Global Business Forum

Global Business Forum: CHINA 2019

After forty years of reform and economic development, the historic importance of China’s rise is abundantly clear.  At our 13th annual Global Business Forum, international scholars, business professionals, and public officials will explore the continuing transformation of Chinese society and its role in the global system.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are held in Room 143-144 of the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business & Innovation, Baylor University, 1621 S. 3rd St., Waco, TX

Monday, March 18

3:30-4:45PM  Film and Discussion

Wednesday, March 20

6:30PM Opening Dinner, Foster 250, registration required

Li Qiangmin, Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Houston

Thursday, March 21

11:00AM Diplomatic Forum, Co-Sponsored by The Keston Center

Joanne Held Cummings, U.S. State Department Policy Advisor to the CITFOIR, Baghdad

Roland Smith, British Diplomatic Service, retired

Paul Roush, U.S. Marine Corps, retired. Served at U.S. Embassy, Moscow, and U.S. Naval Academy

12:30PM Luncheon, Foster 250, registration required

Barry Naughton, Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California at San Diego

2:00PM China's Role in Global Technology

Ian M. Liao, CEO and General Counsel of Aditum Pharmaceuticals

Haiyang Li, Professor of Strategic Management & Innovation, Rice University

3:30PM Trading with China

Curt Howell, President, Time Manufacturing

Mike Markwardt, CEO, Markwardt Enterprises

Friday, March 22

2:00PM  Global Issues Challenge – student competition


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