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Business Summit to Explore Coming Decade

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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 part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty 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.

Oct 20, 2015


The fourth annual Smith School Business Summit will be Nov. 13, 2015, at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The event will explore “Workplace 2025: Emerging Trends That Will Redefine Modern Business in the Next Decade.”

More than 700 alumni, students, faculty and regional business professionals are expected to attend the summit for an afternoon of learning and networking. The keynote speaker is Calvin G. Butler Jr., the chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE). After the keynote address, attendees will be able to select from a series of panels moderated by Smith School faculty members on the following topics: business analytics, energy, finance, women in leadership, social value creation, innovation, leading with a global mindset, entrepreneurship, healthcare, sustainability and supply chain, and technology. The event will conclude with a networking reception. The Smith School Business Summit is a complimentary event and is open to the general public, but space is limited, so please reserve your place today.

“The summit was designed to allow our Smith School students, faculty and alumni to learn about and share key trends, innovations and challenges,” says Jeff Kudisch, assistant dean of corporate relations and managing director of Smith’s Office of Career Services.


When: Nov. 13, 2015
Where: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, 110 S. Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD 21201

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