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Major Drivers for the Development Agenda: The Trade and Development Nexus, Science and Technology, and Governance in the Extractive Industries

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Thursday, Oct 9 2014 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 (map)

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AGENDA



7:00AM-7:45AM -
Breakfast and Registration

7:45AM-8:00AM - Opening Remarks

The Hon. Christian Paradis

Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada

8:00AM-9:00AM - Plenary Panel, 'Development Challenges and Opportunities: Perspectives from the United States, Canada, and la Francophonie'

The Hon. Amadou Ba

Minister of Finance, Republic of Senegal

Jean Philippe Prosper

Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, International Finance Corporation

The Hon. Christian Paradis

Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, DFATD

Moderated by:

Daniel F. Runde

Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

9:00AM-10:15AM - The Trade and Development Nexus: Rethinking the Role of the Private Sector in Development

Klaus Tilmes

Director, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank

Virginia Brown

Director, Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform, U.S. Agency for International Development

Richard McArdle

Vice President Corporate Public Affairs, UPS

David Slack

Vice President, Government Affairs, Bombardier

Moderated by:

Ian Brodie

Research Director, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

10:15AM-11:30AM - The Role of Science and Technology: Implications for Development Policy

Alex Dehgan

Former Chief Scientist, USAID

Richard Bissell

Executive Director of Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO, MaRS Discovery District

Moderated by:

Daniel Runde

Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

11:30AM-12:30PM - Lunch and Keynote, 'The Role of the Private Sector in Development'

Keynote Speaker:

Elizabeth Littlefield

President and CEO, Overseas Private Sector Investment Corporation

Response by:

Malcom Brown

Deputy Minister of International Development, DFTATD

Moderated by:

Daniel F. Runde

Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

12:30PM-2:00PM - Best Practices in the Extractives Industry

Opening Remarks by:

The Hon. Christian Paradis

Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, DFATD

Panel Discussion:

Anita George

Senior Director for Global Practice on Energy and Extractives, World Bank Group

Daniel Dumas

Executive Director, Canadian Institute for Extractive Industries and Development

Marti Flacks

Deputy Director, Office of Energy Programs, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State

Johanna Nesseth

Manager, Development and Public Policy, Policy, Government and Public Affairs (PGPA), Chevron

Corporation Moderated by:

Daniel F. Runde

Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

2:00PM -Event ends

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Speaker(s)
Christian Paradis, Amadou Ba, Marie Carmelle Jean-Marie, Daniel F. Runde, Klaus Tilmes, Virginia Brown, and more

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