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Biomed/Biotech Special Interest Group  

Where
Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

When
May 15, 2014    6:00 pm - 8:45 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

“A Dream within A Dream/The Salad Bowl”

To be presented by

Honorable Samuel Tinsing Mok
Managing Member
Condor International Advisors, LLC

Thursday, May 15, 2014

6:00 – 6:20 PM – Networking; Pizza/drink 
6:20 – 8:45 PM – Program 
8:45 – 9:00 PM – Door-prizes drawing; Networking

Online Registration site: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/35817

Open to Public – 
$5: non-ASQ members to cover pizza/drink cost; 
Free: ASQ members, veterans, senior citizens, teachers, students, interns, residents, postdocs, FDA Commissioner’s Fellows, MJ-DC members, NTUAADC members, CAPA members, CCACC volunteers/employees, FAPAC members, CBA members, AAGEN members, Commissioned Corp officers, and current job-seekers. 

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7519 Standish Place, Rockville (Derwood, for GPS users), MD 20855

Registration Deadline: Please register by Thursday noon, May 15, 2014.  

Question: Please contact Dr. C.J. George Chang, Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, ASQ509; gchang2008@yahoo.com or 240-793-8425 (cell).

Driving directions: By Cars: From I-270 (N or S bound): Take Exit 9A and exit from the FIRST right exit; turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.; turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355); turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.; turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.; turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place. The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking). The venue is on the first floor with its entrance opposite to the left side of building main entrance. By Metro trains: Off from Red Line Shady Grove Station, and take RideOn Route 59 TOWARD ROCKVILLE and get off from “Calhoun Place” stop. Standish Place is next to the Bus stop. Our venue is within 2 min of walking distance from the stop.

Summary:  
Sam Mok will tell you the story of how his American dream shift after arrival in the US and provide from his perspective some introduction of Sino-America relationship issues and its future.  As the former CFO of Department of  Labor (DOL), Mr. Mok will also offer biotech professionals some career advance tips.  

You will come away with some insights, some inspiration, and some juicy stories!

Presenter’s Bio: 
The honorable Samuel Tinsing Mok is the managing member of Condor International Advisors, LLC, a management consulting firm that specializes in providing management advisory services to American companies in the Federal market and to Pacific-oriented companies with a China focus.   Previously, he served as a presidential appointed and Senate-confirmed chief financial officer of the US Department of Labor (DOL) from 2002 to 2007.  

After receiving an honorable discharge as a captain in the US Army, while stationed at US Military Academy at West Point, he served a tour of duty as a Foreign Service officer at the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau of the State Department.  Additionally, he was director of accounting at Time Life Books and Treasurer at US News and World Report.  He also served as chief financial officer and Comptroller of the US Department of the Treasury during the Regan Bush administration.

Mok earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fordham University and a Master of Arts degree in accounting from the Catholic University of America.  He also graduated from the US Foreign Service Institute and the US Army Institute of Administration at Fort Benjamin Harrison.  Born in Shanghai, China and raised in Hong Kong, Mok speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese.  He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Financial Manger (CGFM), Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA), and served as the National President of the Association of Government Accountants.


This Biomed/Biotech SIG event is cosponsored by the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Greater Washington (www.MonteJadeDC.org) and NTU Alumni Association at DC (www.ntuaadc.org).