2010 CAST-UT Conference on

Promoting Collaboration in Science, Technology,

and International Business between the US and China



Date: 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday, January 16th, 2010
 The Canyons Room, Sheraton Hotel (150 West 500 South), Salt Lake City


Congratulation Letters from

       Utah Governor Gary Herbert

       Chinese Ambassador Wenzhong Zhou

       CAST-USA President Daniel Zeng


Online Registration is now open, Please register at your early convenience.




         Build relationships and exchange programs between China and United States in the areas of culture, science, technology, business, trade, education, and other exchange programs.

         Promote traditional Chinese culture and local Chinese community activities to the general public in the United States

         Provide networking and collaboration opportunities among Chinese scholars and professionals in the United States


Organization Committee:

         Co-Chairs: Lisa Cheng, Xiaoming Sheng

         Members: Geping Cheng, Weili Cheng, Nam Chou, Danny Dong, Xiaoming Dong, Yuanzong Fu, Bill Jiang, Zhe Leng, Ya Li, Bo Lu, Dong Pan, Wei Peng, Rujie Sun, Qiang Tian, Le Wan, Gangqiang Wang, Ge Wu, Weidong Xia, Shuhua Zhang, Hao Zhu

         Advisors: Densen Cao, Lew Cramer, Woody Fang, Brett Heimburger, Taowen Le, Paul Salvage, Dongyu Li


Participating Organizations:




Tentative program:


3:00pm Registration Open (Canyons Lobby)


4:00pm Trade and Investment in China Panel Discussion (Arches Room)

Topic: Investment and Business Opportunities Between US and China

Moderator: Gary Pan


  • Brett Heimburger, Director Asia, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development, International Trade and Diplomacy
  • Randy Kirton, Chairman, Avalon Healthcare, Inc.
  • Dongyu Li, Vice Mayor, Wanning City in Hainan Province, China
  • Brian S. McAdam, CEO, Pangaea Group, Inc.


5:00pm Technology Panel Discussion (Arches Room)

Topic: Research and Development in Science and Technology

Moderator: Taowen Le


  • Jeff Botkin, Associate Vice President for Research, University of Utah

         Eric G. Eddings, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

  • Brent H. Goodfellow, Utah State Senator
  • Kent Millington, CEO, I3 Technologies, LLC

         Kreg Peeler, President/Founder, SpinGo, LLC


6:00pm Exhibition of Hainan Province (Canyons Lobby)

Tourism, Investment and Business Opportunities in Hainan


6:30pm Opening Remarks (Canyons Conference Room)
6:30pm Introducing VIP guests and Community Leaders

6:35pm Opening Remarks: Xiaoming Sheng, Past-President, CAST-UT

6:40pm Guest Remarks

  • Brett Heimburger, Special Representative of Utah Governor Gary Herbert
  • Tang Songgen, Vice Consul General, the Chinese Embassy
  • David Clark, Speaker of the Utah State House of Representatives
  • Lew Cramer, Director of World Trade Center
  • Peter Corroon, Mayor of Salt Lake County
  • Woody Fang, President of WTF Foundation
  • Congratulations Letter from Daniel Zeng, President of CAST-USA

7:00pm Dinner

7:20pm Keynote Speak (Canyons Conference Room)

XanGo's Experience in International Trading and Business, Bryan Davis, Founder/Board Member, Xango, LLC


7:40pm Presentations (Canyons Conference Room)

7:40pm Presentation of Certificates of CAST-UT Advisory Board Members, CAST-UT Lifetime Members,

and Outstanding High School Student Scholarships

7:55pm Announcement of Board of Directors election result


8:00pm Closing Remarks (Canyons Conference Room)

Closing Remarks: Lisa Cheng, President, CAST-UT



We would like to thank the following sponsors and friends for their support.

Major sponsors

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Table sponsors and other sponsors:


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Hainan Executive MPA Program at the University of Utah

United Chinese Association of Utah

Chinese Students and Scholars Association at University of Utah

Super China Market (大中超市)

And many other friends


More sponsors are welcome!!! Click here for sponsorship form.


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