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registration confirmed - please read carefully:

Thank you for registering--we very much look forward to seeing you soon at the Summit!

This timely gathering has generated a great deal of interest and promises to be a highly engaging and productive experience. In order to help you and us better prepare for the Summit, please review the following details and respond to the pre-summit questionnaire as soon as possible.



Registration opens at 2:30pm on Thursday, May 23, and the Summit starts at 4:00pm. The Summit adjourns at 4:30pm on Friday, May 24.

Location, Lodging, & Transportation:

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall. See detailed logistics information and accommodations recommendations at:!logistics/c1j1b

Pre-Summit Questionnaire:

We have prepared a questionnaire to help us customize the program to best meet your needs and advance your goals. Please take a few minutes to help us shape a better experience for you by answering these questions as soon as possible, and no later than close of business on Monday, May 13th:


The Summit is structured as a participant driven, interactive experience that harnesses the deep knowledge, wisdom and creativity of all delegates to generate new thinking and catalyze collaborative action. Please see Summit agenda at:!agenda/cee5

Delegate List:

To facilitate advance networking, you will soon receive a link to an online directory of Summit delegates. Please make sure you respond to the pre-summit questionnaire as soon as possible so your name is included in the directory!

Advance Reading: Please see suggested reading list at:!resources/cezo

Literature Table:

A literature table will be set up at the Summit for delegates who want to share any printed materials. Please contact us for details on how and where to ship materials in advance if you wish to do so.

Seed Grants:

To encourage a focus on action and collaboration at the gathering, there will be $50,000 in seed grants awarded to the most promising initiatives that emerge from the Summit. We encourage delegates to come prepared to develop initiatives that advance for-benefit economic development on a regional or national level, with a view toward collaboration with other delegates in attendance. The awards will be announced at the closing session on May 24th.

Dress Code:

The dress code is business attire. The weather in Boston is typically moderate (60-70 degrees) in May.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact:
Bari Saltman, President, Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative

347.907.5622 (cell)

We very much look forward to seeing you very soon!

- GIE Summit Organizing Committee

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