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Conference in Honour of Peter Swann (OBE)


A great but free conference on Industrial Economics at Nottingham Business School, UK.

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Conference in Honour of Peter Swann (OBE)

15 – 16 September 2011

Conference Organisers: Giuliana Battisti, Stephen Thompson, Paul Windrum

To mark the recent retirement of Professor Peter Swann this conference celebrates his highly distinguished career, as both academic scholar and policy advisor. Peter has made significant intellectual contributions in the economics of innovation, championing the development of research and understanding of demand and wealth creation; innovation and sustainability; industrial and technology policy; and industrial clusters. He has held several advisory positions with government, including specialist advisor to the House of Lords Committee on Science and Technology. Peter was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for Services to Business and Economic Policy. As well as providing intellectual leadership, Peter has been an inspirational teacher, and a supportive and encouraging colleague over the course his career at London Business School, Manchester Business School, and Nottingham University Business School.

Speakers at this two day conference are:

Robin Cowan (University of Strasbourg)
Bronwyn Hall (UoC Berkeley)
Stan Metcalfe (University of Manchester)
Paul Stoneman (Warwick Business School)
Martha Prevezer (Queen Mary, University of London)
Naresh Pandit (Norwich Business School)
Cristiano Antonelli (University of Turin)
Paul Nightingale (SPRU)
Daniel Birke (Innovation & Analytics)

Attendance: There is no conference fee.
To attend the conference, contact Carole Winson. Please be aware that places are limited.

Location: The conference will take place in the North Building of the Business School on Jubilee Campus (building #1 on this map).

Travelling to Jubilee Campus: Click for travel information.

Local Hotels: Click for hotel accommodation information.

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