Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Global Cities as Centers of Commerce, Education and Policy: The Philadelphia Story

Global Cities as Centers of Commerce, Education and Policy: The Philadelphia Story

  • Date / Time:
  • January 28, 2016
  • 9:30 am to 11:00 am
  • Venue:
  • Steinberg-Dietrich Hall-University of Pennsylvania
  • 3620 Locust Walk
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19104

A panel of think tanks and global oriented NGOs will present and discuss how Philadelphia is a hub for innovation in education, commerce and public policy. Welcome: Mauro Guillen, Director, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania Introduction, Overview and Highlights: the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index by James McGann, Senio Fellow, FPRI and Director, TTCSP Global Cities: The Philadelphia Story Chair: Amy Gadsden, Executive Director, Penn Global Panelists: Peter S. Longstreth, President, Philadelphia Consular Corps Association (Connecting Philadelphia to the World) Alan Luxenberg, President, Foreign Policy Research Institute, (Connecting Philadelphia to the World of Policy) John F. Smith III, Reed Smith LLP Board Chair, Global Philadelphia Association William Burke White, Director, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania (Connecting Penn to the World) Q&A: Moderator, Michael Horowitz, Senior Fellow, FPRI and Associate Director, Perry World House Concluding Remarks: James McGann


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