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    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

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

    Moderator:
    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

    Speakers:
    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

    Moderator:
    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

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

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

    Session 4
    Managing Financial and Political Risk
    McColl Room 2500

    Speakers:
    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

    Moderator:
    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
    Presenter:
    Maria Gill, Director, OneMBA, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School