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    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

    Jayashankar Swaminathan, Faculty Director, Global Business Center; Associate Dean OneMBA and UNC-Tsinghua EMBA Dual Degree Program; GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    9:00-9:15 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
    9:15-10:15 am Keynote Address: Latin America - Opportunities Beyond Natural Resources
    Kenan Center 204

    Leo Rodríguez, President, Emerson Latin America, Emerson Process Management
    10:15-10:30 am Coffee Break
    Kenan Center 204
    10:30 am-
    12:00 pm
    Panel I: Investing in Private Equity
    Kenan Center 204

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

    Moderator:
    TBD
    12:00-12:15 pm Walk to Café McColl
    12:15-1:15pm Lunch & Networking
    Café McColl
    1:15-1:30pm Walk to Kenan Center
    1:30-2:30pm 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
    2:30-4:00pm Panel II: Developing Emerging Markets Strategy and Managing Risk
    Kenan Center 204

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

    Moderator:
    TBD
    4:00-4:15pm Closing Remarks
    Kenan Center 204

    Jayashankar Swaminathan, Faculty Director, Global Business Center; Associate Dean OneMBA and UNC-Tsinghua EMBA Dual Degree Program; GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School