SOURCE: Asia America MultiTechnology Association

September 10, 2010 16:06 ET

Asia America MultiTechnology Association Announces Connect 2010 Conference Lineup

The Connected Consumer Age: Powering Revolutions in Energy, Healthcare and Consumer Behavior

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2010) -  The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMASV), Silicon Valley's leading business network aimed at fostering business growth, entrepreneurship and capital investment in technology enterprises across Silicon Valley and Asia, today announced its annual conference, Connect 2010, to be held on October 1, 2010, from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm, at The Computer History Museum in Mt. View, CA.

The Connected Consumer Age: Powering Revolutions in Energy, Healthcare and Consumer Behavior explores the growth of Asia's connected consumer and investigates how and why China and India are driving the global recovery. The event launches with an Entrepreneur Workshop and Pre-Conference Kick-Off Reception.

The conference begins with a morning keynote by Steve Westly of The Westly Group and Chair of the California Leadership Committee, followed by an illuminating fireside chat at lunch featuring Wesley Chan of Google Ventures and Founder of Google Analytics and Voice products, and Aydin Senkut of Felicis Ventures, who was recently ranked one of Businessweek's Top 25 Angel Investors.

"The ideas discussed at every annual event have been a catalyst for new businesses and new relationships. Consumers around the globe are embracing new technologies jointly produced by Asian and Western innovators," said David Lam, 2010 AAMA president, managing director, WI Harper. "This is an exciting time for innovation and collaboration."

Attendees include International delegations from China, Korea and other parts of Asia alongside American entrepreneurs, venture industry, and established technology giants.

Compelling panels will dig deeply into the business synergy between Asia Pacific and Silicon Valley. 2010 Topics include:

  • Healthcare in the U.S. and China;
  • The Intersection of Asia, Silicon Valley and the connected consumer;
  • China's Energy Future; and
  • India and China's competitive or cooperative?

More information about the 2010 AAMA-SV Conference is available at

Founded in 1979, the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), formerly known as Asian American Manufacturers Association, is Silicon Valley's largest and most established non-profit organization dedicated to building a high-tech community that shares passion for business in Asia and the Pacific Rim. The organization is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has chapters in Beijing and Shanghai -- each holding local events that promote business relationships, the cross-fertilization of ideas and best-of-breed collaboration. 

With a network of 10,000+ from over 2,000 companies, AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, including the internet, wireless, telecommunications, multimedia, semiconductor, software, hardware, electronics and bio-tech industries, as well as the financial and professional services industries that are integral to high-tech development. Through its diverse programs ranging from monthly Speakers Series to the annual Connect Conference, AAMA provides a forum in which members can network, exchange ideas and share resources.

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