Institute Speaker Series

The Institute Speaker Series is the flagship event of the Institute for Global Enterprise. Throughout the year, the series offers a number of high-impact lectures presented with a broad range of topics related to international business; all designed to interest and inspire.

The series features guest speakers from the business world both local and abroad, intended to provide the community with the opportunity to learn directly from experts in the field of global enterprise and entrepreneurship. Each year the Institute Speaker Series attracts audiences that include an impressive cross-section of students, educators, administrators, political officials, civic leaders and business executives from all sectors. Presentations are free and open to the public.

Recent Events

  • Ido Leffler
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Paul Jones
    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  • John Kao, innovation strategist
    Tuesday, September 17, 2013

  • Ken Schmidt, former Harley-Davidson communications director
    Thursday, March 14, 2013

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