Please contact Rebecca Mormino ( • 919.843.6287) for additional information regarding any of the Kenan Institute’s events.

Perspectives in Sustainability: The Impact of CSR on Brand and Vice Versa

Wednesday September 27, 2017 • Kenan Institute Dining Room
Center for Sustainable Enterprise

A talk and discussion with Jan-Benedict Steenkamp author, Global Brand Strategy: World-Wise Marketing in the Age of Branding. Moderated by Professor Olga Hawn. Book Signing and Reception to follow. More

Real Estate Research Conference

Thursday October 5, 2017 to Friday October 6, 2017 • Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Institute for Private Capital

Economic Aspects of the Opioid Crisis

Thursday October 26, 2017 • Chapel Hill, NC

This roundtable discussion kicks off the Kenan Institute’s “Business of Healthcare: Adapting to an Aging Economy” conference taking place the following day. The conversation will focus on the dual-pronged economic challenge posed by aging Baby Boomers – who are living longer into retirement than any generation before – and the opioid epidemic which is affecting both younger generations’ life spans and their ability to attain and keep employment. More

The Business of Healthcare: Adapting to an Aging Economy

Friday October 27, 2017 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC
Urban Investment Strategies Center

The aging of the boomer generation combined with increased longevity is ushering in a huge wave of older adults, a silver tsunami which will dramatically transform all of our nation’s social, economic, and political institutions. More

Private Equity Research Consortium Conference

Thursday November 9, 2017 to Friday November 10, 2017 • Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Institute for Private Capital


Hedge Fund Research Conference

Friday December 8, 2017 • New York City

2018 Investment Outlook

Thursday December 14, 2017 • The Kenan Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Featured speakers and roundtable discussions will explore investment challenges and opportunities in 2018. Participants will include leading authorities in investment management, public finance, private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds. More

Kenan Institute Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference

Thursday January 18, 2018 to Friday January 19, 2018 • Breakers, Palm Beach, Fl
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

This invitation-only conference will convene 100 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 Alternative Investments Conference

Thursday March 8, 2018 • 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. More

Kenan Institute Roundtable and Fellows Dinner

Thursday April 12, 2018 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC