Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Global Supply Chains: An Interconnected World

February 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:00pm-2:00pm EST
Please register at go.unc.edu/globalbusiness

Join us for “Global Supply Chains: An Interconnected World.” The speakers in this series of lightning talks will discuss supply chains and logistics as related to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Each speaker will provide information on their region of expertise, while underlining the interdependency of the global system. As the Covid-19 pandemic has shown, shortages or interruptions of the supply chain affect communities around the globe, making an understanding of global supply chains and logistics even more relevant in our contemporary world.

Lightning talks:
12:00pm EST: How the Virus of Disruption Spreads in European Supply Chains; Artur Swierczek, University of Economics in Katowice

12:20pm EST: The UAE – Its Positioning as a Financial and Logistics Hub; Howard Leedham, MBE, Consilium World Consulting

12:40pm EST: Supply Chain Disruptions in the Context of Global COVID-19 in Slovak Republic ; Lenka Veselovsk√°, Matej Bel University

1:00pm EST: From Vision to Reality: The Operationalization of Sustainability; Natalie Huang, University of Minnesota

1:20pm EST: Accessible, Affordable & Hands-on: Follow the Supply Chain Study Abroad to Vietnam; Sam Kaplan, Highline College

1:40pm EST: May the Force Be With You – Helping Minority Entrepreneurs Succeed; Ravi Norman, Norman Global Enterprises

This event is sponsored by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, the Center for European Studies at the University of Florida, Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota, and the Center for Global Studies at the University of Washington.

Free and open to the public


February 23, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Center for European Studies
View Organizer Website


View Venue Website