SCHEDULE

Technology Transfer, Entrepreneurial Activity and Regional Competitiveness

Please, download the conference leaflet with information about the full program and the partecipants' list.

Conference Program

Thursday, November 7

6.00 pm - Welcome reception at “Gourmet” restaurant, upper town (via S.Vigilio, 1 - 24129 Bergamo)

Friday, November 8

8.00 am - Shuttle bus from upper town (Colle Aperto at 8) and downtown (Porta Nuova at 8.15) to the conference venue at i.lab

9.00 am - Welcome salutation - i.lab Italcementi, Conference Venue host Silvio Vismara, University of Bergamo and CCSE

9.15 am - Plenary session

David B. Audretsch, Indiana University
“Fostering University Spillovers: The European Challenge”

Charles W. Wessner, US National Academies of Science
“Current Trends in US Innovation Policies”

10.30 am - Coffee break

11.00 am - Parallel sessions

1.00 pm - Lunch break

2.00 pm - Parallel sessions

4.00 pm - Coffee break

4.30 pm - Parallel sessions

6.30 pm - Shuttle bus from i.lab to downtown and upper town

8.00 pm - Shuttle bus from downtown to upper town

8.30 pm - Gala dinner at “da Franco” Restaurant, upper town (via Colleoni, 8 - 24129 Bergamo)

Michele Meoli, University of Bergamo and CCSE
Manuel Trajtenberg, Council for Higher Education in Israel

“Technology Transfer, Knowledge Spillovers and Patent Citations”

10.30 pm - Shuttle bus from upper town to downtown


Saturday, November 9

8.00 am - Shuttle bus from upper town (Colle Aperto at 8.am) and downtown (Porta Nuova at 8.15) to the conference venue at i.lab

9.00 am - Plenary session

Stefano Paleari, President of the University of Bergamo, President of the Rector Conference of Italian Universities
Douglas Cumming, York University
Massimo Colombo, Politecnico di Milano

“A comparative perspective on public policy toward high tech venture financing”

10.30 am Coffee break

11.00 am Parallel sessions

1.00 pm Closing lunch

2.15 pm Shuttle bus from i.lab to downtown and upper town