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The Provost’s Forums on the Public University and the Social Good

Public Universities and Regional Growth: Insights from the University of California”

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Based on the forthcoming book of the same title from Stanford University Press.

Presenters/chapter authors: Steven Casper, Henry E. Riggs Professor of Management, Keck Graduate Institute; Christophe Lécuyer, Professor of the History of Science and Technology, Université Pierre et Marie Curie; Cyrus Mody, Associate Professor of History, Rice University; Daniel Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Junior Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis; and Mary Walshok, Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of the Extension, UC San Diego.

Introducers/book editors: Martin Kenney, Professor of Human and Community Development, UC Davis, and Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy; and David C. Mowery, William A. & Betty H. Hasler Professor of New Enterprise Development at the Walter A. Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

Discussants: Sean Randolph, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute; David Hodges, Daniel M. Tellep Distinguished Professor of Engineering Emeritus, UC Berkeley; Mario Biagioli, Distinguished Professor of Law and Science & Technology Studies, UC Davis; William Lacy, Vice Provost of University Outreach and International Programs and Professor of Human Ecology, UC Davis; and Andrew Hargadon, Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Presentations and Discussion: 1 to 4:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center; Reception: 4:30 to 5:20 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center.

VIEW THE FLYER FOR THIS EVENT

View Kenney and Mowery’s “Introduction” to Public Universities and Regional Growth: Insights from the University of California (Stanford UP, 2014).

View Casper’s CV

View Casper’s article relevant to this forum: “How do technology clusters emerge and become sustainable? Social network formation and inter-firm mobility within the San Diego biotechnology cluster” (2007).

View Lécuyer’s CV

View Lécuyer’s article relevant to this forum: “What Do Universities Really Owe Industry? The Case of Solid State Electronics at Stanford” (2006).

View Mody’s CV

View Mody’s article relevant to this forum: “Corporations, Universities, and Instrumental Communities” (2006).

View Mowery’s CV

View Mowery’s article relevant to this forum: “Universities in national innovation systems” (2006).

View Walshok’s CV

View Walshok’s article relevant to this forum: “A Systematic Approach to Accelerating Entrepreneurship” (2013).