Tuesday, May 8 –Dr. Theo Cope on living in China. The cultural differences with and similarities to living the expat life anywhere (including Panama). Theo and his wife, Shery lived in China for about 20 years, in various regions and doing different types of work. This talk will present some reflections on Chinese history and current trends in Chinese culture and briefly touch on geo-politics as it impacts the western world in general and the future of Panama in particular. There are many misconceptions of China, and this talk will strive to illumine many of the realities of life there, from Chinese friends and personal experiences.