|AMCHAM Government & International Affairs Committee Meeting|
|►DATE||Thursday, November 29, 2018|
|►TIME||11:30am - 1:30pm|
|►VENUE||Lotte Hotel Seoul (Downtown, Sogong-dong)
Athene Garden (3rd Fl.)
|►SPEAKERS||Pushpinder Dhillon, Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs, U.S. Embassy
Greg Briscoe, Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy
|►THEME||Meet the new Economic and Commercial Minister Counselors of the U.S. Embassy|
|►COST||KRW70,000 for members
KRW90,000 for non-members
|►RSVP/PAYMENT BY||Noon, Wednesday, November 28, 2018
*No refunds for cancellations made after this date and time.
*RSVP in advance to avoid late fee of KRW10,000 for walk-ins
*2 complimentary admissions for Founding Partners
|►CONTACT||(email) email@example.com, (phone) 82.2.6201.2229|
|ABOUT THE SPEAKERS|
|Pushpinder Dhillon joined the U.S. mission in Seoul on September 16. He transferred from Nairobi, where he was economic counselor in 2015-2018 at the largest U.S. mission in Africa. As political and economic counselor in Dhaka in 2011-2015, he helped the Ambassador managing a bilateral relationship through a difficult period of political violence and increasing radicalism. Pushpinder also served as political officer in New Delhi, supervising coverage of Kashmir and domestic political affairs. An economic cone officer, Pushpinder has previously served in Kabul, Berlin, and Bridgetown. He has worked in Washington as desk officer for Afghanistan and Pakistan affairs (2000-2002) and as multilateral trade officer in the Economic and Business Affairs bureau (1996-1998). He also had assignments as special assistant for the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs and the Assistant Secretary for Political Military Affairs.
Pushpinder and his wife Kushal have two daughters, Mia and Anjali. He attended the University of Chicago, and speaks German and several South Asian languages.
|Greg Briscoe is the Senior Commercial Officer in Seoul, Korea where he directs the U.S. Embassy’s export and investment promotion initiatives. Prior to Seoul, Greg spent three years in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel as the Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy, now in Jerusalem. He focused his team on IT, smart cities, aerospace, life sciences and Israel’s innovation ecosystem. Additionally, Greg oversaw U.S. Government commercial engagement in the West Bank and Gaza via his team at the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem. Before Tel Aviv, Greg spent six years in Tokyo, Japan where he led Embassy efforts in investment promotion and commercial advocacy and promotion initiatives in energy, environmental services, aerospace, defense, and transportation. Prior to Tokyo, Greg spent two years in Memphis, Tennessee working directly with FedEx Corporation to assist U.S. small- and medium-sized exporters, serving as the Commercial Service’s primary contact on events and communications under the FedEx corporate partnership program. Greg has also served in Paris, France and a previous tour in Tokyo. Greg received his BA in International Relations from Brigham Young University and an MBA from George Washington University. He is married and has four children.
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