WWS Calendar

Management in the Public Sector

Apr 1, 2016 08:45AM to 05:15PM
Audience: 
Restricted to Princeton University
Sponsor: 

Symposium organized by Steven Strauss, Visiting Lecturer in Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School - John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting Professor.  Co-sponsored by the School's Innovations for Successful Societies.

The symposium will focus on bureaucratic performance, behavioral insights, technology, management in education, and reflections on what we have learned about leading innovations.  Please see draft agenda below, and email Elizabeth Samios (esamios@princeton.edu) to register.

8:45am - Opening Talk:  Introduction to the day by Steven Strauss

9:00am - Management in Education

Raffaella Sadun, Thomas S. Murphy Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School – Does Management Matter in Schools?

Josh Wallack, Deputy Chancellor for Strategy and Policy, New York City Department of Education 

Moderator – Dean Rouse

10:00am - Break

10:15am - Managing using Behavioral Techniques: Report from the Behavioral Insight Team and Ideas 42

Oliver J. Wise, Director – Office of Performance and Accountability, City of New Orleans

Elizabeth Linos, Behavioral Insights Team

Will Tucker, Ideas 42

 Moderator – TBD

11:15am -Technology in the Public Sector

Nigel Jacobs, Boston Office of New Urban Mechanics

Katherine Oliver, Bloomberg Associates

Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Chief Creativity Officer, Mexico City

Moderator -TBD

12:15pm - Lunch – Roundtable Discussions in Gallery

Todd Asher, Bloomberg Associates

Josh Wallack, Vice-Chancellor, NYC Public Schools 

Peggy Twohig, Assistant Director for Nonbank Supervision at the Consumer Financial Protections Bureau

Elizabeth Linos, Behavioral Insights Team

Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Chief Creativity Officer, Mexico City

Nigel Jacobs, Boston Office of New Urban Mechanics

David Ehrenberg, President and CEO, Brooklyn Navy Yard

1:30pm - Management in the Public Sector

Daniel Rogger, World Bank, Impact of Ethnic Diversity in Bureaucracies

Martin Williams, London School of Economics, Evidence from Unfinished Infrastructure in Ghana

Moderator – Professor Jennifer Widner

2:30pm - Break

2:45pm - Innovations in the Public Sector:  What Have We Learned?

Scott Cordes, Director –Innovation and Budget, City of St. Paul

Theresa Reno-Weber, Chief of Performance and Technology, Louisville Metro Government

TBD

Moderator – James Anderson, Bloomberg Foundation

4:00pm - Alumni Panel:  Managing in the Public Sector – What Do I Wish I had Leanred at WWS? (students sign up in advance)

David Ehrenberg, President and CEO, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Peggy Twohig, Assistant Director for Nonbank Supervision at the Consumer Financial Protections Bureau

Jennifer Raab, President, Hunter College, CUNY

Moderator – TBD

5:15pm - Closing/Good-bye