CLEMSON – Clemson University will host the Language and International Trade Conference Wednesday.

The conference will provide students studying languages, engineering, business and international trade an opportunity to meet and network with members of the international business community in the Upstate.

This year’s focus for the conference will be business leadership and society’s well-being. Students will be able to attend three roundtable discussions with representatives from such organizations as BMW, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta, Delta Power Equipment Corp., the South Carolina Department of Commerce and several others. Greenville Mayor Knox White will deliver the keynote address at 10:15 a.m.

“The conference welcomes each year hundreds of students and faculty,” said Eric Touya, an associate professor of French. “Its aim is to promote student awareness of international businesses and highlight Clemson University’s relationship to the business community.”

The conference will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hendrix Student Center ballrooms A&B.