– Special Remarks from NC Governor Roy Cooper
Welcome – Meredith Henderson, Executive Director, Go Global NC
Introduction of Keynote – Tim Gabel, CEO and President, RTI International – Presenting Sponsor
Keynote: Karen LeVert, Partner, Pappas Capital
2022 NC Global Ambassador Award–presented by N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and Tom White, NC State University
NC and Moldova: Providing Support During the Ongoing Crisis –-Dr. Audrey Snyder, Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Innovation, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina- Greensboro; and Major General M. Todd Hunt, Adjutant General, North Carolina National Guard – moderated by N.C. Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall
Fireside chat #1 – Connecting Global Businesses and the World — John Baekelmans, Flanders Investment and Trade, Paula Barngrover, CEO of Alura USA, and Thomas Hildebrand, Lock Drives, Inc – moderated by Ryan Combs, Executive Director, Research Triangle Regional Partnership
Fireside chat #2- Using Technologies Across Sectors to Address Global Issues — Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur, Executive Director of Global One Health Academy & Professor of Molecular Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State; Daniel Lapidus, Senior Economist and Policy Analyst, RTI International; and Paul Ulanch, Executive Director, Crop Commercialization Program, NC Biotechnology Center – moderated by Sandy Stewart, Assistant Commissioner, N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Hear from visionary leaders about how engaging with the world can bring greater prosperity to North Carolina and take part in our Global Networking Hour to learn how we can collaborate to achieve more together.
The NC Coalition for Global Competitiveness is a private and public sector partnership of leaders from a variety of industries from all over North Carolina co-chaired by Elaine Marshall, NC Secretary of State, and Steve Troxler, NC Agriculture Commissioner. The Coalition, founded in 2013 and coordinated by Go Global NC, fosters thought leadership and serves as a catalyst for a statewide vision for global engagement.
Learn more about previous NC Global Advantage Forums here: