Program

Lecturers

InnSciD SP 2021 + TWAS Science Diplomacy LAC
Regional Workshop

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Wednesday – 4 August (obs. all time in BRT)
Wednesday – 4 August (obs. all time in BRT)
Wednesday – 4 August (obs. all time in BRT)
Opening Ceremony
08:00 - 09:00

● Prof. Dr Mohamed Hassan, President, TWAS ● Prof. Dr Janina Onuki, Director, IRI - USP ● Prof. Dr Luiz Davidovich, Secretary-General, TWAS, and President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences ● Prof. Dr Ary Plonski, Director, IEA – USP ● Prof. Dr Virgílio de Almeida, Director, LACREP, TWAS ● Prof. Dr Sudip Parikh, CEO, AAAS

Introduction to Science Diplomacy
09:00 - 10:30

● Minister Ademar Seabra da Cruz Junior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Iara Costa Leite, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Break

Multinational scientific infrastructures – in memory of Prof. João Steiner
11:00 - 12:30

● Prof. Dr Xavier Barcons, Diretor Geral, European Southern Observatory (ESO), Chile ● Prof. Dr Laerte Sodré, Giant Magellan Telescope Brasil (GMTBrO) ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Hernan Chaimovich, Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo

Practical Activity I
12:30 - 13:30

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Thursday – 5 August
Thursday – 5 August
Thursday – 5 August
The international dimension of Science, Technology and Innovation policies
08:00 - 09:30

● Prof. Dr Luiz Davidovich, Secretary-General, TWAS, and President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences ● Moderator: Sec. Pedro Ivo Ferraz da Silva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Break

Brain Circulation: the importance and challenges to scientific mobility
09:45 - 11:15

● Dr Francisco Marmolejo, Education Advisor, Qatar Foundation ● Dra Ana Maria Carneiro, NEPP, State University of Campinas ● Dra Elisa Maria da Conceição Pereira Reis, Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC) ● Mr Slaven Misljencevic, Policy Officer, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Elizabeth Balbachevsky, FFLCH, USP

Break

High Level Panel: Science Diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean
11:30 - 13:00

● Mr Tito Crissien Borrero, Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Colombia ● Prof. Dr Marcelo Knobel, Gleb Wataghin Physics Institute, Unicamp ● Dr Lídia Brito, Regional Director of Science for LAC Region, UNESCO ● Prof. Dr Raymond Jagessar, President, The Caribbean Academy of Sciences ● Moderator: Dr Marga Gual Soler, Founder, SciDipGLOBAL and Advsior, EU Science Diplomacy Cluster

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Friday – 6 August
Friday – 6 August
Friday – 6 August
The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
08:00 - 09:00

● Ambassador Sérgio Duarte, President of Pugwash ● Moderator: Dr Janina Onuki, Director, IRI-USP

Science in Diplomacy: the role of science in the international climate change regime
09:00 - 10:00

●Prof. Dr Poveda Jaramillo, National University of Colombia and Member of the IPCCC ●Prof Dr Ambuj Sagar, Founding Head, School of Public Policy, India Institute of Technology Delhi ●Moderator: Marcella Ohira, Deputy Executive Director, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)

Break

The role of young scientists in Science Diplomacy (panel)
10:15 - 11:15

● Dr Sok Ching Cheong, Co-Chair, The TWAS Young Affiliates Network (TYAN) ● Dr Paulina Carmona, Biochemist / Gene regulation in human disease, Genome Center, University of California-Davis ● Dr Yusuf Baran, President of Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Izmir Technology Development Zone ● Moderator: Dr. Peter F. McGrath, Co-ordinator, InterAcademy Partnership and the TWAS Science Policy/Science Diplomacy programme

Break

Practical Activity I
11:30 - 14:00

Science Diplomacy in LAC: challenges and perspectives

●Prof. Dr Virgílio de Almeida, Director, LACREP, TWAS. ●Sec. Pedro Ivo Ferraz da Silva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil. ●Ambassador Affonso Massot, Executive Secretary, International Relations Secretariat, State of São Paulo. ●Moderator: Prof. Dr Amâncio Oliveira, IRI – USP

Friday – 6 August

Innovation and Science Diplomacy Workshop (9-13/8/2021)

Science Diplomacy Trail

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Monday – 9 August
Monday – 9 August
Monday – 9 August
Institutional Building in Science Diplomacy: opening remarks
08:00 - 09:00

● Prof. Dr Vahan Agopyan, President, University of São Paulo (USP) ● Prof. Dr Luiz Eugênio Mello, Scientific Director, FAPESP ● Prof. Dr Janina Onuki, Director, IRI - USP ● Prof. Dr Ary Plonski, FEA – USP ● Prof. Dr Virgílio de Almeida, Director, LACREP, TWAS ● Prof. Dr Amâncio Oliveira, IRI - USP ● Sec. Pedro Ivo Ferraz da Silva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Practical Activity II
09:00 - 10:30

Break

International collaboration among Synchroton Light Sources
10:45 - 12:15

● Dr Harry Westfahl Jr, Director, National Laboratoty of Synchroton Sources, Brazil, Director, National Laboratoty of Synchroton Sources, Brazil ● Dr Gihan Kamel, Infrared Beamline Scientist, Synchroton-light project for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) ● Dr Pedro Fernandes Tavares, Vice Director, MAX IV Laboratory, Sweden ● Moderator: Ms Subhra Priyadarshini, Chief Editor, Nature India

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Tuesday – 10 August
Tuesday – 10 August
Tuesday – 10 August
Science Diplomacy 2.0
08:30 - 10:00

●Prof. Simone Turchetti, University of Manchester, United Kingdom ●Prof. Roberto Lalli, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Germany ●Moderator: Pedro Figueroa, President, Latin American and Caribbean Network of Science Diplomacy

Break

Lessons being learned from the Covid-19 pandemic: the importance of international collaborations
10:15 - 11:45

● Dr Nisia Trindade Lima, President, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil ● Prof. Dr Salim Abdool Karim, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University ● Prof. Dr Mauro Martins Teixeira, Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) ● Moderator: Mr Herton Escobar, Journalist, University of São Paulo

Break

Lifting the smokescreen of science diplomacy: the political instrumentation of Science and Innovation centres
12:00 - 13:00

● Ms Elisabeth Epping, University of Luxembourg ● Moderator: Dr Gabriela Ferreira, IRI-USP

Science Diplomacy in Practice: the role of science and technology adviser to the US Dept of State and to the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development
13:00 - 14:00

● Prof. Dr E. William Colglazier, Editor-in-Chief, Science & Diplomacy, AAAS, and 4th Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State (2011-2014), USA ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Marcos Nogueira Martins, USP Innovation Agency (AUSPIN)

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Wednesday – 11 August
Wednesday – 11 August
Wednesday – 11 August
The São Paulo Framework of Innovation Diplomacy (panel)
08:30 - 10:00

● Dr Gabriela Bortz, National University of Quilmes, Argentina ● Dr Chagun Basha, Founding Member, Science Policy Forum ● Prof. Dr Ary Plonski, Director, IEA-USP ● Mr Julio Oliveira, CEO, Idea! Electronic Systems ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Amâncio Oliveira, IRI-USP

Break

Management and Internationalization of Science Parks
10:15 - 11:45

● Dr Regis Cabral, Director, Funding for European Projects (FEPRO) ● Moderator: Sec. Pedro Ivo Ferraz da Silva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Break

The International IP regime – an academic perspective
12:00 - 13:00

● Prof. Dr Caroline Ncube, Research Chair in IP, Innovation and Development, Department of Commercial Law, University of Cape Town ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Alberto Pfeifer, GACINT-USP


Innovation Diplomacy Trail
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Thursday – 12 August
Thursday – 12 August
Thursday – 12 August
Internationalization of Latin American technology multinationals
08:30 - 10:00

● Prof. Dr Lourdes Casanova, Emerging Markets Institute, Cornell University ● Moderator: Mr Juliano Seabra, Chief Innovation and Creativity Division, Inter-American Development Bank

Break

Climbing a High Ladder – Development in the Global Economy
10:15 - 12:00

● Prof. Dr Otaviano Canuto, George Washington University ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Moacyr Martucci Junior, Deputy Director, IRI-USP

Break

Strategic role of Science and Technology diasporas (Panel)
12:30 - 14:00

● Counsellor Luciana Mancini, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil ● Dr Fredy Silva, Director, Red Inveca (Network of Chilean Researchers in Germany) ● Dr Vitor Pamplona, President, SciBr ● Dr Binod Khadria, Former Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University ● Moderator: Prof. Dr Eduardo Couto, Director, LNBR, CNPEM

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Friday – 13 August
Friday – 13 August
Friday – 13 August
Practical Activity II
08:00 - 10:00

Break

Artificial Intelligence and Global Governance
10:15 - 11:45

● Minister Eugênio Vargas Garcia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil ● Moderator: Prof. Dr João Paulo Cândia Veiga, Dean of the Department of Political Science and C4AI, USP

Break

Technology Diplomats
12:00 - 13:30

● H.E. Mr Martin Rauchbauer, Austrian Tech Ambassador in Silicon Valley and Consul General of Austria in San Francisco ● Mr Sebastian Wray, Chief Strategy Officer, Office of Denmark’s Tech Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark ● Moderator: Counsellor Luis Fernando Corrêa da Silva Machado, Head of Division of Technology Promotion I, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Closing Ceremony

● Prof. Dr Moacyr Martucci Junior, Deputy Director, IRI - USP ● Prof. Dr Roseli de Deus Lopes, Deputy Director, IEA – USP ● Prof. Dr Virgílio de Almeida, Director, LACREP, TWAS ● Prof. Dr Amâncio Oliveira, IRI - USP Sec. Pedro Ivo Ferraz da Silva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil


 

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