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The Distinguished Speakers in International Business Series-University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Distinguished Speakers in International Business Series (DSS) brings together policymakers, industry leaders, academia, and students to present and discuss emerging trends in international business throughout the year.

The DSS is supported by the Title VI CIBE grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education to foster international understanding and promote the ability for U.S. businesses to compete globally.

Upcoming Event

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

5-6 p.m. EST

Attend virtually or in person.

Join the Center for Global Business and CGB Academic Director Kislaya Prasad for a discussion with Erik Peterson, managing director of Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council, on Promise and Peril, the Kearney report that outlines the five significant trends that will dramatically shape the global outlook and operating environment from 2021 through 2026. Trends include the race for quantum supremacy, rise in water dislocations, ungovernability, mainstream central bank digital currencies, and the new age of genetic manipulation.

Participants will have the option to attend this event in person or virtually. Please register and choose your preference. Participants who opt to attend the event in person will go to Room 2333, Van Munching Hall. Virtual participants will log in using the Zoom information they receive upon registration.