Alumni invited at discounted rates, including $200 off before Aug. 15
On Nov. 10-11, Thunderbird will convene its inaugural Global Business Dialogue, a high-level forum that will draw hundreds of top global leaders and executives from around the world for two days of leading-edge dialogue, collaboration, and networking.
The Dialogue will focus on “Redefining Global Leadership,” and discussion will center on effective leadership in the new world economy. “Leadership matters. And, in a flat world where technology and globalization have leveled the playing field, you don’t need to be a CEO to be a leader,” said Thunderbird President Ángel Cabrera, Ph.D. “Global leadership is not about position or status; it’s about effecting real change.”
Individual sessions will cover a range of global business topics including, navigating business across cultures; financial solutions for global growth and prosperity; entering and succeeding in emerging markets; technology and its impact in an interconnected world; and the roles of business in creating social and economic prosperity worldwide.
Among the keynote speakers already lined up to share ideas and experiences is class of ’79 alumnus Robert W. Dudley, CEO of BP Group, and Craig R. Barrett, retired CEO and chairman of the board for Intel Corporation. Invited speakers include Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto and former U.S. President William Jefferson Clinton. Please visit www.thunderbird.edu/dialogue for an up-to-the-minute agenda and list of global speakers.
Thunderbird alumni are invited to attend at a discounted rate of $395 until Aug. 15. After Aug. 15, prices go up to $595 for alumni and $795 for the general public.
The Dialogue is being held in conjunction with Thunderbird’s annual homecoming festivities Nov. 11-13, the Grand Opening of the renovated Tower and the 70th birthday of class of ’65 alumnus, donor and Trustee Merle A. Hinrichs on Nov. 11.