The Programme for the 2014 Regional Innovation Policy Conference in Stavanger, October 16 - 17.

The programme for the Regional Innovation Policies Conference at the University of Stavanger, 16-17 October.

The full programme whith an overwiev of the parallel sessions is available on a pdf: CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAMME BROCHURE

It is possible to see a recordings of the plenary sessions here.

We are in process to make some of the papers presented at the parallel sessions available.

Wednesday October 15th

19.00 - Reception hosted by the Stavanger Municipality and the Mayor's office. Venue: The Norwegian Petroleum Museum in the City Centre/Stavanger Harbour. The reception ended at 20:30.


Thursday October 16th

09:00 Conference opening and Plenary Session 1 – EAL Red Auditorium
Welcome by Ole Ringdal, president of IRIS - International Research Institute of Stavanger
Chair: professor Bjørn Asheim

09:15 Ron Boschma, CIRCLE, Lund University: Constructing Regional Advantage and Smart Specialization: Comparison of Two European Policy Concepts.

10:00 Bjørn Asheim, University of Stavanger: Smart Specialisation as a Strategy for Regional Development  

10:45 Revealing the price winner of the SR-bank Innovation Price for researchers at the UiS and IRIS.

11:15 Coffee break & Light refreshments

11:45 Parallel sessions I
Room: H125 (1A), H102 (1B), H211 (1C), H316 (1D), H317 (1E), Red Auditorium (1F)

13:30 - 14.30 Lunch in Arne Rettedals house

14:30 Parallel sessions II
Room: H125 (2A), H102 (2B), H211 (2C), H316 (2D), H317 (2E), Red Auditorium (2F)

16:15 Coffee Break & light refreshments

16:30 Parallel sessions III
Rooms: H125 (3A), H316 (3D), H317 (3E), Red Auditorium (3F)

18:15 End of conference Day 1

20:00 Conference Dinner at the Spiseriet restaurant at Stavanger Concert Hall

Friday October 17th

Plenary Session 2 
Chair: Rune Dahl Fitjar

09:15 Susana Borrás, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School: The Governance of Sociotechnical Systems. Place: EAL Red Auditorium. Due to technical difficutlis only the last part of Porfessor Borrás presentation was recorded:

10:00 Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics: The Returns of Innovation in the Periphery of Europe. Place: EAL Red Auditorium

10:45 Break & light refreshments

11:00 Parallel sessions IV
Rooms: H125 (4A), H211 (4C), H316 (4D), H317 (4E), Red Auditorium (4F)

12:45 Lunch in Arne Rettedals house

13:30 Parallel sessions V
Rooms: H125 (5A), H211 (5C), H316 (5D), H317 (5E)

15:15 Conference closing EAL Red Auditorium

15:30 Bus from campus to airport (duration approx. 25 minutes to Stavanger Airport Sola)