Full Schedule of Events

Note: dates and times are given in the following time zones:

California - Pacific Daylight Time / UTC-7


Lithuania - Eastern Europe Summer Time / UTC+3

India - India Standard Time / UTC+5:30

Vietnam - Indochina Time / UTC+7

Taiwan- China Standard Time / UTC+8


Although events are only labelled with the time zones of universities for which the events are intended, any student from any participating university may join any event as long as they understand the appropriate time to join for their time zone.

Week One: Society and Culture

Speaker Session 1

Join Dr. Mark Cawman from Azusa Pacific University as he discusses "Cultural Dimensions, International Differences and Extensions to Diversity and Inclusion".

California

Monday, September 27 • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Lithuania

Monday, September 27 • 18:30 - 19:00

Workshop Session 1

Students will discuss socio-cultural factors in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that have allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Use the Group 1 questions in the case study on pages 27 and 28 to guide your discussions.

California

Tuesday, September 28 • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Lithuania

Tuesday, September 28 • 18:30 - 19:30

Student Presentation 1

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the culture in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday, September 30 • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Lithuania

Thursday, September 30 • 18:30 - 19:30

Week Two: Economics

Speaker Session 2

Join Professor James Gillespie from Tunghai University as he discusses "Multinational Financial Management: Goals, Problems and Risks".

India

Tuesday, October 5 • 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

California

Monday, October 4 • 8:15 PM - 9 PM

Vietnam

Tuesday, October 5 • 10:15 - 11:00

Taiwan

Tuesday, October 5 • 11:15 - 12:00

Speaker Session 3

Join Dr. C. Samuel from Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences as he discusses International Trade.

India

Tuesday, October 5 • 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

California

Monday, October 4 • 9:15 PM - 10:15 PM

Vietnam

Tuesday, October 5 • 11:15 - 12:15

Taiwan

Tuesday, October 4 • 12:15 - 13:15

Speaker Session 4

Join Dr. Jenita Thinakaran from Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences as she discusses "Globalized Business and Technologies Impact on Agricultural Business."

India

Tuesday, October 5 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

California

Monday, October 410:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Vietnam

Tuesday, October 5 • 12:30 - 13:30

Taiwan

Tuesday, October 5 • 13:30 - 14:30

Workshop Session 2

Students will discuss the economical factors in Mexico and the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

India

Wednesday, October 6 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

California

Tuesday, October 5 • 8 PM - 9 PM

Vietnam

Wednesday, October 6 • 10:00 - 11:00

Taiwan

Wednesday, October 6 • 11:00 - 12:00

Student Presentation 2

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the economic factors in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

India

Wednesday, October 6 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

California

Tuesday, October 5 • 8 PM - 9 PM

Vietnam

Wednesday, October 6 • 10:00 - 11:00

Taiwan

Wednesday, October 6 • 11:00 - 12:00

Week Three: Environmentalism

Speaker Session 5

Join Femi Obediyi from LCC International University as he discusses environmentalism in the case study on CEMEX.

California

Monday, October 11 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Tuesday, October 12 • 08:00 - 11:00

India

Tuesday, October 12 • 10:30 - 11:30

Workshop Session 3

Students will discuss the environmental factors and green corporate social responsibility in Mexico and the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Tuesday, October 12 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Wednesday, October 13 • 08:00 - 11:00

India

Wednesday, October 13 • 10:30 - 11:30

Student Presentation 3

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the environmental factors in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday, October 14 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Friday, October 15 • 08:00 - 11:00

India

Friday, October 15 • 10:30 - 11:30

Week Four: Environmentalism

Speaker Session 7

Join Dr. James Gillespie from Tunghai University as he discusses "Multinational Financial Management: Goals, Problems and Risks".

California

Monday, October 18 • 8 PM - 9PM

Taiwan

Tuesday, October 19 • 11:00 - 12:00

Workshop Session 4

Students will discuss the financial factors in Mexico and the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Tuesday, October 19 • 8 PM - 9 PM

Taiwan

Wednesday, October 20 • 11:00 - 12:00

Student Presentation 4

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the financial factors in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday, October 21 • 8 PM - 9 PM

Taiwan

Friday, October 21 • 11:00 - 12:00

Week Five: Legal Systems

Speaker Session 8

Join Dr. Donald Gotcher from Tunghai University as he discusses Differences in Legal Systems Around the World.

California

Monday, October 25 • 11 PM - 12 AM

Burundi

Tuesday, October 26 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Tuesday, October 26 • 13:00 - 14:00

Taiwan and Mongolia

Tuesday, October 26 • 14:00 - 15:00

Speaker Session 9

Join Dr. Nelson King from Union University of California in Vietnam as he discusses Ethics and Human Resources in Developing Nations.

California

Tuesday, October 26 • 11 PM - 12 AM

Burundi

Wednesday, October 27 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Wednesday, October 27 • 13:00 - 14:00

Taiwan

Wednesday, October 27 • 14:00 - 15:00

Speaker Session 10

Join a professor from LETU in Mongolia as she discusses Cultural Differences in Ethics and Human Resources.

California

Thursday, October 28 • 11 PM - 12 AM

Burundi

Friday, October 29 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Friday, October 29 • 13:00 - 14:00

Taiwan

Friday, October 29 • 14:00 - 15:00

Week Six: Technology

Speaker Session 11

Join Professor Javier Gelbwaser from InnovNation for his presentation, Israel: A Case Study in Innovation.

California

Monday, November 1 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Tuesday, November 2 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Tuesday, November 2 • 11:00 - 12:00

Taiwan

Tuesday, November 2 • 12:00 - 13:00

Workshop Session 5

Students will discuss the current technology in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Tuesday, November 2 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Wednesday, November 3 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Wednesday, November 3 • 11:00 - 12:00

Taiwan

Wednesday, November 3 • 12:00 - 13:00

Workshop Session 6

Students will discuss the upcoming technology in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Tuesday, November 2 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Wednesday, November 3 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Wednesday, November 3 • 11:00 - 12:00

Taiwan

Wednesday, November 3 • 12:00 - 13:00

Student Presentation 5

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the current technology in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Wednesday, November 3 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Thursday, November 4 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Thursday, November 4 • 11:00 - 12:00

Taiwan

Thursday, November 4 • 12:00 - 13:00

Student Presentation 6

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the upcoming technology in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday, November 4 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Friday, November 5 • 8:00 - 9:00

Vietnam

Friday, November 5 09 • 11:00 - 12:00

Taiwan

Friday, November 5 • 12:00 - 13:00

Week Seven: Geography and Demographics

Speaker Session 12

Join Dr. Angela Brown-Peterson from Southern Baptist University as she discusses Basic Written Communication Skills and Presentation Tools.

California

Monday, November 8 • 8 AM - 9 AM

Lithuania

Monday, November 8 • 18:00 - 19:00

India

Monday, November 8 • 20:30 - 21:30

Speaker Session 13

Join Dr. David Liu from Southern Baptist University as he discusses International Strategy and Entering Foreign Markets and the PESTLEEG model.

California

Tuesday, November 9 • 8 AM - 9 AM

Lithuania

Tuesday, November 9 • 18:00 - 19:00

India

Tuesday, November 9 • 20:30 - 21:30

Workshop Session 7

Students will discuss the political geography and demographics in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Wednesday, November 10 • 7 AM - 8 AM

Lithuania

Wednesday, November 10 • 17:00 - 18:00

India

Wednesday, November 10 • 19:30 - 20:30

Speaker Session 14

Join Dr. Gustavo Del Rivero from Azusa Pacific University as he gives a presentation on Managing Global Supply Chains in Automotive Wheel Manufacturing.

California

Wednesday, November 10 • 8 AM - 9 AM

Lithuania

Wednesday, November 10 • 18:00 - 19:00

India

Wednesday, November 10 • 20:30 - 21:30

Student Presentation 7

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the political geography and demographics in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday. November 117 AM - 8 AM

Lithuania

Thursday. November 11 • 17:00 - 18:00

India

Thursday. November 1119:30 - 20:30

Workshop Session 8

Students will discuss the physical geography in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Thursday. November 11 • 8 AM - 9 AM

Lithuania

Thursday. November 11 • 18:00 - 19:00

India

Thursday. November 11 • 20:30 - 21:30

Student Presentation 8

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the physical geography in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Friday, November 12 • 8 AM - 9 AM

Lithuania

Friday, November 19 • 18:00 - 19:00

India

Friday, November 12 • 20:30 - 21:30

Week Eight: Politics

Speaker Session 15

Join a professor from Hope Africa University as he discusses the political factors that made the company successful.

California

Monday, November 15 10:15 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Tuesday, November 16 • 12:15 - 13:00

Workshop Session 9

Students will discuss the political factors in Mexico and the countries of CEMEX's trading partners that has allowed CEMEX to become the most successful construction materials company in the world.

Guided questions will be available for download soon.

California

Tuesday, November 16 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Wednesday, November 17 • 12:00 - 12:15

Student Presentation 9

Students from Workshop 1 will present their findings and discussions regarding the political factors in Mexico and in the countries of CEMEX's trading partners.

California

Thursday, November 18 • 10 PM - 11 PM

Lithuania

Friday, November 19 • 12:00 - 13:00