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Inaugural Session

8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:05 Opening statement
Mr. Shigeru Mochida, Deputy Executive Secretary Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
9:05 - 9:10 Special statement
Dr. Abhijit Lahiri, Adviser, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
9:10 - 9:45 Keynote address
Dr. Maharaj Krishan Bhan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
9:45 - 9:55 Introduction to NIS Forum
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon, Director, Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
9:55 - 10:00 Vote of thanks
Mr. N. Srinivasan, Innovation Management Group, Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee/Tea break

Session I: National Innovation Systems
Moderator : Ms. J.K. Yoo and Mr. Se-Jun Yoon

10:30 - 13:00 Towards a Responsive National Innovation System
Dr. H.R. Bhojwani, Advisor to Minister of Science and Technology, Government of India
  Determinants of the German Innovation System
Dr. A. Issa, International Relations Rationalisierungs-Kuratorium der Deutschen Wirtschaft (RKW) e.V., Germany
  NIS : Transition to Knowledge-based Economy in Korea
Dr. Jung-Jae Lee, Senior Researcher, R&D Analysis Team, Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP), Republic of Korea
  National Innovation System and New Technologies: Emerging Options for Public Private Partnership
Dr. Sachin Chaturvedi, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi
  Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the South
Mr. James Nedumpara, UNCTAD India
Programme, New Delhi
1300-1430 Lunch break

Session II: NIS practices in Asia-Pacific countries
Moderator: Dr. H.R. Bhojwani

14:30 - 15:00 National Innovation System in Bangladesh
Mr. Samar Kumar Ghosh, Deputy Technological Adviser, Ministry of Science, Information & Communication Technology Presentation Word Document
15:00 - 15:30 Enhancing Original innovation Capacity and Building the NIS
Mr. Su Mingxing, Deputy Director, Department of International Organization & Conferences, Ministry of Science and Technology, China
15:30 - 16:00 Indian Innovation System - Perspective and Challenges
Mr. Ashwani Gupta, Scientist ‘F’, Department  of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry  of Science and Technology, Government of  India
16:00 - 16:30 NIS of Indonesia: Towards a National Innovation Policy
Dr. Lukman Hakim, Vice Chairman, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
16:30 - 17:00 National Innovation Review of Iran
Dr. H. Salar Amoli, General Director, Technology Development Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Science,Research and Technology, Government of Iran

29 April 2005, Friday
Session II continued
Moderator: Dr. Maripaz L. Perez

9:00 - 10:00 Policy Framework: Concept, Elements, Development and Implementation
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon, Director, APCTT
10:00 - 10:30 Issues Concerning NIS in Nepal
Mr. Sohan Bahadur Nyachhyon, Under Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Science-Technology
10:30 - 11:00 NIS Practices in Korea
Dr. Young-Chol Kang, Director, Overall Planning Division, Office of Science & Technology Innovation,  Ministry of Science and Technology
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee/Tea break

Session II continued
Moderator: Mr. Shehyar Khan

11:30 - 12:00 Sub-national Innovation System for Promoting Technological Competitiveness of Local SMEs
Mr. Phil-Whan Park, Trade and Investment Division, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
12:00 - 12:30 Selective Approaches in Strengthening NIS
Mr. Shehryar Khan, Joint Technological Adviser, Ministry of Science and Technology,Pakistan
12:30 - 13:00 Philippines National Innovation System
Dr. Maripaz L. Perez, Undersecretary (Deputy Minister), Department of Science and Technology
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30 National Innovation System in Sri Lanka
Eng. D.B.J. Ranatunga, Chairman, National Engineering Research and Development Centre (NERDC)
14:30 - 15:00 Thailand’s National Innovation System (NIS) in the Context of East Asian Economies: Initial Findings
Mr. Preeda Youngsuksathaporn, National Innovation Agency (NIA), Thailand
15:00 - 15:30 Transformation of NIS in Viet Nam
Mr. Bach Tan Sinh, Deputy Director, Department of Science & Technology Policy, National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy (NISTPASS)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee/Tea break

Session III Recommendations on NIS
Moderator: Dr. H. Salar Amoli

16:00 - 16:30 Presentation of conclusions and recommendations
Mr. Se-Jun Yoon, Director, APCTT
16:30 - 17:30 Discussions and adoption
17:30 - 18:00 Concluding remarks