Every year we invest lots of time to understand what some of the pressing questions are that policymakers working on innovation and entrepreneurship have on their radar.
We meet with our colleagues, we consult our partners and we engage with our networks in order to identify key challenges and the people at the forefront of addressing them.
Why do we do that? To bring all of them together at the annual IGL global conference, this year taking place at MIT and HBS on 12-14 June.
So here are some of the questions that we will be discussing this year, we hope also with you in the room.
Building on the success of last year’s IGL2017 conference, when we brought together 250 senior policymakers, practitioners and researchers from over 30 countries to discuss new policy ideas and the latest policy experiments, this year the IGL conference is heading to Boston, in partnership with Nesta, the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard, J-PAL, the Kauffman Foundation, the World Bank, and the Sloan Foundation.
Taking place on 12-14 June at HBS and MIT, IGL2018 will explore future innovation, entrepreneurship and small business policies with over 50 world-leading experts.
With 10 keynotes and panel discussions and over 13 practical sessions and workshops, IGL2018 will be an opportunity to:
We hope to see you there, but if you cannot make it, don’t forget to sign up to the IGL newsletter to learn about what was discussed then and find out about the new policy ideas to come.
This blog was originally posted on the IGL website on 23 May 2018. Read the original post here.