Spring 2021 Virtual International Business Symposium

Learn about International Business from the Experts!

What: Hear global experts discuss key global business topics.

When: March 22nd – March 25th, 2021

Format: Zoom Webinars

Register and Attend in 3 Easy Steps

  1. Go to our website for the Zoom Webinar registration links.
  2. Click on the registration links for the sessions you wish to attend.
    1. Enter your name and “@crimson.ua.edu” email (You MUST use your “@crimson.ua.edu” email).
    2. You will get a confirmation email once you click “Register”
    3. The email will provide you with the Zoom link you need to attend
  3. Attend events and learn more about the world of global business!

You can also contact Jennifer Henry at jhenry@culverhouse.ua.edu with any issues or questions you might have.

Webinar Schedule

Session 1: Monday, March 22nd: Study and Internships Abroad – Emerging Opportunities 

  • Speaker: Carolina Robinson, Director of Education Abroad, UA Capstone International
  • Session Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Register Here

Session 2: Tuesday, March 23rd: Issues and Challenges in Global Trade

  • Panelists: Randy Rucker, Partner, Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP & John Armonda, Director of Trade Services, Trade and Export Control Solutions
  • Session Time: 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
  • Register Here

Session 3: Tuesday, March 23rd: So You’re Going Abroad…Now What?

  • Speaker: John Diffenderfer, International Lecturer & Consultant
  • Session Time: 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
  • Register Here

Session 4: Wednesday, March 24th: Lowder Keynote – Working in an IB Environment: Opportunities for Growth

  • Speaker: Wendy Evesque, SVP & Chief HR Officer, Protective Life Insurance Company
  • Session Time: 11 AM -12:15 PM
  • Register Here

Session 5: Thursday, March 25th: The Intersection of Business and Diplomacy

  • Speaker: Peter Zimmerli, Consulate General of Switzerland
  • Session Time: 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
  • Register Here


Jennifer Henry, Program Assistant