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Day 3: Thursday, February 15 (Morning only)

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Session IV, Roundtable A:
Building R&D capacity in developing countries

10:45PMMorning Break

Session IV, Roundtable B:
Harnessing R&D capacity from OECD countries
(MNCs, Foundation activities, academia, govt. institutions)

  • Chairperson:  Alfred Watkins, Science and Technology Coordinator, World Bank
  • Gordon Conway, Chief Scientific Advisor, DFID
    [video icon: 18minutes]
  • Richard Adams, Senior Vice President, International Partnerships, Battelle Inc.
    [video icon: 18minutes]] [Presentation PPT, 829KB]
  • Bonnie Patterson, President, Trent University; Chair, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
    [video icon: 15minutes] [Presentation - pps, 158KB]
  • Paul Dufour, Senior Advisor, International Affairs, Office of the National Science Advisor, Canada
    [video icon: 20minutes] [Presentation PPT, 560KB]
  • Shere Abbott, University of Texas

Closing Keynote

Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Getting Science out of the Silo and into the Mainstream of Development 
[: 15minutes]


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Note: The World Bank Africa Region will be hosting an “Africa STI Roundtable Lunch” (invitation only), followed by working sessions with delegates from African governments in attendance.

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