Our Conference: Rethinking Reform

 The Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) and partners present the 2012 SAID Annual Conference entitled, Rethinking Reform: Innovations in Improving Governance. The keynote address will be given by John Githongo, CEO of Inuka Kenya Trust and the former permanent secretary for government and ethics to the president of Kenya. The conference features leading practitioners and academics at the forefront of working to improve governance outcomes worldwide. Panels will explore the following topics; transparency and accountability to fight corruption, grassroots institutional development, ICT for governance, and leadership to build accountable states.

Click here to view a detailed agenda of the day’s events.

PANELISTS & Speakers:

John Githongo (keynote speaker) – CEO, Inuka Kenya Trust, Former Permanent Secretary for Government and Ethics to the President at Kenya
Larry Diamond (moderator) – Director, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford University Stanford University
Jonas Moberg Jonas Moberg – , Head of Secretariat , Head of Secretariat at Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Angelo Izama Angelo Izama – Ugandan Journalist, Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University
Robert Klitgaard – Professor at Claremont Graduate University
Kavita N. Ramdas – Executive Director, Program on Social Entrepreneurship, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University
Warren Krafchik – Director at International Budget Partnership
Muadi Mukenge – Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at The Global Fund for Women
Katherine Casey – Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business
Alex Howard (moderator) – Gov 2.0 Correspondent at O’Reilly Media
Brian Sivak – CIO at State of Maryland
Alexander Howard – Gov 2.0 Correspondent at O’Reilly Media
Abhi Nemani – Director of Strategy at Code of America
Jeremy M. Weinstein (moderator) – Senior Fellow at FSI, Stanford University
Francis Fukuyama – Oliver Nomellini Senior Fellow at FSI, Stanford University
Hajia Amina Mohammed Az-Zubair – Former Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigreria on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Richard Messick – Senior Public Sector Specialist at The World Bank
Stacy Donohue – Director of Investments at Omidyar Network

This conference is free and open to the public. To register for the event, please complete the registration found here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2914739063

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