Les Assises de la Recherche et de l'Innovation

Platform for National Dialogue on Emerging and Frontier Innovations Join event

About

“Les Assises de la Recherche et de L’Innovation 2022” is scheduled from the 27th to the 29th of April 2022 and aims at setting the foundations for the development of a National Masterplan /Roadmap for technology, research, and Innovation.


Given the current sanitary restrictions, access to the physical location will be strictly for ticket holders only.

3
Days
79
Speakers
9
Sponsors
59
Sessions

Sponsors

Agenda

Categories:

10:30 - 10:45

Registration for Conceptualising - TED Style Talks

11:15 - 11:25

Holistic Innovation Policy – Story, Flaws, and Solutions

Chamarel 1

Prof. Charles Edquist

11:25 - 11:35

Regionalisation Innovation

Chamarel 1

Dr Maya Cesari

11:35 - 11:45

Enabling Technologies for Innovation

Chamarel 1

Mr Dev Hurkoo

11:45 - 12:00

Global perspectives for Innovation (video)

Chamarel 1

Ms. Maija Lönnqvist

12:00 - 12:10

New sectors of the Economy

Chamarel 1

Dr. Drishty Ramdenee

12:10 - 12:20

Re-inventing an industry through innovation: Tourism Industry

Chamarel 1

Mr Sydney Pierre

12:20 - 12:30

Implementing Innovative Technology: Towards the Transformation of Academia (Video)

Chamarel 1

Prof Lina Pelliccione

13:20 - 13:30

Space, the final Frontier of Innovation

Chamarel 1

Mr Shantanu Bhatawdekar

13:30 - 13:40

African Imperatives for Innovation (video conference)

Chamarel 1

Dr Peggy Oti-Boateng

13:40 - 13:50

Future of ICT Sector in Mauritius

Chamarel 1

Mr Deelam Baichu

13:50 - 14:00

Creativity and Innovation in Mauritius

Chamarel 1

Mr Avinash Meetoo

14:05 - 14:15

Sustainable Innovation in the World (Video Conference)

Chamarel 1

Mr Leon Chanter

14:15 - 14:25

Impediments to Fintech

Chamarel 1

Mr Mohamed Khan

14:30 - 14:40

Innovation in Agriculture in the Region

Chamarel 1

Mr Eric Jeuffrault

14:40 - 14:50

Unlocking the Middle Trap” - Technical Education as the Innovation Catalyst

Chamarel 1

Mr Yamal Matabudul

14:50 - 15:00

Academic Innovation and Industry Needs: Where do we stand?

Chamarel 1

Dr Keith Thomas

15:10 - 15:20

Innovation for Social Change

Chamarel 1

Ms Ayooshee Dookhee

15:20 - 15:30

Changing Health and Wellness through Innovation

Chamarel 1

Mr Olivier Schmitt

15:30 - 15:40

Productivity and Innovation

Chamarel 1

Dr (Mrs) Vijayelaksmee Goorah

Speakers

Honourable Deepak Balgobin
Honourable Deepak Balgobin
Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation
Dr Kaviraj Sharma Sukon
Dr Kaviraj Sharma Sukon
Chairman Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Prof. Theesan Bahorun
Prof. Theesan Bahorun
Executive Director Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Maya Cesari
Dr Maya Cesari
Mr Avinash Meetoo
Mr Avinash Meetoo
Head of Experimentation Accelerator Lab and Digital Advocate UNDP Mauritius and Seychelles
Prof. Charles Edquist
Prof. Charles Edquist
Lund University, Centre for Innovation Research
Mr Dev Hurkoo
Mr Dev Hurkoo
Managing Director Rogers Capital
Ms. Maija Lönnqvist
Ms. Maija Lönnqvist
Mr Sydney Pierre
Mr Sydney Pierre
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Marriott International, Mauritius Franchise
Dr Peggy Oti-Boateng
Dr Peggy Oti-Boateng
Board Member and Director of the Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building in the Natural Sciences Sector at UNESCO UNESCO
Prof Lina Pelliccione
Prof Lina Pelliccione
Pro Vice-Chancellor & President Curtin Mauritius
Mr Leon Chanter
Mr Leon Chanter
Expert on off-grid and microgrid systems Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Dr. Drishty Ramdenee
Dr. Drishty Ramdenee
Head of the Services and Emerging sectors Directorate Economic Development Board
Mr Eric Jeuffrault
Mr Eric Jeuffrault
Regional Director Centre de coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD)
Mr Yamal Matabudul
Mr Yamal Matabudul
Chief Executive Officer Polytechnics Mauritius
Mr Olivier Schmitt
Mr Olivier Schmitt
Chief Executing Officer (Health and Wellness) Life Together (IBL Group)
Ms Ayooshee Dookhee
Ms Ayooshee Dookhee
Head of Solutions Mapping Accelerator Lab UNDP
Mrs Nirmala Jeetah
Mrs Nirmala Jeetah
Director, BIO Industry and Project Development Economic Development Board
Mr Roshan Ramoly
Mr Roshan Ramoly
Director LinearArc Solutions
Mr Vikas Khanna
Mr Vikas Khanna
CIO Emtel
Dr Mitrasen Bhikajee
Dr Mitrasen Bhikajee
Chairman Quality Assurance Authority
Mr Jocelyn Kwok
Mr Jocelyn Kwok
CEO AHRIM
Mrs Nita Vanessa Seebaluck
Mrs Nita Vanessa Seebaluck
Lecturer University of Technology, Mauritius
Dr (Mrs) Vijayelaksmee Goorah
Dr (Mrs) Vijayelaksmee Goorah
Lead Innovation, Advocacy & Entrepreneurship ​National Productivity and Competitiveness Council
Dr Sheeba Armoogum
Dr Sheeba Armoogum
Senior Lecturer University of Mauriitus
Dr Nitin kumar Gopaul
Dr Nitin kumar Gopaul
Research Coordinator Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Poonam Veer Ramjeawon
Dr Poonam Veer Ramjeawon
Research Coordinator Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Madhvee Madhou
Dr Madhvee Madhou
Research Coordinator Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Vickram Bissonauth
Dr Vickram Bissonauth
Research Coordinator Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Aveeraj  Peedoly
Dr Aveeraj Peedoly
Research Officer Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Roubeena Jeetah-Rampadaruth
Dr Roubeena Jeetah-Rampadaruth
Project Monitoring Officer Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Mr Kiran Tatoree
Mr Kiran Tatoree
Researcher Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
Dr Bhooshun Ori
Dr Bhooshun Ori
Director General Health Services Ministry of Health and Wellness
Dr Fabien Boulle
Dr Fabien Boulle
Chief Executive Officer Axonova
Prof Soumitra Dutta
Prof Soumitra Dutta
Ms Dayna Armoogum
Ms Dayna Armoogum
Head of Operations Hospitality Plus Ltd
Assoc. Prof. (Dr) Robin Nunkoo
Assoc. Prof. (Dr) Robin Nunkoo
Head, International Center for Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality University of Mauritius
Mr Philip Taylor
Mr Philip Taylor
Director Hospitality Plus Ltd
Mr Renaud Azema
Mr Renaud Azema
Chief Executive Officer Vatel Mauritius
Dr Asha Dookun-Saumtally
Dr Asha Dookun-Saumtally
Director Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute, Mauritius Cane Industry Authority
Mr Mehul Bhatt
Mr Mehul Bhatt
Chief Strategy & Sustainability Executive Rogers & Company Limited
Mrs Jacqueline Sauzier
Mrs Jacqueline Sauzier
General Secretary Mauritius Chamber of Agriculture
Mr Yannick Lincoln
Mr Yannick Lincoln
Director High Performance Centre, Mauritius, Multisports Infrastructure Ltd.
Dr Regine Rouzier
Dr Regine Rouzier
Chief Executive Officer CAP Research
Dr Michel  Abiteboul
Dr Michel Abiteboul
Consultant MAbSTRAT Consulting
Dr  Prithviraj  Ramputty
Dr Prithviraj Ramputty
Ag Director Health Services Primary Healthcare Ministry of Health and Wellness
Dr Siddick Maudarbocus
Dr Siddick Maudarbocus
Chief Executive Officer Les Mariannes Wellness Sanctuary
Mr Robin Ramhit
Mr Robin Ramhit
Tourism Promotion Manager Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA)
Mr Poojanraj Khurun
Mr Poojanraj Khurun
National Correspondent Food and Agriculture Organisation, Mauritius
Ms Mreedula Mungra
Ms Mreedula Mungra
Chief Executive Officer Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MARENA)
Dr Daniel Marie
Dr Daniel Marie
Officer-in-charge Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI)
Mr Avinash  Soobul
Mr Avinash Soobul
Chief Innovation Officer Mauritius Telecom

Exhibitors

MARENA
MARENA
My pop-up store
My pop-up store
Axonova
Axonova
Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute (MSIRI)
Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute (MSIRI)
Ogment Co Ltd
Ogment Co Ltd
Yugo Limited
Yugo Limited
Amalgam Watches Ltd
Amalgam Watches Ltd
Bem Recycling
Bem Recycling
FinClub
FinClub
RIPE MAURITIUS LTD
RIPE MAURITIUS LTD
Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute
Food and Agricultural Research and Extension Institute
Australian High Commission
Australian High Commission
Rogers Capital
Rogers Capital

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