Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 Innovation Policy in International Perspective

DateTimeLocation
Tuesday, March 21, 201710:00AM - 12:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place

Description

Professor Taylor, drawing on his acclaimed book The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology? will open the panel with a keynote address setting the international stage for innovation policy. He will be followed by Dr. Munro, responding to his arguments and positioning Canada within the global league of innovative nations. Concluding the panel will be Sagi Dagan, reflecting on these arguments from a practitioner’s perspective by sharing the experience of what is arguably the most successful innovation agency in the world since the 1970s. Professor Breznitz will moderate the panel, which will conclude with lessons for Canada as the federal government launches its new Innovation Agenda.


Speakers

Mark Zachary Taylor
Speaker
Professor & Author of The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology?

Dr. Daniel Munro
Speaker
Director of Public Policy at the Conference Board of Canada

Sagi Dagan
Speaker
Head of Growth Financing in Israel’s Innovation Authority

Dan Breznitz
Moderator
Professor, Co-Director of the Innovation Policy Lab and Munk Chair of Innovation Studies


Main Sponsor

Innovation Policy Lab

Co-Sponsors

Munk School of Global Affairs

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