Venue: Black Sheep Restaurant, Kendall Hotel
|6:00 to 9:00 pm||Drinks and appetizers will be served. A $20 contribution is kindly requested.|
Venue: The MIT Faculty Club
|8:30 to 9:00 AM||Continental breakfast.|
|9:00 to 9:30 AM||Welcome: |
Adele Santos , Dean, School of Architecture and Planning.
Richard Locke, Head, Political Science Department.
Amy Glasmeier, Head, Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
Bish Sanyal, Director, Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies.
|9:30 to 10:45 AM||Panel I: Labor.|
Chair: Richard Locke, MIT.
Rosemary Batt, Cornell University.
Alberto Fuentes, MIT.
Roberto Pires, Institute for Applied Economic Research, Brazil.
|11:00 to 12:15 PM||Panel II: Local Economic Development.|
Chair: Meenu Tewari, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Mansueto Almeida, Institute for Applied Economic Research, Brazil.
Salo Coslovsky, New York University.
Anuradha Joshi, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
|12:30 to 1:30 PM||Buffet lunch|
|"Bringing State Capability Back In"|
Lant Pritchett, Professor of Practice, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
|1:45 to 3:00 PM||Panel III: Learning from Evaluation.|
Chair: Bish Sanyal, MIT.
Raquel Gomes, Oxfam, Washington.
Monica Romis, Inter-American Development Bank.
Gabrielle Watson, Oxfam, Boston.
|3:00 to 3:20 PM||Port, sherry and coffee.|
|3:30 to 4:45 PM||Panel IV: International Development.|
Chair: Merilee Grindle, Harvard Kennedy School.
Tito Bianchi, Italian Ministry of Economic Development.
Genevieve Connors, World Bank.
Sylvia Dohnert, Department of Economic Development, Sucre, Venezuela.
Judith Morrison, Inter-American Development Bank.
Dinner and Dancing
Venue: Royal Sonesta Hotel
|6:30 to 7:15 PM||Cocktail Reception|
|7:15 to 7:30 PM||Buffet Dinner served|
|7:30 to 8:30 PM||Conversation with Tasso Jereissati,|
Senator and three-term Governor of Ceará, Brazil
Facilitator: Judith Tendler
|8:30 to 9:15 PM||Champagne and toasts: |
Hugo Beteta, Merilee Grindle
Gary Hack, Susan Eckstein
Lang Keyes, Richard Locke
|9:30 to 9:35 PM||Departmental Gift: Amy Glasmeier|
|9:35 to 9:45 PM||Prologue to dancing: Judith Tendler|
|9:45 to 11:00 PM||Dancing|
|Cash Bar available after dinner|