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Day 3: Thursday, February 15 (Morning only)

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9:00AM

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

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10:45PMMorning Break
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11:00AM

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
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12:30PM

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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