Events

Please contact Rebecca Mormino (rebecca_mormino@kenan-flagler.unc.edu • 919.843.6287) for additional information regarding any of the Kenan Institute’s events.

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

Dean’s Speaker Series: Steve Schwarzman

Wednesday April 11, 2018 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

Join us for an afternoon with Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, Stephen A. Schwarzman. Mr. Schwarzman is an active philanthropist with a history of supporting education and schools. Whether in business or in philanthropy, he has always attempted to tackle big problems and find transformative solutions. More

Kenan Institute Roundtable and Fellows Dinner

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

Global Trade, Global Trade-offs: Winners and Losers in International Commerce

Friday April 13, 2018 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

The increasingly open flow of goods and services has fundamentally altered the world economy and global power balances. It is also reshaping the American political system and our economic geography, providing clear and lasting benefits for some and negative impacts for others. This conference convenes thought leaders from the business community, government and academia to explore the core questions of the impact of international trade on society, the changing nature of work and economic productivity. More

Weatherspoon Lecturer: Jagdish Baghwati

Friday April 13, 2018 • Kenan Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, NC

Join us for an afternoon with Columbia University professor and Director of the Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies, Jagdish Baghwati. More

2018 UNC Sustainability Awards

Thursday May 10, 2018 • The Carolina Club, Chapel Hill, NC
Center for Sustainable Enterprise

The prestigious UNC Sustainability Awards recognize leadership and best practice in environmental and business sustainability for North Carolina enterprises. A rigorous selection process chooses winners from a large pool of nominees. The event provides an opportunity for innovators to share their stories and be recognized by the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at this invitation-only dinner. More