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International Business Workshops for Professionals in the Jacksonville community.

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The First Workshop: Hedge The Next Economic Recession

Friday, Nov 22, 2019, Talon Room, UNF

UNF faculties from Coggin College of Business and practitioners with in-depth knowledge in finance and economics are going to give us an interactive workshop on the topic of hedging practices in an economic recession. The presenters are looking forward to sharing their expertise and knowledge with our audience in an informal setting.



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Edward Cooper, Jr.

Former Chief Finance and

Risk Officer, Pruksa Real

Estate Company Ltd.

Keynote Speaker

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Dr. Oliver Schnusenberg
Professor of Finance, 

Panel Discussant

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 Sam Peluso
Director/Manager of Securities Based Lending Department, Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation,
 Jacksonville, FL

Panel Discussant   
Dr. Nilufer Ozdemir Headshot
Dr. Nilufer Ozdemir
Assistant Professor of 
Economics, UNF

Panel Discussant 
Pamela Grey
 Pamela Grey
President of Grey Investment Group, Inc., an independent firm located in Jacksonville, FL
Panel Discussant 

Participants who complete three of the four workshops will receive a certificate from Coggin's International Business Flagship Program at the end of the workshop series. For assistance with registration or logistical details, contact the program coordinator at


If you would like to know more about the program, please contact Professor Pingying Zhang at or Professor Andres Gallo at