SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference

September 18, 2016

SPRU celebrated its 50th anniversary between the 7th-9th of September 2016 with an international conference that attracted over 500 delegates. I chaired a session titled 50 years of “science, technology and innovation in Latin America”, that was addressed by leading innovation scholars and practitioners from Latin America including Judith Sutz (National University Uruguay) , Gabriela Dutrenit (Universidad Autonoma Mexico), Jorge Robeldo (Universidad Nacional, Medellin, Colombia) , Jose Miguel Benavente (International Development Bank, Washington), Paloma Bernal (SPRU PhD student)  and the Alejandro Olaya (Deputy Director Colciencias, Colombia).

Here is a Storify of Twitter activity around the event, which gives a good overview of the conference: https://storify.com/SPRU/spru-50th-anniversary-conference

 

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