David Ockwell at UNFCCC workshop on innovation systems (live webcast)

On 13–14 October, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) of the UNFCCC is holding a workshop on Strengthening national systems of innovation in developing countries, covering the entire technology cycle for climate technology. This workshop will be webcast (see link below).

The workshop includes a presentation by David Ockwell, convenor of the STEPS Centre’s Energy and Climate Change domain, on the subject of Transferring climate technology knowledge and developing national capacity to absorb knowledge.

The TEC is organizing the workshop to facilitate the implementation of its 2014-2015 rolling workplan. The workshop will support the TEC’s work on enhancing enabling environments for and addressing barriers to technology development and transfer, in accordance with its mandated functions. It will have three sessions:

  1. Strengthening national systems of innovation
  2. Issues related to knowledge transfer between national systems of innovation
  3. Knowledge transfer mechanisms: enhancing collaboration.

Full details of the event, including an agenda, background note and speaker biographies, can be found on the TEC web page about the workshop.

Webcast and virtual participation

All stakeholders are invited to follow the workshop through the live webcast and participate in the workshop discussions via social media. By using the Twitter hashtag #climatetech, you may tweet questions for the consideration of the workshop participants.