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3rd Annual ICSB – GW Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference

Wednesday, July 11, 2012   (0 Comments)
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You are invited attend and submit a research presentation or database fair proposal to the 3rd Annual ICSB – GW Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference in Washington, DC on 11-13 October 2012.


The conference will provide an opportunity for policy makers, scholars, and databases developers emphasizing entrepreneurship and business creation to share current issues and the latest advances. The conference has four main components: (1) a database fair with a full day of opportunities for informal discussions with database originators; (2) keynote speakers, panels, and workshops on the latest policy issues; (3) presentation of scholarly work on business creation; and (4) training sessions on important data sets.


The conference will take place over three days;

  1. Database Fair on Thursday, October 11
  2. Policy Day on Friday, October 12
  3. Research and Database Training Day on Saturday, October 13

In addition to George Washington University (GW) and the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), there is sponsorship from a variety of institutions including the World Bank/International Finance Corporation, VISA Inc. Small Business and others.


Featured delegates and presenters include;

  • Dr. Paul D. Reynolds, Research Professor of Management at The George Washington University
  • Professor David Storey, Professor of Enterprise and Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange, School of Business, University of Sussex, UK
  • Professor Salvatore Zecchini, Chairman of the OECD Working Party on SME and Entrepreneurship
  • Mr. Giuseppe Graminga, Chief Economist at US Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Dr. Thomas Cooney, ICSB President and Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Dr. J. Hanns Pichler, President of the Austrian Institute for SME Research and professor Emeritus of political economy and international development at the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna

>Click here to submit Research Presentation proposals by July 31, 2012


>Click here to submit your Database Fair proposals by 30 September 2012


Please contact Paul Reynolds [] or Ayman El Tarabishy at the ICSB International Office [] with any questions or suggestions.

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