The George Washington University
School of Business: Management

ICSB-GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference

Held in October each year, the ICSB-GW Global Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Conference provides an opportunity for policy makers, scholars, and database developers emphasizing entrepreneurship and business creation to share current issues and the latest advances in the field.

The conference has four main components:

  1. A database fair with a full day of opportunities for informal discussions with database originators
  2. Presentations of scholarly work on business creation
  3. Keynote speakers, panels, and workshops on the latest policy issues
  4. Training sessions on important data sets


For its third year, the conference will be held Thursday, October 11 - Saturday, October 13.

Thursday: Database Fair (held at the IFC/World Bank!) | Friday: Policy Day | Saturday: Research and Database Training Day

Click here for the program, or visit the full site at

Please contact Michael Battaglia ( with questions or concerns regarding the October conference. We look forward to seeing you there!