Agenda and presentations

6 Nov.

19:30 Reception with Keynote Address by Heneri Dzinotyiwei, Minister of Science and Technology of Zimbabwe

7 Nov.

08:00 Opening remarks
G. Broucke, Director a.i., UNESCO Cluster Office in Harare
L. Mumba, African STI Indicators Initiative, NEPAD
A. Konte, African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation

08:30 Keynote address
W. Ganda, Ministry of Science and Technology of Zimbabwe

09:00 R. Brouwer, UNESCO consultant, outline of the Science, Technology and Innovation Global Assessment Programme (STIGAP)

09:30 G. A. Lemarchand, UNESCO consultant, on the Global Observatory of STI Policy Instruments (GO→SPIN)

10:00 Coffee break

10:30 L. Mumba, on NEPAD’s African STI Indicators Initiative

11:00 A. Konte, on the African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation

11:30 Benson Zwizwai, African Technology Policy Studies Network

12:00 Lunch

14:00 G. A. Lemarchand on How to measure the evolution and impact of STI policy instruments? The design of specific STI policy instruments and mechanisms for the promotion of research and innovation in Africa

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Working groups on the GO→SPIN Survey

18:00 Wrap-up session chaired by UNESCO consultant Juliana Chaves-Chaparro

18:30 Close of the day’s programme

Nov. 8

08:00 M. Schaaper from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics on Measuring science, technology and innovation indicators

10:00 Coffee break

10:30 G. A. Lemarchand on Analysing temporal series of input/output indicators for science, engineering, technology and innovation for the design of new policy instruments

11:15 A. Konte on The measurement of innovation in the informal sector in Africa

12:00 Lunch

14:00 R. Brouwer on New indicators for least developed countries, theoretical approaches and foresight tools to analyse science, engineering, technology and innovation policies in Africa. Capacity-building to design better STI strategies.

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Joint exercise on completing the GO→SPIN survey involving all the delegations

18:00 Wrap-up session chaired by Guy Broucke, Director of UNESCO’s Cluster Office in Harare

18:30 Close of workshop

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