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G3ict showcases at Second Annual  "Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF)"

  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • August 17-19, 2008

The second annual Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) was held on August 17-19, 2008, in Atlanta, Georgia. The Forum provided an opportunity for governments, the business community, and representatives from academia and non-governmental organizations to discuss actions that can be taken to improve competitiveness and economic prosperity in the Americas.

The 2008 ACF was held in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, the City of Atlanta and the International Training Center for Government Authorities (CIFAL Atlanta), a not-for profit organization created by the United Nations. and one of G3ict's main partnering institutions.  Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin is the Chair of CIFAL Atlanta’s Board of Trustees, and she co-hosted the ACF with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.

The 2008 Americas Competitiveness Forum event Web site is CompetitivenessForum.com.