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2023 Bayer International Business Conference

International Business Resilience Under Global Disruptions

Dec. 6, 2023

featuring Keynote Speaker Arnold Donald, Retired Vice-Chairman and CEO of Carnival Corporation & PLC

A portion of the conference keynote with Arnold Donald included a conversation with Gene Cunningham, current faculty member in the Executive Master of International Business program at SLU's Chaifetz School of Business and retired Aerospace Executive with a 41-year career in international business, strategy and operations. The conversation was featured in an episode of SLU International Business Now: Conversations That Matter, the podcast of the Boeing Institute of International Business.

International Business Resilience Under Global Disruptions with Arnold Donald

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.



Registration and Networking Breakfast

9-11:30 a.m.

Morning Session

  • Jim McCool, CEO, Bunzl North America
  • Special Guest
  • Jeremy Williams Ph.D., Head of Climate LLC, Digital Farming, & Commercial Ecosystem, Bayer 
Noon-2:30 p.m. 

Lunch and Keynote

Arnold Donald

 Former Vice Chairman and CEO, Carnival Corporation 


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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