Annual Report 2013 - Page 5

American Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia Exploring Opportunities to Advance Business-University Cooperation On March 28th, 180 high profile guests from the academic, business and government community gathered in Aleksandar Palace to attend AmCham’s conference on “Exploring Opportunities to Advance Business-University Cooperation”. President Ivanov opened the conference and the keynote speaker was Professor Gregory Fairchild of Darden Business School, one of the world’s leading business schools. Professor Fairchild’s impressive experience in the U.S. corporate and academic worlds offered practical and relevant insights into the way world-class higher learning institutions can cooperate with companies to the benefit of all. The conference included workshops with local businesspeople, university leadership and relevant ministry representatives to exp