Conference Agenda

Session Overview
15-03: Land Management Ecosystems
Friday, 24/Mar/2017:
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Location: MC C1-200

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ID: 1005 / 15-03: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Land Management Ecosystems — Challenges, Enablers and the Future

Diego Molano3, Philip Auerswald1, Pranab Choudhury2, Camilo Pardo1, Sachin Garg1

1George Mason University, United States of America; 2Center for Land Governance, NR Management Consultants India Pvt. Ltd.; 3Formerly ICT Minister, Government of Colombia

Philip Auerswald is an Associate Professor at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government; the cofounder of Zilla LLC (, a startup focused on enabling opportunity around digital land records; the cochair and executive director of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network, an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation; and the the cofounder and coeditor of Innovations, a quarterly journal about entrepreneurial solutions to global challenges published by MIT Press. His most recent book is The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand-Year History, forthcoming from Oxford University Press in February 2017. In June 2013 he led the launch of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an organization dedicated to using the National Mall in Washington DC as a platform to celebrate and support entrepreneurship and innovation. He has blogged and written op-eds for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The International Herald Tribune, and The San Francisco Chronicle; has been quoted in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and Slate; and has interviewed on CBS News Sunday, NPR, and Fox, among other outlets.