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2021 Bayer International Business Conference

Responding to Global Crises:How Multinational Companies Recover Successfully

featuring Keynote Speaker Christine Duffy, President, Carnival Cruise Line

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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*All 2021 Bayer International Business Conference attendees will be entered into a raffle drawing for a free Carnival cruise!

About the Conference

Hosted by SLU's Boeing Institute of International Business, the Bayer International Business Conference attracts over 200 attendees each year from global companies, government, civic organizations, academia and the public-at-large.


11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Luncheon and Keynote
Christine Duffy
President, Carnival Cruise Line

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Session

  • Rick Ramos, EVP and CFO, Maritz Holdings Inc.
  • A.C. Marchionne, President of Sales & Marketing, Greiner Bio-One
  • Larry Wigger, Assistant Professor, UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management
4:30-6:00 p.m. Closing Networking Reception


The conference will take place in the Wool Ballrooms of the Busch Student Center located at 20 N. Grand Blvd. on the campus of Saint Louis University. Complimentary, covered parking is available in the University's Laclede Garage located at 3632 Laclede Avenue.

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COVID-19 Protocols

Saint Louis University policy currently requires masks be worn by all students, faculty, staff and visitors when indoors on campus. The 2021 Bayer International Conference will follow this policy.

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