XIII TRIPLE HELIX CONFERENCE, BEIJING CHINA

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The XIII Triple Helix International Conference is fast approaching, and will be held from Friday 21 August 2015 till Sunday 23 August 2015. It will be hosted by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, one of the top-world universities. The conference theme will focus on Triple Helix Interactions in Fast-Developing Countries.

Over 130 scientific papers have been received from countries worldwide, and the meeting promises an exciting programme, including:

1. INNOVATION SUMMIT

An extended plenary session delivered by innovation masters. The inventors of various innovation theories such as national innovation system, knowledge innovation, open innovation, disruptive innovation, reserve innovation, responsible innovation, frugal innovation, and jagaad innovation, et al, will be invited.

2. WORKSHOP ON NEXT RIVALS OF SILICON VALLEY?

Practitioners, policy makers and academics from Bangalore, Beijing, Xinchu, Boston, et al, will discuss how to build a sound innovation ecosystem like Silicon Valley.

3. ENTREPRENEURIAL UNIVERSITY LEADERS FORUM4

Rectors, representatives, and researchers, will discuss the definition, metrics, relation between teaching, research, and the economic role of the entrepreneurial university.

4. DOCTORAL SEMINAR

Build a platform for PhD students and experts to interact.
An attractive social program will accompany the Conference:
– Site Visit: Zhongguancun High Tech Zone (3 hours).
– Cultural activity: Chinese music performance at Tsinghua University.
– Book Release in honour of Professor Henry Etzkowitz (edited by Alice Zhou and Jin Chen) and a book exhibition.

Early bird registration will open end April 2015.

Should you wish to obtain further information about the conference, please visit the conference website
www.innovation.tsinghua.edu.cn/column/THA