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Agenda

    April 15

    7:30 am Registration and Coffee
    Kenan Center 204
    8:00-8:10 am Welcome Remarks
    Kenan Center 204

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

    8:10-8:20 am Opening Remarks
    Kenan Center 204

    Jayashankar Swaminathan, Director, Global Business Center, GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Global Operations, and Associate Dean, OneMBA and UNC-Tsinghua EMBA Programs

    8:20-9:15 am Opening Keynote Address
    Kenan Center 204

    Jason Liberty, Chief Financial Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

    9:15-9:30 am Coffee Break
    9:30-9:35 am Introduction of Speaker
    Kenan Center 204

    Renato Aguiar, MBA 2016 and Student Leader, Global Business Center

    9:35-10:30 am Plenary Keynote Address
    Kenan Center 204

    Leo Rodríguez, President, Emerson Latin America

    10:30-10:45 am Walk to McColl
    10:45-12:15 pm
    Concurrent Panels
    Panel I: Adapting Global Brands to Local Markets
    McColl room 2250

    Panelists:
    Nate Wong, Manager, Social Impact, Monitor Deloitte
    Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, Knox Massey Distinguished Professor and Chair of Marketing, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    Moderator:
    Tarun Kushwaha, Associate Marketing Professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    Panel II: Navigating Financial Challenges
    McColl room 2050

    Panelist:
    Jason Liberty, Chief Financial Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
    Christian Lundblad, Edward M. O’Herron Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    Moderator:
    Paul Friga, Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    12:30-1:30 pm Lunch & Networking
    Café McColl
    1:45-3:15pm
    Concurrent Panels
    Panel I: Designing Effective Global Strategies
    McColl room 2250

    Speaker:
    Leticia Costa, Board of Directors, Technip

    Moderator:
    Arvind Malhotra, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    Panel II: Building Efficient Global Networks
    McColl room 2050

    Panelists:
    Robin Hager, Director, Global Logistics and Transportation, Hanesbrands Inc.
    Jayashankar Swaminathan, Director, Global Business Center, GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Global Operations, and Associate Dean, OneMBA and UNC-Tsinghua EMBA Programs

    Moderator:
    Bradley Staats, Associate Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    3:15-4:15pm Closing Networking Coffee Reception
    In front of McColl room 2250