Every October in Washington DC, leading members of the entrepreneurship research and public policy communities come together to discuss the latest trends in business creation. This year is no different as we focus on New Possibilities.
Presentations based on any form of empirical data (surveys, field studies, secondary analysis of existing data, etc) related to the emergence, survival, growth, or impact of new or entrepreneurial firms are welcomed. Analyses related to business creation by women, minorities, or those in developing countries is also encouraged.
- Abstract Submissions Due by August 15, 2013
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- Database Fair Submissions Due by August 15, 2013
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The 4th Annual George Washington University (GW) Global Entrepreneurship conference will be held Thursday through Saturday, October 17-19, 2013 in Washington, DC USA. The conference events will be held at The George Washington University (GWU), The World Bank, and The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which are all about four blocks apart in downtown Washington DC.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 is for pre-conference training sessions that require a separate ticket purchased during registration. The two (2) training sessions are the Online Learning Excellence (OLE) STARS Training, and the Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Conference Certificate Program.
- Thursday, October 17, 2013 is organized as a Database Fair at The World Bank. All exhibitors promoting data sets related to firm creation, entrepreneurship, or small business (broadly defined) are invited to attend. All those that notify us of their intent to participate byAugust 15, 2013will be accommodated.
- Friday, October 18, 2013 is Public Policy Day with activities taking full advantage of the intense focus on policy development in Washington, DC and the collaboration between GWU, ICSB, SBA, OECD and the WB in developing this conference. The Conference's Co-Chairs for Public Policy are Dr. Salvatore Zecchini, Chairman of the OECD Working Group on SMEs and Entrepreneurship and Mr. Giuseppe Gramigna, Chief Economist, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
- Saturday, October 19, 2013 is Research Day and includes a full day of author presentations. Presentations based on any form of empirical data (surveys, field studies, secondary analysis of existing data, etc) related to the emergence, survival, growth, or impact of new or entrepreneurial firms are encouraged to submit byAugust 15, 2013. Notification of Acceptance byAugust 20, 2013.
Public policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and students are all encouraged to attend this unique event. Participants will have a number of opportunities to discuss current issues and the latest advances in business creation with key decision makers.
The ICSB Foundation Black Tie Gala and presentation of the Three Luminaries Awards at the U.S. Chamber of Commerceon Fridaynight is another highlight of this event. Major sponsors and organizations will be in attendance to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations that have risen to the highest level of small business and entrepreneurial achievement in either practice or academia. Tickets can be purchased separately at registration. Attendance at pre-conference training sessions also requires a separate ticket that can be purchased during registration.
Please contact the conference committee at email@example.com to discuss anything related to the conference, including sponsorship opportunities and special events. The conference committee is anxious to collaborate with new and existing sponsors to ensure the event has the most impact for attendees.
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