Events

Learn about upcoming and past GII launch events

UPCOMING EVENTS

GII Presentation to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Singapore, Singapore
October 23, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) officials.

GII Workshop for Viet Nam and China

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
October 24, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent conducts a workshop on the GII for Viet Nam and Chinese government officials.

GII Briefing for Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia
October 25, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to government officials from Georgia.

GII Briefing for Belarus

Minsk, Belarus
October 25, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to government officials from Belarus.

GII Briefing for Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan
October 29, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to government officials from Uzbekistan.

8th Joint Technical Symposium on Innovation by the WTO, WHO and WIPO

World Trade Organization (WTO), Switzerland
October 31, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to WTO, WHO and WIPO stakeholders during their 8th Joint Technical Symposium.

Joint Technical Symposium by WHO, WIPO and WTO—Cutting-Edge Health Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges

World Trade Organization (WTO), Switzerland
October 31, 2019

At the eighth joint technical symposium between WHO, WIPO and the WTO, Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, co-editor of the GII, presents on innovation in health and the key findings of the GII 2019 "Creating Healthy Lives—The Future of Medical Innovation".

The event registration deadline is October 24, 2019, with a live webcast on the day of the event.

Third Sub-regional Meeting on Intellectual Property (IP), Innovation and Gender Equality

Lima, Peru
November 6, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to government officials in Peru.

WTO Trade and Public Health Workshop Session 2: The Health Innovation Ecosystem: Opportunities and Challenges

World Trade Organization (WTO), Switzerland
November 11, 2019

GII Economist and Programme Officer Lorena de Leon Rivera presents the GII 2019 to WTO stakeholders during a workshop on Trade and Public Health.

Agenda 2030: The Future of Health & Medical Innovation - Global Innovation Index 2019

New York, United States of America
December 10, 2019

Head of WIPO Global Health Challenges Charles Randolph presents the GII at a UN event in New York. 

PAST EVENTS

WIPO/LAS Regional Meeting on the Global Innovation Index

Cairo, Egypt
October 15, 2019

Over the course of three days, October 15 to 17, 2019, Mr. Carsten Fink, Chief Economist, WIPO, presents various aspects of the GII to the Leaugue of Arab States in Cairo, Egypt.

See the program for more details.

Mission of Belarus

World Intellectual Property Organization, Switzerland
October 15, 2019

Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the Global Innovation Index 2019 to participants visiting WIPO from the State Economic University of Belarus.

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Visit of Belarusian State Economic University to WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
October 15, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to the Belarusian State Economic University.

League of Arab States—Regional Meeting on GII

Cairo, Egypt
October 15, 2019

Carsten Fink, WIPO Chief Economist, presents the GII 2019 to Arab region delegates during a League of Arab States Regional Meeting on the Global Innovation Index.

Oman High-level GII Workshop

Oman, Oman
October 11, 2019

GII Co-Editor Soumitra Dutta making an unforgettable and stellar performance at the High-level GII Workshop by The Research Council (TRC) and WIPO in Oman last 9 Oct 2019.

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WIPO DG Meeting with Chinese Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) Wang Zhigang

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
October 11, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 during the WIPO Director General's Meeting with Chinese Minister of Science and Technology (MOST) Wang Zhigang.

High-level GII Workshop by The Research Council (TRC) and WIPO in Oman

Muscat, Oman
October 9, 2019

GII Co-Editor Soumitra Dutta conducts  a high-level GII Workshop by The Research Council (TRC) and WIPO in Oman.

HLCM Procurement Network in Vienna

Vienna, Austria
October 9, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to the HLCM Procurement Network in Vienna.

National Launch in Oman

Muscat, Oman
October 7, 2019

The GII is officially launched in Oman.

GII Presentation for Arab Countries

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
October 4, 2019

Carsten Fink, WIPO Chief Economist, presents the GII 2019 to Arab region delegates during a side event at the WIPO General Assemblies.

Bilateral Meetings on GII with the Delegations of Belarus, Slovenia, Morocco, Georgia (SAKPATENTI), Serbia, Rwanda, and Japan during the WIPO General Assemblies

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
September 30, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent conducts bilateral meetings on the GII with visiting government officials during the WIPO General Assemblies.

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. 

"Global Innovation Index –The Shifting Global Innovation Landscape and the Czech Republic" at the Czech Industrial Property Office’s 100th Anniversary

Prague, Czech Republic
September 19, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 during the Czech Industrial Property Office’s 100th Anniversary.

Briefing Session - "Fostering Innovation" for the Dutch Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC)

Internatonal Trade Center (UNCTAD/WIPO), Switzerland
September 18, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to representatives from the Dutch Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC).

 

GII Briefing for Least Developed Country (LDC) Ambassadors

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Switzerland
September 16, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to ambassadors from Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
 

CERN Open Day - "Future Innovation: the Path of New Ideas and Approaches at International Organizations"

CERN, Switzerland
September 15, 2019

Head of WIPO Global Health Challenges Charles Randolph presents the GII during CERN Open Day.

 

National Innovation Ecosystem Architecture Workshop in Kigali

Kigali, Rwanda
September 11, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 during teh National Innovation Ecosystem Architecture Workshop in Kigali.

International Actors in Digital Health for the Lancet and Financial Times Commission

IHEID, Switzerland
September 2, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to international health stakeholders for the Financial Times at the Graduate Institute in Geneva.

 

Singapore IP Week and Heads of Intellectual Property Office Conference (HIPOC) for Countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Iran (Islamic Republic of) and Mongolia

Singapore, Singapore
August 26, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to delegates from national IP Offices in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Iran (Islamic Republic of ) and Mongolia.

National Launch in Viet Nam

Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
July 26, 2019

The GII is officially launched in Viet Nam.

National Launch in China

Beijing, China
July 26, 2019

The GII is officially launched in China.

 

Global Launch in India

New Delhi, India
July 24, 2019

WIPO, Cornell and INSEAD officially launch the Global Innovation Index 2019 in New Delhi.

 

Mission of Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon
July 16, 2019

GII Co-Editor Sacha Wunsch-Vincent presents the GII 2019 to government delegates from Lebanon.

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