International Business Summit

Celebrating 30 years of the international business major at Nebraska, the International Business Summit offers the opportunity to connect with local and international alumni and employers doing business on a global scale. Interact with students to hear about their research, internships and experiences. Engage in discussions about top issues in international business. This two-day summit will showcase the possibilities awaiting you in international business and how you can Start Something globally.

Registration includes all sessions. Attendees can come and go. The summit’s registration is free with the option of attending the Meet and Greet Lunch for $5. Please register online by Friday, April 6.

Conference Agenda

Agenda for Thursday, April 12
12-2 p.m., Hawks Hall 202 Meet and Greet Lunch
Meet local employers who work internationally and students wanting to learn more about the opportunities in the field of international business. Lunch is provided. Registration is $5.
2-4 p.m., Hawks Hall 032 Symposium: Achieving Excellence in International Business Education
* Exclusive session for faculty
A forum for international business educators, together we will discuss the ideal international business curriculum, how to fundraise for international business programs, developing international internships and furthering collaboration in international programs.
4-5 p.m., Hawks Hall 040 Executive Insights Panel Discussion
Executive Insights features a panel discussion with distinguished Nebraska alumni executives. Regardless of major or area of industry, students and professionals are invited to join the discussion and hear about the issues leaders face and learn firsthand about the qualities of strong business leaders.
5-6:30 p.m., Hawks Hall Second Floor Atrium International Business 30th Anniversary Celebration
The international business major celebrates its 30th year at Nebraska in 2018. This celebration will showcase students’ global immersion experiences and honor key partners in international business. Enjoy global cuisine – while it lasts.
Agenda for Friday, April 13
9-10 a.m., Hawks Hall 040 Student Research and Internship Presentations
Current international business majors participating in undergraduate research and those who have completed an international internship will give short presentations on their experiences.
10 a.m.-12 p.m., Hawks Hall 040 Globalization: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Globalization impacts every sector. Presenting on the good, the bad and the ugly sides of globalization, company leaders will discuss how to conduct business globally by acting locally.

Social Media

Summit attendees are encouraged to join the conversation online by using the hashtag #NUIBsummit on Twitter and Instagram.

A Special Thank You

The International Business Program appreciates the engagement and support from members of the recognized student organization Husker International Business Club.
Husker International Business Club


Lester, Amy
HLH 325 E
Lincoln, NE


Osiri, John Kalu
HLH 325 K
Lincoln, NE