About the keynote speaker
Dr. Rongping Mu is the Director-General Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Professor at the Institute of Policy and Management (IPM), director-general of the CAS Center for Innovation and Development, editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Science Research Management (an academic bimonthly). Besides, he is also collaborating editor of Science Technology & Society (bi-annually, published by SAGE), Vice President and Secretary-General of the China High-tech Industry Promotion Society (CHIPS), Vice President of the Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy Research. His research interests include S&T & Innovation Policy, Technology Foresight, R&D Management, and Competitiveness of High-Tech industry. Dr. Mu received his B.S. (1983) and M.S. degree (1990) from University of Science and Technology of China, and his Ph.D. degree (2001) from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany.