Saint Louis University

The Boeing Institute of International Business at Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business will host the Emerson International Business Conference Friday, Nov. 22, at Busch Student Center.

The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration, a continental breakfast and Exhibitor Fair. Morning sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. with guest speakers that include:

  • Michael King, Senior Vice President, NERA Economic Counseling: "Energy in an Era of Policy, Regulatory, Environmental and Technology Volatility - A Global Industry Confronts Global Challenges."
  • Wendy Cutler, Acting Deputy of the United States Trade Representative: "U.S. Trade Relations with the Asia Pacific Region."
  • Amy Nice, Executive Director of Immigration Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce: "The Economic Imperative for U.S. Immigration Reform."
  • Joe Reagan, President and CEO, St. Louis Regional Chamber: "The Impact of U.S. Immigration Policy from the St. Louis Region Perspective."

A luncheon program follows at noon featuring Richard McClure, President and CEO, Unigroup, Inc., discussing "Expanding Your Global Footprint."

Tickets for the event are $95 per person or $720 for a table of eight. After Nov. 1, tickets are $105 per person and $800 for a table of eight. Visit to register. Select Boing Institute of International Business as the store and then Global Events.

For additional information, contact the Boeing Institute of International Business at (314) 977-3898 or visit

Co-sponsors for the event include the International Institute of St. Louis, the St. Louis Business Journal and the St. Louis Mosaic Project. Partnering organizations include the St. Louis Regional Chamber, Missouri International Trade and Investment Office, U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service, World Trade Center St. Louis, World Agriculture Forum, World Affairs Council, MODEC, St. Louis U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) and the Transportation Club of St. Louis.