‘Maryland Business Adapts 21/22’ Speakers and Itinerary Set, Spaces Available

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the speaker lineup for Maryland Business Adapts 21-22 on Friday, June 3, 2022, at World Trade Center Baltimore.

Center for Global Business Awards 2022 PhD International Research Award

The Center for Global Business (CGB) announces that Ariel Rava, a PhD Candidate in the department of accounting and information assurance, has been awarded the 2022 PhD International Research Award. This award is made available by CIBE, a Title VI grant administered by the U.S. Department of Education, to support research in international business.

Author Offers Insights to Resilience During CGB Annual Forum

How can we, as a society, better endure crises of all varieties? This was the backdrop for the Center for Global Business’ Fourth Annual Forum at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This year’s event featured a conversation with Markus Brunnermeier, author of “The Resilient Society,” and Maryland Smith’s Kislaya Prasad, CGB academic director and discussion moderator.

The Center for Global Business invites you to the 4th Annual Forum with the author of “The Resilient Society" Markus Brunnermeier. Come to this springtime event to hear from Brunnermeier about how to build resilience and invest in mechanisms to bounce back and protect our social and economic institutions from climate change, cyberattacks, and other shocks to come. The discussion will be led by Academic Director Kislaya Prasad.

The first 100 participants to register and attend in person will receive a copy of “The Resilient Society."




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