ROUNDTABLE South Africa's journey to a knowledge economy - progress and challenges

Prof Sadulla Karjiker | Patrick Kilbride | Prof Kelly Chibale | Jetane Charsley
06 June 2017
0730 for 0830 including breakfast snacks
0830-1330 including lunch
Sandton Sun Hotel, cnr Fifth & Alice, Sandton

Registration | Arrival tea and coffee with light breakfast snacks

Opening Remarks by Jasson Urbach (Director | FMF) and introduction of the MC Philip Stevens (Founder & Director | Geneva Network)

Keynote Address: A source of concern: Government’s custodianship of intellectual property law by Prof Sadulla Karjiker (Chair IP Law | The Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property, Stellenbosch University)

Questions & Answers

Mid-morning tea and coffee

Presentation: The roots of innovation: Findings from the US Chamber International IP Index by Patrick Kilbride (Vice President of International Intellectual Property | Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) at the US Chamber of Commerce.)

Presentation: Economic and health impact of intellectual property rights in pharmaceutical research and development by Prof Kelly Chibale (Founder & Director | H3D; MRC/UCT Drug Discovery & Development Research Unit | UCT)

Presentation: IP, innovation and impact by Jetane Charsley (Director: Regulatory and Compliance | National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO))

Questions & Answers

Lunch & Networking

NOTE: No cost

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