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Summary of a joint workshop sponsored by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF), and Tomsk State University, and held in cooperation with the Russian Ministry of Science and Education and the Tomsk regional government.
This international conference on "Globalisation and Open Innovation" examined trends in globalisation and "open" models for innovation in firms as well as implications for policy making.
This seminar convened invited higher education stakeholders (government, local authorities, institutions, academics, students, business, civil society) from the OECD area to discuss their changing expectations about and roles in higher education.
The OECD has been engaged, since 2002, in a series of activities to promote research in Russian universities and to improve the management of intellectual property in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science.
This Seminar formed part of the core CERI work on futures thinking and the Schooling for Tomorrow project. The Seminar explored and developed as the over-arching seminar theme the connections between futures thinking, and governance, policy formulation and decision-making in education,
The Blue Sky II Forum in Ottawa on 25-27 September 2006 will examine new areas for indicator development and set a broad agenda for future work on science, technology and innovation (STI) indicators.
The OECD/Canada/Alberta Conference on E-Learning in Post-Secondary Education: Policies, Practices, and Research was held in Calgary, Canada, on 26-28 June, 2005. The conference was jointly organised by the OECD’s Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), Industry Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and Alberta Advanced Education. It was partly based on a new CERI study, E-Learning in Tertiary
Technology transfer experts from OECD and Russian universities, international organisations, governments, business and finance, explored issues on technology commercialisation and the development and financing of entrepreneurship at Russian universities.
This seminar included workshops: mobilising and using diverse sources of funding; labour market and the development of higher education, and the role of higher education in strategies for regional development.