Events

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

2020 Global Social Development Innovations Michael Sherraden Lecture Series: Arun Sundararajan

Thursday January 23, 2020 • 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Arun Sundararajan, the Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Technology, Operations and Statistics at New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business, and member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on the New Economic Agenda, will deliver the 2020 Michael Sherraden Lecture. More

2020 Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference

Thursday January 30, 2020 to Friday January 31, 2020
The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

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

Alternative Investments Conference

Thursday March 5, 2020
The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, NC
Institute for Private Capital

Since 2008, the Alternative Investments Conference has served as a forum for private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and other alternative asset professionals to network, share ideas and stay abreast of industry trends. This conference serves as a forum for investment managers, institutional investors and academics to network, share ideas and stay abreast of the latest industry trends. More

Conscientious Capitalism: Labor Trafficking & Supply Chains

Friday March 27, 2020
Kenan Center, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

This free, half-day symposium will convene national and North Carolina-based C-suite executives, government officials and non-profit leaders to examine how labor trafficking manifests in global supply chains and in those of local businesses in North Carolina. More

Exploring International Tax Policy Issues

Thursday May 21, 2020 • 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Urban Institute, 500 L'Enfant Plaza Southwest, Washington DC, 20024

Join the UNC Tax Center and the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center as experts in accounting, taxation and economics offer their perspectives. More