New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth

New Building Blocks for Jobs and Economic Growth
Intangible Assets as Sources of Increased Productivity and Enterprise Value

A conference presented by
OECD, Athena Alliance, The Conference Board, Kauffman Foundation, and US National Academies
hosted by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

May 16 and 17, 2011
Rafik B. Hariri Building,
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Schedule

Monday May 16:

Introduction
and welcome

(8:45 – 9:00)

What
the conference is all about: Kenan Jarboe, President, Athena Alliance

Opening
remarks and introduction: Richard Boucher, Deputy Sec. General, OECD

Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd floor

 

Keynote
address
: (9:00 – 9:45)

Ben
Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd floor

 

Plenary
roundtable discussion
: (9:45 – 11:15)

Moderator: Jon Spector, CEO, The
Conference Board

Otaviano Canuto,
Vice President, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, World Bank  

Allen
Howell, CEO, Corporate Flight Management

Edward Jung, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of
Intellectual Ventures

Lisa Lynch, Dean, Heller School for Social Policy and
Management, Brandeis University

Carl Shapiro, White House Council of Economic Advisors

David Stafford, COO, Michelin Americas Research Company

Manuel Trajtenberg – Professor and
former Head of Israel’s National Economic Council

Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd floor

 

Break (11:15 – 11:30)

Coffee available on 1st floor

 

Rapid
briefing rounds
(11:30 – 12:30)

Classrooms 1st floor: 130,
145, 155, 160

Start
of workshop process: participants to go to their “start” room as
assigned. Participants in each workshop will receive a briefing on the topics
to be covered in all the other workshops.

 

Lunch (12:30 – 1:15)

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

Working
group sessions #1
(1:15 – 4:15)

·        
Global Competition
and Collaboration

·        
Boosting
Competitiveness, Jobs and Growth

·        
Emerging Measures for
Strategic Management

·        
Driving
Next-Generation Innovation Ecosystems

Classrooms 1st floor: 130,
145, 155, 160

Participants
to go to their workshop room as assigned.

(Self
managed breaks – coffee available 1st

floor
)

Note:
the same workshops repeat on the morning of day two, but with a different group
of participants.  Each conference
attendee participates in two separate workshops during the course of the two
days.

 

Report
back and synthesis conversation
(4:15 – 5:15)

Lohrfink Auditorium, 2th floor

 

Reception
and Dinner
(6:30 – )

Speakers:
Paul Kedrosky, Kauffman Foundation

Senator Chris Coons (DE)

Reception:
Commons, 3rd floor

Dinner: Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

Tuesday May 17:

Introduction
to day two
(8:45 – 9:00) Kenan Jarboe, Athena
Alliance

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

Working
group sessions #2
(9:00 – 12:00)

·        
Global Competition
and Collaboration

·        
Boosting
Competitiveness, Jobs and Growth

·        
Emerging Measures for
Strategic Management

·        
Driving
Next-Generation Innovation Ecosystems

Classrooms 1st floor: 130,
145, 155, 160

Participants
to go to their workshop room as assigned.

(Self
managed breaks – coffee available 1st
floor)

Note:
the same workshops as afternoon of day one, but with a different group of
participants. Each conference attendee participates in two separate workshops.

 

Lunch
and report out
(12:00 – 12:45)

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

World
Cafe rounds

(12:45 – 1:45)

Facilitated small group conversations
on conference topics

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

Plenary
summary session
(1:45 –2:45)

Moderator: Lesa Mitchell, Vice-President
for Innovation, Kauffman Foundation

Rebecca Blank,
Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce,
United States

Tony Clayton, Chief Economist, Intellectual Property Office,
United Kingdom

Raine Hermans, Director,
Strategic Intelligence, TEKES – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and
Innovation

John Mayo, Executive Director, Georgetown Center for
Business and Public Policy

Ken Warwick, Chair, Committee on Industry, Innovation and
Entrepreneurship, OECD

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

Closing
remarks
(2:45 –3:00)

Andrew
Wyckoff, 
Director, Directorate
for Science, Technology and Industry (STI), OECD

Richard
Cohon, Chairman, Athena Alliance

Fisher Colloquium, 4th floor

 

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