Meetings / Conferences / Agendas


  • 11-January-2008

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    OECD Business Symposium on Open Innovation in Global Networks, Copenhagen, 25-26 February 2008

    This international symposium examined trends in global networks for innovation in firms as well as implications for policy making.

  • 29-November-2007

    English

    OECD Conference on Innovation in the Software Sector, 29-30 November 2007

    This conference considered innovation in the software sector from an economic perspective, taking into account the factors that drive innovation, including key framework conditions.

  • 10-August-2007

    English

    Nanotechnology: implications for human health, the environment and food safety

    The conference, to be held in Dublin on 2 November 2007, will focus upon the emerging discipline of nanotoxicology and its implications to the broader nanotechnology community. Particular emphasis will be given to the food, environment and medical sectors. The conference will bring together a number of international leaders in the area of nanotoxicology and represents the first conference on this novel topic to be held in Ireland. It

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  • 16-May-2007

    English

    International dialogue on safety of manufactured nanomaterials

    The Royal Society organised a workshop that brought together international academic experts and members of the OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials (WPNM). This report summarises the main issues discussed during the workshop.

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  • 16-January-2007

    English

    The Joint OECD-Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs Conference on Globalisation and Open Innovation

    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.

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  • 29-November-2006

    English

    OECD-MOST Workshop on Indicators for Assessing National Innovation Systems, 19-20 October 2006, Chongqing, China

    This workshop provided a forum for exchanges of experience and mutual learning on best practices in some OECD countries and the current S&T indicator system in China.

  • 20-November-2006

    English

    Women in Scientific Careers: Unleashing the Potential

    Proceedings of an international workshop to assess the causes behind the low participation of women in scientific careers, especially at senior levels, and to identify good practice policies to attract, recruit and retain women in scientific careers in public and private research.

  • 31-October-2006

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    Beyond the Blue Book: Workshop on Framework for Risk/ Safety Assessment of Transgenic Plants

    The main objectives of the workshop were: i) to discuss the history and evolution of the conceptual framework for the evaluation of transgenic plant products in the environment and OECD’s role in the development of that framework; ii) to discuss the current contribution of OECD’s Working Group for the Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology to risk/ safety assessment practice; and iii) to discuss current risk assessment

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  • 31-October-2006

    English

    Creation and Governance of Human Genetic Research Databases

    Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.

  • 6-September-2006

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    Abstracts of the OECD workshop on the biology of atlantic salmon, held in Moscow, Russian Federation, 29 November - 1 December 2004

    The objective of the workshop was to identify and review the kinds of baseline information of (non-transgenic) traditional fish farming or breeding, and to determine what information might be relevant to risk/ safety assessment.

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