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Eleventh session of the Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies

Eleventh session of the Team of Specialists on Innovation and Competitiveness Policies

11 January - 11 February 2018
Salle XI, Palais des Nations Geneva Switzerland

Introduction

Poster TOS-ICP18

 The substantive segment of the team of Specialists session will be dedicated to “The Fourth Industrial Revolution – reshaping innovation policies for sustainable and inclusive growth”. It gathers policy makers, business, civil society and academia to share experiences from the ECE region on how to harness the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and on the role that innovation policies can play for the Sustainable Development Goals. It will discuss and assess the public policies needed to manage the effects of Industry 4.0 to the benefit of the achievement of agenda 2030.

The second day of the Team of Specialists session will feature an in depth discussion of potential high-level innovation policy principles for sustainable development and an initiative to pilot a sub-regional innovation policy index.

Documents

Document's Title Eng Fre Rus
Programme pdf - pdf
Provisional agenda for the meeting
ECE/CECI/ICP/2018/1
pdf pdf pdf
Report
ECE/CECI/ICP/2018/2 
pdf pdf pdf
Report of the twelfth session of CICPPP
ECE/CECI/2018/2
pdf pdf pdf
Towards the Circular Economy - Innovation Policies for Sustainable Production and Consumption
ECE/CECI/2018/3
pdf pdf pdf
Concept note on updating the methodology of the ECE Innovation for Sustainable Development Reviews
ECE/CECI/2018/INF.1
pdf    
Towards a sub-regional Innovation Policy Index
ECE/CECI/2018/INF.2
pdf    
Concept note on potential high-level principles for innovation policies
ECE/CECI/2018/INF.3
pdf  

Speakers

Name and Biography Title
Robert Wade Professor, London School of Economics
Ludovico Alcorta Director, United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Samuel Holmes Accenture
Carl Hickson Accenture
Nicholas Davis Head of Society and Innovation, World Economic Forum 
Göran Marklund Deputy Director General, Vinnova – Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems
Yelena Kalyuzhnova Director, The Centre for Euro-Asian Studies, The University of Reading, United Kingdom
Brendan Edgerton Acting Director for Circular Economy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Greg Falconer Deputy Director, Innovation Policy, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom
Stefano Firpo Director General for Industrial Policy, Competitiveness and SMEs, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy
Magnus P. Karlsson Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Jörg Mayer Senior Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Irmgard Nübler Senior Economist, International Labour Organization
Pedro Ginjeira do Nascimento Head of External Affairs Strategy, External Affairs, Vodafone Group
Matthieu Méaulle Senior Advisor, International Trade Union Confederation 

Presentations

  Speaker
(as shown on the Programme)
  Presentation
Substantive segment: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution – reshaping innovation policies for sustainable and inclusive growth”    
Session 1: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: perils and opportunities 
Moderator: Angel González Sanz, Chief, Science, Technology and ICT Branch, Division on Technology and Logistics, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
   
  Nicholas Davis, Head of Society and Innovation, World Economic Forum   pdf
  Ludovico Alcorta, Director, United Nations Industrial Development Organization   pdf
  Göran Marklund, Deputy Director General, Vinnova – Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems    pdf
  Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Director, The Centre for Euro-Asian Studies, The University of Reading, United Kingdom   pdf
Session 2: Industrial Policy and Innovation policies for sustainable growth
Moderator: Ivonne Higuero, Director, Economic Cooperation and Trade Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
   
  Brendan Edgerton, Acting Director for Circular Economy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development    pdf
  Greg Falconer, Deputy Director, Innovation Policy, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom    pdf
  Stefano Firpo, Director General for industrial policy, competitiveness and SMEs, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy    pdf
  Magnus P. Karlsson, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden     pdf
Session 3: Innovation Policies for inclusive growth  
Moderator: Ani Vashakmadze, Donor Relations and Resource Mobilization Coordinator, Innovation and Technology Agency, Georgia 
   
  Jörg Mayer, Senior Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development   pdf
  Irmgard Nübler, Senior Economist, International Labour Organization   pdf
  Pedro Ginjeira do Nascimento, Head of External Affairs Strategy, External Affairs, Vodafone Group   pdf
  Matthieu Méaulle, Senior Advisor, International Trade Union Confederation   pdf