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Reaping the Benefits of Globalisation: What are the Opportunities and Challenges for Europe and Ireland?

Venue: ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2

Date: 07/03/2013
Time: 08.30 to 13:00

This Conference, jointly organised with the European Commission, is an associated event of the Irish Presidency of the Council of the EU. It will present and discuss the main findings of the 2012 edition of the European Competitiveness Report as well as recent related empirical evidence and their implications for industrial and innovation policies in Europe and Ireland. 

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PROGRAMME

08.30 Registration and Coffee

08.55 Welcome: Frances Ruane, Director, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin

Session 1:  Making the Most of Globalisation: Opportunities and Challenges for Europe and Ireland
Chair: Iulia Siedschlag, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin

09.00 A Stronger European Industry for Growth and Economic Recovery
Didier Herbert, Director, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, Brussels. Download Presentation.

09.30 European Competitiveness Report 2012: Main Findings
Konstantin Pashev, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry, Brussels. Download Presentation 

09.50 Reaping the Benefits of Globalisation: Opportunities and Challenges for Ireland
Adrian Devitt, Forfás, Dublin. Download Presentation.

10.10 Discussion

10.40 Coffee Break

Session 2:  Fostering a Sustainable Recovery: Competitiveness, Growth and Job Creation Drivers
Chair: Lisa Vaughan, Enterprise Ireland

11.10 Competition and Innovation: Testing the Empirical Relationship in a Simultaneous System
Michael Peneder, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna. Download Presentation

11.30 Innovation and Employment Growth: Empirical Evidence from European Service Enterprises
Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim. Download Presentation 

11.50 Boosting Enterprise Innovation and Productivity: What Matters? What Works?
Iulia Siedschlag, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin. Download Presentation

12.10 Discussion

12.30 Closing Address
Eamon Gilmore, TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. Link to Address 

13.00 Close



Booking

The conference is now fully booked.

Please contact: Liz Coyle after this time on +353 1 8632099/632000.

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