Global Landscapes Conference

About the GLC

About the GLC

April 14-15, 2014
  • Conference Program Booklet (coming soon)

In the interdisciplinary world, difficult interdisciplinary subjects - Ethics, Economics and Entrepreneurship among them - require an interdisciplinary dialogue. In the 21st century global economy, people find themselves dealing with economic and ethical crises. Development of the entrepreneurial, private sector and public sector with high ethical standards is vital part of restructuring needed for economic development. As the world deals with financial, economic, environmental, political, moral, health and management challenges, people struggle for survival, search for sustainable solutions and hope for growth and development. Important issues in midst of these crises tend to be Ethics, Economics and Entrepreneurship.

Global Landscapes Conference 2014: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Ethics, Economics and Entrepreneurship, will assemble scholars, educators, students, and community members who are interested in examining important ethical, economical and entrepreneurial issues and who recognize the need for cooperation among different constituents to find sustainable solutions amid a changing social, cultural, political, economic, financial environment.

Confirmed keynote speakers for the Global Landscapes Conference 2014

Oliver Williams, C.S.C. specializes in the areas of business ethics, corporate governance, and Catholic social teaching. He is the Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

Neil Buddy Shah, featured on the Forbes list of Social Entrepreneurs, 30 Under 30, Partner, IDinsight. IDinsight, helps governments and NGOs design and rigorously test interventions to ensure money goes toward programs that work, IDinsight tailors rigorous impact measurement to the needs--and budgets--of decision-makers.

Global Landscapes Conference is supported by the McGowan School of Business, the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and NEPIRC (Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center). The objective of this interdisciplinary conference is to promote interdisciplinary discussion of the subject such as ethics, economics and entrepreneurship within a global landscape across academic curricula, business practice and policy perspective.

The submission of student authored papers is also welcome. Undergraduate research conference presentations are sponsored by the King’s College Chapter of the International Business Honor Society, Epsilon Chi Omicron.

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