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Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (Globelics); UNU-MERIT, Maastricht; CRES, UCAD, Dakar, Senegal

October 06-08, 2009
7th International Conference GLOBELICS 2009 (Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building) ???Inclusive Growth, Innovation and Technological Change: education, social capital and sustainable development??
Dakar, Senegal
The conference will be organized around a number of themes on the following broad issues: 1. Innovation, education, health, inequality and development 2. Population dynamics, gender equity, migration and development 3. Agriculture, fishing, biofuel, energy systems, water supply, transport, tourism and sustainable development 4. Innovation and entrepreneurship: indigenous knowledge systems and traditional sectors (e.g. agriculture, handcraft, fashion, clothing, music, eco-tourism, etc.) 5. The role of new ???horizontal technologies' (ICTs and biotechnologies) and local competitiveness; factors of attractiveness and embeddedness of MNCs in local/regional/national systems 6. Privatization of knowledge, Intellectual Property Right (IPR) and development 7. Financial innovation and development: the role of microfinance and micro-insurance 8. International cooperation and national innovation policies facing global challenges [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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