McBride Center for International Business
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Global Business Forum Schedule

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Location: Unless otherwise indicated, all events will be held on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building of the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. For additional information about location and parking, visit this link.
Registration: Most of these events are free and open to the public. Events that require approved registration are indicated below. To apply for registration fill in this web form.

Monday, February 23

2:30-3:45pm Blume Conf. Rm.

Video Presentation

  • "House of Cards"
Tuesday, February 24
Cashion 303

Young People in the Global Financial System

  • A Panel of Baylor International Students
    Ana Karen Velazquez (Mexico)
    Jerome Lespinasse (France)
    Gaurav Gupta (India)
    Edna Ndichu (Kenya)
    Huong Nguyen (Vietnam)
Wednesday, February 25

Blume Conf Rm.

Global Business Forum
Opening Banquet

Registration is required here

Banquet Room

Keynote Address: "Capitalism on the Brink"

  • Welcome: Dean Terry Maness (Baylor University)
  • Chair: Stephen Gardner (Baylor University)
  • Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Frieden (Harvard University)
Thursday, February 26
Blume Conf Rm

Washington Update

  • Congressman Chet Edwards (via videoteleconference)
Blume Conf Rm.

Global Markets: Changing the Rules (Part 1)

  • Chair, Steve Gardner (Baylor University)
  • Randall Dodd (International Monetary Fund)
  • David Andrew Singer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Blume Conf Rm.

Global Markets: Changing the Rules (Part 2)

  • Chair, Joseph McKinney (Baylor University)
  • Rui Li (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
  • Arvind Mahajan (Texas A&M)
  • Stormy-Annika Mildner (German Institute for International and Security Affairs)
Banquet Room

Luncheon Keynote: "Financial Risk: A Global Survey"

Registration is required here

  • Welcome: Dean Terry Maness (Baylor University)
  • Chair: Stephen Gardner (Baylor University)
  • Speaker: Hans Belcsak (SJ Rundt and Associates)
Blume Conf Rm.

Current Experience in Global Finance

  • Chair, Susie Etheredge (Baylor University)
  • Eugene W. Perry (Exterran)
  • Hector Retta (Wells Fargo)
  • David A. Weidinger (McGraw Hill)
Blume Conf Rm.

Public Support for Exporters

  • Chair, Alan Cook (Baylor University)
  • Kelly Kemp (U.S. Export-Import Bank)
  • Rick Schulze (Small Business Administration)
Friday, February 27

Blume Conf Rm.

Video Presentation

  • "Inside the Meltdown"

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