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21. Travel support  
Travel Support Academy Logistics The Summer Academy will start with an informal dinner Sunday evening, 30 June at 19:00 and end Friday, 5 July around 15:30. Please book your return flight on Friday after 17:30 to ensure you can participate to the end of the academy. Flights should be booked to Berlin Tegel Aiport (TXL). Your accommodation will be covered from Sunday to Friday morning…  
22. Annelien Cunningham  
Contact Email Skype: annelien.cunningham Annelien provides administrative, management and content support to Mesopartner. Her main tasks involve organising events such as the Summer Academy in Berlin, maintaining the website, managing the client database and customer communication. She manages Mesopartner Africa and provides project implementation support to several projects. Her…  
23. Doug Hindson  
Contact dh@mesopartner.com South African and French nationality.  DPhil (Development Studies) from the University of Sussex, UK.  Experience Prior 2002, research professor in social and economic development From 2002, independent development consultant  Areas of expertise Advice, design, facilitation, training and evaluation in the following areas of local and regional…  
24. Valerie Hindson  
Contact vh@mesopartner.com South African and French. Post Masters Degree in Political Studies specialising in public service administration (Aix en Provence, 1992). Experience 1994: Manager in the French Department of Public Works, Transportation, Housing and Tourism, from 1996 to 1999 responsible between for bilateral cooperation with African and Middle Eastern countries. Since 2002:…  
25. Jörg Meyer-Stamer Scholars  
Jörg Meyer-Stamer Scholar Network Scholars, all known academics and personal friends of Jörg Meyer-Stamer, have a prominent role within the Scholarship (see below). Other scholars who feel committed to the research fields and approach of Dr Jörg Meyer-Stamer are warmly invited to join and expand the project. The role of the scholars is versatile: they collaborate in the design, terms and…  
26. Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution a Paradigm Shift?  
Is the Fourth Industrial Revolution a Paradigm Shift? As economic development practitioners, we often wonder how emerging technological and social changes might affect the people we work with. How will new technologies affect the regions and value chains we work with? How will developing countries participate in global value chains and trade systems? What kind of skills will the workforce…  
27. World Economic Forum and the fourth industrial revolution in South Africa  
World Economic Forum and the fourth industrial revolution in South Africa This paper focuses on the fourth industrial revolution and the concept as promoted by the World Economic Forum, international consultancies, governments and multinational firms. World Economic Forum and the fourth industrial revolution in South Africa This paper focuses on the fourth industrial revolution and the concept as…  
28. Framing the concepts that underpin discontinuous technological change  
Framing the concepts that underpin discontinuous technological change The paper takes the form of a literature study on the topic of technological change, innovation and building technological capabilities. For this paper, research and content contributions were also made by Mbofholowo Tsedu (TIPS), Prof Dave Kaplan (University of Cape Town and TIPS Research Fellow), Bhavna Deonarain (TIPS) and…  
29. Mapping the meso space that enables technological change, productivity improvement and innovation in the manufacturing sector  
Mapping the meso space that enables technological change, productivity improvement and innovation in the manufacturing sector This paper focuses on meso organisations and policies that strengthen the technological capability of the country or industry to enable change, adaptation and economic resilience. Mapping the meso space that enables technological change, productivity improvement and…  
30. Responding to technological change by promoting learning and skills upgrading in the economy  
Responding to technological change by promoting learning and skills upgrading in the economy In Article 9 of this Annual Reflection, Strengthening technological capability, two important sub-systems at the meso level are mentioned. The two sub-systems are made up of the technological institutions that disseminate codified and tacit knowledge (through technological services) and the education…