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Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders

April 29, 2015 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

Free

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As part of GCI’s research cluster Dynamics of Global Mobility,
we announce the 2nd annual symposium on Cities Across the Globe.
You are invited to attend what promises to be a very exciting time
with scholars from both UIC and other parts of the world.

April 29

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Thompson Room
Student Center West

Keynote Speaker:

Global Exchange: Building Local Economies Through World Trade

The Honorable
Diego Aulestia
Minister of International Trade
Republic of Ecuador

Panel Discussion:

The Pivotal Impact of International Trade on Our Neighborhoods

Moderator:
Teresa Córdova, Director, UIC Great Cities Institute
Panelists:
Laura Ortega-Lamela, Executive Director International Business Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Thomas W. Bartkoski, Director, International Business Development, World Business Chicago
Raul Raymundo, Chief Executive Officer The Resurrection Project

April 30

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Resident’s Dining Hall
Jane Addams Hull-House

Symposium:

Cities Across the Globe: People and Places Across Borders

Distinguished
Scholars
From Africa, Asia, Europe,
the Americas and UIC

Including:
Joseph Bangura, West Africa
Moises Gonzalez, New Mexico
Ian McGimpsey, University of Birmingham
Clare Mouat, Australia
Ali Ercan Özgür, Istanbul, Turkey
José Rivera, New Mexico
Elizabeth Sweet, Temple University
Claudia Villegas, Mexico City
Francisco Uviña, New Mexico
Deborah Youdell, Birmingham, UK

UIC Scholars:
Tingwei Zhang
Ivan Arenas
Xochitl Bada
Tarini Bedi
John Betancur
Andy Clarno
Teresa Córdova
Glenda Garelli
Tim Imeokparia
Atef Said
Lynette Jackson

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Details

Start:
April 29, 2015 @ 9:30 am
End:
April 30, 2015 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Great Cities Institute
Phone:
312.996.8700
Email:
gcities@uic.edu

Venue

UIC Student Center West
828 S Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Phone:
(312) 413-5225
Website:
http://www.uic.edu/depts/studentcenters/