Innovation and Its Enemies: Discussion on future research agendas

Organised by Wageningen Young Academy

Sun 4 September 2016 16:00

Venue Impulse, building number 115

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Prof Calestous Juma (Harvard University) will present his ideas on future questions for research on innovation, technology and society, with particular focus on the Global South. Following the presentation, Prof Cees Leeuwis (Wageningen University) will provide a short commentary to position the presentation in direct relation to research on innovation being undertaken across Wageningen University. These comments will serve as a bridge to a broader interactive discussion amongst participants, with both speakers responding to audience questions. The event is sure to provide inspiration for Wageningen Master students, PhD candidates, and faculty in relevant fields.


16:00 Welcome and Introduction by Dr Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen

16:10 Presentation by Prof Calestous Juma

16:30 Reflections by Prof Cees Leeuwis

16:40 Discussion moderated by Dr Jessica Duncan

17:10 Closing remarks by Dr Sylvia Karlsson-Vinkhuyzen

17:15 -18:00 Drinks, snacks and meet and greet

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