Summit Organizer

Gary Gereffi is Professor of Sociology and Director of CGGC at Duke University, where he teaches courses in economic sociology, globalization and comparative development, and international competitiveness. 

Gary Gereffi

Summit Organizer

Frederick “Fritz” Mayer is the Associate Dean for Strategy and Innovation and a Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Environment at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.

Fritz Mayer

Keynote Speaker

From September 2005 to August 2013, Pascal Lamy served for two consecutive terms as General Director- of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Pascal Lamy


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 35+ Participants

Academics, practitioners and policymakers from 12 countries

 30 Organizations

International NGOs, government agencies and universities

 4 Days

October 29 - November 1,

 9 Sessions

Covering topics critical to policy and economic development in a global world

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Duke Global Summit on Governance & Development in a Value Chain World
October 29 — November 1, 2014
Duke University, Durham, NC / USA

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