World Class Faculty & Research / April 2, 2012

Smith Hosts “Doing Business with Latin America” Conference

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – in cooperation with Georgetown's McDonough Business School and the George Washington University School of Business – is pleased to present “Doing Business with Latin America” on Friday, April 27 at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.

“The objective of the conference is to highlight Latin America’s current macroeconomic trends, corporate success stories and its potential to be a growth partner for the world to business, academic and diplomatic interests in the D.C. region and beyond,” says Adrian Sanchez, MBA candidate 2013 and president of the Smith School’s Latin America/Hispanic MBA Student Association. “Participate in panel discussions with CEOs, experts from multilateral organizations, and members of the business community.”

Featured speakers include:

  • Eduardo Wallentin (Keynote Speaker)
    Manager of Strategy & Coordination, Latin American & Caribbean Dept., International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Jose Raul Perales
    Director, Americas Department at U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Zecchi
    President and CEO at Central Resources Inc.
  • Michael E. Shifter
    Vice President for Policy at Inter-American Dialogue
  • José María Sanz Magallón
    CEO at TIUSA (Telefonica International USA)

Doing Business with Latin America” Conference
Friday, April 27 

1524 Van Munching Hall (Frank Auditorium)
Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Student ticket prices are $20 and include lunch and a cocktail reception.

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business master’s, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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