Learn about upcoming and past GII launch events


The Global Innovation Index - The Shifting Global Innovation Landscape and the Czech Republic

Hotel Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Czech Republic
September 19, 2019

Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Co-Editor of the Global Innovation Index and Head of Section, Economics and Statistics Division, WIPO will present the GII on September 19, 2019 during the international conference on 'Protection of Industrial Property Rights in Europe' in Prague. 


European-American Chamber of Commerce New York ®

New York, United States of America
April 15, 2019

Co-editor, Prof. Soumitra Dutta will present the GII in the discussion: 'What does it take for countries to be innovative', at an event hosted by the European-American Chamber of Commerce New York ®. 

The Australian Innovation Metrics Review Workshop

Canberra, Australia
March 13, 2019

The Australian Innovation Metrics Review Workshop, held in Canberra on 13 and 14 March 2019, will be to discuss what should be measured and how current measurement needs to change. This Workshop will contribute towards a written report to be submitted to the Australian Government by 30 June 2019. A range of high-profile international speakers will be presenting, including Sacha Wunsch-Vincent from WIPO.

Oman GII Lab 2019

Muscat - Institute of Oil and Gas (InsOG), Oman
February 6, 2019

Co-editor, Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, will attend a two day national workshop on the Global Innovation Index (GII) hosted by The Research Council of Oman. 

The GII Lab will commence on February 6, 2019, moderated by Mr. Wunsch-Vincent, followed by a high level panel discussion - focused on leveraging strengths and challenges towards an innovaiton-based economy in Oman - on February 7, 2019. 

World Economic Forum

Davos, Switzerland
January 25, 2019

Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and Professor Soumitra Dutta, Founder and Co-Editor of the GII, are attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and shall have the opportunity to discuss the GII with key stakeholders. The event will be held in Davos, Switzerland, from January 22 to 25, 2019.  For more about the event, click here