USITC’s Global Value Chain (GVC) Working Group cordially invites you to attend at the upcoming virtual GVC Symposium on December 6–7, 2021. Links to register for each of the two days can be found below. You can see the full program with bios here and presentation abstracts here. Once registered, you will receive a calendar invite with a link to the day’s program (each day is a separate registration and link).

Please feel free to share this information and invitation with colleagues who might be interested in joining us. Note: the GVC Symposium will be off the record to facilitate a frank and open discussion.

Day 1: Reshaping and Building Resilience of Global Value Chains (1:00pm–4:30pm, December 6).

Register for Day 1

Session 1: Reshaping and Strengthening Global Value Chains

Chad Bown (Peterson Institute), Gary Gereffi (Duke GVC Center), Timothy Sturgeon (MIT), and private sector panelists

Session 2: Responding to Challenges Facing Global Value Chains

Caroline Fruend (UC San Diego), Christine McDaniel (GMU), Sébastien Miroudot (OECD), and private sector panelists

Day 2: Creating Inclusive, Sustainable Global Value Chains (9:00am-12:30pm, December 7)

Register for Day 2

Session 3: Creating Inclusive Global Value Chains

Stephanie Barrientos (University of Manchester), Jason Judd (Cornell University), Victor Stolzenburg (WTO), Joseph Wozniak (ITC Geneva), and private sector panelists

Session 4: Creating Sustainable Global Value Chains

Paul Brenton (World Bank), Alexander Kasterine (ITC Geneva), Ben Shepherd (Developing Trade), Daria Taglioni (World Bank), and private sector panelists

We hope you are able to attend. If you have any questions, or run into problems with the event registrations, please email us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..