Professional events include the International Business Awards Ceremony, the Bayer International Business Conference, and the Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture in International Business. Additional events that support the Boeing Institute's mission are held throughout the year and listed below. We are proud to support these events that bring attention to the current trends and topics in the global business world.
International Business Awards
Each year, we recognize outstanding student scholars studying international business and global business leaders advancing the field of international business.
Bayer International Business Conference
In December of each year, we sponsor an international business conference that features critical, timely topics and well-known speakers. The event attracts more than 300 attendees each year from global companies, government, civic organizations, academia and the public-at-large.
Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture
Our Distinguished Guest Lecture program is offered every spring semester. It provides a forum to bring a high-level speaker to campus to share insights on a current topic of interest. The 2019 Distinguished Guest Lecture featured Dr. László Szabó, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States.
Atlas Week 2019: Korean Eine Flute Ensemble
The Atlas Program launched in Spring of 2001 as a way to recognize the international dimension of Saint Louis University's academic programs and to celebrate SLU's role in international education and service. The primary goal of the Atlas Program is to increase awareness of the global issues that confront us today in an effort not only to promote discussion, but to inspire and inform action. The Boeing Institute is pleased and honored to participate each year.
The Boeing Institute was honored to host the Korean Eine Flute Ensemble in Spring 2019 for a performance highlighting the beauty of Korean music.
Asian Business Summit
In Spring 2019, the Boeing Institute was honored to co-sponsor the inaugural Asian Business Summit, which included a panel discussion with the speakers as well as breakout sessions by country to specifically address trade and investment opportunities. The following consulates represented their country at the program: Xiaoming Zou (Commercial Consulate of China), Laxmi Prasad Gupta (Commercial Consul of India), Naoki Ito (Consulate-General of Japan) and Javed Ahmed Umrani (Consul General of Pakistan).
The Future of Korea Forum
This open forum event took place Spring 2019 and featured speakers from the Korea Economic Institute, the Korean Embassy, and the U.S. Department of State. The topic of the evening focused on the economic forecast in Korea and how this relates its business relationship with the United States. The speakers included Jihyun Lee (First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Korea), Timothy Johnson (Foreign Service Officer, United States Department of State), and Mark Tokola (Vice President, Korea Economic Institute of America).