China has witnessed incredible economic development since opening its doors to the world thirty-six years ago. But China’s growth is also facing fierce challenges from multiple angles and its annual GDP growth will inevitably slow to less than 8%. China’s Next Chapter: Future Growth Engine will discuss what this means for both domestic and multinational companies, and how these corporations can take advantage of opportunities during this economic transition period.
Harnessing Latin America’s Greatest Growth Opportunities will provide an understanding of the region’s role in the world economy, how to do business in Latin America and the expansion of its culture within U.S. businesses. The conference will feature keynote speakers and panels on topics including, The business opportunities provided by Latin American culture, cross cultural consulting, expanding U.S. businesses into Latin America and conducting business in Latin America and competing on a global scale. Attendees will draw valuable lessons about Latin American culture, its business environment and what makes it an attractive region to invest, partner with and expand into.
A conversation with Dean Sally Blount '92 and Professor Sergio Rebelo.
Domestically, Chinese consumer demand is growing rapidly — offering tremendous opportunities for Chinese and multinational businesses. Internationally, the country’s massive capital reserves stand as a potential springboard for Chinese enterprises poised to go global. China’s Prosperity: The Future of Investment and Consumption will explore what this means for Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurs, and how multinational companies will be affected by the consumption and expansion of Chinese prosperity.
Navigating Africa: A Practical Guide to Doing Business in Africa
will address the practicalities of investing and launching entrepreneurial ventures in Africa. Facilitated by thought leaders and entrepreneurial veterans, the conference will emphasize strategies for navigating this unique business climate and harnessing business and career opportunities. Topics covered include foreign direct investment prospects, leveraging technology and innovation, and the role of women in economic growth.