2018 Chicago Booth Emerging Markets Summit!

February 21, 2018 11:37 AM | Fabrice Bonvoisin (Administrator)

2018 Chicago Booth Emerging Markets Summit

Conference Theme: "Navigating Emerging Markets in a World of Transition"

at the Harper Center, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

The 2018 Booth Emerging Markets Summit will bring together over 50 speakers from Latin America, Africa, Middle East, South Asia, and Asia Pacific covering topics in fintech, social impact, private equity & venture capital, and government & policy.

Interested in learning about the startup ecosystem in Africa, macro trends impacting Latin America, or social entrepreneurship in the Middle East?

The 2018 EMS promises a day of spirited conversation around the path of growth for emerging markets. Keynote speakers will include:

  • Manuel Sánchez -  former governor of the Bank of Mexico under President Felipe Calderón
  • Kunal Shah - founder and former CEO of FreeCharge (sold for $400M to Snapdeal)
  • Lina Khalifeh - founder of SheFighter (the first female self-defense studio in the Middle East)
  • Banks Baker - Head of Product Partnerships, Google (formerly APAC)
  • Axel Kaiser - Executive Director of think tank Fundación Para el Progreso
  • Raghuram Rajan - Professor of Finance and Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
  • Zalmay Khalilzad - Former US Ambassador to the UN, Afghanistan and Iraq

Register for the summit here and follow us on Facebook for more speaker updates.

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