Convening globally engaged leaders from commerce, education, civic and faith organizations to create a compelling global identity for North Carolina.
Purpose: From preparing our students for future work and life, to increasing global trade, the GO Summit will present engaging thought leadership and case examples on developing competitive advantages to ensure NC excels in an interconnected world.
Focus: Building a Global Brand Strategy
7:45 Registration, Networking Breakfast
8:30 Welcome and Purpose
Global Opportunities Center video
Cindy Thompson, Boundless Impact
Dr. Leo Lambert, Elon University
Rev. Dr. Jan Fuller, Elon University, Invocation
8:50 Leading Across Boundaries: Lyndon Rego, Center for Creative Leadership
9:20 Panel – North Carolina’s Global Strategy
Cindy Thompson, Boundless Impact, Moderator
John Loyack – Economic Development Partnership of NC, Brent Christensen – Greensboro Partnership, Dr. Frederick Van Sant – Center for International Understanding
10:10 – 10:40 Networking Break
10:40 Panel – Globalizing an Organization’s Brand
Dr. Byoungho Jin, UNCG, Moderator
Michael Foster – Calvin Klein Furniture, Bucky Fairfax – RTI International, Tom Robinson – ERD, Ltd. Inc.
11:20 Innovation in Global Branding: Dr. Sudhakar Puvvada, VF Corporation
11:50 – 12:40 Group Working Session and Lunch – Global NC Plan: Branding Strategy
12:40 Luncheon Panel – Spanning Intercultural Boundaries
Zithobile Nxumalo, Boundless Impact, Moderator
Luis Lobo – BB&T, Dr. Maura Nsonwu – NC A&T State University, Rev. Dr. In-Yong Lee – United Methodist Church, Matt Benfield – ASU AIESEC
1:20 Next Steps and Closing - Cindy Thompson, Boundless Impact
What are my parking options at the summit?
Parking is available in lots on both sides of N. O'Kelley Drive and campus maps may be found at this link:http://www.elon.edu/e-web/home/map.xhtml
What should I bring to the summit?
Please bring your mobile device (Phone, tablet, laptop) to participate in our audience engagement activities.
Boundless Impact formed in 2012 as a nonprofit organization fostering global connections between North Carolina communities and the world.
We support global leadership and engagement initiatives across commerce, education, civic and faith sectors to ensure NC excels in an interconnected world.
Visit us at www.BoundlessImpact.org
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