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Kogod School of Business Conference on Peace Metrics, Peace Economics, and the Role of Business - co-sponsored by PRME

The inaugural conference, Peace Metrics, Peace Economics, and the Role of Business, co-hosted by American University’s Kogod School of Business and the Institute for Economics and Peace, and co-sponsored by PRME, will be held on 5-6 April 2013 in Washington, DC.

The event will convene a range of students, academics, business practitioners, and policy-makers to develop new ideas and thinking on peace research and to establish networks to sustain conversation and the exchange of ideas. Both networking and career development opportunities are included in the program, and the Institute for Economics and Peace will select the best papers from the conference to publish in the inaugural Peace Metrics journal.

There is no fee, but in order to plan for the conference, kindly register before March 15, 2013. Participant information will be distributed and, if you would like to be included, please send a short bio and contact information.

View the initial Agenda, which will be updated in the coming weeks.

Meals: Continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided on April 5 and 6 to confirmed participants.

Date: The conference will be held on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th, beginning with registration at 8:15am on Friday and concluding after lunch, at approximately 1:30pm on Saturday.

Location: All sessions will take place at American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016. The morning sessions on April 5th will be held on the first floor of the Kogod School of Business .

Maps to the campus can be accessed here: http://www.american.edu/kogod/admissions/directions.cfm

Accommodation: The following hotels, located near the American University campus, offer competitive rates:

The Savoy Suites
2505 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: +1 202-337-9700
A group rate of $166/night has been secured. Please use this link to book.

Holiday Inn Express – Georgetown
2101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC
Phone: +1 202-338-4600
www.holidayinn.com (Washington-Georgetown)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact conferences@economicsandpeace.org.

To Register, please visit: www.economicsandpeace.org/conference