Workshop 2009


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Agenda

Main Workshop Theme: Economic, Social and Environmental Restructuring in Global Value Chains

The structure of the second workshop was based on the project "Capturing the Gains: Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Production Networks and Trade," led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and focused on the themes of social and economic upgrading in the following industries:

  1. Agribusiness
  2. Low-end manufacturing
  3. High-end manufacturing
  4. Advanced services 
JULY 5 - SUNDAY
4:30-5:30 pm Orientation meeting at hotel - Forest Room
6:00 pm Grilling at Duke Faculty Club (Informal dress)
JULY 6 - MONDAY (Sanford Building- Room Rhodes 223)
8:00-8:15 am Transfer from hotel to Duke University facilities
8:15-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-11:00 am Opening session: Gary Gereffi & Stefano Micelli
All participants introduce themselves
11:00-11:30 am Coffee break
11:30-1:15 pm Presentation: Stefano Micelli & Gary Gereffi
The current international economic crisis and global value chains; followed by Q&A
1:15-2:30 pm Lunch
2:30- 3:30 pm Presentation & discussion: Stephanie Barrientos
Capturing the gains: Economic and social upgrading, global production networks and trade
3:30-4:15 pm Q&A on economic and social upgrading presentation
4:15-4:45 pm Coffee break
4:45-5:45 pm Discussion: group leaders
Sectoral research areas from DFID proposal & guidelines for team project
7:30 pm Dinner at Café Parizade restaurant
JULY 7- TUESDAY (SSRI building - Room A103)
8:00-8:15 am Transfer from hotel to Duke University facilities
8:15-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Presentation & discussion: Marco Bettiol, Mario Volpe & Stefano Micelli
Italian industrial districts and relationship to broader work on economic clusters
10:00-11:00 am Q&A on Italian industrial districts presentation
11:30-12:30 pm Duke Guided Tour
12:45-1:45 pm Lunch at the Perk- von der Heyden Pavilion at Perkins Library
1:45-2:00 pm Transfer to SSRI building
2:00-4:00 pm Discussion: Gary Gereffi, Dev Nathan & Stefano Micelli
Group organization & discussion of guidelines and expected output for team projects
4:00-5:30 pm Break out session
5:30 pm Free time
JULY 8- WEDNESDAY (SSRI building - Room A103)
8:00-8:15 am Transfer from hotel to Duke University facilities
8:15-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:15 am Presentation & discussion: Dev Nathan
Decent work agenda and big emerging countries in the context of India; followed by Q&A
10:15-1:15 pm Break out session
1:15-2:15 pm Open lunch with group
2:15-2:35 Transfer from Duke University facilities to RTI International
3:00-5:00 pm Field trip to RTI - International (Research Triangle Institute International http://www.rti.org/)
5:30pm Free time
JULY 9- THURSDAY (SSRI building - Room A103)
8:00-8:15 am Transfer from hotel to Duke University facilities
8:15-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-11:00 am Group feedback & discussion
Each group will have 30 minutes to highlight their ideas and major questions
11:00-12:30 pm Break out session
12:30-1:30 pm Open lunch with group
1:30-3:00 pm Selected topics on global value chain and industrial districts
3:00-4:30 pm Group presentations preparation
5:40 pm Transfer from hotel to Vin Rouge restaurant
6:00 pm Dinner at Vin Rouge
8:00 pm American Dance Festival: ‘Pilobolus’ at Durham Performing Arts Center (semi-formal attire/ no jeans or t-shirts)
JULY 10- FRIDAY (SSRI building - Room A103)
8:00-8:15 am Transfer from hotel to Duke University facilities
8:15-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Final group presentation
Group ‘Food & agriculture’ 40 minutes presentation followed by 20 minutes Q&A
10:00-11:00 am Final group presentation
Group ‘Low-tech manufacturing’ 40 minutes presentation followed by 20 minutes Q&A
11:00-11:30 am Coffee break
11:30-12:30 pm Final group presentation
Group ‘High-tech manufacturing’ 40 minutes presentation followed by 20 minutes Q&A
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch at George’s Garage
2:00-3:00 pm Final group presentation
Group ‘Services & knowledge economy’ 40 minutes presentation followed by 20 minutes Q&A
3:00-4:00 pm Recapping of main themes: review and future research agenda
4:00-5:00 pm Closing cerimony
6:15-6:30 pm Transfer from hotel to dinner location


Faculty

The faculty of the ISRW is composed by an international group of professors, researchers, and experts in the themes of the workshop.

Some of the faculty of the 2010 event are:

 

Participants

The Duke-VIU workshop, summer 2009, had an international group of participants. The group met for one week at the Duke campus located in Durham, North Carolina (USA). Twenty-one participants from almost every continent had the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas. In addition, this workshop is the perfect setting for establishing future research collaboration. The group was led by an international faculty team, experts in global value chains, industrial districts and social studies.

Name
National Origin Affiliation
Aversa Paolo Italy University of Bologna
Bamber Penny Zimbabwe/UK Universidad de Chile
Chen Ling China Johns Hopkins University
Christian Michelle USA Duke University
De Almeida Mansueto Brazil Brazilian Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
De Marchi Valentina Italy University of Padova
Fernandez-Stark Karina Chile Duke University
Finotto Vladi Italy Ca' Foscari University
Funkenstein Jakob Germany Universitat Kassel
Giansoldati Marco Italy Ca' Foscari University
Goger Annelies USA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gui Lorenzo Italy University of Udine
Khattak Amira Pakistan The University of Auckland
Mannino Ilda Italy Venice International University
N'Diaye Arielle Madagascar Université Montpellier I
Pan Fenghua China Peking University
Rissing Ben USA Duke University, Harvard University
Arianna Rossi Italy Institute of Development Studies
     
Part-time participants    
Frederick Stacey USA North Carolina State University
Lee Joonkoo South Korea Duke University
Psilos Philip USA RTI International




     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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