This one-day working conference raised awareness of the complexities of doing business in developing and emerging countries through a dynamic interaction between MNC executives, senior scholars, faculty members, and graduate students. The conference was the first event to be held in JMSB's new MB building.

Guest speakers

  • Dr. David B. Audretsch (Director, Max Planck Institute of Economics)

  • Dr. Klaus Meyer (Professor, University of Bath, UK)

  • Mr. Jim Cherry (President & CEO, Aeroports de Montreal)

  • Mr. Shawn Fleck (Sales Leader, Global Accounts, Nortel)

  • Mr. Jeff Roberts (Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services, CAE)


Concordia University, John Molson School of Business

The Montreal Local-Global Research Group

Gary Johns, Concordia University Research Chair in Management at the John Molson School of Business,

Steve Appelbaum, Concordia University Research Chair in Organizational Development at the John Molson School of Business.