Kennesaw State University will bring together business leaders, academics and government officials for an April 8 forum on building investment and trade between the U.S. and Asian countries.

The Symposium on Asia/USA Partnership Opportunities will feature dialogues on a variety of topics including mutual investment, marketing in foreign cultures and the impact of emerging markets on the U.S.

The forum will mainly focus on the U.S. relationship with China, India, Japan and Korea. The list of speakers includes executives from Georgia affiliates of major Asian companies including Japan’s YKK Corp., Korea’s Hyosung Motors and India’s Infosys Technologies Ltd., among many others.

The all-day event costs $199 and will be held at the W Atlanta-Midtown Hotel from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For a list of speakers and topics and registration details, visit

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