GPPI Hosts 2012 Conference: Business and Global Development: Changing Players, Problems, and Policies
February 22, 2012
|WHO:||Georgetown Public Policy Institute's annual policy conference brings academics, policymakers, and public policy students to Capitol Hill to discuss pressing and complex social issues of the day. This year's conference, Business and Global Development: Changing Players, Problems, and Policies, will address issues facing international development, U.S. policymaking in the developing world, and the transformation of business and development worldwide.
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
GPPI will host an all-day conference to discuss policies related to business and global development.
9:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. | Promoting Business for Development: Innovations in US Policy
Moderator: Holly Wise, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
11:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. | New Actors in Global Economic Development
Moderator: Dr. Ann Van Dusen, Director, Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, Master’s Program in Global Human Development
1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. | Keynote Address
Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
2:15 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. | Cutting Edge Solutions for Development on the Ground
Moderator: William Novelli, Distinguished Professor of the Practice, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
More information: www.gppiconference.org
|WHEN:||Friday, February 24th – 9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.|
|WHERE:||Cannon House Office Building
Cannon Caucus Room
|SPONSORS:||Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI)|
Media interested in attending must RSVP to Maggie Moore at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials.
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