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2017-11-19

EA-Director Prof. Dr. Petra Ahrweiler has been invited as Honorable Speaker to deliver a keynote speech at the International Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Think Tank Seminar in Shanghai, China, from 16-17 June 2017.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Prof. Dr. Petra Ahrweiler

Professor Petra Ahrweiler, Director of the EA, will deliver as Honorable Speaker a keynote speech at the International Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Think Tank Seminar from 16th to 17th June in Shanghai, China. The STI Think Tank Seminar is part of the Pujiang Innovation Forum 2017. This international forum is a joint effort of the Chinese Academy of Science and Technology for Development (CASTED), the Shanghai Institute for Science of Science (SISS) and the Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies at Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS). This event is a gathering of senior politicians, think tanks with an international science and technology background, renowned scholars and outstanding entrepreneurs across the globe to share their insights. The Forum will be centering on the theme "Globalization of Innovation and Renovation of Urban Functions", and deliberating on the following topics: Features and trends of globalized innovation; the globalization of innovation as a win-win proposition; evolving the innovation functions of the city; establishing a metropolis into a hub for global innovation.