CONFERENCE PROGRAM

October 23rd
10:00am-4:30pm
City View, 1959 E St NW, 7th Floor

9:00am-9:45am: Registration

10:00am-10:30am

Welcome from the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser
Greetings George Washington School of Business, Dean, Anuj Mehrotra
Greetings from ICSB Senior Vice President of Partnerships, Winslow Sargeant
Keynote Presentation: Joseph Jye-Cherng Lyu, Chairman of Taiwan Financial Holdings

10:30am-12:00pm
Entrepreneurship Policy and the Role of the State

Moderator: Winslow Sargeant, ICSB Senior Vice President of Partnerships
Ming-Ji Wu, Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Patricia Greene, Director U.S. Department of Labor – Women’s Bureau
Juwang Zhu, Director, DSDG/DESA – United Nations
Peter Cazamias, Associate Administrator for Office of International Trade of the US Small Business Administration
Ahmed Osman, ICSB Incoming President

Working Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Julie Shields, USASBE Interim Executive Director

1:00pm-2:30pm
Finance and Access to Capital Markets

Moderator: Eugene Cornelius, ICSB Director of International Relations and Strategic Alliances
William Manger, Associate Administrator Capital Access SBA
Doyle Mitchell, President, and CEO Industrial Bank
Donald DiMartini, Senior Vice President at Citi Bank
Karim Gamal, Director and Chief of Staff, UAE Trade And Commercial Office
Stanley Au Chong Kit, Group Chairman, Delta Asia Financial Group

2:30pm-4:00pm
The Shifting Sands in Global Economic Power

Moderator: George Solomon, ICSB Editor of the Journal for Small Business Management
Hossam Farid, Advisor to the Minister for MSMEs and Entrepreneurship,
Ministry of Trade & Industry, Arab Republic of Egypt
Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief, United Nations Council for Trade and Development
Julie Shields, Interim Executive Director, USASBE
Vicki Stylianou, Executive General Manager of Advocacy and Technical at the Institute for Public Accountants / ICSB SVP Development
Leila Ndiaye, President, and CEO, Initiative for Global Development (IGD)

Gala Dinner (6:30 pm – 7:30 p.m. Reception / Dinner starts at 8:00 pm)
(1959 E St NW, City View, 7th Floor) Business Attire

October 23rd
10:00am-4:30pm
City View, 1959 E St NW, 7th Floor

9:00am-9:45am: Registration

10:00am-10:30am

Welcome from the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser
Greetings George Washington School of Business, Dean, Anuj Mehrotra
Greetings from ICSB Senior Vice President of Partnerships, Winslow Sargeant
Keynote Presentation: Joseph Jye-Cherng Lyu, Chairman of Taiwan Financial Holdings

10:30am-12:00pm
Entrepreneurship Policy and the Role of the State

Moderator: Winslow Sargeant, ICSB Senior Vice President of Partnerships
Ming-Ji Wu, Director General, Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Patricia Greene, Director U.S. Department of Labor – Women’s Bureau
Juwang Zhu, Director, DSDG/DESA – United Nations
Peter Cazamias, Associate Administrator for Office of International Trade of the US Small Business Administration
Ahmed Osman, ICSB Incoming President

Lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

1:00pm-2:30pm
Finance and Access to Capital Markets

Moderator: Eugene Cornelius, ICSB Director of International Relations and Strategic Alliances
William Manger, Associate Administrator Capital Access SBA
Doyle Mitchell, President, and CEO Industrial Bank
Donald DiMartini, Senior Vice President at Citi Bank
Karim Gamal, Director and Chief of Staff, UAE Trade And Commercial Office
Stanley Au Chong Kit, Group Chairman, Delta Asia Financial Group

2:30pm-4:00pm
The Shifting Sands in Global Economic Power

Moderator: George Solomon, ICSB Editor of the Journal for Small Business Management
Hossam Farid, Advisor to the Minister for MSMEs and Entrepreneurship,
Ministry of Trade & Industry, Arab Republic of Egypt
Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief, United Nations Council for Trade and Development
Julie Shields, Interim Executive Director, USASBE
Vicki Stylianou, Executive General Manager of Advocacy and Technical at the Institute for Public Accountants / ICSB SVP Development
Leila Ndiaye, President, and CEO, Initiative for Global Development (IGD)

Gala Dinner (6:00 pm – 7:00 p.m. Reception / Dinner starts at 8:00 pm)
(1959 E St NW, City View, 7th Floor) Cocktail Attire

For further information contact:

Conference Chairs:

Eugene Cornelius

(eugene@icsb.org)

&

Dr. George Solomon

(gsolomon@icsb.org)

Location

The George Washington University
School of Business
2201 G St NW
Washington, DC

Location

The George Washington University
School of Business
2201 G St NW
Washington, DC