About the Conference

The Cornell Emerging Markets Institute (EMI) annual conference to be held on November 8th at Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island. Under the theme of Constructive Engagement, this year’s conference will explore the diverse challenges brought by the U.S. China trade war and the need to build bridges and encourage dialogue.

This one-day event is the institute’s flagship event to launch the Emerging Markets Institute 2019 report (please download last year’s Emerging Market Multinationals Report: Emerging Markets Reshaping Globalization) and to bring together leading academics, students, and business and opinion leaders to discuss the Emerging Markets achievements. Over the past years, we have forged organizational partnerships and gleaned timely insights from speakers about the ongoing dynamism of the emerging markets landscape, with a focus on China, India, Brazil, and Mexico.


Benefits of attending:

  • Meet, network and exchange ideas with leading academics, researchers, and business leaders as well as with our Cornell and Johnson students.
  • Present your success stories and innovative ideas and discuss them within a unique global forum.
  • Keep up-to-date on the research and activities of the institute.
  • Panel discussions on key global, regional and sector themes, including investment opportunities and strategic outlook.
  • Enhance your business relationship with global companies and leaders.
  • Learn more about opportunities for collaboration.
  • Corporate access to company management including one-on-one and group meetings.

Traveling to and around Roosevelt Island

We have compiled some useful tips to get to and around Roosevelt Island, click here to download the tips. The bus will depart from Sage Hall at 4:30 am on Nov. 8th to Roosevelt Island. The bus will depart from Roosevelt Island to Cornell's Ithaca campus after the conference ends on the same day. 

Who should attend:

  • Cornell University alumni and company executives and associates working in the emerging markets.
  • Cornell University students, alumni, faculty, and staff interested in emerging markets.
  • Students interested in the emerging markets and international business.
  • Companies interested in collaborating with EMI on research and consulting projects.
  • Leading academics, researchers, scholars and business leaders.

 At this time, registration for the conference with round-trip transportation to and from Cornell Tech is closed due to limited availability of bus seats. 

For more details on the conference and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact:

Lourdes Casanova

Phone: 607-254-1654

Email: contactemi@cornell.edu



***Disclaimer: By registering for this event, the registrant agree that The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is hereby granted the right to photograph/record and use, to the extent that it desires, any images (including, but not limited to: visual images, graphics, spoken word) or activity in which I (or my establishment /organization) have taken part on behalf of The College of Business or its representatives. Recording methods and distribution media may include, but are not limited to: video-tape, audiotape, motion picture film, still photographs, DVD, CD or web pages. I further understand that this authorization shall extend to their grantees, lessees or licensees in perpetuity.

If there are any concerns or questions regarding the above disclaimer, or if the registrant wishes to opt-out of the media recording and distribution release agreement, please contact contactemi@cornell.edu



11/08/2019 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Bloomberg Center, Cornell Tech Campus
2 W Loop Rd.
New YorkNew York 10044 US
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