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The Confucius Institute at Portland State University (CIPSU) is delighted to invite you to the 2018 Oregon-China International Conference on Culture, Language, and Business.  This conference brings together educators, business leaders, students, and members of the general public and covers the following topics: 
  • Cultural Studies 
  • Language Education 
  • International Business

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Portland State University
Mr. Derrick Olsen, President of WorldOregon
Dr. Daniel J. Julius, Provost and Senior Vice President of New Jersey City University
In addition, this event is an opportunity for those interested in learning more about Confucius Institute programming, sharing experiences of their partnerships with China, and exploring best practices and opportunities in Confucius Classrooms. Click HERE for detailed schedule.

To register click here 

Early bird admission: $10.00 (register before August 20, 2018)
General Admission: $20.00

Admission fee includes:

  • Admission to keynote lectures and all breakout sessions
  • Light breakfast, lunch and evening reception, and coffee breaks
  • Invitation to tour the newly renovated Karl Miller Center and the Confucius Institute at PSU
  • Conference materials.


Smith Memorial Student Union, 3rd Floor Ballroom, SMSU 3551825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201
Additional sessions will be held at the Karl Miller Center, rooms 470, 480, 485, 615 SW Harrison Street, Portland, OR 97201
This is a collaborative project among CIPSU, WorldOregon, the Oregon Department of Education, Northwest China Council, and Institute for Asian Studies at PSU.
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September 13, 2018 at 9:00am - 6:30pm PST

2018 Oregon-China Conference on Culture, Language, and Business

Smith Memorial Student Union, 3rd Floor Ballroom
1825 SW Broadway
Third Floor Ballroom
Portland, OR 97201
United States
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Contact: Tim DuRoche ·

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