Presentations

Global Value Chains and the Changing Geography of Development

Apr 13, 2016   |   Padova, Italy    |   Gary Gereffi
Segnavie Lecture
The presentation covers four main areas: the new global economy; the definition of a Global Value Chain (GVC); GVC competition between China and Mexico; and GVCs and emerging economies.
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North Carolina in the Global Economy

Oct 20, 2015   |   Raleigh, NC, USA    |   Lukas Brun
mfgCON NC State University
mfgCON brought together stakeholders to discuss manufacturing in NC. This presentation highlighted CGGC’s NC in the Global Economy website which applies the framework to NC industries, using the furniture industry as an example of available analysis.
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Wheat Value Chain and Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa Region

Oct 11, 2015   |   Ithaca, NY, USA    |   Ghada Ahmed, Danny Hamrick, Gary Gereffi
2nd International Conference on Global Food Security Cornell University
This was a poster presentation presented by Ahmed and Hamrick.
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Global Value Chain Analysis of Food Security and Food Staples for Major Energy- Exporting Nations in the Middle East and North Africa: Russia Focus

Sep 08, 2015   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Ghada Ahmed
Strategic Multi-Layer Assessment, Department of Defense


The Wheat Value Chain and Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa

Jun 20, 2015   |   Milan, Italy    |   Ghada Ahmed
International Affairs Institute (IAI) of Rome and the OCP Policy Center of Rabat, Seminar on Linking Food Security to Sustainable Agricultural Policies in the Mediterranean


Public-Private Partnerships in Global Value Chains: Can They Actually Benefit the Poor?

Jun 17, 2015   |   Copenhagen, Denmark    |   Ajmal Abdulsamad
Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Annual Meeting

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The Wheat Value Chain and Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa

Feb 26, 2015   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Danny Hamrick, Ghada Ahmed
2015 Middle East Dialogue

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Rwanda Warehouse Receipt System

Feb 15, 2015   |   Rome, Italy    |   Lukas Brun
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Presentation to the Joint Leadership Network for African Agriculture - a collaborative project with the Rockefeller Foundation and Oxfam America on the 10 major agricultural innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Can Public-Private Partnerships Actually Benefit the Poor?

Jan 29, 2015   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Ajmal Abdulsamad, Shawn Stokes
USAID Microlinks Seminar Series
This panel presented research findings on USAID-supported partnerships and upgrading trajectories experienced in the cocoa sector in Indonesia, the coffee sector in Rwanda, and the horticulture sector in Kenya. This research examines what historical PPPs
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North Carolina in the Global Economy

Nov 12, 2014   |   Chapel Hill, NC, USA    |   Lukas Brun
World View Community College Symposium
Lukas Brun gave this presentation on the NC in the GLobal Economy website at the World View Community College Symposium, held at the UNC Friday Center.
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The Apparel Value Chain and Trade Policy in the Americas

Oct 16, 2014   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Stacey Frederick, Jennifer Bair
U.S. Chamber of Commerce


Shifting Governance Structures in the Wheat Value Chain: Implications for Food Security in the Middle East and North Africa

Sep 26, 2014   |   Rome, Italy    |   Ghada Ahmed, Danny Hamrick, Gary Gereffi
Global Value Chains and Trade Policies for Food and Nutrition Security Workshop Roma Tre University

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New NC in the Global Economy (NCGE) Features

Apr 21, 2014   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Stacey Frederick
Forum on North Carolina in the Global Economy
Stacey Frederick gave this presentation at Duke-CGGC. It provides an overview of the new features on the 2014 version of the NC in the Global Economy website.
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Wheat Global Value Chains, Global Corporations and Food Security in MENA

Jan 07, 2014   |   Doha, Qatar    |   Gary Gereffi, Ghada Ahmed
Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy Workshop


Who is the Nanotechnology Economy? Obstacles and Methods of Identifying and Estimates of U.S. Nano Firms & Workers

Nov 04, 2013   |   Santa Barbara, CA, United States    |   Stacey Frederick
Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Conference

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Method and Platform for Identifying Stakeholders in the Nanotechnology Economy

Oct 28, 2013   |   Boston, MA, United States    |   Stacey Frederick
S.NET
This presentation provides an overview of a method to identify the firms and organizations involved in the nano economy throughout the value chain and introduces a new web-based platform to disseminate the information.
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Twelve Years of Nanotechnology in Mexico (2000 - 2012)

Oct 28, 2013   |   Boston, MA, United States    |   Stacey Frederick, Edgar Lau Záyago, Guillermo Foladori, Edgar Arteaga
S.NET

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The Economic Impact of the High Point Market

Oct 18, 2013   |   High Point, NC, USA    |   Lukas Brun, Bill Lester
High Point Market Press Breakfast Presentation
The Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University was engaged by the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) to conduct a comprehensive economic and fiscal impact of the High Point Market located in High Point, NC.
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Quantifying the Nanotechnology Workforce: Methods, Barriers & Estimates

Jun 28, 2013   |   Milan, Italy    |   Stacey Frederick, Rachel Parker
SASE Annual Meeting
The SASE meeting was held at the University of Milan.

Medical Devices Global Value Chain: Opportunities and Challenges for Upgrading

Mar 20, 2013   |   San Jose, Costa Rica    |   Gary Gereffi
Life Sciences Forum
Gereffi gave a presentation at the Life Sciences Forum in San Jose Costa Rica based on results of CGGC's 2013 report on Costa Rica in the Medical Devices Global Value Chain: Opportunities for Upgrading.
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The NSPS Shipbuilding Value Chains

Jan 25, 2013   |   Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Lukas Brun, Gary Gereffi, Andrew Guinn
NSPS Shipbuilding

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The NSPS Shipbuilding Value Chains (Ships Start Here Panel)

Jan 24, 2013   |   Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Lukas Brun
NSPS Shipbuilding - Ships Start Here Panel

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The NSPS Shipbuilding Value Chains (Lunenburg Press Presentation)

Jan 24, 2013   |   Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Lukas Brun
Lunenburg Press Presentation

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New Trends in Value Chain Upgrading: Lessons from Large and Small Countries

Sep 20, 2012   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
USAID Breakfast Seminar
This presentation highlights new findings on global value chain (GVC) upgrading in large and small economies. Drawing on emerging research, Gary Gereffi discusses several factors related to new trends in GVC upgrading. Keywords: Brazil, Costa Rica
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The Coal Industry Value Chain and Competitiveness

Jul 17, 2012   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Ghada Ahmed, Ajmal Abdulsamad
Briefing presentation to U.S. Congress
The presentation gives an overview of the coal industry. Affected companies discussed how they are responding to trends and technology and policy paths that would allow coal to remain an affordable energy source while addressing environmental impacts.
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California in the Nanotechnology Economy (2012)

May 07, 2012   |   Santa Barbara, CA, USA    |   Stacey Frederick, Rich Appelbaum, Barbara Harthorn
CNS Research Summit and NSF Site Visit
Poster presentation for the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) Research Summit and NSF Site Visit.
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Smart Grid and the North Carolina Business Community

May 01, 2012   |   Charlotte, NC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
NC Smart Grid Technical Forum

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The Coal Industry Value Chain and Competitiveness

Apr 30, 2012   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Ghada Ahmed, Ajmal Abdulsamad
The Coal Value Chain: Exploring Policy Options for Technological Advancement Workshop
This meeting is the first in a multi-stakeholder dialogue focusing on technology and policy pathways that would allow coal to remain an affordable energy resource while also addressing environmental impacts.

Latin America's Prospects for Upgrading in Global Value Chains

Mar 14, 2012   |   Mexico City, Mexico    |   Gary Gereffi
Latin America's Prospects for Upgrading in Global Value Chains El Colegio de México
Keynote address at a conference co-sponsored by ECLAC (UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean), the Inter-American Development Bank, OECD, and the World Bank at El Colegio de México.

Global Value Chains in the Ocean Technology Sector

Jan 24, 2012   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun
Presentation to Canada's Department for International Affairs and Foreign Trade (DFAIT)
Gary Gereffi and Lukas Brun present the implications of the Nova Scotia Ocean Technology report to the work of trade commissioners.
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Skills for Upgrading: Workforce Development and Global Value Chains in Developing Countries

Nov 17, 2011   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Karina Fernandez-Stark, Phil Psilos
Gary Gereffi, Karina Fernandez-Stark and Phil Psilos (RTI) present the "Skills for Upgrading" project overview, key findings and recommendations, highlighting how workforce development initiatives can contribute to global value chain upgrading.
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Nova Scotia's Ocean Technologies

Oct 20, 2011   |   Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Mary Turnipseed
GVC Analysis in the Ocean Technology Sector Workshop
This presentation was given to stakeholders in Nova Scotia’s ocean technology sector. It provided preliminary findings from the CGGC report. The workshop was organized by Canada’s Department for Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (EDRT).
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Smart Grid and the Research Triangle Region

Oct 11, 2011   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Prepared for the Wake County Economic Development Board Meeting

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Smart Grid in the Research Triangle: the "Who" and the "What"

Sep 28, 2011   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Prepared for the Triangle J Council of Governments Board of Delegates meeting

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Global Value Chain Analysis: A Competitiveness Framework for Ocean Technologies Companies in Nova Scotia

Jun 08, 2011   |   Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Gary Gereffi
ERDT Seminar on “Analyzing Global Value Chains: Canada’s Trade and Nova Scotia’s Ocean Technologies Sector"
Gary Gereffi presents to senior government officials and company representatives the applications of GVC analysis to the ocean technology sector. The seminar was organized by the Department for Economic and Rural Development and Tourism (ERDT).
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California in the Nanotechnology Economy (2011)

May 03, 2011   |   Santa Barbara, CA, USA    |   Stacey Frederick, Rich Appelbaum, Barbara Harthorn, Patrick Herron
CNS Research Summit and NSF Site Visit
Poster presentation for the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) Research Summit and NSF Site Visit.
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Smart Grid: Core Firms in the Research Triangle

Apr 08, 2011   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Prepared for the Research Triangle Clean Tech Cluster

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A Value Chain Research Approach to Nanotechnology: a Framework for Competition and Collaboration

Mar 02, 2011   |   Santa Barbara, CA, USA    |   Stacey Frederick
CNS Seminar Speakers Series

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Manufacturing Jobs in Clean Energy Value Chains

Feb 08, 2011   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference

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Global Value Analysis and its Implications for Measuring Global Trade

Feb 02, 2011   |   Geneva, Switzerland    |   Gary Gereffi
World Trade Organization Global Forum on Trade Statistics, “Measuring Global Trade – Do We Have the Right Numbers?”


Improving Competitiveness in the Textile-Apparel Industry in Nicaragua and the United States

Nov 24, 2010   |   Managua, Nicaragua    |   Gary Gereffi
Presentation to USAID and CNZF
This presentation and discussion were organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Free Zones Commission (CNZF, Government of Nicaragua), at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Managua, Nicaragua.

Global Value Chain Consolidation and Upgrading in Developing Countries (Apparel and Services)

Oct 25, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
World Bank-International Labor Organization (ILO) workshop on “Trade and Employment Post-Crisis.


Office Hours with Marcy Lowe on Green Jobs

Oct 08, 2010   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Webcast
In this webcast, Marcy Lowe, CGGC Senior Research Analyst, discusses her latest study, which found that the United States is well-positioned to be a leader in producing batteries for electric cars.
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Clean Energy Transportation: The Case for U.S. Jobs

Jun 24, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Aspen Institute Congressional Breakfast
Congressional breakfast hosted by the Aspen Institute.
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U.S Passenger and Transit Rail Equipment Manufacture: Final Data

Jun 23, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
TMAP Meeting #3
This presentation was given at the Transportation Manufacturing Action Plan (TMAP) Task Force Meeting convened by The Apollo Alliance.
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Offshore Services in Latin America: A Regional Approach to Competitiveness

May 07, 2010   |   Chicago, IL, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Karina Fernandez-Stark
Industry Studies Association Conference


The Apparel Industry and the Crisis: A Global Value Chain Analysis

May 06, 2010   |   Chicago, IL, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Stacey Frederick
Industry Studies Association Conference


Passenger and Transit Rail Vehicles: The U.S. Supply Chain

May 04, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference

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Identifying Clean Energy Jobs: A Value Chain Approach

May 03, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference

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Value Chain Analysis of the U.S. Bus Industry: Key Findings

Feb 25, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
White House Briefing
Senior Research Analyst Marcy Lowe was invited to attend a White House briefing with the President’s Council on Environmental Quality, organized by the American Public Transit Association.
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U.S. Transit Bus Industry: A Value Chain Analysis

Jan 14, 2010   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Capitol Hill Briefing
Capitol Hill briefing on the job creation and economic development impacts of public transportation, organized by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute.
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Covering the Green Jobs Debate Webinar

Nov 19, 2009   |   St. Petersburg, FL, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Poynter's News University

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Low-Carbon Competitiveness and U.S. Hybrid Trucks

Oct 28, 2009   |   Atlanta, GA, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Hybrid Truck Users Conference (HTUF)
Marcy Lowe presented outcomes from Chapter 9 of the Manufacturing Climate Solutions report series on hybrid drivetrains for trucks at CALSTART\'s HTUF conference in Atlanta, GA.
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The Promotion of Trade and Investment in Iber-America: Is Regional Promotion Possible? (In Spanish)

Oct 21, 2009   |   Cancun, Mexico    |   Gary Gereffi, Mario Castillo, Karina Fernandez-Stark
RedIbero Meeting
CGGC was invited to present the main findings of an IDB Policy Brief at an annual RedIbero meeting, with the title, "La Promoción del Comercio y la Inversión en Iberoamérica ¿Podemos avanzar hacia la promoción regional?"
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Six Competitive Characteristics of the Hybrid Truck Industry

Jun 11, 2009   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Marcy Lowe
Capitol Hill Briefing
Marcy Lowe was invited to speak at a Capitol Hill briefing kick-off event organized by clean transportation group, CALSTART. At this event, a CGGC study that highlights jobs created in truck manufacturing was highlighted.
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Manufacturing Climate Solutions in a Carbon-Constrained World

Feb 05, 2009   |   Washington, DC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Marcy Lowe
Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference

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A Value Chain Approach to Understanding the Impact of Nanotechnology

Jan 23, 2009   |   Santa Barbara, CA, USA    |   Stacey Frederick, Rachel Parker, Rich Appelbaum, Gary Gereffi
CNS Research Summit and NSF Site Visit
Poster presentation for the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) Research Summit and NSF Site Visit.
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Global Services Offshoring: Trends and Impact in Latin America and the Caribbean

Nov 18, 2008   |   Santiago, Chile    |   Gary Gereffi, Karina Fernandez-Stark
Inversion Extranjera en Servicios Corporativos Offshore en America Latina

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Beyond the Sunbelt: Southern Economic Development in a Global Context

Apr 14, 2008   |   Chapel Hill, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
Global American South Conference
Gary Gereffi participated on the panel on Trade with China and India, speaking on "How NC Can Compete with China and India in the Contemporary Global Knowledge Economy." The conference was held at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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Nanotechnology, Commercialization & Innovation: North Carolina

Feb 17, 2008   |   Boston, MA, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Stacey Frederick
AAAS Annual Meeting

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North Carolina in the Global Economy: A New Look at Global Competition, Local Jobs and the Role of Research Universities

Feb 06, 2008   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
Presentation to the Center for International Studies
Lecture by Gary Gereffi on global competition, local jobs and the role of research universities in North Carolina. The lecture was held at the John Hope Franklin Center, Duke University.
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China's Impact on North Carolina's Major Industries

Sep 06, 2007   |   Chapel Hill, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing
Gereffi gave a testimony on how trade with China has affected NC's economy as part of the “China’s Impact on the North Carolina Economy: Winners and Losers” hearing on Sept. 6, 2007. View website: www.uscc.gov/hearings/2007hearings/hr07_09_06.php
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Nanotechnology in a Global Context: North Carolina

Mar 29, 2007   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi, Stacey Frederick, Ryan Ong
Nanotechnology and the Emerging Global Knowledge Economy

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Duke Campus Club Talk

Oct 24, 2006   |   Durham, NC, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
Dr. Gary Gereffi presented a talk titled "North Carolina in the Global Economy: How to compete with and learn from China, Mexico and Italy in the 21st century."
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Developing Research Synergies between Academia and Business: The North Carolina in the Global Economy Project at Duke University

Sep 08, 2006   |   East Lansing, MI, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
Michigan State University
Dr. Gereffi provided the keynote speech at this international symposium to explore models for technological upgrading and economic development.
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The Fiber-Textile-Apparel Value Chain: Mexico and China Compared

Mar 06, 2006   |   Naciones Unidas, Mexico    |   Gary Gereffi
First Forum on Opportunities in the Economic and Trade Relationship Between China and Mexico in a Latin American Context

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