Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
The New USMCA and its Implications for Michigan Agricultural Business in Canada
Join the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development's International Marketing Program, Consul General of Canada in Detroit Joseph Comartin, Quebec Delegation's Martine Hébert and guests as we discuss the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade agreement, its updates from NAFTA and their implications for Michigan businesses engaging in trade with Canada. Registrants will be sent a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting prior to the event.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
POSTPONED Small and Medium Size Business Toolkit for Brand Protection: Why it's important for SMEs to protect their brands
POSTPONED: NEW DATE TBD Dr. Jay P. Kennedy is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the School of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. In this role he is actively involved in research, education, and outreach efforts that focus on external partners including corporations, industry associations, and law enforcement agencies. Together with his team of researchers, Dr. Kennedy has developed a toolkit designed for small business owners to proactively address intellectual property (IP) concerns with limited budgets. His other current research explores managerial and organizational responses to employee theft within small and medium enterprises, the incarceration and post-incarceration experiences of white-collar offenders, the sale of counterfeit goods on the Internet, and the structure of occupational pharmaceutical counterfeiting schemes. Dr. Kennedy’s work has been published in a number of outlets, including American Behavioral Scientist, Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Financial Crime, Security Journal, and Victims and Offenders.