WWS Calendar

WWS Conference on Management in the Public Sector

Mar 31, 2017 08:30AM to 06:30PM
Audience: 
Restricted to Princeton University
Speaker(s): 
Symposium organized by Steven Strauss, Visiting Lecturer in Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School - John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting Professor.

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO PRINCETON STUDENTS AND FACULTY ONLY.    To register or for more information contact Priscilla Arias at parias@princeton.edu

Friday - All talks will be in Bowl 016, unless otherwise specified

8:30-9:00 AM              Breakfast and networking

9:00-9:15 AM              Introduction concerning the day’s panels - Prof. Steven Strauss, WWS

9:15-10:15 AM            Managing Economic Development

Moderator: Martha Coven, Lecturer and John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting Professor, WWS

Jay Williams, former head of the Economic Development Administration under Pres. Obama and Mayor of Youngstown

Jed Howbert, Executive Director, Jobs and Economic Development, City of Detroit

10:15-10:30 AM          Networking break

10:30-11:45AM    What is Civic Tech?

Moderated by: Tara McGuinness, Former Senior Advisor, Federal Office of Management and Budget

Yale Fox, Founder and CEO of Rentlogic

Andrew Rasiej, Founder and CEO of Civic Hall

Jeff Merritt, NYC Innovation

Noon – 1:15 PM         Lunch Roundtable

Roundtable discussions with students and practitioners

  • Working in Economic Analysis in the Public Sector: Francesco Brindisi, NYC Office of Management and Budget
  • Managing Press Relations: Edward Wong, Beijing Bureau Chief NY Times and Eric Gertler, Chairman NY Daily News
  • Managing a Not-for-profit Justin Hendrix, Executive Director, New York City Media Lab
  • Managing the Transition to Smart Transportation: Andrew Salzberg, Head of Transportation Policy and Research, Uber
  • Urban Economic Development (RH 020) Jed Howbert, Executive Director, Jobs and Economic Development, City of Detroit , Jay Williams  and Pernell Brice, Executive Director, Dream Big Foundation
  • Managing Resiliency in an Urban setting: Terri Matthews NYC Department of Design and Construction (TBC) and Jon Siu, City of Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections
  • Technology and Government: Minerva Tantoco, formerly CTO NYC; currently special advisor to 1776 and Kristopher Carter, Co-Chair, Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics

1:15-2:30 PM  Managing the transition to autonomous vehicles

Moderator: Steven Strauss, WWS

Andrew Salzberg, Head of Transportation Policy and Research, Uber

Kristopher Carter, Co-Chair, Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics

Tom Wright, President, Regional Plan Association

2:30-2:45 PM  Networking break

2:45-4:00 PM  Managing in the Public and Private Sectors

Moderator: Eric Gertler, Chairman and Publisher NY Daily News

Kristy Sundjaja, Chief of Staff & Global Head of People, LivePerson

Minerva Tantoco, formerly CTO NYC; currently Senior Advisor to Future Perfect Ventures

Carol Raphael, Senior Advisor, Manatt Health Solutions

4:00-5:00 PM    Alumni Discussion  – Life after Woodrow Wilson School

Moderator: Barbara Hampton, Director, Graduate Career Services and Alumni Rrelations, WWS

Laura Taylor-Kale, MPA ’03, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing in International Trade Administration, Commerce Dept.

Tina Walha, MPA ’09, Innovation Team Director, Seattle Mayor’s Office

Nealin Parker, MPA ’08, Former Chief of Staff, U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development

5:00 – 6:00 PM  Reception with panelists, alumni and students