Appendix A Workshop Program

INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION INDICATORS FOR PUBLIC POLICY

A Workshop Sponsored by the National Research Council's Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy

Friday, February 28, 1997

Lecture Room, National Academy of Sciences

Washington, D.C.

8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

 

Mark B. Myers, Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Technology, Xerox Corporation and STEP Board

 

Jeanne E. Griffith, Director, Science Resources Studies, National Science Foundation

 

Alan Ladwig, Associate Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

9:00–9:45 a.m.

SESSION I. Information Needs for Policy

 

Chair: R. Thomas Weimer, House Science Committee Speakers:

 

James M. Murphy, Jr., Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

Timothy Brennan, Council of Economic Advisers

 

Timothy Daniel, Federal Trade Commission

 

Kevin Teichman, Environmental Protection Agency

9:45–10:15 a.m.

SESSION II. Overview of Innovation Information

 

Speaker: David C. Mowery, University of California at Berkeley

 

Discussant: Fred D. Gault, Statistics Canada

10:15–10:30 a.m.

Break



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--> Appendix A Workshop Program INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION INDICATORS FOR PUBLIC POLICY A Workshop Sponsored by the National Research Council's Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy Friday, February 28, 1997 Lecture Room, National Academy of Sciences Washington, D.C. 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction   Mark B. Myers, Senior Vice President, Corporate Research and Technology, Xerox Corporation and STEP Board   Jeanne E. Griffith, Director, Science Resources Studies, National Science Foundation   Alan Ladwig, Associate Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration 9:00–9:45 a.m. SESSION I. Information Needs for Policy   Chair: R. Thomas Weimer, House Science Committee Speakers:   James M. Murphy, Jr., Office of the U.S. Trade Representative   Timothy Brennan, Council of Economic Advisers   Timothy Daniel, Federal Trade Commission   Kevin Teichman, Environmental Protection Agency 9:45–10:15 a.m. SESSION II. Overview of Innovation Information   Speaker: David C. Mowery, University of California at Berkeley   Discussant: Fred D. Gault, Statistics Canada 10:15–10:30 a.m. Break

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--> 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. SESSION III. Accounting for Innovation Inputs and Outputs   Issues: Strengths and weaknesses of R&D and patent data, integrating firm R&D into industry- and national-level accounts, intellectual capital valuation, S&E personnel, technology adoption and diffusion.   Examples of information sources: NSF R&D survey, BEA's R&D satellite account, patent data, innovation surveys, SEC filings, doctoral surveys, Census Surveys of Manufacturing Technology   Chair: Dale W. Jorgenson, Harvard University and STEP Board   Speakers:   William F. Long, Business Performance Research Associates   Adam B. Jaffe, Brandeis University   Baruch Lev, New York University   J. Steven Landefeld, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce   Discussants:   Robert H. McGuckin, III, The Conference Board   Dominique Guellec, OECD   Francis Narin, CHI Research   Charlotte V. Kuh, National Research Council 12:30–1:15 p.m. Lunch 1:15–2:45 p.m. SESSION IV. The Process and Performance of Industrial Innovation   Issues: Increased external sourcing and collaboration, restructuring of in-house corporate R&D, internationalization of research and innovation   Examples of information sources: NSF pilot innovation survey, Yale surveys, Canadian and European innovation surveys   Chair: Mark B. Myers   Speakers:   Wesley M. Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University   John Baldwin, Statistics Canada   Discussants:   Jules J. Duga, Battelle Memorial Institute   Charles F. Larson, Industrial Research Institute

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--> 2:45–4:00 p.m. SESSION V. Discussion Groups on Priority Needs   Concurrent working groups to identify and prioritize areas for indicator development, data acquisition, and analysis in light of policy relevance, feasibility, and public- vs. private-sector incentives, resources, and capabilities.   • Information technology and the service sector, telecommunications   Facilitator: David C. Mowery   • Internationalization of R&D and innovation   Facilitator: Mary Ellen Mogee, Mogee Research & Analysis Associates   • Public-private relationships in data collection and development   Facilitator: Robert H. McGuckin, III 4:00–5:00 p.m. SESSION VI. Plenary Session   Reports of working groups and discussion of recommendations   Chair: Dale W. Jorgenson