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Department hosts International Forum for German and Spanish in the Professions

October 19, 2016

IFGSP Keynote Speaker

Roger Heitzeg gives the keynote address, “Experience of a German Company in Mexico.” (Photo courtesy of Clemson University.)

The Department of Languages and the German and Spanish Programs hosted the International Forum for German and Spanish in the Professions on September 28, 2016. This conference, the sixth in the annual German conference series, was held in the Hendrix Center Ballroom on the Clemson University campus. German companies from the region with markets and investments in Latin America were in attendance.

IFGSP Roundtable

Students participate in a roundtable discussion. (Photo courtesy of Clemson University.)

In addition, students of German and Spanish from Clemson, Kennesaw State and USC-Upstate majoring in other fields such as engineering, business and international trade participated. Events included a keynote address by Roger Heitzeg of Robert Bosch LLC and a panel discussion on challenges and opportunities in Latin America. Finally, there was a roundtable session in which students had the opportunity to speak with representatives of attending companies.