Summit Schedule

All sessions will be held in the Rhodes Conference Room, Sanford School of Public Policy unless otherwise noted with **

 

 

Time

Topic

Moderators

Panelists

5:00 - 5:30 pm

Welcoming Remarks

Washington Duke Inn, Forest Room

Gary Gereffi, Duke University (US)
Frederick Mayer, Duke University (US)
 

5:30 - 7:00 pm

GVCs and Their Significance for International Organizations:** What role is the GVC paradigm playing in international organizations? What are the key issues for policy and governance? Frederick Mayer, Duke University (US) Gary Gereffi, Duke University (US)
Will Milberg, The New School for Social Research (US)
Anabel González, World Bank (US)
Anders Aeroe, ITC (Switzerland)
7:00 - 7:45 pm
RECEPTION**
Washington Duke Inn, Ambassador Room  
8:00 - 9:30 pm
DINNER**
Washington Duke Inn, Ambassador Room  

Time

Topic

Moderators

Panelists

8:45 - 10:30 am GVCs, Labor and Inclusive Development: When does “social upgrading” accompany economic upgrading in GVCs? What policies best promote inclusive, sustainable development? Raphael Kaplinsky, Open University (UK)
Jennifer Bair, University of Colorado-Boulder (US)
Anne Posthuma, ILO (Brazil)
Ramón Padilla-Pérez, UN ECLAC (Mexico)
Andrew Hutson, EDF (US)
11:00 - 12:45 pm Small and Low-Income Countries in Value Chains: How can small and low-income countries position themselves to benefit from GVCs? What role can regional value chains (RVCs) play in economic development? Stephanie Barrientos, University of Manchester (UK)
Dev Nathan, Institute for Human Development (India)
Moono Mupotola, African Development Bank (Cote d'Ivoire)
Jeanne Downing, USAID (US)
Andreas Spring-Heinze, GIZ (Germany)
Atul Mehta, IFC/World Bank (US)
1:00 - 2:00 pm
LUNCH
   
2:15 - 4:00 pm Measuring the Economic and Social Impact of Value Chains: How can we better measure trade, finance, and other economic and social outcomes? Where are the current data gaps, and what new measurements would provide more in-depth and useful information for policy makers? Tim Sturgeon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US)
Karina Fernandez-Stark, CGGC (US)
Ivo Havinga, UN Statistics Division (US)
William Powers, USITC (US)
MIchael Ferrantino, World Bank (US)
Aaron Sydor, DFAID (Canada)
5:00 - 6:30 pm

Keynote Address: Global Value Chains and the New World of Trade** (open to the public)

Pascal Lamy,former Director-General, WTO (Switzerland)

Currently at Notre Europe, (France)

Fleishman Commons, Sanford School of Public Policy (US)  
6:30 - 7:15 pm
RECEPTION**
Sanford School of Public Policy (Lobby)  
7:30 - 9:00 pm
DINNER**
Parizade Restaurant  

Time

Topic

Moderators

Panelists

8:30 - 10:15 am The Role of Industrial Policy in Global Value Chains: What new forms of industrial policy are emerging to reflect GVCs? How can GVC-oriented policies more effectively promote competitiveness and inclusive economic development? John Pickles, UNC-Chapel Hill (US)
Nicola Phillips, University of Shefield (UK)
Patrick Low, Fung Global Institute (Hong Kong)
Carlo Pietrobelli, Inter-American Development Bank (US)
Daria Taglioni, World Bank (US)
10:45 - 12:30 pm The Future of GVCs and Global Trade: How will trade rules and business strategy intersect shape the form of GVCs in the future? Are we likely to see more or less concentration within value chains? Will regional chains become more or less prominent? How will the emergence of new economic powers affect the global pattern of trade? Cornelia Staritz, Austrian Foundation for Development Research (ÖFSE) (Austria)
Mike Morris, University of Cape Town (South Africa)

Bernard Hoekman, EUI (Italy)
Simon Newnham, G20 Taskforce (Australia)
Raed Safadi, OECD (France)

12:30 - 2:00 pm
LUNCH PANEL**

Academic Reflections on GVCs and International Organizations (open to the public): What will be the most significant impact of GVCs on international organizations in the next 3-5 years?

Sanford School of Public Policy, Room 04 (Ground Level)

Gary Gereffi, Dept. of Sociology and Director, CGGC, Duke University Stephanie Barrientos, Raphael Kaplinsky, Dev Nathan, John Pickles, Cornelia Staritz, and Tim Sturgeon.  Each panelist will give a 5 minute statement, with Q&A to follow
2:15 - 4:00 pm Looking Ahead: Challenges for Development Policy and International Organizations: How can GVC analysis better inform international policies? What are the most important lessons learned to date from efforts to apply GVC analysis? Gary Gereffi, Duke University (US)
Frederick Mayer, Duke University (US)
OPEN DISCUSSION

Time

Topic

Location

 

9:00 - 12:00 am **Optional Session for Academic Researchers and Other Interested Participants: What Have We Learned? What new academic research is needed to help international organizations and national governments pursue more effective policies? What are the main ways we can disseminate the main findings from this conference to relevant stakeholders and constituencies? King's Daughters Inn  

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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