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2012 IASC Thematic Meeting Live

September 14th Concluding Conference Session

The "knowledge commons" and the challenges of global climate change
Prof. Anil Markandya, Director of Basque Center for Climate Change lead (author of the IPCC report)
Prof. Jakob Rhyner, Director of United Nation University, Bonn
Dr. Michael Halewood, Head of Policy Unit, Bioversity International, Italy

September 14th Keynote Address

Sharing of knowledge, technological evolution and economic growth: a historical overview
Prof. Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, US
Innovative intellectual property strategies for pooling knowledge and technologies in addressing global challenges.
Prof. Bronwyn Hall, University of Berkeley, US
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September 13th Keynote Address

Open Source drug discovery as an innovative model for affordable healthcare for all
Prof. Samir K Brahmachari, Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India and Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR).
The role of the global Crop Commons in supporting livelihoods and food security in developing countries.
Emile Frison, Director General of Bioversity International, Italy
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September 12th Keynote Address

The Commons and the Climate – Dynamising the one to stabilise the other
Prof. Paul David, Stanford, US & UNU-Merit, NL
Promoting open access to digital knowledge resources
Prof. Robin Mansell, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
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