Presentations

Global Value Chains & Development

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: Exploring Frontiers in Inclusive Market Development
Contextual changes characterized by the globalization of agricultural value chains not only influence patterns of production, competition, and trade; they also offer potential for public-private partnerships (PPPs) to achieve development objectives.
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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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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
Room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Briefing presentation to the U.S. Congress on the Assessment of Trends Affecting the Coal Industry and Utilities. Keywords: coal, U.S. Congress, Bank of America, Nicholas Institute and Nicholas School of the Environment.
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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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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
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
Gary Gereffi and Lukas Brun present to the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service 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   |   Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, Mary Turnipseed
Gary Gereffi, Lukas Brun, and Mary Turnipseed present to stakeholders in Nova Scotia’s ocean technology sector preliminary findings from their report.
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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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Global Value Chains: Impacts and Implications

Jun 08, 2011   |   Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada    |   Aaron Sydor
Aaron Sydor, Office of the Chief Economist, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada presents why and how GVC analysis affects international trade.
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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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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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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.

Educating a 21st Century Green and Sustainable Workforce

Nov 15, 2010   |   Atlanta, GA, USA    |   Gary Gereffi
The Americas Competitiveness Forum IV


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.


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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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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Nanotechnology, Commercialization & Innovation: North Carolina

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

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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
Gary Gereffi’s testimony is part of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on “China’s Impact on the North Carolina Economy: Winners and Losers” which took place in Chapel Hill, NC on September 6, 2007.
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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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