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Cardozo Law Hosts Private Sector-Public Sector Forum Featuring Prominent Speakers

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NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governments around the world have made it a priority to spark entrepreneurship and innovation-led growth. But there is little consensus about how governments and the private sector can best work together to bring about such growth. This conference will link science, business and policy-making by exploring the role of governments and the private sector in financing innovation. 

The conference brings together representatives from three paradigmatic jurisdictions - France, Israel and the United States - to compare different approaches taken by leading countries on innovation policy. Leading investors and entrepreneurs from each country will explore how the private sector responds to and builds upon these government policies to bring tomorrow's promising technologies to market.  This dialogue will help to surface best practices across countries, businesses and policies, and lay a foundation for continued engagement about how best to harness law and capital to promote innovation for economic growth.  

Please go to www.cardozo.yu.edu/events/innovationecosystem to register.

June 30, 2014 
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

Speakers Include:

H.E. FRANÇOIS DELATTRE, Ambassador of France in the United States
H.E. IDO AHARONI, Consul General in New York, State of Israel
MARIANA MAZZUCATO, Author of "The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths"; R.M. Phillips Professor in the Economics of Innovation, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
SCOTT STERN, David Sarnoff Professor of Management and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NILI SHALEV, Minister of Economy to North America, State of Israel
DOUG RAND, Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States of America
URI LEVINE, Founder & President at Waze; Chairman at FeeX
GEORGES NAHON, CEO at Orange Labs, Silicon Valley, Orange Telecommunications
BRAD BURNHAM, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures

Conference Directors:
SOPHIE L'HELIAS DELATTRE, Senior Fellow, The Heyman Center
VAL MYTEBERI, Program Director, The Heyman Center

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