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Agenda

   
 TUESDAY APRIL 17, 2007 


9:00-09:45 REGISTRATION
   
09:00-09:30 PRESS CONFERENCE
  

Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge
Fernando Montes-Negret, Director, ECSPF, World Bank

Moderator:
Natasha Kapil, Forum Co-Team Leader, ECSPF, World Bank

09:45-10:45 OPENING CEREMONY
  

Welcome remarks

Shigeo Katsu, Vice President, Europe and Central Asia Region

Moderator:
Fernando Montes-Negret, Director, ECSPF, World Bank

10:45-11:15COFFEE BREAK
11:15-12:45PLENARY SESSION I
Building Transnational Knowledge & Technology Acquisition Networks

Richard Escritt, Director, EU Research Framework Program, EC
PPT: Building Transnational Knowledge & Technology Acquisition Networks
11:45-11:55HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Chancellor, University of Cambridge
12:00-13:30LUNCH
13:30-15:30PLENARY SESSION II

The Role of Government in Building Absorptive Capacity

Itzhak Goldberg, Lead Specialist, ECSPF, World Bank
PPT:  The Role of Government: Building Absorptive Capacity in Europe and Central Asia 

Ken Warwick, Deputy Chief Economic Advisor, DTI
PPT: The Role of Government in Building Absorptive Capacity

Boris Kuznetsov, Russia Higher School of Economics
PPT: Russian industrial firms: Absorptive Capacity and State Innovation Policy

Moderator:
Finbarr Livesey, Director, Center for Economics & Policy, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

16:00-16:30COFFEE BREAK
16:30-18:30PLENARY SESSION III

Building Skills for the Knowledge Economy

Ken Mayhew, Oxford University
PPT: Education for Growth: Necessary but not sufficient?

Andreas Schleicher, Head, PISA, OECD
PPT: Responsive Education Systems and Skills for the Knowledge Economy

Hubert Ertl, Oxford University
PPT: Learning to work or working to learn? Changing contexts of company-based training

David Hopkins, Institute of Education, Univesity of London
PPT: The UK’s Experience in Developing the New Skills

Moderator:
Michael Mertaugh, ECSHD, World Bank

20:00-22:00RECEPTION
Shai Vyakarnam, Judge Business School, Cambridge University
PPT:  Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship as key drivers of the Cambridge Technopole 

 WEDNESDAY APRIL 18, 2007

08:45-10:30 PLENARY SESSION IV

 

  

Replicating the Cambridge Phenomenon

Walter Herriot, St. Johns Innovation Center
Replicating the Cambridge Phenomenon (pdf)

Charles Cotton, Library House
PPT:  The Cambridge Phenomenon 

Jody Chatterjee, Executive Director, Enterprise, EEDA
PPT: Cambridge in Context


Sam Weller
, Kodak
PPT: Kodak focus on the Cambridge Phenomenon

Moderator:
Mamta Murthi, Sector Manager, ECSHD, World Bank

   
10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK
 

11:00-13:00 
PANEL 1A 
Infrastructure for Enterprise Innovation Hubs

11:00-13:00 
PANEL 1B
Solutions to the Skills Gap: Refocusing Education and Training

Martin Garratt, Greater Cambridge Partnership
PPT: Greater Cambridge Partnership

Bagrat Yengibaryan
, Director, Armenia Enterprise Incubator Foundation
PPT:  EIF Experience


Tim Minshall
, Director, St. Johns Innovation Centre (TBC)

Nigel Puttergill, Chairman, Inca Digital
PPT: 
Printers

Mary Canning, Board Member, Higher Education Authority, Ireland

Muriel Dunbar, Director, European Training Foundation

Genc Pollo, Minister of Education and Science, Albania

Pasi Sahlberg
, ECSHD, World Bank

Moderator:
John Gabriel Goddard,
ECSPF, World Bank

Moderator:
Nina Arnhold, ECSHD, World Bank

Sponsorship: British Council

13:00-14:00LUNCH

 

14:00-16:30PLENARY SESSION V

 

Technology Adoption - the Investment Climate, Trade and FDI

Paulo Guillerme Correa, Sr. PSD Specialist, ECPSF, World Bank
PPT: Technology Adoption and the Investment Climate: Enabling the Private Sector to Acquire and Use Modern Technologies 

Jose Luis Guasch, LAC, World Bank
PPT:  Innovation-IC, Trade, FDI

John Gabriel Goddard, ECPSF, World Bank
PPT: Technology adoption via FDI? Lessons from brownfield investment in Serbia

Ona Juknevičienė, Member, European Parliament

Moderator:
Itzhak Goldberg, Lead Specialist, ECSPF, World Bank

16:30-17:00COFFEE BREAK

 

17:00-18:00Q&A SESSION

 

19:30-22:00BANQUET DINNER

 

Chair:
Richard Ellis, East of England Development Agency

Sponsorship: EEDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


 

 THURSDAY APRIL 19, 2007

09:00-10:30 
PANEL 2A 
Standards and Quality Certification: Technology Upgrading & Trading Tools

09:00-10:30 
PANEL 2B

Logistics and Integration into Global Supply Networks

Jean-Louis Racine, ECSPF, World Bank
PPT: The National Standards and Quality System

Paul Temple, Surrey University
PPT:  Standards, Markets, and Regulation: The Two Faces of Standards in the Knowledge Economy

Jose Luis Guasch, LAC, World Bank
PPT: Implementing Effective Quality Systems to Support Trade and Competitiveness Initiatives

Norbert Anselmann, Head, Standardization Unit, DG Enterprise, European Commission
PPT:  European Standardisation in Support of European Policies and Legislation

Chris Humphries, City and Guilds of London Institute
PPT:  The vocational education system

Matthias Holweg, Director, Center for Competitiveness and Innovation, Judge Business School
PPT: Creating World-Class Supply Chains

Mike Gregory, MIT Cambridge Partnership
PPT: Global Industrial Context

Nimish Jhaveri, CARANA
PPT: Enterprise Logistics and Integration into Global Supply Networks

Andrew Higginson, Finance and Strategy Director

Diane Denham, Strategic Insight Manger, TESCO (TBC)

Moderator:
John Gabriel Goddard, ECSPF

Moderator:
Natasha Kapil, ECSPF 

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-12:30 
PANEL 3A 
Developing Networks and a Market for Knowledge Brokerage

11:00-12:30 
PANEL 3B
Supporting University Spin-Offs via IPR policies: From Ideas to Profits

Arnoud De Meyer, Director, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
PPT:  Developing Networks and a Market for Knowledge Brokerage

Peter Hewkin, Cambridge Network
PPT:  Processes, Values and Experiences developed at the Cambridge Network

David Connell, Senior Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Business Research
PPT:  Soft Companies and R&D Contracts; The Undervalued Engine of Growth for Knowledge Based Economies


Gilbert Nicolaon, Former Head of French Agency for Commercialization
PPT:  Developing Networks and a Market for Knowledge Brokerage

Patrick Farrant, Taylor Vinters
PPT:  Supporting University Spin-Offs via IPR policies: from Ideas to Profits

Teri Willey, Cambridge Enterprise
PPT: Cambridge Enterprise Limited, An Overview

Edward Carr, Business Affairs Editor

Brian Graves, Head, Engineering Technology
PPT: Imperial Innovations

Pol van den Bergen, Partner, Prisma BV Technology Management
PPT:  Supporting University Spin-Offs via IPR Policies

Moderator:
Natasha Kapil, ECSPF

Moderator:
Fernando Montes-Negret, ECSPF

Strategic Insight Manger, TESCO (TBC)

 
12:30-13:30LUNCH
13:30-14:30 CLOSING SESSION

 

Closing remarks
Fernando Montes-Negret, Director, ECSPF

 
 

Overview
Background
Objectives 
Rationale 
Participants  
World Bank Team
Cambridge Team
Press Contacts 


Structure 
Plenary Sessions
Panels

Agenda
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