January 10, 2012

Japan-US Workshop on Knowledge Production Process in Science 2011.6.2


■ Japan-US Workshop on Knowledge Production Process in Science 
 
  Organized by Institute of Innovation Research of Hitotsubashi University and National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Supported by National Science Foundation

VENUE
Conference room No. 2 of the MEXT headquarter “Old” building (6th floor)
3-2-2, Kaumigaseki Chiyodaku Tokyo (tentative)

1. Objective
The main objective is to present the results of the large scale surveys on the knowledge production process in science in the US and Japan and to understand the commonality and difference of the results and to draw implications on research and policy.

2. Date
In the whole afternoon on June 23rd, 2011 in Tokyo

,3. Program (preliminary, with simultaneous interpretations)
Opening remarks 1: 15 pm
Terutaka Kuwahara, Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy
Anne Emig, Director of the Tokyo Office, National Science Foundation

1:30 pm
Part 1 Key note speech,
Chair: Shinichi Akaike, IIR
“How Economics Shapes Science”, Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER

2:30 pm
Part 2 Presentations of key findings from the surveys in the US and Japan
Chair: Reiko Aoki, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University and CSTP

1. Knowledge production process
Sadao Nagaoka, IIR
2. Collaboration, research team and funding
Masatsura Igami, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy
3. Commercialization of scientific discovery
John Walsh, Georgia Institute of Technology

Comments on the survey results
David Mowery, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Brief Reponses by panelists

4:20 pm
Coffee break

4:40 pm
Part 3. Panel discussions on the implications of the surveys and on the research agenda for “science of science & innovation policy”
Chair: Sadao Nagaoka, IIR

Leading remarks Julia Lane, Program Director, Science of Science and Innovation Policy, National Science Foundation

Comments by Panelists
Paula Stephan, Georgia State University and NBER
Terutaka Kuwahara, Director General, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy

Shinichi Akaike, IIR
Reiko Aoki, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University and CSTP
David Mowery, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
Anne Emig, Director of the Tokyo Office, National Science Foundation

5:50 pm (Close)