1st Annual NYU Emerging Markets Conference

NYU’s Emerging Market Association and Stern in Africa are partnering to host the 1st annual Emerging Markets Conference. The goal of this forum is to bring together top graduate students with leading industry professionals to discuss pressing topics regarding doing business in emerging markets.


Friday, March 29, 2019

NYU Stern School of Business

44 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10012

12:15 p.m - 6:00 p.m

Event Schedule

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm    Registration

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm    opening keynote conversation

Join us for our opening keynote with Dr. Jahangir Aziz, Global Head of EM Economics at J.P. Morgan Chase.

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm     BREAKOUT PANEL SESSION #1

Infrastructure Investments

Agribusiness in Africa


3:15 PM - 3:45 PM    coffee and snack break

3:45 pm - 5:00 PM    Breakout Panel Session #2


Energy in Africa


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Geopolitical DEBATE & Closing remarks


Where will the conference take place?

The conference will be held at the NYU Paulson Auditorium at 44 W 4th St. Enter through the Tisch building and take the stairs on your left down one flight. 

Where should I check-in?

At the security desk, please provide your name (if you do not have an NYU ID.) Then, you will check in for conference once you take the stairs down to Paulson. 

I'm a Prospective Student, can I attend?

Of course! We'd love for you to join us at conference to learn more about NYU and Emerging Markets Association. Please reach out to Yamila Hernandez for more information about tickets and special events for prospective students (yh2572@stern.nyu.edu).

Traveling with Bags or expecting rain?

We will have a coat check available to the left of the entrance to Paulson Auditorium.


Paulson Auditorium (44 W. 4th Street) is easily accessible by public transportation (A,B,C,D, E, F or M at West 4th Street; N or R at 8th St-NYU or the 6 at Astor Place). If you are traveling by car, public parking is available on West 3rd Street and on Thompson Street.


A Note to all attendees: 

The conference will feature a number of candid conversations with industry leaders, and all presentations will be off the record. Please refrain from live social media coverage or filming of any sessions. 


E-mail us at ema@stern.nyu.edu

About Us:

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Emerging Markets Association

EMA has more than 1200 members and is composed of a large cross section of international and domestic students interested in and/or with experience in emerging markets. EMA's mission is to cultivate greater understanding of the business and cultural contexts of emerging economies, connect students to emerging market professionals and academics, and promote careers with emerging markets focus through professional, cultural and experiential opportunities.

Stern in africa

Stern in Africa (SiA) is a student-led association open to all Stern MBA students with an interest in Africa. We are dedicated to promoting African business and development at Stern and the larger NYU community. We are also committed to building diversity at Stern by attracting African talent and providing the Stern and NYU communities with increased exposure to professional and investment opportunities on the continent. SiA organizes professional, educational, and social events for MBA students, alumni and business professionals.