Events

For additional information regarding any of the Kenan Institute’s events, send an email to KIEvents@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.

Policy Implications of Election 2020: Charting a Path Forward

Wednesday December 2, 2020 • 11:00 AM

A follow-up to our pre-election coverage, this discussion will explore the impact of the presidential and congressional race outcomes on U.S. business and the economy, trade and foreign relations, ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts and more. More

Virtual Event: AICPA & UNC Tax Center — Tax Policy & Planning: How States Propose to Bridge COVID-19 Revenue Shortfall

Tuesday December 8, 2020 • 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
UNC Tax Center

A July 2020 analysis conducted by the Urban Institute estimated states would lose $200 billion in tax revenue through the June 2021 fiscal period due to COVID-19. How states manage this shortfall will impact individuals and businesses. In partnership with the AICPA, our expert panel will share the latest revenue projections and provide insight into actions states are and will be taking to increase revenue. More

Virtual Event: Dean’s Speaker Series — Darren Walker

Wednesday March 3, 2021 • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with the President of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker on Wednesday, March 3. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford. More

Virtual Event: Rethinc. Labs — 2021 SoFiE Machine Learning Virtual Conference

Friday March 5, 2021
Rethinc.

The Society for Financial Econometrics (SoFiE) and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a virtual conference on machine learning in finance on March 5, 2021. The conference is sponsored by the Journal of Financial Econometrics (JFE) and the International Center for Finance (ICF) at Yale University. More

Virtual Event: Dean’s Speaker Series — Bobby Long & Louise Brady

Tuesday March 16, 2021 • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Please join us for an exclusive conversation with Bobby Long and Louise Brady on Tuesday, March 16. This virtual experience is part of the Dean’s Speaker Series, hosted by Kenan-Flagler Business School Dean Doug Shackelford. More

Virtual Event: 2021 Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference

Thursday April 22, 2021 to Friday April 23, 2021

This invitation-only conference will convene 150 thought-leaders from academics, industry and government to debate the most challenging current issues in the field of entrepreneurship and set the agenda for future research and policy. More

UNC Technology and Business Strategy Forum

Thursday September 16, 2021
Rethinc.

Join us as we explore the current challenges facing businesses and policy makers as disruptive technologies alter operations and strategies — as well as entire industries. The forum hosts business leaders, top scholars and policy experts debating the most pressing current issues in a novel format. More