The Competitive Industries (CI) Global Practice of the World Bank is organizing a high-level conference on "Making Growth Happen: Implementing Policies for Competitive Industries". This will follow the occasion of the IMF-World Bank 2013 Annual Meetings (October 11-13, 2013), and take place on October 16-17, 2013 at Preston Auditorium, in Washington, DC.

The conference is open to the public, only with prior registration. To register for the conference please complete the Online Registration Form below. The deadline for public registration is Thursday, October 10, 2013. Registration is required in order to issue security passes. Registered attendees will be required to present a government-issued photo identification upon entering the World Bank at 1818 H street, N.W. Washington D.C. Registrations will need to be confirmed, based on capacity.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 9, 2013

World Bank staff, please use the internal LMS registration.

For questions regarding the conference, please email

* 1. Prefix

* 2. Contact information

* 3. Type of organization

* 4. Which of the parallel sessions are you interested in attending?

* 5. Are you submitting a paper?
Note: the Call for Papers deadline is August 31, 2013. Please submit your paper/abstract by email at

* 6. Will you be needing a letter in order to apply for a visa to the US? Please note that the World Bank does not issue visas to attendees

* 7. Would you like to be added to the Competitive Industries Practice mailing list?