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Research and the Knowledge Based Society: Measuring the Link
European conference on good practice in research evaluation and indicators

Hosted by ICTSI, Forfás and CISC

Monday 24th May 2004

Information Technology Building, NUI Galway

In collaboration with the Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC) at NUI Galway, the Irish Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (ICSTI ) and Forfas are bringing together policy makers, researchers and professional evaluators to:

Engage the research community in debate about evaluation;

Inform the research community about international practice amongst evaluators; and

Increase the awareness of policy makers about evaluation and indicators.

Professional evaluators who will be attending and participating in the conference include the members of the European RTD (Research and Technological Development) Evaluators Network, representatives of the European Commission and experts from national units and agencies concerned with RTD evaluation.

Speakers at this one-day conference include:

Professor Luke Georghiou, PREST, University of Manchester
Dr Ken Guy Founding director of the consultancy companies Technopolis and Wise Guys Ltd and innovation policy specialist, UK
Professor Anita Jones Professor of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Professor Stefan Kuhlmann Director of the Department of Technology Analysis and Innovation Strategies, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe, Germany
Dr Wolfgang Polt Head of the Institute of Technology and Regional Policy (INTEREG) Vienna and Joanneum Research, Austria
Dr Jari Romanainen Executive Director (Strategy), Tekes, the National Technology Agency, Finland
Dr Don Thornhill Chairman of the Higher Education Authority in Ireland
Dr Bill Harris, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland

More details, including speakers' presentations, are at the link to the main conference site below, and at the individual links to presenations on this page.

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Priority Research Area: Innovation Systems

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