Agenda

TimeDescription
7:30 - 8:25 a.m.

Registration, Check-in, Networking and Breakfast

8:30 - 8:35 a.m.

Welcome by event emcee Michael Moore

8:35 - 8:55 a.m.

Opening Remarks by Dr. Tony Zeiss

9 - 10 a.m.

Panel Discussion: "Let's Talk Exports"
Moderator: Greg Sizemore

  • Wayne Cooper, Arcon Manufacturing and Chair of N.C. District Export Council
  • Katie Hughes, Entrepreneur, Author and Creator of Slip-On Dancers
  • Lisa Kehoe, Cary Manufacturing Corporation
  • Greg Raty, Slade, Inc and Member, N.C. District Export Council
10 - 11 a.m.

Breakout Session A

  • Sharyn Koenig, "Financing and Increasing Export Sales While Minimizing the Risks"
  • Greg Sizemore, "Best Practices in Global Business"
  • Derek Chen, "N.C. International Trade Division: A Resource to Help You Grow"
11 a.m. - noon

Breakout Session B

  • Sharyn Koenig, "Financing and Increasing Export Sales While Minimizing the Risks"
  • Greg Sizemore, "Best Practices in Global Business"
  • Derek Chen, "N.C. International Trade Division: A Resource to Help You Grow"
12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote address by James F. Foley

1:45 - 2 p.m.

Closing Remarks