Former British Prime Minister John Major to speak at international business conference

Major is one of several globally recognized figures to attend the International Business Outlook Conference at Washington University

WHAT: The International Business Outlook Conference (IBOC) is a daylong meeting where area business leaders, entrepreneurs and small business owners will discuss and learn about challenges and opportunities in the global marketplace.

WHEN: Wed., April 20.
The conference begins at 8 a.m. with keynote speakers and breakout sessions until 4 p.m.
The Rt Hon John Major CH, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, speaks at 3 p.m. No recordings of his address are permitted. Media availability 2:15 – 2:45 p.m. in Guller Lounge

WHERE: The Knight Center for executive education on the Campus of Washington University. Parking spaces for IBOC attendees have been reserved at the Knight Center parking structure (Throop Garage) on Throop Drive and Snow Way. Snow Way is accessible via Big Bend just south of the Forest Park Parkway.

WHO: In addition to John Major, other speakers include:

  • Ben Edwards, US business editor for The Economist magazine
  • Richard Mahoney, former CEO and chairman of Monsanto and distinguished executive in residence, Washington University Executive MBA Program
  • Patrick Stokes, President and CEO of Anheuser-Busch

Journalists are welcome to attend the conference for all or part of the day.