Georgia Tech's 16th Global Business Forum on Wednesday April 14 will focus on "Navigating Global Markets in Times of Uncertainty." Organized by Georgia Tech's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and Georgia Tech College of Management, the forum will run from 8 AM to 5 PM at UPS Headquarters (55 Glenlake Parkway, Atlanta, 30328).
The forum is designed for business decision-makers; corporate planners; export, marketing and operations managers; strategic business planners; legal practitioners; consultants; and academics with a special interest in trade and the opportunities flowing out of the National Export Initiative.
"The National Export Initiative seeks to improve conditions impacting the private sector's export competitiveness," says John McIntyre, director of Georgia Tech CIBER and professor of strategic management. "By attending the forum, you can adapt your international business practices to navigate a fast-changing recessionary environment."
Panel discussions led by corporate, academic and government leaders will include:
Keynote addresses will be delivered by Alice Albright, chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, at 8:30 AM; and Daniel J. Brutto, president of UPS International, during lunch.
The forum is sponsored by UPS, Greenberg Traurig, European Union Center of Excellence, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and National Association of Chinese-Americans.
The cost to attend the conference is $85.
To register or for more information, visit the CIBER Website or e-mail