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KEENAN, Michael 

OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry

Michael Keenan (BSc. MA PhD) is an analyst in the OECD’s Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry. He has worked in the innovation policy field for more than fifteen years, most of which was spent at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, where he maintains an honorary position. During his time at Manchester, Michael worked mostly on technology foresight, publishing books and papers, teaching graduate and executive training courses, and consulting governments and international organisations on their foresight activities. He is on the editorial boards of several international journals and has participated as a member of various international advisory groups. His current work centres on national innovation policies and he presently works on the OECD’s country reviews of innovation policy. Over the last few years, he has participated in reviews of Korea, Mexico, Hungary, Greece, Russia, Sweden and SE Asia. He also leads the OECD’s work on the development of its Innovation Policy Platform, a flagship project to establish a web-based knowledge management tool in support of innovation policy-making.


17:00-19:00 18 NOVEMBER
THEMATIC SESSION III. ICSU: “Foresight Scenarios: What will international science be like in 2031?”