Registration is now open for Utah’s Diplomatic Conference on International Trade Relations, to held again at Utah Valley University on Monday, Nov. 4.

The free event, organized by UVU’s Office for Global Engagement, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Sorensen Student Center’s Grand Ballroom.

Diplomats from more than a dozen nations will join with business leaders and students in the third annual conference. The public is invited to attend, along with students and local business people.

“This conference serves as a powerful forum to exchange ideas, to network, and to collaborate with entities in the state of Utah, both economic and academic,” said Baldomero Lago, UVU’s Chief International Officer.

Topics to be addressed include free trade, foreign investment, innovation and technology, and sustainability.

Following plenary and breakout sessions, students will have the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with the consul general of a particular country or a local CEO of an international business to explore future internship and employment options.

More details can be found and pre-registration for the free sessions and luncheon done at On-site registration will also be available for the conference only.