Program of the 2nd WFSD

FEBRUARY 4TH, 2011.

9:00 – 9:15OPENING SESSION

Speakers: Moussa Mbaye (Enda-Diapol, Senegal) & Fabien Piasecki (Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, IS-SDWF, France)

9:15 – 11:15PLENARY SESSION: SCIENCE & CRISIS
Moderator: Gus Massiah (AITEC, IPAM, CRID, France)
Speakers: Pat Mooney (ETC Group, Canada), Nissim Amzallag (Israel), Geneviève Azam (ATTAC, France), Fatima Denton (ACCA, Senegal/Africa)

11:15 – 11:30BREAK

11:30 – 13:30ROUND TABLES (simultaneously)

IPR and Knowledge Commons
Moderator: Prabir Purkayastha (All India People Science Network)
Speakers: Hervé Le Crosnier (VECAM, France), Silke Helfrich (International Commons Strategy Group, and Heinrich Boell Foundation), Rosa Acevedo (UNAMAZ – Belem), Paulin J. Hountondji (CODESRIA, National University of Benin), Adama Dembélé (Free software movement, Mali)

Science & Knowledge
Moderator: D. Raghunandan (AIPSN, India)
Speakers: Asséta Diallo (socio-economist, agro-business advisor, IFDC, Burkina Faso), Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola (Consultant and ICT expert, Nigeria), Thierry Viard (ATD Quart Monde, France), Drissa Diallo (Head of Traditional Medicine Department, DMT-INRSP, Mali)

13:30 – 15:00LUNCH BREAK

15:00 – 17:30WORKSHOPS (simultaneously)

  • Synergies researchers / civil society to have a better influence on policy makers
  • Knowledge Commons
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Unions, Science and Altermondialism
  • Science education issues : cultural appropriation by social movements and stakes of universal education

17:30 – 18:00BREAK

18:00 – 18:30“SYNTHESIS” OF WORKSHOPS

18:30 – 19:30PRESENTATION OF INITIATIVES & SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS

  • A new Manifesto on Innovation, Sustainibility and Development (Steps Centre – University of Sussex, UK) and a Manifesto on Science, Technology and Innovation (ATPS – African Technology Policy Studies Network)
  • Universities of the 21st Century (FPH, Switzerland)
  • Extrême pauvreté et gouvernance mondiale (ATD Quart Monde)
  • Marginalization of young researchers (CRDI, Burkina Faso)
  • European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER, Europe)

 

FEBRUARY 5TH, 2011.

9:00 – 10:45PLENARY SESSION: AFRICA & SCIENCE

Moderator: Moussa Demba Dembele (Forum Africain des Alternatives, Senegal)
Speakers: Ebrima Sall (CODESRIA, Senegal/Africa), Shekou Sesay (Consultant, former Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sierra Leone), Elie Faroult (G38, Europe), Buuba Diop (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, FSM, Senegal)

10:45 – 11:00BREAK

11:00 – 13:00ROUND TABLES (simultaneously)

Science & Education
Moderator: Jean-Paul Lainé (FMTS, France)
Speakers: Anita Rampal (AIPSN, India), Baudouin Jurdant (Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, France), Emmanuel Ndione (Enda-Graf, Senegal), Marcello Bonilla (IAEN, Equator), Cheikhou Sylla (Sudes, Senegal), Takwiyaa Manuh (Professor, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon)

Research, Responsibility & Democracy
Moderator: Vinod Raina (AIPSN, India)
Speakers: Hartmut Meyer (ENSSER, Germany), Jose Manoel Rodrigues Vitoriano (University of Valencia, Spain), Gilles Bibeau (Université de Montréal, Québec), Alain Garrigou (Chercheurs sans frontières, France), Innocent Butare (IDRC, West Africa)

13:00 – 14:30LUNCH BREAK

14:30 – 17:00WORKSHOPS (simultaneously)

  • Social and ethical responsibilities of researchers, whistleblowing: obstacles and challenges
  • University in the 21st century: towards an international network
  • Participatory research: stakes and obstacles
  • Reversing the migration of brains and talent
  • Science: what kind of progress?

17:00 – 17:30BREAK

17:30 – 19:30CLOSING SESSION: CONCLUSIONS, PERSPECTIVES & CONVERGENCES
Animators: Lionel Larqué (Association Française des Petits Débrouillards, IS-SDWF, France) and Amit Sengupta (AIPSN)

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