Bengt Åke Lundvall
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About the Event
LECTURE-13: CONCLUDING LECTURE AND Q&A SESSION
The concluding lecture shall be delivered by prominent innovation scholar Professor Bengt-Åke Lundvall. Professor Lundvall will also answer questions selected from across the pevious lecture sessions. The session will be chaired by Professor Helena Lastres.
Bengt-Åke Lundvall is professor emeritus in economics at Department of Business and Management at Aalborg University. His research is organized around a broad set of issues related to innovation systems, and learning economies. Lundvall was Deputy Director for the Directorate of Science, Technology and Industry 1992-95 and he joined Tsinghua University, Beijing 2003-2006 as Special Term Professor. He has been engaged as advisor for international organisations including Unctad and The World Bank as well as for national governments in all parts of the world. He founded Globelics 2001 and he served as its coordinator until 2018. Since 1988, he has published more than 200 publications in the form of books, journal articles, and book chapters (see www.vbn.aau.dk). His two most cited works are:
Lundvall, B.-Å., (ed.) (2010), National Systems of Innovation: Towards a Theory of Innovation and Interactive Learning. London, Anthem.
Lundvall, B.-Å. and Johnson, B. (1994), 'The Learning Economy', Journal of Industry Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 23-42.
Helena MM Lastres is Economist, D.Phil. in Industrial Development and Scientific and Technological Policy, SPRU, Sussex University, England; head researcher, Ibict / MCT; chief advisor to the Secretariat of Productive and Innovative Arrangements and Local Development; member of the Presidency of the National Bank for Social Development (BNDES).