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Symposia

CEM has organized yearly symposia for the New England business community to increase awareness of the strategic opportunities and challenges companies face in Emerging Economies. The themes vary from year to year. The symposia feature senior executives of US organizations. In 2015, the theme of the symposium was “Emerging Markets: Beyond the BRICs."

CEM 7th Symposium: Thriving in Volatile Emerging Markets (2016)

CEM 6th Symposium: Beyond the BRICs (2015)

CEM 5th Symposium: Emerging Markets—The New Realities (2013)

CEM 4th Symposium: Winning in Emerging Markets: The Lessons of Experience (2012)

CEM 3rd Symposium: Managing Innovation and Risk in Emerging Markets (2011)

CEM 2nd Symposium: Emerging Markets—Opportunities and Challenges (2010)

CEM 1st Symposium: Understanding Emerging Markets (2009)


Thriving in Volatile Emerging Markets

7th Annual Symposium

June 7, 2016

Agenda

News story on symposium

Video Archive

Pictures

Dr. Nariman Behravesh
Chief Economist IHS Markit;
Frequently cited author and expert
Ashish Chugh
Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Bay Pond Partners, Wellington Management
Former associate at the Blue Chip Venture
  Albert Carvalho
General Manager, P&G Brazil
Former VP Gillette for Emerging Markets
CEMs Advisory Board member
  Stephen Hayes
President and CEO of the Corporate Council of Africa
  Lourdes Casanova
Senior Lecturer and Academic Director of the Emerging Markets Institute, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University;
  David R. Nardone
President, CEO, Executive Director of Hemaraj Land and Development Co. Ltd
  Aravind Cherukuri
Managing Director, Asia Pacific region of Ocean Stray Cranberries;
Vice President at Ocean Spray International
  Karim Smadi
Managing Director of REDA Industrial Materials, Dubai



Beyond the BRICs

6th Annual Symposium

June 2, 2015

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Agenda

Pictures

News story on symposium

 dalberg Jonathan Berman
Senior Adviser, Dalberg;
Fellow, Milken Institute;
Author of Success in Africa
 johnson Humberto Luiz Ribeiro
Former Secretary, Commerce and Services, Govt. of Brazil; IT entrepreneur
Visiting Scholar at S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
 johnson Lourdes Casanova
Academic Director, Emerging Markets Institute
Cornell University
 emc Joel Schwartz
Senior Vice President, Global New Business Development
EMC
 turkey Ömür Budak
Consul General of Turkey, Boston
Former Dy. Chief of Staff, President of Turkey
 liberty Bhasker Natarajan
Chief Operating Officer, Large Emerging Markets EVP
Liberty International
 hasbro Wiebe Tinga
EVP and Chief Commercial Officer
Hasbro
   

Emerging Markets—The New Realities

5th Annual Symposium

October 4, 2013


Agenda

Video clips of key speakers

Pictures

Summary of proceedings

News story on symposium

 
  Sara Johnson
Senior Research Director,
Global Economics
  Ran Ding and
Britton Green,
Undergraduate Seniors 
  Dionysios Bouzos, VP,
Emerging Markets
  Anand Raman,
Editor-at-Large
  Venkat Srinivasan,
Founder & CEO
  Syed Jafry, President,
Emerging Markets


Winning in Emerging Markets—Lessons of Experience4

4th Annual Symposium

July 19, 2012

Agenda

Summary of proceedings

Pictures

News story on symposium

  Deval Patrick,
Governor,
Massachusetts
  Giri Chakravarthy,
CEO, Emhart Asia
  Luis Bonell, CEO,
Liberty International
 
VENKON GROUP
Venetia Kontogouris,
Managing Director
  Sanjay Mirchandani,
CIO and COO
(Centers of Excellence)


Michael Cantalino and
Elizabeth Cherchia,
Undergraduates
 
Nigel Burton
,
Chief Marketing Officer


Managing Innovation and Risk in Emerging Markets

3rd Annual Symposium

July 21, 2011

Agenda

Pictures

News story on symposium

  William Shaw,
Visiting Scholar
and Author,
Juggernaut
 
Chad Walter,
VP-Operations,
North America
 
Anthony Pannozzo,
Principal
 
Abe Donner,
Senior Manager
 
Mitchell Habib,
EVP and COO
 
Alan Hassenfeld,
Honorary Chairman
 
John Frisbie,
President, US-China
Business Council
 
Philip Guarino
President

Emerging Markets—Opportunities and Challenges

2nd Annual Symposium

August 6, 2010

Agenda

Pictures

News story on symposium

  Ron Somers,
President
 
Steven Bipes,
Executive Director
 
Ryan Ong,
Director, US-China
Business Council
 
Satish Maripuri,
COO
 
Dan Satinsky,
Partner, Russia Innovation
Collaborative, LLC
 
Wiebe Tinga,
President, Asia
Pacific, Mexico,
Latin America


Gajen Kandjah,
Cognizant Technologies
 
Dan McCarthy 
and Sheila Puffer,
Professors

Understanding Emerging Markets

1st Annual Symposium

June 4, 2009

Agenda

Pictures 

News story on symposium


David Good, Chief
Representative-
N. America,
Tata Sons Ltd.
 
Mak Jawedekar, Director,
Portfolio Management, Pfizer

Robert L. Miglani, Sr. Director,
Worldwide External Medical Affairs,
Pfizer
 
Joe Hamilton, EVP and
Chief Strategy & Business
Development Officer, Liberty
Mutual International
 
Lucas Ruecker, VP
Emerging Markets,
Staples
 
Michael DiPaula-Coyle,
US-India Business Council
 
Shiraz Ladiwala,
VP and GM, Asia-Pacific,
Thermofisher Scientific
 
Sanjay Mirchandani,
SVP and CIO,
EMC Corp.
 
Julie Walton, US-China
Business Council