INGSA2014 – Science Advice to Governments

Conference Archive – Speakers

Thank you to the following who were so generous with their time and expertise to make the inaugural conference a success:

Prof. Shaukat Abdulrazak, CEO National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation, Kenya

Prof. Tateo Arimoto, Co-chair of OECD Global Science Forum(GSF)’s Expert Group on Scientific Advice, Professor and Director at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and Deputy Director-General, CRDS at Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Dr. John Boright, Executive Director of International Affairs at US National Academies, US

Prof. Ian Boyd, Chief Science Advisor, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) UK

Dr. Phil Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature

Dr. Castro Díaz-Balart, Science Advisor to the President of the State Council and Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences, Cuba

Dr. Raja Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet, India

Prof. Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia

Prof. Bill Colglazier, Former Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State

Prof. Brian Collins, University College London’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP)

Dr. Lourdes J Cruz, President of the National Research Council of the Philippines and National Scientist

Dr. Hubert Deluyker, Scientific Adviser to the Executive Director, European Food Safety Authority

Prof. Heather Douglas, Chair in Science & Society, Balsillie School of International Affairs, U. of Waterloo Canada

Prof. Mark Ferguson, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland, and Director General, Science Foundation Ireland

Prof. Anne Glover, Chief Science Adviser to the President of the European Commission

Sir Peter Gluckman, Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, New Zealand

Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of the German Academy of Sciences – Leopoldina; Member of UN Secretary General’s Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Yuko Harayama, Executive member of Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI), Cabinet Office of Japan; former Deputy Director OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry

Prof. Andreas Hensel, President of the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Germany

Prof. Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive Officer of IIASA, member of the Leadership Council for the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Professor of Earth System Science at Wageningen University

Prof. Gordon McBean, President-elect, International Council for Science (ICSU)

Prof. Jacqueline McGlade, Chief Scientist and Acting Director, Division of Early Warning and Assessment, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Prof. Romain Murenzi, Executive Director of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

Dr. Carlos Nobre, National Secretary, Research and Development, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Brazil; and appointed member of UN Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Mary O’Kane, Chief Scientist and Engineer, New South Wales Australia

Dr. Roger Pielke, Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research University of Colorado, Boulder

Prof. Remi Quirion, Chief Scientist, Province of Quebec, Canada

Chancellor Emeritus Kari Raivio, Council of Finnish Academies, Finland

Prof. Nils Chr. Stenseth, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and President of the International Biological Union (IUBS)

Dr. Chris Tyler, Director of the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) in UK

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Government of the UK

David Mair, Head of Unit, Science Advice to Policy, Joint Research Centre, EC

Dr. James Wilsdon, Professor of Science and Democracy, University of Sussex, UK

Dr. Steven Wilson, Executive Director, International Council for Science (ICSU)

Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia; Member of UN Secretary General’s Scientific Advisory Board