2016 Conference Presentations

Monday, April 4, 2016 – Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  • CGBP Exam Prep Boot Camp
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
  • Introduction to HTS/Schedule B Classification
  • Understanding, Complying with, and Benefiting from U.S. Free Trade Agreements


Thursday, April 7, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker: Christopher Ciunci
  • Introduction to Importing into the United States
  • A Crash Course in Trade Finance
  • Why Studying Abroad Is Essential in International Business
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Challenges and Opportunities for American Businesses
  • A Panel Discussion of Entry into Latin American Pacific Alliance Markets: Opportunities and Value Added from Key Partnerships
  • Export Mentorship Program for Businesses
  • Keynote Speaker: Cheryl Merchant
  • GrowthWheel: Export Success, Reinvented
  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Relationship with the USEAC/U.S. Commercial Service
  • ITAR-International Traffic in Arms Regulations
  • 10 Smart Shortcuts to Exporting—How to Help Your Clients Enter Markets Faster
  • Case Competition


Friday, April 8, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker: Marian Salzman
  • How to Painlessly Add Trade Practice Components to International Business Courses
  • Doing Business Internationally: Opportunities to Expand North Carolina Companies’ and Students’ Understanding of Globalization and Business Opportunities
  • Export Licensing & Controls Updates
  • Understanding Incoterms
  • Best Practices in the Delivery of the ExporTech Program: A Collaboration Between Educators and Service Providers
  • Creating Great Researchers for Market Prioritization
  • Leading International Distributors to Marketing and Sales Success
  • Export Market Development Research & Strategies
  • Hands-on EMCP Workshop
  • The African Pharmaceutical Market: A Promising Business Opportunity
  • Emerging and Frontier Markets Seek Expatriates with Specialized Training: A Set of Training Modules
  • Connect. Collaborate. Succeed: The International Business Education Alliance (IBEA) Is the New Face of Global Education Collaboration