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Join us for a two-day workshop on "Leaders in Science and Innovation Policy" led by internationally recognized expert faculty and leading national figures covering fundamental ideas and topics in science, technology, and innovation policy including:
• Policy for Science and Science for Policy
• Setting National Research Priorities
• Funding Science: Best Practices and Global Comparisons
• Measuring Research Performance in Science
• Innovation and Research Commercialization
• Communicating Science to the Policymakers.
About the speakers:
Ehsan Masood is a science and innovation policy journalist based in London and the 2017/18 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. He has worked as a writer and editor for the journal Nature and has taught Science Policy and Communication at Imperial College, London.
Dr. Athar Osama is a member of the Planning Commission Government of Pakistan responsible for S&T, ICT, and HEC. He is also the founder of Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF), a fellow of World Technology Network (WTN) and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum (WEF)
The workshop shall be of immense importance to mid and senior leaders in academia and those being groomed for senior leadership positions in the corporate world, particularly:
• Vice Chancellors,
• Deans and HODs,
• Heads of ORICs
• Government Officials
• Corporate Leaders
• Senior Policy Advisors
• Senior and Junior Faculty interested in the subject of science and innovation policy
The workshop seeks to build capacity of local academic and policy leaders as well as inform and catalyze a debate about the nature of science and innovation policy, the debate around the changing role of universities in the society, the proper role of the government in supporting science at universities and public labs, and the proper culture of measurement and entrepreneurship. The participants will engage with senior Government Officials and policymakers who will speak at the workshop.
Date: October 1st – 2nd, 2018
Time: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: National Incubation Center Islamabad.