The ‘IN CONVERSATION’ series portray prominent innovation scholars of the day in the form of intellectual-biographical interviews. The 11th episode features SUSAN COZZENS in a deep conversation with JUDITH SUTZ on 19 DECEMBER 2022.
Time & Location
19 Dec, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm UTC
About the Event
About the Event
The IN CONVERSATION series portrays prominent innovation scholars of the day in the form of intellectual-biographical interviews with other senior scholars.
In the ELEVENTH event SUSAN COZZENS will be interviewed by JUDITH SUTZ (on 19 DECEMBER, 2022) at 2 PM GMT | 2 pm – London | 9 am – New York | 10 am – Brazil | 2 pm – London | 3 pm – Denmark, France, Italy & South Africa | 4 pm – EAT | 6.30 pm – India | 9 pm China & Malaysia | 10 pm – Tokyo | 11 PM Canberra.
The event will be moderated by ANDREW ROBERT CUMMINGS
Penel of discussants: Isabel Bortagaray, Thomas Woodson and Diran Soumonni
Structure of the program (2 hours split up as follows)
Brief intro to the program and introducing JUDITH (by ANDREW) 5 minutes
i. Introductory remarks by JUDITH and SUSAN is introduced (10 minutes) followed by a conversation between them as follows
ii. Formative years and major influences – (10 minutes)
iii. Contributions, Critique and weakness, Current work & future course – (35 minutes): starting from the important contributions of SUSAN, evolving towards a critical evaluation of his work. Then moving on to discussions on what next given the changing circumstances, how the theoretical contributions are relevant in current circumstances etc. It is a platform to convey what they want future generations to take from SUSAN and how they can further develop standing on the strong base that was created.
iv. Comment on Status of Innovation Economics and what next? – (10 minutes)
Some of the possible questions could be the following. However the speakers can shape it the way they want it to be!
- How did you end up doing research on innovation?
- What were your most important contributions to the field?
- To what degree have you engaged in teamwork and collective research?
- How do you see the relationship between economics and innovation studies?
- How do you see the role of innovation policy and innovation politics in development strategies?
- How do you see the future for innovation studies?
- At what level should we study innovation – micro, meso and macro?
- What kind of methods should we use to study innovation and economic development?
- What kind of advice would you like to give to young innovation scholars?
- What role can innovation play in meeting global challenges?
B R E A K – 5 MINUTES
v. Discussion (1 hour): For the 1 hour discussion a panel of scholars [Isabel Bortagaray, Thomas Woodson and Diran Soumonni ] will ask questions or make comments on SUSAN’s work. After SUSAN’s response to them the forum will be open for questions from the general audience.