2011 CAST-UT Conference on

Recent Developments

In Healthcare, Technology and International Business



Date: 3:00pm, Saturday, February 26th, 2011
 Sheraton Hotel (150 West 500 South), Salt Lake City


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·         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: Wei Peng, Lisa Cheng

·         Members: Geping Cheng, Weili Cheng, Nam Chou, Xiaoming Dong, Xiaoli Du, Chongwen Fan, Lian Feng, Yuanzong Fu, Bill Jiang, Zhe Leng, Bo Lu, Dong Pan, Siu-Lin Santee, Xiaoming Sheng, Li Sun, Rujie Sun, Qiang Tian, Le Wan, Gangqiang Wang, Ge Wu, Weidong Xia, Jaimee Yang, Shuhua Zhang, Hao Zhu

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




Tentative program:


3:00pm Registration Open (Canyons Lobby)


4:00pm Panel Discussion on Health Care (Deer Valley Room)

Topic:             Public Health and Medical Technologies

Moderator:     Dr. Taowen Le, Deputy Department Director General, 

                        Liaoning Province of China


·         Senator Mark Madsen, Public Health Committee, Utah State Senate

·         Dr. Barry Nangle, Director for Center for Health Data, Utah Department of Health

·         Mr. Scott Holbrook, Executive Vice President, Medicity Company

·         Dr. David Grainger, Professor & Presidential Endowed Chair, Department of Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Utah


5:15pm Panel Discussion on International Trade and Business (Deer Valley Room)

Topic:             Investment and Business Opportunities Between US and China

Moderator:     Lisa Cheng, AVP/International Marketing Manager, First Utah Bank


  • Keith W. Martin, PhD, Martin Exports; Martin’s Door Manufacturing
  • Timothy B. Anderson, Attorney, Jones Waldo
  • Kevin S. McMurray, Executive Director of International Development, USANA
  • Fusheng Zhang, Professor and Vice President, Hainan Radio & TV University, China


6:45pm Opening Remarks (Canyons Conference Room)
6:45pm Introducing VIP Guests and Community Leaders

            Dr. Wei Peng, President, CAST-UT

6:50pm CAST-UT Annual Report

            Lisa Cheng, Past-President, CAST-UT

7:00pm Guest Remarks

  • Senator John Valentine, former President of the Utah Senate
  • Representative for the Chinese Embassy in USA
  • Dr. Xiaoming Sheng, President-Elect, CAST-USA

7:20pm Dinner

7:40pm Keynote Speech (Canyons Conference Room)

Speaker: Patrick M. Byrne, Chairman and CEO of Overstock.com, Inc.

             International Business & E-Commerce As a Cooperative Activity

Introduction: Yuanzong Fu, CAST-UT Vice President of Science and Technology


8:10pm Presentation of Certificates (Canyons Conference Room)

8:10pm Certificates to Major sponsors, Lifetime Members, Corporate Members,

            and Outstanding High School Student Scholarships

            Dr. Jaimee Yang, CAST-UT President-Elect


8:20pm Closing Remarks (Canyons Conference Room)

            Dr. Wei Peng, President, CAST-UT


8:25pm Announcement of CAST-UT BOD Election Results (Canyons Conference Room)

            Leng Zhe, CAST-UT Secretary General


8:30pm CAST-UT Members Group Photo (Canyons Conference Room)




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

Chinese Students and Scholars Association at University of Utah

United Chinese Association of Utah

Organization of Chinese Americans Utah Chapter

Chinese Society of Utah

Jimmy Wu Team

Wei Peng, MD, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Clinic, WH-BM Consultant LLC

Diversified RE Investments

Rachel Yee at Homelink Mortgage and Bill Jiang at Coldwell Banker


Eastern Trends Chinese Community Service Association 

Super China Market

And many other friends …


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


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