DAY 1 - 1st Dec
DAY 2 - 2nd Dec
DAY 3 - 3rd Dec

All times are indicated in CET. For more narrative on the programme, check our latest news!

9:50 - 10:00 - What happened and what's next

Recap of day 1 and preview of day 2

10:00 - 10:45 - AOI & STP conversations: 
Asia Pacific

Take a trip around the world with IASP's regional divisions! Join the conversation with local STPs & AOIs and learn about the key issues affecting the Asia Pacific region.

Moderator: Herbert Chen (Tsinghua University Science Park - TusPark, CHI)

Regional Division President: Suwipa Wanasathop (Thailand Science Park, THA)

with Janekrishna Kanatharana (Thai BISPA, THA), Shigekata Mizuno (Kyoto Research Park, JAP) and Dr Nassar Ikram (NSTP, PAK)

10:45 - 10:55 -  Quickfire interview
10:55 - 11:40 - AOI & STP conversations: 
Eurasia

Take a trip around the world with IASP's regional divisions! Join the conversation with local STPs & AOIs and learn about the key issues affecting the Eurasia region.

Moderator: Alexander Chernov (Technopark Skolkovo LLC, RUS)

Regional Division President: Oleg Movsesyan (MSU Science Park, RUS)

with Vladimir Davidovich (Minsk City Technopark, BLR), Renat Batyrov (Technopark Skolkovo LLC, RUS) and Aksar Sembin (Almaty Tech Garden, KAZ)

11:40 - 11:50 - Networking time with our MC

Join our icebreaking activities to help you make new connections!

12:00 - 12:45 - AOI & STP conversations: 
Europe

Moderator: Stay tuned!

Regional Division President: Lena Miranda (Linköping Science Park, SWE)

with Mai Louise Agerskov (INCUBA, DEN), Stephen Taylor (Area di Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica di Trieste - AREA Science Park, ITA) and Mia Rolf  (Ideon Science Park, SWE)

12:45 - 13:00 -  Connecting with... 

Stay tuned for conversations that will fill this space!

13:00 - 13:45 - AOI & STP conversations: 
North America

Moderator: Bill Sproull (Telecom Corridor of Richardson - RCC, USA)

Regional Division President: Sylvain Ouellette (Technoparc Montréal, CAN)

with Regina Garza (tecniA Parque Tecnológico y de Innovación, MEX), Carol Stewart (Tech Parks Arizona, USA) and Josée Fortin (Sherbrooke Innopole, CAN).

13:45 - 13:55 - Quickfire interview

With Oliver Varlet (EuraMaterials, FR) and Maria Ådahl (Landvetter Södra Utveckling AB, SWE)

10:00 -10:45 - AOI & STP conversations: 
WANA

Take a trip around the world with IASP's regional divisions! Join the conversation with local STPs & AOIs and learn about the key issues affecting the WANA region.

Moderator: Mostafa K. Eghbal (Isfahan Science & Technology Town - ISTT, IRA)

Regional Division President: Lamiae Benmakhlouf (Technopark Morocco, MOR)

with Hussain Almahmoudi (Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park, UAE) and Néjiba Bouzaiane (Telpin Software Systems, TUN) 

10:45 - 10:55 - Networking time with our MC

Join our icebreaking activities to help you make new connections!

10:55 - 11:40 - AOI & STP conversations: 
Africa

Take a trip around the world with IASP's regional divisions! Join the conversation with local STPs & AOIs and learn about the key issues affecting Africa

Moderator: McLean Sibanda (Bigen Global, ZAF)

Regional Division President: Hauwa Yabani (Abuja Technology Village Free Zone Company, NIG)

with Alan Boshwaen (Botswana Innovation Hub, BOT), John Tanui (Konza Technopolis, KEN) and Pieter Holl  (The Innovation Hub, ZAF)

11:40 - 11:50 - Quickfire interview

Networking and knowledge exchange is key in any network. Meet Norbert Mórucz (Association of Industrial, Science, Innovation and Technology Parks, HUN) and Ali Motamedzadegan (Mazandaran Science and Technology Park-MSTP, IRN) who both lead national science park associations and hear what parks contribute to the local communities in their countries – and learn how to say Science Park in their languages too.  ​

12:00 - 12:45 - Eyes on the market: pandemic pivots

Stories from innovative companies who pivoted their operations to stay  profitable, or to meet rising demand - stay tuned for more info!

12:45 - 13:30 - AOI & STP conversations: 
Latin America

Moderator: Jorge Audy (TECNOPUC - Parque Científico e Tecnológico da PUCRS, BRA)

Regional Division President: Fernando Amestoy  (Parque Científico Tecnológico de Pando, URU)

with  Alejandro Carbonell (Ciudad del Saber, PAN), Susana Kakuta (TECNOSINOS - Parque Tecnológico de São Leopoldo, BRA) and Esteban Cassin (ARG)

13:30 - 13:45 - Connecting with...

Stay tuned for conversations that will fill this space!

13:45 - 13:55 - Quickfire interview

With Kenny Kim (Jeju Science Park​, KR) and Amaia Bernarás (Science and Technology Park of Gipuzkoa, SPA)

14:30 - 15:15 - Latest trends in life sciences and the impact of COVID-19

Moderator: Charlotta Gummeson (Sahlgrenska Science Park, SWE)

with André Domin (Technologiepark Heidelberg GmbH, GER) , Fabrizio Conicella  (InnovUp, ITA) and Mounia Azzi (CAN)

15:20 - 15:30 - Quickfire interview

With Carl Baillargeon (Groupe UIG, CAN) and Marco Oelschlegel (VisitBerlin – Berlin Convention Office, GER)

15:30 - 16:15 - Living Labs and city engagement

Moderator: Robin Daniels (Redpill Group, UK)

with Hilde de Vocht (High Tech Campus Eindhoven, NET), Komal Doshi (Ann Arbor SPARK, USA) and Marc Sanderson (Malaga City Council, SPA)

16:20 - 16:30 - Networking time with our MC

Join our icebreaking activities to help you make new connections!

16:40 - 17:25 -  Talent attraction and retention in STPs and AOIs
17:30 - 17:40 - Quickfire interview

Stay tuned!

17:40 - 18:10 - Network thinking: Your Network IQ for Ecosystem Innovation

Daria Tataj (Tataj Innovation, POL)

18:10 - 18:20 - Networking time with our MC

Time for some interaction and activities!

18:30 - 19:15 - Talent and places to thrive

Moderator: Jonathan Burroughs (Creative Places, UK)

with François Nortje (Osmond Lange Architects and Planners, ZAF), Igor De Biasio (MIND Milano Innovation District, ITA) and Carl Viel (Quebec International, CAN

19:20 - 19:30 - Quickfire interview
19:30 - 19:40 - Networking time with our MC

Join our icebreaking activities to help you make new connections!

19:40 - 20:25 - PANEL:
Women in IASP
18:30 - 19:15 - Entrepreneurs today: how to support them

Moderator: Diego De Biasio (Technoport, LUX)

with Rafael  Chanin (TECNOPUC - Parque Científico e Tecnológico da PUCRS, BRA), Ulrika Malmqvist (Movexum, SWE) and Cristina Collazos (Ciudad del Saber , PAN)

19:20 - 19:30 - Quickfire interview

With Louise Lennersten (Interspectral, SWE) and Orientina Di Giovanni (ZCube - Zambon Group, IT)

19:30 - 19:40 - Networking time with our MC

Join our icebreaking activities to help you make new connections!

19:40 - 20:25 - PANEL: Entrepreneurial culture and human capital

Moderator: Luis Sanz (IASP- International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation, SPA)

with Jean-François Balducchi (Atlanpole, FRA), André Domin (Technologiepark Heidelberg GmbH, GER) and Deepanwita Chattopadhyay (IKP Knowledge Park, IND)

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