U.S. government official to attend Yushan Forum

The China Post
Date: October 11, 20170
By: Elaine Hou and Frances Huang

TAIPEI (CNA) – A U.S. government official will attend the two-day Yushan Forum that

Michele Schimpp, second left, deputy associate administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation, is greeted by Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lee (李大維), second right, at the Yushan Forum that opened in Taipei on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2015. (CNA).

opens in Taipei on Wednesday, according to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT, 美國在台協會).

In a statement released on Wednesday, the AIT said Michele Schimpp, deputy associate administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Investment and Innovation, will be in Taiwan to deliver remarks at the conference.

According to the forum’s agenda, Schimpp is scheduled to speak at a luncheon on Wednesday.

She is also expected to meet with local government officials and representatives of Taiwan’s industrial sector during her stay in Taiwan and discuss further economic cooperation between Taipei and Washington.    [FULL  STORY]

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