Utah Valley University will be holding several global spotlight presentations about China this month, starting Tuesday, September 14th, with a presentation by Brett Heimburger about China's future economic place in the world.
In October 2005, Mr. Heimburger was appointed by Utah's governor to be Director for Asia in the Governor's Office of Economic Development. His focus includes business and diplomatic collaboration between Utah and Asia. He works closely with public and private counterparts abroad to increase Utah exports, solicit foreign direct investment, and promote tourism. Heimburger serves on the Utah International Trade Commission, the Confucius Center at the University of Utah, and the Utah-Taihu Institute for Environmental Research. He is an adjunct professor of International Business at the Gore School of Business at Westminster College.