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Global Innovation & Regional Development Speaker Series

 



Sponsored by the Canada Research Chair in Innovation and Governance and hosted jointly by the Department of Political Science and the Department of Geography and Planning of the University of Toronto, this speaker series brings prominent innovation and economic development scholars to our institution. The lectures are open to all members of the UofT and the wider public.

Upcoming Speakers

More details to come...

Past speakers

- John Cantwell - Distinguished Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers University
  "New Dynamics of Location and International Business in the Information Age" (2016)

- Erica Schoenberger - Johns Hopkins University
  "War and Water: Sources of Urban and Regional Creativity and Growth" (2016)

- Richard Walker - University of California, Berkeley
  "Behind the Boom: Sources of Bay Area Success and Metropolitan Change" (2015)

- Richard Shearmur - McGill University
  "Innovation Beyond Cities: Remoteness and Slow Innovation" (2015)

- Edward Malecki - Ohio State University
  "The Local, Global, and Virtual Geographies of Innovation" (2014)

- Peng-Fei Li - University of Toronto
  "Family Ties for Knowledge Creation in Developing Economies" (2014)

- Oliver Ibert - Leibniz-Institute for Regional Development & Structural Planning Erkner
  "Mushrooming Entrepreneurship: The Dynamic Geography of Innovation Originating from Communities of Interest" (2014)

- Patrick Cohendet - HEC Montreal
  "Epistemic Communities, Localization and the Dynamics of Knowledge Creation" (2013)


For more information please contact Harald Bathelt (harald.bathelt@utoronto.ca) or Pierre Desrochers (pierre.desrochers@utoronto.ca).


 

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