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As a curtain raiser for the Conference, on 14 October ISSA and the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Innovation will host a Roundtable, Investing in Early Childhood: the most effective use of a nation's resources. The event will be organized in partnership with UNICEF, the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development and Open Society Institute. Leading policy makers from EU Member Countries, including Romania, and other countries in Eastern Europe and the CIS will participate in the Roundtable. The objectives of the Roundtable will be to:
Roundtable Delegates will engage in dialogue with their peers, corporate and civil society representatives, selected practitioners, and senior experts from diverse fields associated with early childhood development. Presenters will include: Nobel Laureate, James J. Heckman, PhD, University of Chicago (USA)(via video), Prof. Nathan A. Fox, University of Maryland (USA) and John Bennett, Senior Consultant with UNICEF, OSI and Roma Education Fund (France). A representative from the Program Management Unit within the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research will present Romania's Early Childhood Education Reform Project. The roundtable will be facilitated by Dr. Emily Vargas-Baron, Director of The RISE Institute (USA).