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Director Gary Gereffi, research team leaders and staff present CGGC research findings in conferences and public forums, addressing topics such as international development, the global knowledge economy, clean energy, and U.S. competitiveness. CGGC and its partners also sponsor such events, drawing on scholars and researchers from around the globe.

2009 Events

Duke-VIU 2009 International Summer Research Workshop

July 5-10, 2009  |  Durham, NC  |  Duke University
CGGC, together with Venice International University’s Center for Studies on Technologies in Distributed Intelligence Systems (TeDIS) hosted the 2009 International Summer Research Workshop around the theme of "Economic, Social and Environmental Restructuring in Global Value Chains".
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The Offshore Services Industry: A New Opportunity for Latin America (La Industria de Servicios Offshoring: Una Oportunidad para América Latina)

October 21-23, 2009  |  Cancún
Gary Gereffi, Mario Castillo and Karina Fernandez-Stark presented the paper "La Industria de Servicios Offshoring: Una oportunidad para America Latina" in the annual REDIBERO meeting, with the title, "La Promoción del Comercio y la Inversión en Iberoamérica ¿Podemos avanzar hacia la promoción regional?"
Presentation (in Spanish) IADB Policy Brief

Hybrid Day on the Hill

June 11, 2009  |  Washington, DC
A high-tech truck convoy pulled up at Capitol Hill to showcase the emergence of fuel-and-emissions-saving hybrid technology for the nation's biggest vehicles. The event, organized by clean transportation group CALSTART, unveiled a new CGGC study that highlights jobs created in truck manufacturing as well as other areas crucial to building the green economy: advanced energy storage, power electronics and control systems. Marcy Lowe was invited to speak at this Capitol Hill briefing kick-off.
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Vivek Wadhwa speaks at Innovate New York: Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship

April 1, 2009  |  New York, NY  |  The LEVIN Institute
This is the first event in the Innovate New York series of panel discussions that will explore why New York is not widely known as a hub of innovation, despite its acknowledged leadership in many fields. Examining the role of innovation across fields from finance to arts and culture, this series will convene leaders in science, technology, finance, and business with the public to discuss New York's strengths, opportunities and challenges.
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Vivek Wadhwa to talk at the National Economics Club

February 5, 2009  |  Washington, DC  |  618 H Street NW

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Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference 2009

February 5, 2009  |  Washington, DC
The February 2009 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference was organized by the Blue Green Alliance to develop partnerships between labor and environmental groups to expand job potential in the green economy. The 2,500-participant conference included a breakout panel highlighting the CGGC report Manufacturing Climate Solutions.
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