Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


SAID Annual Conference: Rethinking Reform Innovations in Improving Governance  
CDDRL Conference

Date and Time
March 3, 2012
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Open to the public
No RSVP required

John Githongo (keynote speaker) - CEO, Inuka Kenya Trust, Former Permanent Secretary for Government and Ethics to the President at Kenya
Larry Diamond (moderator) - Director, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford UniversityStanford University
Jonas Moberg - Head of Secretariat at Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Angelo Izama - Ugandan Journalist at Stanford University
Robert Klitgaard - Professor at Claremont Graduate University
Kavita N. Ramdas - Executive Director, Program on Social Entrepreneurship, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University
Warren Krafchik - Director at International Budget Partnership
Muadi Mukenge - Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at The Global Fund for Women
Katherine Casey - Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business
Alex Howard (moderator) - Gov 2.0 Correspondent at O'Reilly Media
Bryan Sivak - CIO at State of Maryland
Abhi Nemani - Director of Strategy at Code of America
Jeremy M. Weinstein (moderator) - Senior Fellow at FSI, Stanford University
Francis Fukuyama - Oliver Nomellini Senior Fellow at FSI, Stanford University
Hajia Amina Mohammed Az-Zubair - Former Senior Special Assistant to the President of Nigeria on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Richard Messick - Senior Public Sector Specialist at The World Bank
Stacy Donohue - Director of Investments at Omidyar Network

The Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) and partners present the 2012 SAID Annual Conference entitled, Rethinking Reform: Innovations in Improving Governance. The keynote address will be given by John Githongo, CEO of Inuka Kenya Trust and the former permanent secretary for government and ethics to the president of Kenya. The conference features leading practitioners and academics at the forefront of working to improve governance outcomes worldwide. Panels will explore the following topics; transparency and accountability to fight corruption, grassroots institutional development, ICT for governance, and leadership to build accountable states.

The complete agenda with list of panelists can be found below.

This conference is free and open to the public. 

To register for the event, please complete the registration found here:

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