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European Innovation Convention

  1. 1. 5 - 6 DEC2011DRAFT PROGRAMME (Status 14/11/2011) 5 DECEMBER 2011 >> 1 Venue: "Square", Brussels Meeting Centre, rue Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels Networking events (Exhibition Area) Parallel sessions (Gold, Copper, Silver) Plenary sessions (Gold or Copper Hall) Fringe events (studio rooms, Les Arcs)11:00 Opening of registration12:30 Opening of the Innovation Convention Exhibition by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Signature of the Risk Sharing Finance Facility cooperation agreement between the EU and the European Investment Bank (EIB) by Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn and EIB President Philippe Maystadt (Exhibition Area)13:00 - 14:00 Networking lunch (Exhibition Area)14:00 - 15:00 OPENING SESSION (Gold Hall) José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, will give the opening address Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (Video message) AWARD OF THE WOMEN INNOVATORS PRIZES Three prizes to be awarded by President Barroso, Antonio Tajani, Vice- President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship and Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn15:00 - 16:15 “BUILDING A GLOBAL INNOVATION ECONOMY” (Gold Hall) Ben Verwaayen, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent Prof. Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge Jean-Paul Agon, CEO, L’Oreal Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Limited, Bangalore Silvia Venturini Fendi, Creative Director, Fendi Accessories16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break E U R O P E A N C O M M I S S I O N . R E S E A R C H & I N N O V A T I O N
  2. 2. 5 - 6 DEC2011DRAFT PROGRAMME (Status 14/11/2011) 5 D E CEMBER 2011 >> 216:45 - 18:00 INNOVATION SCIENCE COM- “FIRESIDE Universities, IN ACTION - MUNICATION CHAT” governments DELIVERING Master Class (Silver Hall) and industry: BETTER (Copper Hall) successful HEALTH CARE With Dr. Mathias partnerships for IN DEVELOPING Prof. Brian Cox, Döpfner, a competitive COUNTRIES Chair in Particle Chairman and Europe (Gold Hall) Physics at the CEO of Axel (Studio 201) University of Springer AG, Margaret Chan Manchester, Berlin Organised by Fung Fu-chun, author and LERU Director- BBC science General, presenter World Health Claudie Organisation Haigneré, Andrew President, Witty, CEO, Universcience, GlaxoSmithKline Paris Group Marc Koska, OBE, Founder – LifeSaver18:00 - 18:45 THOUGHTS ON INNOVATION (Gold Hall) Eric E. Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google18:45 -21:30 Networking event (Exhibition Area) E U R O P E A N C O M M I S S I O N . R E S E A R C H & I N N O V A T I O N
  3. 3. 5 - 6 DEC2011DRAFT PROGRAMME (Status 14/11/2011) 6 DECEMBER 2011 >> 308:30 - 09:00 Networking breakfast – Gender, science and innovation (Exhibition Area – near Women in Science and Innovation stand)09:00 - 10:30 DOING DOING DOING 09:00 - 11:30 INNOVATION INNOVATION INNOVATION (Gold Hall) (Copper Hall) (Silver Hall) Innovation out Michael Gunilla Ilja Laurs, of the crisis O’Leary, von Platen, Get Jar Founder (Les Arcs) Chief Executive, Managing & Chief Organised by Ryanair Director, Xzakt Executive ERAB Kundrelation AB and LEG Communica- tions AB10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break11:00 - 12:00 INNOVATION IN ACTION 11:00 - 12:30 (Gold Hall) Session on tackling climate change Acceptance of novel technologies – led by Vivienne Westwood, Fashion case of “Safety of Nanomaterials” Designer (Studio 201) Organised by EASAC/JRC Promoting Research and Innovation at every level, a challenge for all (Studio 202) Organised by The Polish Presidency12:00 - 12:30 “CURIOSITY-DRIVEN SCIENCE: The Rise of the Micro-Multinational: PHILANTHROPY OR ECONOMIC How Freelancers and Technology NECESSITY?” (Gold Hall) Savvy Start-Ups are Driving Prof. André Geim, physicist and Innovation (Studio 204) Nobel Laureate in Physics 2010, Organised by the Lisbon Council University of Manchester Growth and austerity: a clash or a challenge? (Studio 206) Organised by the Work Foundation E U R O P E A N C O M M I S S I O N . R E S E A R C H & I N N O V A T I O N
  4. 4. 5 - 6 DEC2011DRAFT PROGRAMME (Status 14/11/2011) 6 D E CEMBER 2011 >> 412:30 - 14:00 Networking lunch14:15 - 15:00 OPEN INNOVATION AND PUBLIC POLICY IN EUROPE (Gold Hall) Lecture by Prof. Henry Chesbrough, ESADE Business School, Haas School of Business-UC Berkeley15:00 - 16:30 PROMOTING PUBLIC INCLUSIVE AND Creating environments UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL INNOVATION for innovation: the OF SCIENCE AND (Silver Hall) European Institute TECHNOLOGY of Innovation and Sam Pitroda, (Copper Hall) Technology Advisor to the Prime (Studio 206) Richard Dawkins, Minister of India on evolutionary biologist, Public Information Organised by EIT author and Professor Infrastructure and of the Public Innovation Research, Innovation Understanding of and Entrepreneurship: Gorka Espiau Idoiaga, Science at Oxford women adding value Head of International University from 1985- (Studio 202) Programmes, Bilbao 2008 Organised by ERRIN Social Innovation Park Prof. Dr. Helga Will Hutton, Executive Nowotny, President of Open Innovation: Can Vice Chair, The Work the Scientific Council of it work for Europe? Foundation and the European Research (Studio 204) Principal, Hertford Council College, Oxford Organised by Science Business How to support Innovative high-growth SMEs? Let’s help more “gazelles” run further and faster (Studio 201) Organised by EARTO/ Taftie E U R O P E A N C O M M I S S I O N . R E S E A R C H & I N N O V A T I O N
  5. 5. 5 - 6 DEC2011DRAFT PROGRAMME (Status 14/11/2011) 6 D E CEMBER 2011 >> 516:30 - 17:00 Coffee break17:00 - 18:00 MACROWIKINOMICS: INNOVATION IN THE AGE OF NETWORKED INTELLIGENCE (Gold Hall) Don Tapscott, Chairman, Moxie Insight18:00 - 18:30 CLOSING SESSION (Gold Hall) E U R O P E A N C O M M I S S I O N . R E S E A R C H & I N N O V A T I O N