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Education, Innovation & Trade: Opening Opportunity for All

  • Milbank Chapel
  • 10/11/2012, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

EVENT – Panel: 
EDUCATION, INNOVATION AND TRADE: OPENING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL

DATE/TIME: October 11, Thursday, 11:30am – 12:45pm 
LOCATION:  Milbank Chapel, Teachers College (120th Street, between Amsterdam and Broadway, New York, NY)
[Lunch immediately following in Everett Lounge]

**Featuring a dance performance by Heritage & Newcomers High School students in the Black Eyed Peas Adobe Youth Voices Academy** 
**Learn about the new initiative Innovation & Entrepreneurship@Columbia**
 
SPEAKER(S):
Francisco Sanchez, Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade and Head of the International Trade Administration
 
Henry Levin, Teachers College, Columbia University
Stacey Gillett, Office of Innovation, New York City Department of Education
Eric Verhoogen, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Amit Khandelwal, Columbia Business School
 
MODERATOR(S):
Jorge Balan, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University Global Centers
 
Description:
How can universities, the private sector and government best work together to harness the power of education, innovation and trade to expand economic, social and political opportunities around the world? How can policy makers, researchers and teachers best measure education- and trade-related contributions to future innovation? How can investment in education technology increase innovation and achievement by students of all backgrounds?
 
More info/RSVP:
For more information and to RSVP: 
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4385781992
Students are also invited to meet the Undersecretary for an informal chat before the panel discussion:
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4470447228
 
SPONSOR(S):  Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) at Teachers College; Coalition of Latino Scholars (CLS) at Teachers College; Policy Student Network (PSN) at Teachers College; Teachers College Office of Student Activities and Programs (OSAP); Teachers College Office of International Affairs (OIA); Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis (EPSA) at Teachers College; Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS); Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER); Latin American Business Association (LABA) at Columbia Business School; Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia (IE@Columbia); Urban Arts Partnership and Peapod Adobe Youth Voices Academy

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