Program

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. David Audretsch (Indiana University Bloomington)
Distinguished Professor
Ameritech Chair of Economic Development

Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1980
M.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1979
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Economics, Drew University, 1976

Dr. AnnaLee Saxenian (UC Berkeley)
Dean of the Information School
Professor (I School and Dept. of City and Regional Planning)

Education
BA, Economics, Williams College, 1976
MCP, City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley, 1980
Ph.D., Political Science, MIT, 1989

Dr. Colin Mason (The University of Glasgow)
Professor Of Entrepreneurship (Management) 

Education
MA, Geography & Economic History, The University of Edinburgh, 1975
PhD, Economic Geography, The University of Manchester, 1978

Professor Zong-Tae Bae (Technology Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Professor
Director of the KAIST Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE)

Education
Ph.D., Management Science, KAIST, 1987
M.S., Management Science, KAIST, 1984
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 1982

Hugo Kantis (The National University of General Sarmiento in Argentina)
Director of the Entrepreneurial Development Program and he leads a seminar-workshop for Professionals in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Latin America.

Education
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (PhD, Economía)
Växjö universitet (European Doctoral Programme in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management)

Mario Cimoli (UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Director of the Division of Production, Productivity and Management at the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Education
Ph.D., University of Sussex

 

62nd ICSB World Conference

“Towards a new world mobilized by innovative SMEs and Entrepreneurs”

Buenos Aires, June 28th – July 1st, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th   Pre-Conference Events

Venue: Professional Council of Economic Sciences

(Address: Viamonte 1549, Buenos Aires)

10:00 to 13:00 hs: PRECONFERENCE ACTIVITIES: POLICY FORUM (organized in cooperation with ECLAC-UN)

Session #1: “How should change the policy for SMES under the 4th Industrial Revolution”?

Panelists:
Jose Luis Curbelo, 
National Research Council (Spain)
Claudio Maggi, CORFO-Chilean Economic Development Agency
Winslow Sargeant, Senior Vice President of Partnerships ICSB
Zoran Gogolewski, First Secretary, Economic and Trade Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Argentina
Moderator: Alvaro Calderón – Economic Affairs Officer, Production, productivity and management Division (ECLAC-UN)

Session #2: “New developments in SMEs and Entrepreneurship policies: the Argentinean case”

Panelists:
Carolina Castro, Undersecretary of SMEs and Esteban Campero, Undersecretary of Entrepreneurs

 

PRECONFERENCE ACTIVITY #2: Doctoral Seminar

10:00 to 15:00 hs: ICSB Doctoral Seminar

 

Venue: Metropolitan Center of Design

(Address: Algarrobo 1041, Buenos Aires)

PRECONFERENCE ACTIVITY #3:  SLUSH Global Accelerator (Metropolitan Center of Design at Algarrobo 1041, BA)

15:00-17:00hs: Slush Global Impact Accelerator Pitch Competition (co-organized with the City of Buenos Aires Government)

10 to 15 entrepreneurs competing for a place at the Slush Boot Camp that would take place in Helsinki next November

 

62nd ICSB World Conference Welcome Reception

Venue: Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires– MAMBA

(Address: San Juan Ave 350)

19:00-20:00hs: ICSB President Reception (invitation only) (Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires– MAMBA) San Juan Ave 350

20:00-22:00hs: Welcome Reception at the Museum of Modern Art (MAMBA) (Address: San Juan Ave 350  Buenos Aires)

Located in a former tobacconist in the San Telmo neighborhood, its collections include over 6,000 works, including those by Josef Albers, Antonio Berni, Raquel Forner, Marta Minujín, Emilio Pettoruti, Xul Solar and Wassily Kandinsky, among many other artists.

Thursday, June 29th 

Venue: San Agustin Auditorium, Catholic University of Argentina

(Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 1300)

8:00-9:00hs: Registration

9:00-9:30hs: Opening Ceremony
Francisco Cabrera, Minister of Production, Argentina
Mariano Mayer, Secretary of Entrepreneurs and SMEs, Argentina
Ruben Ascúa, Chairman of the 62nd ICSB World Conference
Gabriela Diker, Rector of the National University of General Sarmiento
Carlos Beltran, Dean of The Economics Faculty, Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Alicia Caballero, Dean of the Economics Faculty, Catholic University of Argentina
Luca Iandoli, President of ICSB
Ayman Tarabishy, Executive Director of ICSB and Winslow Sargeant, ICSB Senior Vice President
ICSB Global Partners

9:45-11:30hs: SME Ministerial Round – “Best Initiatives by government to improve the development of Entrepreneurs and SMEs”

2017 Chair and Host by Mr. Mariano Mayer (Secretary of Entrepreneurs & SMEs, Argentina)

Peter Cazamías, Associate Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration (U.S.A.)
Alejandro Delgado Ayala, President, National Institute for Entrepreneurs, (México)
Thamsanqa Edmund Mazwai, Advisor, Ministry of Small Business Development (South Africa)
José Ricardo de Freitas Martins Da Veiga, Secretario Especial de la Micro y Pequeña Empresa (SEMPE) (Brazil)
Carlo Spagnoli, Project manager, Union camere (Italia)

11:45-12:15hs: Coffee Break & Networking

12:15-12:45hs: Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Audretsch (Indiana University) – Distinguished Professor and Ameritech

Chair of Economic Development at Indiana University. “The Resurgence of Main street Entrepreneurship in a Global Economy”

13:00-14:15hs: Lunch

14:30-16:30hs: Parallel Workshops and Sessions

16:30-16:45hs: Coffee Break & Networking

17:00-18:30hs: ECLAC Panel: The SMEs and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mariano Mayer, Secretary of Entrepreneurs and SMEs, Argentina
Monica Casalet, Latin-American Faculty of Social Sciences (Mexico)
Diego Koatz, Executive Director, Unión Industrial Argentina
Luca Iandoli, President of ICSB
Geralyn McClure Franklin, ICSB Senior Vice President for Finance & Control
Ayman El Tarabishy, Executive Director of ICSB

 

Friday 30th June

Venue: San Agustin Auditorium, Catholic University of Argentina

(Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 1300)

8:00 to 12:00 hs: ICSB Outgoing Board Meeting (by invitation only)

8:45 to 9:45 hs: Wilford White Fellows: A Tete-a-tete—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow in Small Business & Entrepreneurship The voices of experiences speak. A conversation about issues, current trends and new developments in small business and entrepre- neurship. Where are we headed in the next 10 years and areas of possible research.
Moderator: Zulma Quiñones- Past President of ICSB and member of the Wilford White Fellows

9:45 to 10:30 hs:    Keynote Talk: SME Policy in Latin America: Current status and future challenges
By: Dr. Mario Cimoli Director of the Division of Production, Productivity and Management at the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

10:30-11:00hs: Coffee Break & Networking

11:00 to 11:45 hs: Keynote Talk: The changing nature of angel investing – drivers, implications and research questions
By: Dr. Colin Mason, Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Glasgow, Editor of Venture Capital. An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance

11:45-12:15hs: Coffee Break & Networking

12:15hs-13:00hs: Keynote Talk: Humane Entrepreneurship: Concept, Theory and Practice
By: Dr. Zong-Tae Bae (Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
By: Dr. Ki-Chan Kim, Immediate Past-President of ICSB

Commentators: Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Senior Vice-President of Development ICSB. Former Chief Counsel for Advocacy in the US Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy.
Dr. Ayman El Tarabishi, Executive Director of ICSB

13:00-14:15hs: Lunch

14:30-16:15hs: Parallel Workshops & Sessions

16:30-16:45hs: Coffee Break & Networking

17:00-17:45hs: Keynote Talk: Latin-American Ecosystems in perspective: some insights from a systemic perspective
By: Dr. Hugo Kantis, Director of the Entrepreneurial Development Program (PRODEM) at the National University of General Sarmiento. (PRODEM-UNGS & Red Pymes)

20:00-23:00hs: Gala Dinner & Awards

 

Venue: Madero Tango ( Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 2150)

20:00 hs: GALA DINNER & AWARDS

We will enjoy a superb meal while experiencing the present and the past of Tango in one of the most spectacular locations next to the river and the most modern buildings of the city.

Saturday 1st July

San Agustin Auditorium, Catholic University of Argentina

(Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 1500)

8:00 to 9:00 hs: ICSB AGM Meeting (room 101 San Jose)

9:00 to 10:45 hs: Parallel Sessions (San Agustín & San José Building)

10:45 to 11:15 hs: Coffee Break & Networking

11:15 to 12:00 hs: Keynote Talk: The State of Entrepreneurship
By: Dr. Annalee Saxenian, Dean and Professor in the School of Information and professor in the De partment of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

12.15 to 13:15 hs: ICSB Academy Pitch Competition

13:15 to 14:00hs: Closing Plenary & Presentation of ICSB 2018 World Conference

Mr. Robert Lai, ICSB 2018-19 President Remarks
Ruben Ascúa, Chairman of the 62nd ICSB World Conference
Mariano Mayer, Secretary of Entrepreneurs and SMEs, Argentina

14:00 to 18:00hs: ICSB Board Incoming Meeting

 

Distances from the Hotels to the Reception & Gala

1) Welcome Reception – Venue: Museum of Modern Art (San Juan Av. 350)
Following you´ll find the distance from each hotel to the Museum.

Hotel Madero (Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360): Walking distance, 10 blocks from the museum.
Ch Madero (Azopardo 770): Walking distance, 7 blocks from the museum
NH City Buenos Aires (Bolivar 160): Walking distance,10 blocks from the museum
Kenton Palace (Defensa 383): Walking distance,8 blocks from the museum
Dazzler San Telmo (Piedras 303): 12 blocks from the museum
Esplendor Hotel (San Martin 780): Not walking distance, 20 blocks from the museum

2) Gala Dinner – Venue: Madero Tango (Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 2150)
Following you´ll find the distance from each hotel to the Museum.

Hotel Madero (Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360): Walking distance, 10 blocks from Madero Tango.
Ch Madero (Azopardo 770): Walking distance, 10 blocks from Madero Tango
NH City Buenos Aires (Bolivar 160): Not walking distance, 20 blocks from Madero Tango
Kenton Palace (Defensa 383): Not walking distance, 18 blocks from Madero Tango
Dazzler San Telmo (Piedras 303): Not walking distance,20 blocks from Madero Tango
Esplendor Hotel (San Martin 780): Not walking distance, 30 blocks from Madero Tango