2019 Annual Conference Presentations

Nearly 30 sessions offered opportunities to customize your Conference session agenda. Sessions were held throughout the day on Wednesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 11, and attendees had the choice of up to four options for each session time slot.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Dimy Doresca, University of Iowa JPEC International Consulting: A Course on Changing the World
Devorah Kaufman, EuroMonitor CGBP Exam Update
Gabriel Shweiri, Madeline Grant, Santa Ana College, and Christine Schrage, University of Northern Iowa Guided Pathways: A Practical Model
Martin Brill, Kutztown State University Our Mock ITAR Audit Experience: What We Learned – A New Best Practice?
Susan Dragotta, Waukesha County Technical College Internships for Instructors
Mark Wocial, Wocial & Associates Export Department Management: Key Financial Metrics and Ratios
Tim Trovillion and Devorah Kaufman, EuroMonitor Using Market Research to Support Your International Expansion Strategy
Steve Mead, MarketLine MarketLine: Commercial Intelligence for the Competitive Edge
Marc Weniger and Tad Hove, California Baptist University Cross-Cultural Connection Success with Global Cultural Data Sources
Sarita Jackson, GRIIT Introducing Services to the International Trade Curriculum: Opportunities, Strategies, and Policies
Stephen Sullivan, Todd Gerken, David Leonard, SBA, Dimitris Kloussiadis, University of Georgia SBDC, and Josh Jacob, Georgia Department of Economic Development Federal, State, and Local Cooperation on Export Promotion
Maurice Kogon, Kogon Trade Consulting A Micro Prep Guide for CGBP Exam Takers and Trainers
Michelle Reina, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor Integrating CGBP Training & Study Abroad
Elayne P. McClaine, New Jersey SBDC at Rutgers New Brunswick Protecting Your Global Business or Franchise

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Emily McHugh, SBDC at Indian River State College How to Select a Manufacturer Overseas: Best Practices
John Sagi, Anne Arundel Community College Social Relations and Global Business: Understanding the Dimensions of Culture to Improve Your Competitive Advantage
Mike Seibert, SBTDC at North Carolina State University and Aaron Miller, Virginia SBDC at George Mason University Consulting in International Business
Jade Sims, Michigan University International Business Center, Rebecca Bellinger, University of Maryland CIBER, Farrah Bernardino, Georgia State University CIBER, Christine Everett, Indiana University CIBER The CIBER Network: Best Practices in Collaborating with Local, State, and National Organizations to Strengthen Global Trade & Competitiveness
Mary McKinney and Brent Rondon, Duquesne University How to Leverage In-Country Partners to Increase Client Export Sales
Bob Imbriani, Team International Trade Services Doing Business with the EU
Christine Schrage, Guadelupe Lopez, and Laura Lopez, University of Northern Iowa Mitigating International Payment Risk
Rufiya Blank, Kompass North America Your Guide to New Lands: Kompass Global Database as Your Digital Marketing Tool
Alex Viva, SBTDC at North Carolina State University Case Study: Expanding CGBP to Foreign Business Schools
Vern Jenkins, Allan Peterson, Washington SBDC, Julia Montgomery, Florida SBDC at UNF, Debbie Lanford, Florida SBDC, and Mike Seibert, SBTDC at North Carolina State University NASBITE Program Excellence Award Recipients’ Panel Presentation
Mike Allocca, Allocca Enterprises ITAR: International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Andrew Woelflein, Tempus Inc. Hedging Foreign Currency Risk in International Trade and Future Developments
Eileen Daspro, Tec de Monterrey Promoting International Entrepreneurship Through Export Opportunity Identification and Evaluation
Aerek Stephens, EXIM Bank EXIM Bank’s Regional Export Promotion Program
Kemi Arosanyin, World Trade Center Miami Understanding the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its Implications for U.S. Companies