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Program (as at June 2012)

Monday, 2 July 2012
From 9.00am Registration
10.00am - 10.45am Morning Tea
10.45am - 11.00am Welcome:
Professor John Foster, ISS President and Conference Organizer
Professor Horst Hanusch, ISS General Secretary
Professor Alan Lawson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), UQ
11.00am - 12.30pm Plenary 1: Asian Emergence: Causes and Consequences
Chair: Professor Kurt Dopfer
Sponsored by the Reserve Bank of Australia 
Metabolic Growth Theory: Rises and Falls of Civilizations in Learning Competition
Professor Ping Chen
University of Peking, Beijing, and Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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Knowledge and Detour for Sustained Catch-up: Schumpeterian View on Asian Dynamism
Professor Keun Lee
Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

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12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
Sponsored by Griffith University
1.30am - 3.00pm Parallel Session 1
3.00pm - 3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm - 3.35pm Colin Lyons, Research Economist/Urban Planner, Industry Policy & Economic Analysis Branch, Industry and Small Business Policy Division, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
3.35pm - 5.00pm Plenary 2: Innovation Policy: Evolutionary Economic Perspectives
Chair: Professor Franco Malerba 
Sponsored by the Australian Government: Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
National Innovation Policy and the Globalisation of Innovation Systems: Choosing Races and Placing Bets
Professor Alan Hughes
Director of the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge University, UK
Innovation, Industry Policy and the Enemies of Change: a Sectoral Perspective from Australia
Dr Terry Cutler
Chairperson of the Panel reviewing the Australian National Innovation System for the Federal Minister for Innovation and Industry, 2008

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5.00pm - 6.00pm Parallel Session 2
6.30pm – 8.00pm Welcome Reception
Dining Hall, Women’s College, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus
Sponsored by the University of Queensland: Faculty of Business, Economics and Law 
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 10.30am Parallel Session 3
10.30am – 11.00am Morning Tea
Sponsored by the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research, QUT Business School
11.00am – 12.30pm Plenary 3: Knowledge, Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Markets
Chair: Professor Maureen McKelvey 
Sponsored by the University of Queensland: Economics
Bourgeois Dignity: Some Schumpeterian Themes
Professor Deirdre McCloskey
University of Illinois

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The Innovation Commons
Dr Jason Potts
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

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12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
Sponsored by the Australian Government: Productivity Commission 
1.30pm – 3.00pm Parallel Session 4
3.00pm – 3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm – 5.00pm Parallel Session 5
5.00pm – 6.00pm Presentation of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research followed by the Prize Lecture
Sponsored by the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum
7.30pm – 11.30pm Schumpeter Prize Dinner, Plaza Terrace Room, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Sponsored by Dr Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company & Dr Peter Farrell, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ResMed Inc
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 10.30am Parallel Session 6
10.30am – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00am – 12.30pm Plenary Session 4: How do we model Economic Behaviour when we recognise that Economic Systems are Complex?
Chair: Professor Paolo Saviotti 
Sponsored by the University of Queensland: Business School
The Dynamics of Innovation Cascades:  Is the Innovation Society Sustainable?
Professor David Lane
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, and the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico

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Complexity, Uncertainty and Innovation
Professor Peter Allen
Complex Systems Research Centre, Cranfield University, UK
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
Sponsored by the Economic Society of Australia
1.30pm – 3.00pm Parallel Session 7
3.00pm – 3.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.30pm – 5.00pm Parallel Session 8
5.00pm – 6.00pm Presidential Address: Energy, Knowledge and Economic Growth
Professor John Foster
President of the International J.A. Schumpeter Society
Thursday, 5 July 2012
8.30am – 9.00am Registration
9.00am – 10.00am Parallel Session 9
10.00am – 10.30am Morning Tea
10.30am – 12.00pm
 
Plenary 5: Neo-Schumpeterian Evolutionary Economics: where has it been going and what is its future?
Chair: Professor Uwe Cantner
Sponsored by Curtin University 
The Evolution of Evolutionary Economics: Clouds or Clocks?
Professor Stan Metcalfe
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester, and the Centre for Business Research, Cambridge University, UK

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Economic Coordination and Dynamics: Some Elements of an Alternative “Evolutionary” Paradigm
Professor Giovanni Dosi
Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies

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Evolutionary Economics – Neo-Schumpeterian Accomplishments and Failures
Professor Ulrich Witt
Director of the Evolutionary Economics Group, Max Planck Institute of Economics and the University of Jena, Germany

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12.00pm – 12.15pm Farewell
Chair: Professor Horst Hanusch, ISS General Secretary
Professor Uwe Cantner: The Journal of Evolutionary Economics, the ISS and Schumpeter 2012
Professor John Foster: Thanks for attending Schumpeter 2012
Professsor Uwe Cantner: Schumpeter 2014 in Germany
12.15pm – 1.15pm ISS General Assembly
1.15pm – 2.00pm Lunch


Parallel Sessions Program (as at 28/05/2012)

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Social Program

Welcome Reception
Date: Monday, 2 July 2012
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Dining Hall, Women’s College, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus
Dress: Smart casual
Cost: Inclusive for full registrations. Additional tickets, $40.00 per person.

Renew old acquaintances and meet new contacts at the official Conference Welcome Reception, 

Schumpeter Prize Dinner
Date: Tuesday, 3 July 2012    
Time: 7.30pm – 11.30pm
Venue: Plaza Terrace Room, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress: Smart casual or Business Attire
Cost: Inclusive for full registrations. Additional tickets, $100.00 per person.

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, located on the South Bank is a unique riverside venue in the heart of the city of Brisbane. Enjoy a relaxing night of fabulous food, wine & good company.