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Investment Strategies
China after 10 years: Perspectives of Global Advisory Board members (Forum Report 2012)
Henry Tsuei, Former President, North Asia, First Data Corporation
Rob Joyce, President/CEO, Norican Group
Eric Drummond, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, Novelis
George Mansfield, Managing Director, Molson Coors Asia Pacific

China after 10 years: New realities, opportunities, challenges (Forum Report 2012)
Scott Findley, Design Partner 10+ Architects
Stephen Thomas. Professor of Political Science, University of Colorado Denver
Chen Ji, Director, China Initiative, Institute for International Business, University of Colorado Denver
 
Sub-Saharan Africa: New frontier of international business (Forum Report 2012)
Douglas Woodward, Professor of Economics, University of South Carolina
 
How China pumped up its architectural design muscle (Forum Report 2012)
Scott Findley, Design partner 10+ Architects

European Union: Commitment, Controversy, Crisis (Forum Report 2012)
Christian Schneider, Senior Fellow Wharton School Center for Human Resources

Global currency and cash management (Forum Report 2012)
Mark Price, Principal-in-Charge KPMG Washington National Tax Practice 
 
The growth of China and the global community (Forum Report 2012)
Glenn Shive, Director/CEO Hong Kong America Center

Mutual needs define Canada-US relationship (Forum Report 2012)

Gary Doer, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States

Molson Coors tapping into Asian markets (Forum Report 2012)
Krishnan (Kandy) Anand, President, Molson Coors International
 
Global manufacturing and supply chain imperatives (Forum Report 2012)
Mark Barnes, Directs KPMG LLP US High Growth Markets


Climate Change & Sustainability: Best practices in the global economy (Forum Report December 2010)
Eric Israel, Managing Director, KPMG US New York, Sustainability & Climate Services
Panelists:
Robyn McGuckin, Director, Resource Efficiency Management Center, MWH Global
Ronald M. Sherga, Founder/Owner Sherresults LLC, Arlington, Texas
John Gimigliano, Principal, KPMG Washington National Tax Office, Energy and Natural Resources Group

Intellectual property protection in a global setting (Forum Report December 2010)
Raj Aggarwal, Sullivan Profes­sor of International Business and Finance, University of Akron
Ian Bird, Senior Vice President, General Counsel/Secretary the Norican Group
Darice Henritze, International Tax Partner, KPMG LLP
Pat Kennedy, CEO, Cellport Systems

Myths and realities of world gold market (Forum Report December 2010)
Chris Thompson, Former Chair, World Gold Council; Retired Chair Gold Fields, Ltd.

Trends in global outsourcing: Why, how, where (Forum Report December 2010)
Larry Jones, CEO/President, StarTek, Inc.
Darice Henritze, International Tax Partner, KPMG LLP

Greasing the wheels of globalization (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Jana Blakestad, Associate Director, University of Colorado Denver, Institute for International Business and Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

Building a great business school (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Sueann Ambron, Dean, University of Colorado Denver Business School

Greasing the wheels of globalization (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Jana Blakestad, Associate Director, University of Colorado Denver, Institute for International Business and Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

Building a great business school (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Sueann Ambron, Dean, University of Colorado Denver Business School

Australia: Beating the odds in a global recession (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Prem Ramburuth, Associate Dean of Education; Associate Professor of International Business, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Global financial crisis testing viability of EU (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Peter J. Widmer, Financial Advisor, Zurich, Switzerland

China and India: New realities in the 21st century (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Anil K. Gupta, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organization, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Ian B. Bird, Senior Vice President, WGH Holding Corp.; Scott M. Shafer, Executive Vice President Sales and Business Development, HOV Services

Failure to manage HR risks common denominator in global financial crisis (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Wayne Cascio, Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership; Professor of Management, University of Colorado Denver Business School

Real estate and gold industries in the global recession (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Bill Soteroff, Senior Vice President International Development, RE/MAX International
Chris Thompson, Retired chairman, Gold Fields, Ltd.

Paying the bill for proposed policy initiatives (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
John P. Gimigliano, Principal, KPMG Washington National Tax Office

UCD’s architecture and design professions eye international business opportunities (Forum Report winter 2009-2010)
Mark Gelernter, Dean, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver; Taisto H. Mäkelä, Associate Professor, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver; Jeremy Nemeth, Assistant Professor of Planning and Design, University of Colorado Denver 

Entrepreneurship a good play for NBA in China (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Eric Drummond, Head, International Human Resources, National Basketball Assoc.

Western Union: Restructured for global growth (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Dennis T. Leonard, Senior Vice President Global Human Resources Operations, Western Union Company

The future of the EU in a globalized world (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Peter J. Widmer, Financial Advisor, Zurich, Switzerland

FCPA-Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Michael Schwartz, Principal, KPMG’s forensic practice, Houston
Panelists:
John A. Ruhnka, Professor of International Business, University of Colorado Denver
Suzanne Schoettger, Vice President Business Controls Compliance, Liberty Global, Inc.
Frank Schuchat, Founding Member Schuchat, Herzog & Brenman, LLC
Henry Tsuei (Ret.) Senior Vice President, Western Union Co.

Century old company a big fish in small pond (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Robert E. Joyce, President/CEO, Wheelabrator Group

Global Enterprise Institute/mid-market companies (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Michael Bearup, Partner in Charge, KPMG Boulder

Tax planning, lower costs draw companies offshore (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Darice Henritze, International Tax Partner, KPMG Denver

Measuring and managing foreign currency exposures (Forum Report winter 2008-2009)
Laurence Hayward, Senior Foreign Exchange Advisor, Silicon Valley Bank

Economic impact of EU on Central Europe (Forum Report summer 2008)
Angelos Pangratis, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to US;
Jerzy Kropiwnicki, Mayor of Lodz;
Marzenna Weresa, Professor, World Economy Research Institute, Warsaw School of Economics;
James Deoitte, Partner, Ernst & Young Warsaw;
Windham Loopesko, W.E. Loopesko & Associates (consultants)

The global dispersion of work: Where, what, who? (Forum Report summer 2008)
Wayne Cascio, US Bank Term Professor of Management, The Business School at the
University of Colorado Denver

Funding international business programs (Forum Report summer 2008)
Steven Sacco, Grant consultant; Lee Radebaugh, KPMG Professor of Accountancy,
Brigham Young University; faculty director BYU CIBER

Using business savvy to combat poverty (Forum Report summer 2008)
Zenia Tata, Executive Director of International Development Enterprises

Business models for addressing world poverty (Forum Report summer 2008)
Gerardo Ungson, Professor of International Business at San Francisco State University

Wheelabrator: Global company in niche industry (Forum Report fall 2007)
Robert E. Joyce Jr., President/CEO, WGH Holding Corp.

The RE/MAX formula for spreading the wealth (Forum Report fall 2007)
William E. Soteroff, Senior Vice President International Development, Re/Max

Larabar: Making a name in a crowded sector (Forum Report fall 2007)
Lara Merriken, Founder/CEO, Humm Foods

ProLogis: Vital link in global supply chain (Forum Report fall 2007)
Arthur Hodges, Vice President, Corporate Communications, ProLogis

China: Powerhouse in the global economy (Forum Report fall 2007)
Stephen Thomas, Associate Professor, Political Science Department, University of Colorado Denver

Is India arriving? Yes, no and maybe (Forum Report fall 2007)
Rafiq Dossani, Executive Director, South Asia Program, Stanford University

China and India: Clouds on their future (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Donald L. Stevens, Director, Institute for International Business and CIBER,
University of Colorado Denver

China's building boom continues unabated (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Gail Schoettler, former US Ambassador, Colo. Lt. Gov. and Treasurer

India's economy: What the numbers reveal (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Steve Halstedt, Cofounder/Managing Director, Centennial Ventures
Earl L. Wright, President/Chief Executive Officer, AMG National Trust Bank

Old problems still linger in the "new" India (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Gail Schoettler, former US Ambassador, Colo. Lt. Gov. and Treasurer

Politics and economics India style (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Earl L. Wright, President/Chief Executive Officer, AMG National Trust Bank

India's welcome mat out for foreign investors (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Earl L. Wright, President/Chief Executive Officer, AMG National Trust Bank

TiE fanning the flames of entrepreneurship (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Steve Halstedt, Cofounder/Managing Director, Centennial Ventures

Thriving in India: Company snapshots (Forum Report spring-summer 2006)
Earl L. Wright, President/Chief Executive Officer, AMG National Trust Bank
Gail Schoettler, former US Ambassador, Colo. Lt. Gov. and Treasurer
Steve Halstedt, Cofounder/Managing Director, Centennial Ventures

Three dynamic world regions attracting capital (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Donald L. Stevens, Director, Institute for International Business and CIBER,
University of Colorado Denver

Y2K and the rise of India as a global player (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Richard Celeste, former US Ambassador to India; President, Colorado College

Managing global property investments (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Kent Richey, Of Counsel, Jones Day

Globalization of real estate capital flows (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Tim Morris, Managing Director Morgan Stanley
Raj Bhandari, Principal, West University Capital

Securitization of real estate and global growth (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Glen Mueller, Ph.D., Professor, Loveland Commercial Endowed Chair of Real Estate,
Colorado State University

Real estate as a global asset class (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
David Stanford, Founder, RealFoundations, Inc.

The global economy: US and EU perspectives (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Richard Bard, Founder/Manager Bard Capital Partners LLC
Peter Widmer, Financial advisor

Securitization of real estate and global growth (Forum Report winter 2005-2006)
Glen Mueller, Ph.D., Professor, Loveland Commercial Endowed Chair of Real Estate,
Colorado State University

India: Opportunities and risks in a changing society (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Dipak Patel, Partner, Passport Capital

China's trade strategies: Searching for resources (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Minxin Pei, Ph.D., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The rise of China and India: Lessons for the West (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Saptha Chapalapalli, Regional Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
Martin Kenney, Professor, University of California, Davis
Dipak Patel, Partner, Passport Capital
Minxin Pei, Ph.D., Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
James Rooney, Chairman, J.P. Rooney & Associates, Ltd., Bangkok

Global beer brewing industry and the Coors Molson merger (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Peter Swinburn, President/CEO Coors Brewing Europe, Asia and New Markets

The global vs. domestic wine industry (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Tom Shelton, President/CEO, Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Global business, economics and politics (Forum Report spring-summer 2005)
Peter Widmer, Financial advisor
James Rooney, Chairman, J.P. Rooney & Associates, Ltd.
Richard Bard, Founder/Manager Bard Capital Partners LLC

The rise of India in the global economy (Forum Report winter 4/2005)
Arup Gupta, President, Tata Consultancy Services America

Making the case for India (Forum Report winter 4/2005)
Radhika Rajan, Principal, The Chatterjee Group New York

India's software development curve (Forum Report winter 4/2005)
Barbara Bauer, President, StorageTek Software Engineering and Development

Emerging effects of worldwide demographic changes (Forum Report winter 4/2005)
Richard H. Bard, Chairman/CEO, Bard Capital LLC; Chairman of the Board Federal
Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Austria: Strategic location for foreign investors (Forum Report spring-summer 2004)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA

Boosting the Czech Republic in the world economy (Forum Report spring-summer 2004)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA
Gail Schoettler, U.S. Ambassador to World Radiocommunication Conference; former
Colorado Lt. Governor; former Colorado State Treasurer

Slovakia: Well positioned for economic growth (Forum Report spring-summer 2004)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA

Slovenia: High inflation, unemployment (Forum Report spring-summer 2004)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA

Insights, analysis, conclusions (Forum Report spring-summer 2004)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA

Bumps in the road to EU expansion (Forum Report 12/2003)
Peter J. Widmer, Financial Advisor; former Chair, Julius Baer Investment Management, Zurich
Eugene F. Megyesy, Jr., Director, Law Firm Dufford & Brown; Honorary Consul General Republic of Hungary
Gregory J. Fasing, Attorney; Honorary Consul, Slovakia, in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico

Economic recovery: Are we there yet? (Forum Report 12/2003)
Earl L. Wright, President/CEO, AMG Guaranty Trust, NA
Thomas M. Shane, Chairman of the Board, Western Stone and Metal Corp., Direct Diamond Importers
Peter Swinburg, President, Coors Brewing Worldwide

Global economy and politics (Forum Report 11/2002)
United States: Richard H. Bard, Cofounder/Manager, IdeaSpring LLC; Deputy Chair
Board of Directors, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas
Europe: Peter J. Widmer, Financial Advisor; former Chair, Julius Baer Investment Management, Zurich
Brazil & Latin America: Raul DeGouvea Neto, Associate Professor,
International Business University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Argentina and Latin America:The future path (Forum Report 11/2002)
Domingo F. Cavallo, Visiting Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University;
former Argentina Minister of Economy and Public Works

Politics of globalization (Forum Report 11/2002)
Gail Schoettler, U.S. Ambassador to World Radiocommunication Conference; former
Colorado Lt. Governor; former Colorado State Treasurer

Business strategy and political risk (Forum Report 11/2002)
Llewellyn D. Howell, Research Fellow, Pacific Asia Management Institute; Director,
Vietnam Executive MBA program, College of Business Administration, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Business in a fragile world: What kind of cinditions will exist 10 years from now? (Forum Report 4/2002)
Mark Purdy, Senior Manager, Policy & Corporate Affairs Group, Accenture, London

ENRON and its ripple effects (Forum Report 4/2002)
Donald W. Phillips, President/CEO, WestAM (US)
Mark D. Safty, Partner in Law Firm of Holland & Hart LLP

Telecom in the post-bubble world (Forum Report 4/2002)
Richard Callahan, Callahan Associates International; former President, US West International

Economic assessment and outlook (Forum Report 4/2002)
U.S. economy: Richard H. Bard, Cofounder/Manager, IdeaSpring LLC; Deputy Chair
Board of Directors, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas
European economy: Peter J. Widmer, Financial Advisor; former Chair, Julius Baer
Investment Management, Zurich

Southeast Asia crisis: A different perspective (Forum Report 10/2001)
James P. Rooney, Chair, J.P. Rooney & Assoc. Ltd., Bangkok, Manila, Singapore

Information, technology and competitiveness (Forum Report 2/2001)
Francis McInerney & Sean White, Founders, North River Ventures

Impact of market changes on business (Forum Report 2/2001)
Steve Halstedt, Cofounder/Managing Director, Centennial Ventures
Seth Blumenfeld, President, International Services and Correspondent, WorldCom
Patrick McGarvey, Managing Director, Private Fund Group at Credit Suisse First Boston
Peter M.R. Kendall, Senior Vice President/Chief International Officer, Coors Brewing

Investing in Hong Kong & China: Test show markets' strengths (Forum Report 10/2000)
Ronnie Chan, Chairman, Hang Lung Group of Hong Kong; Chairman, Hong Kong-US
Economic Cooperation Committee

Asian financial markets: Reform and recovery (Forum Report 10/2000)
Ki-Chi Kwong, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, Ltd

Pudong new area: Big plans for a small region (Forum Report 10/2000)
Yao Xi-Tang, President, Pudong Academy of Development

The internet economy: A primer on the current revolution (Forum Report 3/2000)
John Battelle, CEO/Founder, The Industry Standard

The internet economy: Creating billion dollar companies (Forum Report 3/2000)
Steven C. Halstedt, Cofounder/Partner, Centennial Ventures

Technologies of the internet revolution (Forum Report 3/2000)
Larry Schwerin, President/CEO, CenCom V Sourcing, Inc.

IT, the internet competitiveness: How IT impacts my company (Forum Report 3/2000)
Richard H. Bard, Cofounder/Manager, IdeaSpring LLC
Leo Th. Schrutt, Member of the Group Executive Board, Julius Baer Holding Ltd.
Thomas M. Shane, Chairman of the Board, Shane Co., Direct Diamond Importers

World class companies in the 21st century (Forum Report 3/2000)
Donald L. Stevens, Director, Institute for International Business and CIBER,
University of Colorado Denver

Oil, IT and politics in the Middle East (Forum Report 3/2000)
Giandomenico Picco, Founder/ CEO, GDP Associates; former U.N. Asst. Secretary-General
for Political Affairs

Use of derivative instruments: Needs analysis, strategy (Forum Report 8/1999)
Dennis L. Heskel, Senior Vice President, Quantitative Marketing, Forstmann-Leff International

Newmont Mining: Foreign investments & politics (Forum Report 2/1998)
Ronald C. Cambre, President/CEO, Newmont Mining Corp./Newmont Gold Co.

Real estate industry undergoing massive changes (Forum Report 10/1997)
Sidebar: Global strategies
Samuel Zell, Founder/Chairman of the Board Equity Group Investments, Inc.

Political Outlook for China: Achievements and problems (Forum Report 10/1997)
T.L. Tsim, T.L. Tsim and Associates, Hong Kong; Chair, New Alliance Asset Management Asia;
formerly with the Chinese University of Hong Kong

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