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Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (Globelics);UNU-MERIT, Maastricht;CRES, UCAD, Dakar, Senegal
- October 06-08, 2009
- 7th International Conference GLOBELICS 2009 (Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building) ???Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technological Change: education, social capital and sustainable development??
- Dakar, Senegal
- The conference will be organized around a number of themes on the following broad issues:1. Innovation, education, health, inequality and development2. Population dynamics, gender equity, migration and development3. Agriculture, fishing, biofuel, energy systems, water supply, transport, tourism and sustainabledevelopment4. Innovation and entrepreneurship: indigenous knowledge systems and traditional sectors (e.g. agriculture, handcraft, fashion, clothing, music, eco-tourism, etc.)5. The role of new ???horizontal technologies' (ICTs and biotechnologies) and local competitiveness; factors of attractiveness and embeddedness of MNCs inlocal/regional/national systems6. Privatization of knowledge, Intellectual Property Right (IPR) and development7. Financial innovation and development: the role of microfinance and micro-insurance8. International cooperation and national innovation policies facing global challenges[gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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