MARCH 29, WEDNESDAY Corinthia Towers Hotel
PLENARY SESSION IV
Innovation and Technology Absorption: the China and India experiences
Carl Dahlman, Henry R. Luce Professor of International Relations and Information Technology, Georgetown University.
PPT: China and India as Emerging Technological Powers
Dr. Anand Patwardhan, Executive Director, Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (Department of Science & Technology, Government of India).
PPT: Knowledge-Based Industries and the National System of Innovation: Experiences from India
Dr. Lan Xue, Professor and Executive Associate Dean of School of Public Policy and Management, Tshinghua University.
PPT: Dances with the Wolf: the Process of Reforming China’s Science & Technology System
Moderator: Mark Dutz, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, SASFP, World Bank
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R&D for Innovation
Jaana Remes, McKinsey Global Institute.
PPT: FDI and Technology Absorption (ppt)
Dr. Bruno Broseta, REDIT, Spain.
PPT: Technology Absorption
Joaquin Cordua Sommer, Human Capital Area’s Manager, Fundación Chile.
PPT: Technology Absorption and Diffusion in Chile. The Case of Fundacion Chile
Karel Klusácek, Director Technology Centre AS CR, Czech Republic.
PPT: Utilization of knowledge for economic growth in the Czech Republic
Lauritz Holm-Nielsen, Rector, Academy of Sciences, Denmark PPT: The Triple Helix. Universities in the NIS - the Latin American example
Professor Ossi V. Lindqvist, Chair of the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council, University of Kuopio.
PPT: Research and Development for Innovation
Miroslav Janecek, President of the Association of Research Associations, Czech Republic.
PPT: Research and Development for Innovation.The Czech Approach
Cathleen A. Campbell, Senior Vice President, U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation.
PPT: Successful Approaches to Public-Private Partnerships for Innovation
Paulo Guilherme Correa, Senior Economist, ECSPF, World Bank
Lead Education Specialist, ECSHD, World Bank
PLENARY SESSION V
Experiences from the ECA Region
Jaroslav Doležal, Honeywell, Czech Republic.
PPT: Innovation and Technology Absorption: Honeywell View on the Czech Republic
Mete Cakmackci, Technology Development Foundation of Turkey.
PPT: Delivering Public Support to Private Companies. Case of TTGV in Turkey
Cestmir Sajda, ImigraCzech Program, Vice-Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Czech Republic.
PPT: Qualified Foreign Workers Selection Pilot Project
Yerbol Suleimenov, Boloshak Program, Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan.
PPT: Bolashak: Innovative Education for the Future
Moderator: Edward Lucas, The Economist
PLENARY SESSION VI
Knowledge Disadvantaged Communities to participate in the benefits of the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy
1. Film “Knowledge Economy in Romania”
2. Zsolt Nagy, Minister of Communications and IT and national coordinator of Knowledge Economy Project in Romania, “Helping Knowledge Disadvantaged Communities to participate in the benefits of the Information Society and the Knowledge Economy”.
PPT: Knowledge Economy Project
3. Dana Bérová, Minister of Informatics, Czech Republic.
PPT: How to help all to participate in the benefits of the IS and the KE
Moderator: Bruno Lanvin, Adviser, CITPO
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Václav Paces, President, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
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