April 17

    7:45-8:15 am Registration and Coffee
    Kenan Center 204
    8:15-8:30 am Welcome Remarks
    Kenan Center 204

    Douglas A. Shackelford, Dean and Meade H. Willis Distinguished Professor of Taxation, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    8:30-8:50 am Opening Remarks: The Landscape of Emerging Markets
    Kenan Center 204

    Noel Greis, Director, Center for Logistics and Digital Strategy, Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, and Adjunct Professor, Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    9:00-10:15 am Introduction of Keynote Speaker
    Kenan Center 204

    Eduardo Bialostozky, MBA 2015, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
    Jose Gomez, President, Latin America Business Association, and MBA 2015, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
    Keynote Address: Latin America - Opportunities Beyond Natural Resources
    Kenan Center 204

    Guido Mangieri , Director, Global Strategic Accounts & Applications, Latin America Emerson Process Management
    10:15-10:30 am Coffee Break
    Kenan Center 204
    10:30-11:50 am Panel I: Investing in Private Equity
    Kenan Center 204

    Dan Prawda, Principal, ACON Investments
    Bruno Sardinha, Chief Operating Officer, It'sSeg Brazil

    Paolo Fulghieri, Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor and Area Chair of Finance
    11:50 am
    -12:00 pm
    Walk to Café McColl
    12:00-1:00pm Lunch & Networking
    Café McColl
    1:00-1:15pm Walk to Kenan Center
    1:15-2:40pm Plenary: Emerging Markets' Challenges and Opportunities: From Latin America to Asia
    Kenan Center 204

    Stephen Arbogast, Professor of the Practice of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and Former Treasurer of Exxon Chemical and Exxon Mobil Chemical Company
    Patrick Duddy, Former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela and Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke University

    Sridhar Balasubramanian, Roy and Alice H. Richards Bicentennial Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Marketing; Associate Dean of the MBA Program and the MBA@UNC Program
    2:40-2:50pm Snack Break
    Kenan Center 204
    2:50-4:10pm Panel II: Developing Emerging Markets Strategy and Managing Risk
    Kenan Center 204

    Jeff Frazier, Board of Directors, PredictifyMe
    Jose PD, Associate Professor, Corporate Strategy and Policy, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

    Tarun Kushwaha, Associate Professor of Marketing, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
    4:10-4:15pm Closing of Conference
    Kenan Center 204

    Julia Kruse, Director, Global Business Center, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School