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.

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

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

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