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2019 Economic Development Club Symposium

Friday, Feb 15 2019 at 8:30 am - 6:00 pm EST

165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

Yale School of Management is hosting the annual Economic Development Symposium on Friday, February 15 at Yale SOM's Evans Hall. The Symposium is the SOM Economic Development Club's flagship event, designed to bring together senior thought leaders, practitioners, and investors from think tanks, academia, government, international organizations, NGOs, and the private sector who want to foster social impact through economic development. It is a platform for debate and actionable recommendations on pressing economic development issues in emerging markets and the U.S.

This year’s Symposium will highlight big ideas in the field, including Opportunity Zones, The AmazonHQ Contest, The Future of Work in the Digital Age, Community Wealth Building, Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships, Childhood Investment in the first 1000 Days, Scaling Science, and Climate Resilient Development.