The Oklahoma State University School of Global Studies and Partnerships, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology, presented the first OSU Global Briefing Series event of 2018, titled China’s Belt and Road Initiative: What it means to the world, what it means to OSU, on Tuesday, April 24, at 6 p.m. in Room 108 Wes Watkins Center.
The event included an overview of the Belt and Road Initiative by keynote speaker Tony Nash, the founder and CEO of the data analytics firm Complete Intelligence. Nash also discussed the potential consequences for both the global economy and geopolitics.
Following Nash’s talk, there was a panel discussion with OSU College of Education, Health and Aviation Associate Professor Stephen P. Wanger; School of Civil and Environmental Assistant Professor Joshua Li; and Ph.D. student Tong Wu from the College of Education, Health and Aviation. The panel provided additional depth and context to the project and identify potential areas for OSU collaboration.