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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
 
 
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Department of Geography
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69120 Heidelberg
Germany

Klara Jungkunz
Marius Zipf

knowledgeandspace
@uni-heidelberg.de
 
News

Volumes 16 and 17 of the Knowledge and Space Book Series are out now!

To read Volume 16 "Space, Place and Educational Settings,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)

To read Volume 17 "Knowledge and Civil Society,"  click here Externer Inhalt (Open Access)

 

The general outline of the 20th Symposium "Placing the Future" is online now

To read the general outline now, click here Externer Inhalt

To read the program now, click here Externer Inhalt

 

Program of "Knowledge and Economy"

Wednesday, June 25
Thursday, June 26
Friday, June 27
Saturday, June 28

Wednesday, June 25, 2008


 

Session 1: Geographies of Knowledge Innovation
Chair: Edward Malecki (Geography), The Ohio State University (USA)

Knowledge Creation and the Geographies of Real, Virtual, and Relational Space
Harald Bathelt (Geography), University of Toronto (Canada)

Knowledge and Development
Jan Fagerberg (Economics), University of Oslo (Norway)

Coffee Break

An Empirical Test for General Purpose Technology: An Examination of the Cohen-Boyer’s rDNA Technology
Maryann Feldman (Higher Education), University of Georgia(USA)

General Discussion

 

Thursday, June 26, 2008


 

Session 2: Global Knowledge Transfer
Chair: Harald Bathelt (Political Science), University of Toronto (Canada)

The U.S. – European Innovation Gap: Do Differences in Economic Geography Matter?
Christian Ketels (Economics), Harvard Business School (USA)

Knowledge in Economic Theory – Changing Perceptions of Knowledge and Intellectual Assets as Property
Waltraut Ritter (Information Science), Knowledge Enterprises (Hong Kong)

Coffee Break

Islands of Expertise – Analysing Global Knowledge Transfer in a Technology Service Firm
Johannes Glückler (Geography), Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Economics, Geography and Producing ‘Development’
Eric Stewart Sheppard (Geography), University of Minnesota (USA)

General Discussion

 

Friday, June 27, 2008


 

Session 3: Economy, Knowledge, and Governance
Chair: Eric Stewart Sheppard (Geography), University of Minnesota (USA)

Creativity: Who, When, Where?
Edward Malecki (Geography), The Ohio State University (USA)

Coffee Break

KnowledgeScapes within Governance Arenas
Ulf Matthiesen (Sociology), Humboldt-University of Berlin (Germany)

General Discussion

Lunch

Session 4: The Dynamics of Knowledge Production
Chair: Waltraut Ritter (Information Science), Knowledge Enterprises (Hong Kong)

A Microeconomic Approach of the Dynamics of the Production of New Knowledge
Patrick Cohendet (Economics), HEC Montréal (Canada)

The Neglected King: The Customer in the New Knowledge Ecology of Innovation
Gernot Grabher (Geography), University of Bonn (Germany)

Coffee Break

General Discussion

 

Saturday, June 28, 2008


 

Session 5: Commodification and Scientific Research
Chair: Johannes Glückler (Geography), Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Basic Research and Growth Policies
Hans Gersbach (Economics), ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

Coffee Break

Knowing ‘Mycellf’™: Exploring Personalized Medicine and Emerging Markets in Knowledge of ‘bodily fate’
Bronwyn Parry (Geography), University of London (UK)

General Discussion

Lunch

Final Discussion: Perspectives on Future Research in Knowledge, Economy & Space

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