WTO PUBLIC FORUM 2013

“Expanding Trade through Innovation and the Digital Economy”
1-3 October 2013
Geneva, WTO headquarters

Programme

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Public Forum 2013
“EXPANDING TRADE THROUGH INNOVATION AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY”
1 October

Opening Plenary session — 9:30-12:00 — Room CR

Keynote speech

Speaker

Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative
Audio
> Speech

Opening Plenary debate

How can innovation foster growth and trade?

Speakers

  • Roberto Azêvedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
    Audio
    > Speech
  • Alexander Stubb, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland
  • Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of Talal Abu‑Ghazaleh Organization
  • Luo Feng, CEO of IZP technologies
  • Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Moderator

Julie Gichuru, TV host and news anchor
Citizen TV

Mid-day spotlight
World Intellectual Property Organization presents:
Global Innovation Index 2013
12:00-13:00 - Room S1

Speakers:
Rob Atkinson, President, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Senior Economist, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
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1 October — Working sessions and Workshops — 13:00-15:00

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1 October — Working sessions and Workshops — 15:00-17:00

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Meet and Greet Hour
Lobby of Room CR
18:15-20:15

 

2 October — Plenary Debate —10:00-12:00 — Room CR

Keynote speech

Speaker

  • Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director-General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Plenary debate
Innovation and international competitiveness

Speakers
  • Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director-General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Rupert Keeley, Chief Executive Officer of PayPal EMEA
  • Mauricio Antonio Lopes, President of Embrapa
  • Helen McCallum, Director-General of Consumers International (CI)

Moderator

  • Julie Gichuru, TV host and news anchor(Citizen TV)

Mid-day spotlight World Economic Forum presents:
The Global Information Technology Report 2013 - Growth and Jobs in a Hyperconnected World
12:00-13:00 - Room S1

Speaker:
Beñat Bilbao, Senior Economist, World Economic Forum (WEF)

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2 October — Working sessions and Workshops — 13:00-15:00

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3 October — Working sessions and Workshops — 9:00-10:30

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3 October — Working sessions and Workshops — 10:30-12:00

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Mid-day spotlight 12:00-13:00 – Room S1
World Trade Organization presents:
World Trade Report – Factors Shaping the Future of World Trade

Speakers:
Alexander Keck, Counsellor, Economic Research, World Trade Organization (WTO)
Roberta Piermartini, Counsellor, Economic Research, World Trade Organization (WTO)
Pedro Roffe, Senior Associate - Innovation, Technology and Intellectual Property Programme
at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development  (ICTSD)

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