February 27

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

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

    8:30-8:50 am

    The Landscape of Emerging Markets

    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

    8:50-9:45 am Opening Keynote: Emerging Markets Today
    Kenan Center, Room 204

    Rolf K. Hoffmann, Senior Vice President, U.S. Commercial Operations, Amgen
    9:45-10:00 am Coffee Break & Walk to McColl Building
    10:00-11:30 am Concurrent Sessions

    Session 1
    Managing Global Supply Chains with Challenging Infrastructure
    McColl, Room 2250

    Robin Hager, Director, Global Logistics and Transportation, Hanesbrands Inc.
    Thomas Morton, General Manager, Business Management Additives & Functional Products, Eastman Chemical Company

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

    Session 2
    Adapting Global Brands to Local Markets
    McColl, Room 2500

    Pradeep Prabhala, Associate Partner, Monitor Deloitte
    Jan-Benedict Steenkamp, Knox Massey Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Area Chair of Marketing, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    Rajdeep Grewal, Townsend Family Distinguished Professor of Marketing, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    11:45 am-
    12:45 pm
    Lunch & Networking
    McColl Café
    1:00-2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions

    Session 3
    Understanding Ethics, Local Business Partners, and Corporate Governance
    McColl Room 2250

    Pedro Freyre, Partner and Chair, International Practice, Akerman LLP
    Jeanne Hecht, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Site and Patient Networks, Quintiles

    Steve May, Associate Professor of Organizational Communication, UNC Department of Communications

    Session 4
    Managing Financial and Political Risk
    McColl Room 2500

    Stephen Arbogast, Professor of the Practice of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and Former Treasurer of Exxon Chemical and Exxon Mobil Chemical Company
    Jeff Frazier, Board of Directors, PredictifyMe

    Christian Lundblad, Edward M. O'Herron Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    2:30-2:45pm Refreshments & Walk to Kenan Center
    McColl, Room 2250
    2:45-4:15pm Workshop: Effective Cross-Cultural Work
    Kenan Center Dining Room
    Maria Gill, Director, OneMBA, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School