McBride Center for International Business
2007 Schedule

2007 Global Business Forum Schedule

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Tuesday, February 27

Cashion 307

Business As Mission, session 1
Glenn White, Business Without Borders

11:00am – 12:15pm
Cashion 107

Business As Mission, session 2
David Gowdey, The Barrington Group

12:30 – 1:45pm
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor

Business as Mission Luncheon
Registration required at  
Glenn White and David Gowdey


Wednesday, February 28

11am – 12:00pm
Blume, Cashion 5th Floor

Global Graduate Business Council Speaker
Richard Hawkins, former president, Hill's International.


Thursday, March 1

8:00 – 9:15am
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor

International Business Operations in Transitional Economies
Chair, Steve Gardner – Baylor University
Jeannie Osborne – Principal, QP4, LLC
Peter Wu - University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

9:30 – 10:45am
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor

International Activities of Central Texas Firms
Chair, Alan Cook – Baylor University
Don Dwyer, Jr. - Dwyer Group    
Mark Reynolds – Reynolds Distributing
Charles Wiley - Time Manufacturing

11:00am – 12:15pm
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor

International Operations of High-Technology Companies
Chair, Joseph McKinney – Baylor University
James Davis – FreeFlight Systems
Doug Fulmer - Clear Technologies

12:30 – 1:45pm
Banquet Room
Cashion 5th Floor

Registration required at
Chair, Terry Maness – Dean, Hankamer School of Business 
Leslie Schweitzer - U.S. Chamber of Commerce

2:00 – 3:15pm       
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor


Challenges of the U.S. Regulatory Environment
Chair, Susie Etheredge – Baylor University
Jim Anderson – ETCetera International, Inc.
Joseph Garvey – U.S. Market Development Group
Daniel Mark Ogden - Attorney & Counselor at Law

3:30 – 4:45pm  
Blume Conf. Rm.
Cashion 5th Floor

Global Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility
Chair, Les Palich – BaylorUniversity
Screening and discussion of the film,
“A Decent Factory: Nokia in China”


Friday, March 2

11:00am – 12:00pm
Cashion 303              

Global Graduate Business Council Speaker (via videoconference)
David Paredes, Scotia Bank, Santiago, Chile


Baylor University