Kennesaw State University Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO)

The Asian Studies Program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) presents the next Symposium on ASIA-USA Partnership Opportunities (SAUPO), to be held on Friday April 17, 2015 at St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta. As the largest Asia business conference in the Southern U.S., SAUPO provides a global space for information exchange and network building. The theme of 2015 SAUPO continues to be “Globalization and ASIA-USA Partnerships.” Over 350 attendees from North America and Asia are anticipated to participate. You may find participant companies/organizations here for 2011, 2013, and 2014. The SAUPO Planning Committee and KSU Asian Studies Advisory Board welcome your participation!

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Tentative Panels for 2015 SAUPO:


SAUPO Supporters:

  • JASG

  • State government of Georgia

  • Georgia Tech CIBER

  • Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

  • Chinese Business Association of Atlanta

  • Cobb County Government

  • Zhejiang Association of Atlanta

Media Sponsors:

  • Global Atlanta

  • Georgia Asian Times

  • NRI Pulse

  • Khabar Magazine

  • World Journal

  • Korea Daily

  • Atlanta Business Journal




Early Bird Rate till March 15, 2015

2015 Sponsors

Presidential Sponsors:

  • KSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • KSU Coles College of Business
  • Huawei Technologies USA

Platinum Sponsors:

  • KSU WellStar College of Health and Human Services
  • UPS

Gold Sponsors:

  • Confucius Institute at KSU

Silver Sponsors:

  • Grant Thornton
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • GE Energy
  • Deloitte
  • Community & Southern Bank

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Lucy Lu & Associates
  • St. Regis Hotel
  • YKK

SAUPO-NGO Partner:

  • Habitat for Humanities International Asia/Pacific

SAUPO Partners:

  • Atlanta International Education Group
  • China Research Center
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
  • TECO (Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta)
  • Murata Electronics

SAUPO-Patrons:

  • GVACC: Georgia Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce
  • Georgia China Alliance