Global Issues Top North Texas Business Conference

HURST, Texas (Oct. 29, 2014) Themed “What a Small World,” Tarrant County College Northeast Campus will host the 18th Annual Heart of North Texas Business Conference on Friday, Oct. 31. Hosted by Northeast Campus Continuing Education Services and the Northeast Leadership Forum, the conference will be held in the Larry Darlage Center Corner, NSTU 1615A, 828 W. Harwood Rd., in Hurst.
Featuring Sean Donohue, CEO of DFW International Airport, as the speaker for the noon luncheon, the conference begins with a continental breakfast and registration at 8:30 a.m. Northeast Campus President Allen Goben will open the session at 9 a.m. with a welcome and introductions.
The half-day conference also includes a 9:15 a.m. presentation on “Texas and Global Population Characteristics and Trends” by Lloyd Potter, state demographer for Texas State Data Center, followed by a 10 a.m. panel featuring Kenneth L. Clinton, vice president of Global Initiatives at Texas A&M-Commerce, Jay Horn, executive director of the Office of International Education at The University of Texas at Arlington and Southlake Mayor John Terrell.
At 11 a.m., Robert Hastings, senior vice president of communications and government affairs and chief of staff for Bell Helicopter, will discuss “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally,” and at 11:30 a.m., Kerry Tassopoulous, vice president of public affairs and compliance, will discuss “Enriching Women’s Lives around the World.”
The cost of registration is $50. For more information or to register, contact the office of Continuing Education at 817-515-6502.