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

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

Oct
9
Thursday
 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, Second Floor Conference Room (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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