Past Event
Share this event

Forum 14:

Public Universities and Regional Growth: Insights from the University of California

View the forum video on

Held Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Forum Summary

Based on the forthcoming book of the same title from Stanford University Press.

Presenters/chapter authors: Steven Casper, Henry E. Riggs Professor of Management, Keck Graduate Institute; Christophe Lécuyer, Professor of the History of Science and Technology, Université Pierre et Marie Curie; Cyrus Mody, Associate Professor of History, Rice University; Daniel Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Junior Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis; and Mary Walshok, Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs and Dean of the Extension, UC San Diego.

Introducers/book editors: Martin Kenney, Professor of Human and Community Development, UC Davis, and Senior Project Director at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy; and David C. Mowery, William A. & Betty H. Hasler Professor of New Enterprise Development at the Walter A. Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

Discussants: Sean Randolph, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute; David Hodges, Daniel M. Tellep Distinguished Professor of Engineering Emeritus, UC Berkeley; Mario Biagioli, Distinguished Professor of Law and Science & Technology Studies, UC Davis; William Lacy, Vice Provost of University Outreach and International Programs and Professor of Human Ecology, UC Davis; and Andrew Hargadon, Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Presentations and Discussion: 1 to 4:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center; Reception: 4:30 to 5:20 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Student Community Center.

Publications Related to this Forum

View Casper’s article relevant to this forum: “How do technology clusters emerge and become sustainable? Social network formation and inter-firm mobility within the San Diego biotechnology cluster” (2007).

View Lécuyer’s article relevant to this forum: “What Do Universities Really Owe Industry? The Case of Solid State Electronics at Stanford” (2006).

View Mody’s article relevant to this forum: “Corporations, Universities, and Instrumental Communities” (2006).

View Mowery’s article relevant to this forum: “Universities in national innovation systems” (2006).

View Walshok’s article relevant to this forum: “A Systematic Approach to Accelerating Entrepreneurship” (2013).