RESEARCH TRENDS SEMINAR: Research Mobility & Brain Circulation: Scientific and Economic Impacts

Research Mobility & Brain Circulation: Scientific and Economic Impacts

RESEARCH MOBILITY & BRAIN CIRCULATION

Student exchange, immigration, career opportunities are all contributing to the mobile nature of research talent and the formation of networks. This phenomenon has been studied in different ways; Brain circulation and Brain Drain being among the main topics discussed in this context. Research mobility has far reaching implication on local and international innovation and the creation of entrepreneurial networks that lead to economic growth and scientific discoveries.
This seminar will focus on the current international and local trends in research mobility and its implications on fostering innovation from a Government, Academia and Industry perspectives.

Date:
Time:
Where:
Tuesday, October 9th 2012
12:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
George Washington University
Marvin Center
800 21st Street Northwest
Washington DC
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THIS EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 

Dr. Marc Regets 

Project officer, Science & Engineering Indicators Program

The National Science Foundation

SPEAKER

SPEAKER

Mr. Ben Wildavsky 

Senior scholar

Brookings and Kauffman Institutes

SPEAKER

Dr. Henk Moed 

Sr. Scientific Advisor

Elsevier

 

AGENDA:

12:00- 1:00   Registration & Lunch

1:00-1:30      Welcome addresses

1:30-2:15      Dr. Henk Moed: Trends in Researchers Migration

2:15-3:00      Dr. Mark Regets: Skilled Migrants in a (Human) Networked World: Beyond Brain Drain and
Neuro-mercantilism

3:00-3:15      Coffee Break

3:15-4:00      Mr. Ben Wildavsky: The Great Brain Race

4:00-4:30      Q&A and Panel Discussion

* Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Please visit our site for updates

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Space is LIMITED. Please register here by Monday, October 8, 2012.
Please feel free to EXTEND this invitation to your colleagues.

Dr. Henk Moed
Sr. Scientific Advisor
Elsevier
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