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2008-04-16 09:00:00
Florida International Summit 2008: The State of Global Finance and Trade

Florida International Summit 2008: The State of Global Finance and Trade

Florida International Summit 2008: The State of Global Finance and Trade

(a state-wide international business conference focusing on global finance, sponsored by the UCF Global Perspectives Office, Florida Network for Global Studies, Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Florida, SunTrust, UCF College of Business Administration, the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, UCF Political Science Department, C.T. Hsu and Associates, CPH Engineers, Inc., LarsonAllen L.L.P., UCF International Services Center, the Global Connections Foundation)

Time: April 16, 2008, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: UCF, Fairwinds Alumni Center

More Information: Invited Speakers: Jeffrey Birnbaum, commentator for the Washington Post, PBS and Fox News; author of The Money Men; formerly with Fortune Magazine and The Wall Street Journal; speaking on “The Global Economy: Recession, Politics and the Prospects for Growth”; Dale Brill, Director, Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development, Florida Governor Charlie Crist's Office; Ambassador Charles S. Shapiro, Senior Coordinator, Western Hemisphere FTA Task Force, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. State Department and former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela; Sandra K. Johnson, Senior Technical Staff Member and Assurance Architect, IBM Systems and Technology Group; Vice-President, Life For Africa; Terry McCoy, Director, Latin American Business Environment Program, University of Florida; Qubad Talabani, Kurdistan Regional Government, U.S.A.; Brian Dean, Gateway Florida; Cindy Flores, SunTrust; Manny Mancia, Enterprise Florida; and Sean Snaith, Institute for Economic Competitiveness, University of Central Florida.