Clean & Green: Where Global Technology, Economics & the Environment Meet

Date(s) - Friday, November 22, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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49th State Brewing Co




Dr. Merritt (Terry) Cooke, Founder and CEO of GC3 Strategies

M. T. (“Terry”) Cooke founded GC3 Strategy ( ) in 2002 to assist Mid-Atlantic technology and investor communities build sustainable partnerships in Greater China (Beijing/Tianjin, Shanghai/Suzhou, Taipei/Hsinchu). Terry is also the principal of “ china seminars” which provides China-focused clean energy/’green business’ market intelligence and risk management advice for senior executives of U.S. technology and finance firms as well as scenario-based seminar training for mid-level executives. During Terry’s career with the U.S. Senior Foreign Commercial Service, he held progressively more responsible positions at the U.S. Missions in Asia (Taipei, Tokyo, Shanghai) and Europe (Berlin) acting as the U.S. Government’s senior commercial representative in Taiwan and Berlin. In 2010, Terry has been appointed as a Public Policy Scholar with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. His research project focuses on the technology and investment underpinnings of the U.S.-China clean energy relationship. Dr. Cooke is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia and has been a senior consultant to the RAND Corporation. He advised the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the City of Philadelphia on its global business outreach initiatives. He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley — Ph.D. (1985) and M.A. (1981) — and Princeton University — B.A. (1976). He has diplomatic fluency in Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, German and French and limited diplomatic competence in Hindi/Nepali.

Program Details
  • Check-in will begin at 11:30am with seating available on a first-come first-serve basis. The program will begin at noon.
  • Those with online reservations do not need to present ticket confirmation at the door, we will have all confirmed attendees on a list at check-in.
  • Lunch is available for individual purchase directly from 49th State Brewing Company. If you wish to order food, please come a few minutes early to ensure your meal arrives during the program.
  • Online registration closes at 6:00 pm on November 21. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the next day, unless the program is sold out. Contact with any questions.


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Ticket Type Price Spaces
General Admission 11/22 $15.00
AKWorld Board Member Admission 11/22
Admission for current Board Members of the Alaska World Affairs Council.
Member Admission 11/22 $10.00
Startup Week Admission 11/22
For individuals participating in Anchorage Startup Week.
Ambassador Membership 11/22
For members and 1 guest at the Ambassador level. Thank you for your continued support of Alaska World Affairs Council.
Board Member Guest Admission 11/22
Admission for one guest of Board Members of the Alaska World Affairs Council.
Student Admission 11/22
With generous support from BP, we are happy to offer free admission to all students with a valid ID to be presented at the door. Lunch voucher is also included for students.