Knowledge for Development Program Newsletter, 2/2008

[Deutscher Titel: Knowledge for Development Program Newsletter, 2/2008 (Text übersetzen: Deutsch)]

Knowledge for Development Program Newsletter, June 2008

1. Highlight

  • Developing Knowledge Economy Strategies to Improve Competitiveness, Seoul, Republic of Korea, July 15-18, 2008.

2. Publications

  • Knowledge and Innovation for Competitiveness in Brazil.
  • Mexico’s Transformation to Knowledge Economy: Challenges and Opportunities.

3. Presentations

  • Higher School of Economics – Moscow, Russia, April 28, 2008.
  • Knowledge Architectures for Development – Challenges Ahead for Asian Business and Governance – Singapore, March 24-25, 2008.
  • Education and Economic Development for Integration into the Global Economy – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 3-5, 2008.

4. Recent Events

  • Pre-Conference Workshop at eLearning Africa – May 27, 2008, Accra, Ghana.
  • Fourth World Conference on Intellectual Capital for Communities – May 22-23, 2008, Paris, France.
  • Practicing Agricultural Innovation in Africa: A Platform for Africa – May 12-14, 2008, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

5. Upcoming Events

  • Accountability and Autonomy in Engineering Education: What is Working? – July 9-10, 2008, Global Education Center, Infosys, Mysore, India.
  • Maximizing the Impact of Agricultural Research in Africa: A Workshop on Research Communications – September 23-25, 2008, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

6. Welcome New Colleagues

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