Second International Business Conference at University Campus

February 07, 2011

Second International Business Conference at University CampusBusiness professionals, scholars, and undergraduate and graduate students readying themselves for a career in business are all invited to the second International Business Conference, to be held from Wednesday evening, February 16, through Friday, February 18, 2011, at the Student Community Center at University Campus.

“The Saint Leo University School of Business is excited to once again host this International Business Conference,” said Eric C. Schwarz, Ph.D., conference director. “The goal of the conference is to bring together the local business community, the Saint Leo University community, academicians from around the globe, and relevant speakers to discuss pertinent issues related to international business.”

After a welcome dinner on Wednesday evening, participants and attendees will convene for two full days of presentations. University President Arthur F. Kirk, Jr., will speak Thursday morning to the conference audience. The keynote speech, from author and consultant David Pearce Snyder (pictured, left), on “The Future of International Business Education,” will take place during lunch Thursday.

On Friday, luncheon speaker Jose Valiente, CPA (pictured, right), from the Tampa office of Larson Allen LLP and past president of the Florida Institute of CPAs, will discuss “The Future of Change with Cuba.” 

Just a few of the other topics scheduled for presentations include: the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement; responses to environmental disasters; and Iraq’s unemployment.

More information on presentations, conference fees, and accommodations is available at the conference web page.