• Welcome to Ghent and the OECD Blue Sky Forum
    9 - 9h30
  • Anne de Paepe
    Rector, Ghent University
  • Elke Sleurs
    State Secretary for Combating Poverty, for Equal Opportunities, for Disabled People and for Science Policy, in charge of Larger Towns, Belgium
  • Mari Kiviniemi
    OECD Deputy Secretary General
  • Key note remarks
    9h30 - 9h50
  • Kirsty Duncan
    The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, Canada
  • Blue Sky key note lecture
    9h50 - 10h30
  • Luc Soete
    Former Rector Magnificus of Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Science and Innovation policy-making today: what big questions are begging for an answer?
    11h - 12h
  • Manuel Heitor
    Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal
  • Maryann Feldmann
    University of North Carolina and National Science Foundation, United States
  • Paula Stephan
    Georgia State University, United States
  • Sadao Nagaoka
    Tokyo Keizai University and Japan Patent Office, Japan
  • Scope and limits of indicator use by STI policy
    12h - 13h15
  • Stephen Curry
    Imperial College, London
  • Wolfgang Polt
    Joanneum Research Forschungsges.m.b.H., Austria
  • Charles Edquist
    Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Daniel Vertesy
    Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
  • Frederique Sachwald
    Observatoire des Sciences et des Techniques (OST), France
  • Towards more inclusive science and innovation indicators
    14h30 - 15h45
  • Ismael Rafols
    Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Cassidy R. Sugimoto
    Indiana University Bloomington, United States
  • Eric von Hippel
    MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Ingeborg Meijer
    Leiden University, the Netherlands
  • Blue Sky key note lecture
    09h - 09h45
  • Scott Stern
    MIT Sloan School of Management, United States
  • Science and innovation policy-making in an era of Big Data
    09h45 - 11h00
  • Jeffrey M. Alexander
    RTI International, Washington DC, United States
  • Juan Mateos-Garcia
    NESTA, United Kingdom
  • Erkki Ormala
    Aalto University Business School, Finland
  • New models and tools for measuring science and innovation impacts
    11h30 - 13h00
  • Adam Jaffe
    Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand
  • Katy Borner
    Indiana University, United States
  • Koen Debackere
    KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Giovanni Dosi
    Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
  • New data and frontier tools: the challenge for official statistics in science and innovation
    14h30 - 15h45
  • Jeff Chen
    Chief Data Scientist, US Department of Commerce, United States
  • Dominik Rozkrut
    Central Statistical Office, Poland
  • Haig McCarrell
    Statistics Canada
  • Elisabeth Kremp
    National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), France
  • Looking forward: what data infrastructures and partnerships?
    09h - 10h15
  • Andrea Bonaccorsi
    DISTEC, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Clara Eugenia Garcia
    State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation, Spain
  • Laurel L. Haak
    ORCID, United States
  • Ed Simons
    euroCRIS, the Netherlands
  • Concluding Panel: the Blue Sky Agenda
    12h15 - 13h30
  • Closing Panel