International Symposium for NISTEP’s 30th Anniversary”Co-evolution of Policy-formulation and Policy Studies”

National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. To commemorate this opportunity, a symposium will be held with the participation of world experts. Looking over the 30 years, issues and futures of policy studies co-evolving with science, technology and innovation (STI) policy formulation will be discussed.

Information
  • Date: Thursday 1st November 2018, 10:00 – 18:00 (the venue opens from 9:30)
  • Venue: The 1st auditorium on the 3rd floor of MEXT(Central Government Building No.7 East Wing 3-2-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)※The entrance for the auditorium is locuted at lobby on the 2nd floor. access
  • Language: English & Japanese (simultaneous translation)
  • Seating Capacity: 300 Registration Required
  • Reception Party: Cafeteria on the 1st Floor of MEXT building, fee 3,000Yen(Registration required)
  • leaflet

※Registration closes on Thursday 25 October 2018. (Registration for the Reception Party closes on 19 October 2018.)

Registration
Contact

Planning Division, NISTEP 
TEL 03-3581-2466 FAX03-3503-3996
Email: sympo30[at]nistep.go.jp

Program(text)
10:00~10:40 Opening Session
10:40~12:20
Key Note Speeches
Major Challenges in present STI Policies; towards evidence-based policy formulatio
Dr. Dirk Pilat, OECD
Prof. Luke Georghiou, University of Manchester, UK
Dr. Gerald Hane, GRIPS
13:40~15:20
Session1
Globalization of R&D activities and evolution of innovation ecosystems; data driven policy formulation and policy studies
Chair: Mr. Hiroyuki Tomizawa, NISTEP
President Pekka Soini, Business Finland
Prof. Rongping Mu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. John Walsh, Georgia institute of Technology, US
15:35~16:45
Session2
Globalization of R&D activities and evolution of innovation ecosystems; data driven policy formulation and policy studies
Chair: Ms. Yoshiko Yokoo, NISTEP
Dr. Kerstin Cuhls, Frauhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany
Dr. Nares Damrongchai, Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences
16:50~17:50
 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Yuko Harayama, Former Executive Member of CSTI
Panelists: Dr. Gerald Hane, Prof. Rongping Mu, Dr. Kerstin Cuhls, Mr. Lennart Stenberg(VINNOVA, Sweden), and Dr. Hiroshi Tsuboi(Director-General, NISTEP)
17:55~ Closing Remarks
18:30 Reception Party: Cafeteria on the 1st Floor of MEXT building, fee 3,000Yen(Registration required)