The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania and Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) take great pleasure in welcoming you to Philadelphia for our G20 Foreign Policy Think Tanks Summit. We are thrilled that you will be attending our conference and taking part in the ensuing presentations and discussions. As our guest, we will make every effort to make your stay in Philadelphia as enjoyable as possible and to care for your needs throughout the conference. If you encounter any problems leading up to or during your stay, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Venue: All conference sessions will take place at Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication, which is located at: 3620 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 (215)898–7041
Date: June 3-5 2012. For a detailed break down of the schedule, click here.
Cosponsors: Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil) and Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, International Relations Program, University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Participants: Presidents, senior executives and scholars (institutionally and academically) of major think tanks that deal with foreign policy, external relations, and international relations.
Geographic Scope: Global, with an emphasis on influential or potentially influential global players from the G20 countries. Every G20 country will be represented by at least one think tank. A larger group of US think tanks will be present, as the event is being held in the United States where there tends to be a more advanced and entrenched think tank tradition
Size: Approximately 30 speakers (6 panels and 3 roundtable discussions/2 days)
Organization: Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, within the International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Output: To include publication of white papers and an edited volume on the topic of the conference