The conference location will be the Senate House situated opposite the British Museum.

Miami, June 12-15, 2018
Conference Venue: Miami Business School, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
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  • Technology, innovation and firm performance
  • Productivity and resource allocation
  • The role of firms in job creation
  • Worker productivity and incentives
  • Data and measurement issues pertinent to firms’ growth in Africa
  • High growth entrepreneurship, incubators, accelerators and start-ups.

The University-Industry Interaction Conference 2018

organised by UIIN, the University Industry Innovation Network, will take place in London, 20 -22 June, 2018.

"Firms, Workers and Disruptive Technologies – Ensuring Sustainable and Inclusive Growth"

The Conference — co-organised with the Bank of Canada and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada — will bring together senior policy-makers, high-level academics and experts to address some of the leading questions on the following themes:
(i)          the policy and economic implications from new technologies,

(ii)         (ii) structural changes from disruptive technologies,

(iii)       (iii) technology creation, adoption and impacts on institutions,
             (iv) intangibles, skills and disruptive technologies and

(iv)       (iv) the state of knowledge on the productivity slowdown.

In addition, this 3rd Conference will be an opportunity to assess the extent to which the Global Forum on Productivity has helped uncover the factors behind the productivity slowdown.

The OECD Global Forum on Productivity (GFP) fosters international co-operation between public bodies promoting productivity-enhancing policies.