The Center for Global Management collaborates with UCLA Anderson centers, student clubs and entities across the UCLA campus, as well as with external partners on conferences focused on global issues and key geographic regions of the world. Prominent and influential speakers, participate in these conferences that are delivered both in-person and virtually and provide a platform to build networks, exchange ideas and understand global issues and important trends. The conferences also draw upon the expertise and knowledge of faculty from UCLA Anderson and across the UCLA campus who actively participate. 

Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Series

The Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Series engages leading executives, innovators, influencers, investors and academics in conversations around the major forces, trends and innovations in the region across society, enterprises and consumers. Through balanced discourse, the series serves as a neutral forum to exchange ideas and learnings, understand new norms and models, and provide forward-looking perspectives on advancements to better understand the trends, opportunities and challenges of doing business in and with the Greater China region.


Latin American Business Series

The Center for Global Management partners with the Latin American Business Association (LABA) to invite prominent and influential private- and public-sector leaders, including UCLA Anderson alumni, to engage with students through interactive conversations that address the region’s important and influential role in the global economy. Speakers share experiences, insights and forecasts on the economic, political and social prospects for the region and discuss career, business and investment opportunities.


Academic and Research Conferences

The Los Angeles Global Health Conference, “Moving Towards Global Solidarity: Examining the Shared Impacts of COVID-19”

January 2023


Impact Week 2022: ESG and Supply Chains – Uncovering the Blind Spots with Global Supply Chain Expert, Distinguished Professor Chris Tang

April 2022

Africa’s Readiness for Climate Change (ARCC) Virtual Forum 2021

April 2021

International Symposium on Global Chinese Entrepreneurship (Virtual)

November 2020

2020 and Beyond: Spotlight on a Shared Future

February 2020

Immigration and Health Care: Status, Access and Bridging the Disparity

February 2019

Water in the Middle East and Africa: A Nexus of Cooperation and Conflict

May 2018