Year after year, the Lauder Institute organizes conferences focused on topics of global relevance – such as the Global Trend Lab – that seek to reach out to the academic, business, and policymaking communities as well as to the general public. In addition, the Lauder Institute sponsors various conferences and a Summer Institute for the teaching of business in foreign languages.

Past Conferences

Globalization TrendLab 2015: “Overcoming the Infrastructure Gap,” March 17-20, 2015

Globalization TrendLab 2014: “The Future of the State,” April 15-14, 2014

“New Global South Project: Africa/Asia/Latin America,” Co-sponsored by the Lauder Institute and the Penn Global Engagement Fund, May 9, 2013

Globalization TrendLab 2013: “Reducing Poverty & Inequality:
New Perspectives & Opportunities
,” April 8-12, 2013.

Globalization TrendLab 2012: “Sustainability: New Perspectives and Opportunities,” April 12-13, 2012.

Globalization TrendLab 2011: “Global Trend Lab 2011 – Global Risk” April 7-8, 2011.

“Corporate Governance & the Global Financial Crisis,” September 24-25, 2010 at the Wharton School; cohosted by the Wharton Leadership Center and Penn Lauder CIBER

The Lauder/CAN Summer Workshop, “Recovering from the Crisis: Financial Services, the Real Economy, and Civic Banking,” Philadelphia, June 10, 2010; cohosted by the Lauder Institute, Grupo Banca Cívica, and the Penn Lauder CIBER

“Global Literacies: Integrated Approaches to Cross-Cultural Training,” March 24-26, 2010 at the University of Pennsylvania; cohosted by the Penn Lauder CIBER and the Penn Language Center

“U.S.-Israel Cleantech Conference,” September 15, 2009 at the University of Pennsylvania; hosted by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Penn Lauder CIBER

The Lauder/CAN Summer Workshop, “Recovering from the Crisis: Financial Services, the Real Economy, and Civic Banking,” July 29-31, 2009; cohosted by the Lauder Institute, Caja Navarro, and the Penn Lauder CIBER