6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Public-Private Partnerships Powering Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Webcast available

Webcast Recap

Public-private partnerships are a key source of funding and support for small business, public infrastructure, and aspiring entrepreneurs.  The Honorable Jacques Gansler, head of the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise at the University of Maryland delivered the keynote address followed by an expert panel that discussed how small businesses and public entities can partner together and assess the potential beneficial results of public private partnerships.  


Jacques Gansler, Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise, University of Maryland


Stephen Campbell, Economist, Economics Analysis Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Sujai Shivakumar, Deputy Director, Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy, National Academies

Sue Gander, Director, Environment, Energy & Transportation Division, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices


Kent Hughes, Public Policy Scholar and former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Light refreshments and coffee will be provided.


  • Kent Hughes

    Public Policy Fellow
    Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center