jeff Hamilton, (New) Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Kuwait City

  • Kuwait, NEAR EAST
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in Washington, D.C. with His Excellency Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Ambassador of Brazil to the United States

  • Brazil, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion and Private Meetings in D.C. with Mr. Dao Le, (New) Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the Gulf, U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi

  • United Arab Emirates, NEAR EAST
  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in San Francisco with Mr. Dongman Han, Consul General of the Republic of Korea

  • South Korea, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in D.C. with Ms. Ilona Shtrom, (New) Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Doha

  • Qatar, NEAR EAST
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon in New York with His Excellency Robinson Njeru Githae Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya to the United States

  • Kenya, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in San Francisco with Mr. Jun Yamada, Consul General of Japan

  • Japan, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in Los Angeles with Mr. Haiyan Lu, Commercial Counselor, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China

  • China, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

SEPTEMBER

Luncheon Discussion with (New) Senior Commercial Officer to U.S. Embassy Mexico City

  • Mexico, WESTERN HEMISPHERE
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in DC with Dr. Andrew Exum, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Middle East Policy, U.S. Department of Defense

  • NEAR EAST
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dinner in Chicago with H.E. David O’Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

  • EUROPE AND EURASIA
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bay Area Business Familiarization Tour with US Ambassador to Singapore

  • Singapore, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 9/28/2015 12:00pm - 9/29/2015 2:00pm

OCTOBER

Luncheon Discussion with the Honorable Kirk Wagar, U.S. Ambassador to Singapore

  • Singapore, EAST ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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