Global Shifts: <br />
Implications for Business, Government and Labour

Global Shifts:
Implications for Business, Government and Labour

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
June 28-30, 2012

2012 At-A-Glance Calendar

Thursday, June 28

8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Registration
Morning Afternoon

8:30-10:00: Sessions


10:00-10:15: Coffee Break


10:15: Sessions

12:00-1:00: Featured speakers – Masahiko Aoki, “On the Historical Origins of East Asian Capitalisms” and Colin Crouch, “On Labor Markets”


2:00-3:30: Sessions


3:30-3:45: Coffee Break


3:45-5:15: Sessions

Friday, June 29

8:00 am - 5:00 pm: Registration
Morning Afternoon

8:30-10:00: Sessions


10:00-10:15: Coffee Break


10:15: Sessions

12:00-1:00: Featured speaker Michèle Lamont, “Toward a Comparative Sociology of Valuation and Evaluation” and Thomas Anton Kochan, “The American Jobs Crisis and its Implications for Employment Policy”


2:00-3:30: Sessions


3:30-3:45: Coffee Break


3:45-5:15: Sessions


5:30-6:30: Presidential address


6:30-7:00: Awards Ceremony


7:00-8:30: Gala reception

Saturday, June 30

8:00 am - 12:00 pm: Registration
Morning Afternoon

8:30-10:00: Sessions


10:00-10:15: Coffee Break


10:15-11:15: Featured speaker Suzanne Berger – “Globalization and the Future of Production”

11:15-11:30: Coffee Break


11:30-1:00: Sessions

1:30-3:00: Sessions


3:00-3:15: Coffee Break


3:15-4:45: Sessions