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Regional Dialogue on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Innovation and Sustainable Development

Organised by ICTSD, Hong Kong University, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), and UNCTAD

Hong Kong, SAR, People's Republic of China

8 - 10 November 2004

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  Agenda


Monday 8 November

9.00-10.00 Welcome and Introduction to the Dialogue
Johannes Chan, Hong Kong University
Ricardo Melendez Ortiz, ICTSD

10.00-11.00 First Session: General trends in the field of IPRs
Moderator: Ricardo Melendez Ortiz
Resource Person: Jakkrit Kuanpoth
Commentators: Dexi Qiao; Johannes Bernabe; Pedro Roffe
Followed by discussion

11.00-11.15 Break

11.15-13.00 Continuation of first session

14.00-16.15 Second Session: Health, IPRs - 2005 and beyond
Moderator: Pedro Roffe
Resource Person: Karin Timmermans
Commentators: Rong Min; Timoteo Badoy; Rokiah Alavi; Aziz ur Rehman
Followed by discussion

16.15-16.30 Break

16.30-18.45 Third Session: Biotechnology, IPRs and Sui Generis Systems - Protection for Plant Varieties
Moderator: Dwijen Rangnekar
Resource Person: Surinder Kaur Verma
Commentators: Biswajit Dhar; David Vivas
Followed by discussion

Tuesday 9 November

9.00 - 10.30 Fourth Session: Recapitulation of main issues raised in first three sessions: identification of challenges, policy and research agenda
Moderator: Matthew Bushehri

10.30-10.45 Break

10.45-13.00 Working Group sessions to identify challenges, policy and research agenda issues

14.00 -16.15 Fifth Session: Geographic Indications and 'Traditional Names'
Moderator: David Vivas
Resource Person: Dwijen Rangnekar
Commentators: Pornchai Danvivathana; Hesitah de Alwis; Indikadahena Gothami; Xue Hon
Followed by discussion

16.15-16.30 Break

16.30-18.45 Sixth Session: IPRs and Promoting R&D for the Public Interest
Moderator: Jacqueline Loh
Resource Person: Marie Connett Porceddu
Commentators: James Zhan; Nguyen Xuan Hieu; Zhao Huiyu; N.S. Gopalakrishna
Followed by discussion

Wednesday 10 November

9.00-10.00 Seventh Session: Recapitulation of main issues raised in discussions in fifth and sixth sessions
Moderator: James Zhan / Rajesh

10.00-10.15 Break

10.15-13.00 Working Group sessions to identify challenges, policy and research agenda issues

14.00-16.00 Continuation of Working Groups (conclusions and recommendations)

16.00-16.30 Break

16.30-18.15 Final Session: Conclusions and recommendations of the Dialogue
Moderator: Ricardo Melendez Ortiz

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