You’re invited… Join us quickly after work for a thought-provoking discussion on a major foreign policy/economics topic and how it could influence your business internationally.
This event is part of our small group Business Briefings series which adds a deeper level of discussion to our gatherings. We draw inspiration from experts and articles in well-established publications and build on these by delving deeper into how foreign relations and geopolitical developments could influence our businesses/the global economy.
Let’s draw on the wealth of knowledge within our IBCircle to gain valuable perspectives. What developments should we be aware of? What initiatives are on the horizon? And what challenges and opportunities will these be creating for business across the globe? What can we learn? Find out! Powerful insights and lively, cordial and stimulating discussions for sure!
Our Speakers/Discussion Leaders for this evening:
Discussion Leader: Ron Kubit, CEO, Medtech Global Americas and Consova Corporation (see bio below)
Commentators: IBCircle members active around the world
Discussion Synopsis for this evening:
Exploring healthcare in other countries: How is it organized? What does it cost? And what are the opportunities for international business?
5:30 PM – Guests arrive, networking + cash coffee bar
5:45 PM – Introductions and topic overview
5:55 PM – Subject expert speaker(s) – special remarks/insights/stimulating ideas to spark participant discussion
6:10 PM – Discussion on topic facilitated by main subject expert(s) and moderator
7:00 PM – Close (Attendees are welcome to continue discussions informally by going out for drinks/dinner)
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June 14: Exploring Bitcoin & Blockchain
FEES AND REGISTRATION
MEMBERS & MEMBERS’ GUESTS ONLY
Registrations for Individual members: $45 per event
Registrations for Annual Patrons, Sponsors & Corporate Members: Free
Advanced, on-line registrations required. The IBCircle has a standard no-refund policy. Space is limited to 25 maximum. Early booking recommended.
Ron Kubit is the Chief Executive Officer of Medtech Global Americas and Consova Corporations. Consova is an innovator in the healthcare cost containment industry. Medtech Global is a global healthcare service company with operations in New Zealand, Australia, India, United Kingdom and the US. Prior to joining Medtech Global and Consova, Ron was an executive with Optum.
His experience is vast, he founded a healthcare IT solutions company with operations in the US and Canada. The company developed a number of innovative healthcare solutions, including disease/wellness solutions in the U.S. and Canada, ER pen based solutions, ICU applications, teleradiology integration solutions and pharmacogenomics decision support application. He has been an entrepreneur, worked for multinational companies such as Ernst & Young as well as EDS, and has lived in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Ron has a passion for getting involved, where he previously held the position of president of the Colorado Healthcare Strategy Management (CHSM) and is presently on the Advisory Board of Roosevelt University (Chicago, Il.) and on the board of No Barriers (taking the “dis” out of disability). He is the past president of the Colorado Neurological Institute, Advisory Board of Daniels Business School – Denver University and one of the founding members of the Kilimanjaro Blind Trust – Tanzania.
ABOUT OUR MODERATOR FOR THIS SERIES OF EVENTS
Paul Kullman is President of Business Beyond Borders, a strategic business consultancy that assists companies to successfully trade and invest around the world. Since 1998, Paul has served in Beijing, São Paulo, Brussels and Guadalajara as a Commercial Diplomat for the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2014, he began working at Commerce’s office in Denver where he gave export advice to local companies in a number of sectors, including optics and photonics, education & training, publishing & media, and financial & investment services. Paul has an entrepreneurial background, having founded and managed four private companies in the trade, education, art and real estate sectors. He holds a BA in journalism from San Diego State University, an MA in international relations from San Francisco State University and another MA in political science from George Washington University. Paul speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, German, French, Swedish and English.