Events

Learn about upcoming and past GII launch events

PAST EVENTS

Eighth International Academic Conference - Foresight and STI Policy

National Research University Higher School of Economics - Moscow, Russian Federation
November 16, 2018

Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, co-editor of the GII, presents the GII 2018 during the 6th session of the conference.  As part of the Science, Technology and Innovation Policy discussion, his presentation focuses on The Main World Innovation Trends and the Particular Performance of the Russian Federation

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Agenda

Global Business School Network 13th Annual Conference - Transforming Traditional Sectors: Educating Entrepreneurial Leaders to Drive Systemic Change

Nairobi, Kenya
November 9, 2018

The Global Business School Network's (GBSN) 13th Annual Conference held from November 07 - 09, 2018 will focus on how innovative, interdisciplinary and collaborative ways of educating entrepreneurial leaders can transform traditional sectors.  

On November 09, 2018, Mr Soumitra Dutta (Former Founding Dean - Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Co-editor of the Global Innovation Index and Chairman, Board of Directors - GBSN) will deliver a keynote presentation on Africa's performance in the Global Innovation Index: Innovation Achievers and Hope for the Future.  

Seminar on Intellectual Property and Energy Innovation

WIPO Headquarters, Switzerland
November 7, 2018

The seminar, organized by the Permanent Mission of Chile with the support of WIPO will have two panel discussions.  The first " Using IP for technological innovation for production and distribution in the energy sector" and the second "Challenges ahead and new prespectives" where Ms. Lorena Rivera Leon, WIPO Economic Office and GII team member, will be a speaker. 

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Program

The Global Innovation Index in Hong Kong (China)

Various, Hong Kong (China)
November 7, 2018

During a 4-day visit to Hong Kong (China), Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Head of Composite Indicator Research Section at WIPO and co-editor of the GII, will meet with various government agencies and officials to discuss and present innovation capabilities for various sectors, also in the framework of intellectual property. 

Innovating for the Future of Energy - Panel Discussion at the Graduate Institute

The Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland
October 29, 2018

WIPO and the Centre for International Environmental Studies hosted the panel discussion on "Innovating for the Future of Energy".  Mr. Lanvin, GII co-editor, presented the GII at this event.  

CLICK HERE to read more!! 

Innovation in Sri Lanka: The Need for Systemic Change

Mövenpick Hotel Colombo Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha 24 Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
October 19, 2018

Featuring Dr. Soumitra Dutta who will share his insights on Sri Lanka's new ranking on the Global Innovation Index (GII).  He is Former Dean, Professor of Management from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business in New York and the Founding Editor of the Global Innovation Index in collaboration with WIPO and INSEAD.

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Details

2018 National Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week · Shanghai · Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Index Forum

Interconnected treasure land, No. 221 Huang Xing Road, Yangpu District, China
October 11, 2018

On October 11, 2018, Prof. Soumitra Dutta, co-editor and founder of the GII, will discuss "The Rise of China in the Global Innovation Index: Implications and Analysis for the Future" at the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Index Forum during the 2018 National Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week. 

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Agenda

GII at Innovation Thailand Expo 2018

Bangkok, Thailand
October 4, 2018

The ASEAN Innovation Leadership Forum coincided with the Thai Innovation Expo and the NAI organized three sessions to discuss the Thai Performance in the GII 2018.   Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Head, Composite Indicator Research Section, Economics and Statistics Division at and co-editor of the GII presented the reports findings;

Global Innovation Index at the African Union Innovation Policy Meeting

Rabat, Morocco
September 20, 2018

Ms. Lorena Rivera León, core member of the GII team, was invited by the African Union – in collaboration with UNU-Merit and the Kingdom of Morocco - to present the finding of the GII 2018 during the training course: Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy (DIEP). Also in attendance, Dr. Philippe Kuhutama Mawoko and Mr. Nour-Eddine Boukharouaa.

For more information - CLICK HERE

 

Global Innovation 2018 India Launch

New Delhi, India
August 8, 2018

In this event the new innovation rankings and findings of the Global Innovation Index 2018 will be announced. The particular role of India in global innovation will also be highlighted and its ranking discussed in detail.

EVENT MATERIALS

EVENT AGENDA

InnovationMauritius.com: Business Transformation in the Age of Innovations Breakthroughs and Agile Technology

Le Meridien Pte Aux Piments, Mauritius
July 20, 2018

InnovationMauritius.com: Business Transformation in the Age of Innovations Breakthroughs and Agile Technology;

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Agenda

Launch of the Global Innovation Index 2018

New York City, United States of America
July 10, 2018

On July 10, 2018, the new innovation rankings of the Global Innovation Index 2018 will be revealed. This year’s report explores the challenges and opportunities for promoting healthy innovation ecosystems in the energy sector.;

EVENT MATERIALS

EVENT AGENDA

Brasil 2019-2022: A indústria e o novo governo

International Convention Center of Brazil (CICB), Brazil
July 3, 2018

Brasil 2019-2022: A indústria e o novo governo;

EVENT MATERIALS

EVENT AGENDA

SLASSCOM Innovation Summit & Awards

Colombo, Sri Lanka
June 14, 2018

The event will feature Dr Soumitra Dutta, a Professor of Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business as a keynote speaker. He is the publisher of the Global Innovation Index in collaboration with WIPO.;

EVENT MATERIALS

Event Agenda