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May 25: "Central Pennsylvania International Business Conference - Learning from Each Other"

The Center for Global Business Studies, along with SEDA-COG, are hosting a conference for central Pennsylvania companies who export or are otherwise engaged in international business (IB).


7:45-8:15: Continental breakfast

8:15-8:45 Welcome and Introduction by Professor Terrence Guay, Associate Dean for International Programs and Director of the Center for Global Business Studies

8:45-9:15 “Overview of the PA Trade & Investment Program and GAP program” by Jen Black, Executive Director Office of International Business Development

9:15-10:00 “Current State of the Supply Chain Crisis” by Professor Steve Tracy, Director of the Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 “Trends in Sustainability” by Professor Meg Meloy, Chair Department of Marketing

11:00-11:30 “Employment and Internship Trends” by Ashley Rippey, Director of Business Career Center, Smeal College of Business

11:30-12:15 Panel Discussion by Successful Exporting Companies, moderated by Noelle Long, SEDA-COG   

12:15-1:00 Closing remarks and networking lunch

Register here by May 1.

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