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2nd COMMUNIA Conference 2009



Global Science and the Economics of

Knowledge-Sharing Institutions

(G-SEKSI)



28-30 June 2009

Collegio Carlo Alberto - http://www.carloalberto.org/



CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

Day One 28th June Pre-conference Events

Venue: Jolly Hotel Ligure, piazza Carlo Felice, 85

 

9:00 – 12:30 COMMUNIA Work Group Sections

Conference Day One: 28th June

Venue: Aula Magna Rettorato Università di Torino, via Verdi 8

 

Introduction to the Conference and Its Themes

 

14:00 Welcome Cristiano Antonelli

Professor of Economics, University of Torino and

Director, BRICK

 

14:10 Plenary Presentation Ezio Pellizzetti, Rector Magnificus,

University of Torino

 

14:20 Plenary Presentation Paul A. David

Professeur Titulaire Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom

Paris Tech and Professor of Economics (Emeritus),

Stanford University

 

 

Global Scientific Collaborations

Accomplishments, Potentials and Impedances

 

14:40 Keynote address Denis Noble

Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology,

University of Oxford

THE MEETING OF BIOLOGY, MATHEMATICS

AND COMPUTATION: PARADIGMS FOR NEW

CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND THE

STRUCTURE OF GLOBAL COLLABORATIONS”

 

 

 

 

15:00 Keynote address Hans Hoffman

CERN, Honorary

OPEN, GLOBAL COLLABORATION IN PARTICLE

PHYSICS”

 

15:20 Keynote address Paul F. Uhlir

Director, National Research Council Board on

Research Data and Information, U.S. National

Academies

GLOBAL CHANGE IN ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

SHARING: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GEOSS DATA

SHARING PRINCIPLES

 

15:40 Keynote address Fiona Murray

Associate Professor of Management Technological

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Group, Sloan School

of Management, MIT

INSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC

PROGRESS: IMPLICATIONS FOR COLLABORATION

AND PARTICIPATION”

 

16:00 Open Discussion Moderator: Juan Carlos de Martin

Co-director /NEXA Center for Internet & Society,

Politecnico of Torino

 

16:30 Coffee Break

 

Research Policies, Funding and Open Science’s Future

 

16:50 Keynote address Norbert Kroo

Vice-President, Hungarian Academy of Science

Representative of the European Research Council

“FRONTIER RESEARCH THROUGH ERC GRANT

17:15 Keynote address Nicole Perrin

Senior Policy Advisor, The Wellcome Trust Limited,

U.K

DATA MATTERS: A RESEARCH FUNDER'S

PERSPECTIVE

 

17:40 Open Discussion Moderator: Aldo Geuna, Professor of Economics,

University of Torino

 

 

18:20 Adjourn, return to the Hotels (walk through city center)

 

19:30 Conference Reception: Esperia Società Canottieri - corso Moncalieri 2/c

Turin

 

 

Conference Day Two: 29th June

Venue: Collegio Carlo Alberto

8:15 Transport from Torino to Moncalieri by shuttle bus in front of the Hotel Roma e Rocca Cavour - piazza Carlo Felice 60, near Porta Nuova Railway Station

 

Science in Context -Economics and Legal Institutions

 

9:00 Keynote Address Philippe Aghion

Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics,

Harvard University

ACADEMIA AND INNOVATION”

 

9:25 Keynote Address Bernt Hugenholtz

Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of

the Institute for Information Law of the University of

Amsterdam

OWNING SCIENCE: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

AS IMPEDIMENTS TO KNOWLEDGE SHARING

9:50 Keynote Address Patrick Llerena

Professor of Economics, Université Pasteur,

Strasbourg

INDICATORS AND POLICIES FOR HEI'S TT

ACTIVITIES: LESSONS FROM THE FRENCH CASE"

 

10:15 Discussion Moderator: Cristiano Antonelli

Professor of Economics, University of Torino

Director, BRICK

 

10:40 Coffee break

 

11:00 Breakout Session I

 

Breakout Session A

Chair and Discussant: Rikard Stankiewicz, European University Institute

 

Legal and Technical Accessibility for Life Science Databases

Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, University of Amsterdam

Between IPRs and Public Research :

Is a Community just a « Fancy Science? »

Francesco Rullani, Copenhagen Business School

Field characteristics differentiates the mechanism of scientist cooperation-material transfer in life science and material science

Sotaro Shibayama, Georgia Institute of Technology—School of Public Policy

 

Breakout Session B

Chair and Discussant: Philippe Aghion,

Harvard University

 

Climbing Atop the Shoulders of Giants: The Impact of Institutions on Cumulative Research

Jeffrey Furman, Boston University

Information Technology and Research Patterns in the Life Sciences

Paula Stephan, Georgia State University

A Comparison of Information-Sharing beetween Scientists in Academia and Industry

Carolin Haeussler, University of Munich

 

 

 

12:45 Buffet lunch

 

14:00 Breakout Session II

Breakout Session C

Scientific research commons - experiences and critical appraisal

Chair and Discussant:

Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Université Catholique de Louvain

 

Breakout Session D

Economics of Academic Research (DIME)

Chair: Aldo Geuna, University of Torino

Discussant: Paula Stephan, Georgia State University

General And Specific Information-Sharing Academic University Bio-Scientists

Jerry Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology, Marie Thursby, Georgia Institute of Technology, Carolin Haeussler, University of Munich

 

Contractually Constructed Research Commons: A Critical Economic Appraisal

Enrico Bertacchini, University of Torino

 

Biological Material Sharing in Research: The Case of Rain Forest Resources

Alexandre Antonelli, Institute of Systematic Botany

Scientific Productivity and Academic Promotion: A Study on French and Italian Physicists

Jacques Mairesse, INSEE, Paris & ICER, Torino

Fabio Montobbio, KITes/Cespri & Università dell’Insubria

 

The Role of Search in Scientific Productivity: Inside, Outside, and Interdisciplinary Dimensions

James D. Adams, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Exploratory Attitude and Creativity in Science

Chiara Franzoni, Politecnico of Torino

 

15.45 Coffee Break

 

16:00 Breakout Session III

Breakout Session E

Science research commons - design requirements and policy proposals

Chair: John Wilbanks, Science Commons

Discussant: Fiona Murray, MIT

 

Revolution and Evolution in Scientific Communication: Moving from Restricted Dissemination of Publicly-Funded Knowledge to Open Knowledge Environments

Paul F. Uhlir, US National Academies

The contribution of public networks to knowledge accumulation: Ex situ collections in microbial research

Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Université Catholique de Louvain

An empirical analysis of contractual practices for global exchange of microbial genetic resources in life science research

Maria-Jose Iglesias, Université Catholique de Louvain

Life science research commons - design requirements and policy proposals".

Antoni Nowakowski:

 

Breakout Session F

Economics of Academic Research (DIME)

Chair: Chiara Franzoni, Politecnico of Torino

Discussant: Paul David, Stanford University & Ecole Polytechnique

 

Stimulating graduates' research-oriented careers: does academic research matter?

Mauro Sylos Labini, IMTLucca Institute for Advanced Studies,

Natalia Zinovyeva, FEDEA

Does globalization of the scientific/engineering

workforce threaten U.S. economic leadership?

Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University

The Great Divide in Scientific Productivity.

Why the Average Scientist Does Not Exist

Stijn Kelchtermans, Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel

 

17:50 Adjourn, transport from Collegio Carlo Alberto to Torino by shuttle bus

 

19:30 Gala Dinner: Esperia Società Canottieri - corso Moncalieri 2/c - Turin

Conference Day Three: 30th June

Venue: Collegio Carlo Alberto

8:15 Transport from Torino to Moncalieri by shuttle bus in front of the Hotel Roma e Rocca Cavour - piazza Carlo Felice 60, near Porta Nuova Railway Station

 

Forming and Reforming the Research Resource Commons - Designs and Experiences

 

9:00 Keynote Speaker Jerome H. Reichman,

Bunyan S. Womble, Professor of Law, Duke Law

School

FORMALIZING THE INFORMAL MICROBIAL

COMMONS: USING LIABILITY RULES TO PROMOTE

THE EXCHANGE OF MATERIALS”

 

9:20 Keynote Speaker John Wilbanks

Vice President of Creative Commons, Executive

Director of Science Commons

"THE DIGITAL COMMONS: INFRASTRUCTURE

FOR THE DATA WEB"

 

9:40 Keynote Speaker Bronwyn H. Hall,

University of California at Berkeley; University of

Maastricht-UNU-MERIT; NBER; Institute forFiscal

Studies

ISSUES IN ASSESSING CREATIVE AND SCIENTIFIC

COMMONS”

 

10:00 Discussion Moderator: Paul A. David,

Professeur Titulaire Ecole Polytechnique and Telecom

Paris Tech and Professor of Economics (Emeritus),

Stanford University

10:30 Coffee break

 

10:45 Breakout session IV

Breakout Session G

Chair and Discussant: Benjamin Coriat,

University of Paris-XIII

 

Are Intellectual Property Rights Hindering Technological Advance? The Need for Technological Common.

Petri Rouvinen, ETLA

Rikard Stankiewicz, The European University Institute

 

Access to the Scientific literature in India

Patrick Gaule, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

The Determinants of National Patent ownership by Public Research Centres

Joaquin Azagra-Caro, JRC IPTS, European Commission

Breakout Session H

Chair and Discussant: W. Edward Steinmueller, SPRU-University of Sussex

 

The Emergence of Architecture In Modular Systems: Open Coordination Across Boundaries at ATLAS, CERN

Philippe Tuertscher, Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

The determinants of national patent ownership by Public Research Centres

S.P. Agarwal, Centre for International Trade in Technology

 

Open licensing for scientific innovation :the Reproducible Research Standard in Theory and Practice

Victoria Stodden, Harvard Law School

 

12:25 Discussants’ Round-Table on Economics on Scientific Research &

Collaborations: Perspectives from Breakout Session A, B, D, F

Rikard Stankiewicz, Philippe Aghion, Paul David, Paula Stephan

Moderator: T. Dedeurwaerdere

13:00 Buffet Lunch

 

14:00 Discussants’ Round-Table on Legal and Institutional Structuring of

Research Collaboration: Perspectives from Breakout Session C, E, G, H

Benjamin Coriat, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Fiona Murray, W. E. Steinmueller

Moderator: Aldo Geuna

 

CLOSING SESSION: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE POLICY CHALLENGES

 

Moderator: W. Edward Steinmueller (SPRU- Sussex University)

14:35 Opening Remarks: Science and the Techno-Socio Vision of the

Cyberinfrastructure

Edward Seidel (Director of the U.S. NSF Office of Cyberinfrastructure)

 

14:50 A Panel and Floor Discussion: Can Top-Down and Bottom-Up Policy

Initiatives be Integrated? What are the Priorities?

 

Responses from the Panel Members:

Dominique Foray (EPFL)

Benjamin Coriat (University of Paris XIII)

Marco Ricolfi (Università di Torino)

Paul F.Uhlir (National Academies of Science)

 

 

15:50 Coffee break

16:00 - 18:30 COMMUNIA General Assembly

18:30 Transport from Collegio Carlo Alberto to Torino by shuttle bus