ICEF2015

Concurrent Sessions (Part 1)
Technology Transfer to Developing Countries and Investment Promotion

Ismail Serageldin [Chair] View and Download Presentation

Current position

Director, Library of Alexandria, also chairs the Boards of Directors for each of the BA’s affiliated research institutes and museums. He serves as Chair and Member of a number of advisory committees for academic, research, scientific and international institutions.

Country

Egypt

Career History:

2010-2011   Professor, International Chair Savoirs contre pauvreté, Collège de France
  • Distinguished University Professor, Wageningen University, the Netherlands
  • Co-Chair of the African Biotechnology Panel (with Calestous Juma)
2005-2006   Member of the High Level Group (HLG) of the Secretary-General’s UN initiative for the alliance of Civilizations
2002-2004 Co-Chair, The Inter-Academy Council Panel on Capacity building in Science and Technology
1998-2002 Chairman, Youth Employment Summit (YES) Campaign
  • Special Advisor, The World Bank
2000/2001   Distinguished Visiting Professor, American University in Cairo (AUC)
1998-2000   Chairman, World Commission for Water in the 21st Century
  • Vice President of The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
1996-2000   Chairman of the Global Water part-lv3-2nership (GWP)
1995-2000 Chairman, Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP), a microfinance program
1994-2000 Chairman, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
1992-2000 Vice President of the World Bank till July 2000, (for Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development, from October 1992 to March 1998, and for Special Programs from March 1998 to July 2000)

Areas of Expertise:

Biotechnology, rural development, sustainability, and the value of science to society. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cairo University and Master’s degree and a PhD from Harvard University and has received over 30 honorary doctorates.

Jukka UosukainenView and Download Presentation

Current position

Director, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

Country

Denmark

Career history:

  • Pukka Uosukainen (M.Sc. eng.) has worked in international environmental fields for more than two decades. He worked as the Environmental Advisor for the Finnish Official Development Cooperation in 90’s and then joined the Ministry of the Environment of Finland as a senior negotiator and Director for International Affairs Unit. In this position he has served as facilitator and chairman at several climate negotiations and UNEP conferences.
  • In early 2014, Jukka Uosukainen was nominated as the first Director for the Climate Technology Centre and Network, CTCN. This is the operative arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism with function to respond to requests from developing countries, foster access to information and strengthen networks in the field of climate technologies.

Dang Huy DongView and Download Presentation

Current position

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Planning and Investment

Country

Vietnam

Topic of Presentation:

Appropriate policy to promote innovation development

Career history:

10/1979 - 10/1990   Department of International Relations, Ministry of Transportation
11/1990 - 9/1997   Secondment to several international firms
10/1997 - 8/2003   Senior Officials at Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)
9/2003 - 12/2006   Deputy Head of Regulatory Compliance, MPI
1/2007 - 9/2009   Director General of Public Procurement Agency, MPI
10/2009 -   Vice Minister, MPI

Areas of expertise:

I am currently in charge of the Department of Business Development,Department of Business registration administration; Center of Socio-Economic Information Forecast, Department of Legal Affairs, Department of Cooperation; and Informatics Center.
My task is to manage and lead activities of the Ministry in areas involving socio-economic information & forecasts, state owned enterprises restructuring, small and medium-sized enterprises development; business registration; socio-economic development planning, legal affairs, community economic sector development, and information technology usage in ministerial works. I also perform some other duties assigned by the Minister.

Michal KleiberView and Download Presentation

Current position

Vice-President, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Professor, The Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

Country:

Poland

Topic of Presentation:

Low emission development for coal-based economies

Career history:

2007 - 2010, 2011 - 2014   President of the Polish Academy of Sciences
2010 - 2014   Advisor on Low Emission Economy to the Minister of Economy, Poland
2006 - 2010   Advisor on Science & Technology to the President of Poland
2001 - 2005   Minister of Science & New Technologies, Poland
Since 1984   Professor of Engineering Science, Polish Academy of Sciences
1998 - 2003   Professor, Mathematics and Information Science Dept., Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Long-term positions abroad:

1975 – 1979   Research Associate, Dept. of Aerospace Eng., Univ.of Stuttgart, DE
1983 – 1984   Visiting Professor, Dept. of Civil Eng., University of California, USA
1991 – 1992   Visiting Professor , RCAST, University of Tokyo, JP
1993 – 1994   Visiting Professor, Dept. of Mech. Eng., University of Darmstadt, DE
2007 – 2011   Member of the European Research Council, Brussels, Brussels, BE Degrees
1968 - MSc, Dept.of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Warsaw
1971 - MSc, Dept.of Mathematics, Mechanics & Informatics, University of Warsaw
1972 - PhD, Warsaw University of Technology
1978 - DSc (Habilitation), Polish Academy of Sciences Honorary degrees
2002 - Dr.h.c., Technical University of Lublin, Poland
2003 - Dr.h.c., Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
2006 - Dr.h.c., Technical University of Krakow, Poland
2006 - Dr.h.c., University of Technology of Mons, Belgium
2007 - Dr.h.c., Polish University Abroad, London, UK
2009 - Ing.h.c.,Technical University of Metz, France
2010 - Dr.h.c., Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
2011 - Dr.h.c., Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
2012 - Dr.h.c., Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland

Areas of expertise:

  • Mathematical modelling and large-scale computer simulation of complex technological problems Low emission economy development
  • Innovation policy implementation

Jon Moore View and Download Presentation

Current position

CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Country

United Kingdom

Topic of Presentation:

Renewable energy investment trends in emerging markets: lessons from Climatescope

Career history:

  • CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (London, UK 2008 – present)
  • Managing Partner/CEO, M.A.Partners (London, UK 1996 – 2008)
  • Management Consultant for Capital Markets, Accenture (London, UK 1988 -1996)
  • Business Analyst in Commodities, JP Morgan (London, UK 1986 -1988)

Areas of expertise:

  • Business strategy
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Financial markets
  • Investment analysis

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