november, 2017

27nov18:3020:00Summit Opening Ceremony and Partner Reception18:30 - 20:00

Time

(Monday) 18:30 - 20:00

Location

Members' Restaurant, European Parliament, Brussels

Organizer

Knowledge4Innovation Forum

Host

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
MEP, Chair of the K4I Forum Governing Board

Prof Jerzy Buzek,
Vice Chair of the K4I Forum Governing Board, MEP, ITRE Committee Chair, former President of the European Parliament

Speakers for this event

  • Blais, Marie-Josée

    Blais, Marie-Josée

    Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Innovation, Ministry of the Economy, Science and Innovation, Government of Québec

    Marie-Josée Blais was appointed in February 2016 as Assistant Deputy Minister for Science and Innovation. Her responsibilities include the development and implementation of Québec's research and innovation strategies. Previously, Marie-Josée held various strategic and management positions in public organizations both in Quebec and abroad. As Director of International Collaborations and Director of the Coordination for International Affairs (now Export Québec), Marie-Josée has participated in several government missions. From 1991 to 2001, she carried out various technology assessments in the United Kingdom and then in AETMIS. She is a member of the boards of directors of key partners in research and innovation (Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec, Génome Québec, Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec), and was recently appointed a member of the Commission de l’éthique en science et en technologie. She holds a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Montreal and a Certificate in Health Economics from the University of Aberdeen.

    Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Innovation, Ministry of the Economy, Science and Innovation, Government of Québec

  • Child, Patrick

    Child, Patrick

    Deputy Director General, DG Research and Innovation

    Deputy Director General, DG Research and Innovation

  • FIsher, Robbert

    FIsher, Robbert

    RECREATE Project Director, Managing Director of JIIP, President of K4I

    RECREATE Project Director, Managing Director of JIIP, President of K4I

  • Legre, Yannick

    Legre, Yannick

    Managing Director, EGI Foundation

    Managing Director, EGI Foundation

  • Strauss, Roland

    Strauss, Roland

    Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

    Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

Speakers

Moderator: Roland Strauss,
Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

Robbert FIsher,
President, Knowledge4Innovation

Marie-Josée Blais,
Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Innovation, Ministry of the Economy, Science and Innovation, Government of Québec

Yannick Legre,
Managing Director, EGI Foundation

Patrick Child,
Deputy Director General, DG Research and Innovation

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