Adelaide Thinkers in Residence Public lecture with Professor Göran Roos
Manufacturing into the Future
Tuesday 27 September 2011, Adelaide Town Hall
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What does the future hold for manufacturing in South Australia?
Adelaide Thinker in Residence, Göran Roos, says it is most definitely not business as usual!
The manufacturing industry represents a high proportion of our state's economic activity. Globally, manufacturing is undergoing a transformation and South Australia needs to be ready and able to adapt to these changes in order to ensure our manufacturing future.
In his final public lecture, Göran Roos will discuss the state of our manufacturing industry and what we have to strengthen or change not only to survive, but to thrive.
Göran Roos is Honorary Professor at Warwick Business School in the UK and the founder of Intellectual Capital Services Ltd., a leading think tank on technology and business futures. He is one of the founders of the modern field of intellectual capital science and a recognised world expert in innovation management and strategy. In addition to his roles with Warwick Business School in the UK , Göran Roos is also visiting Professor of Innovation Management and Business Model Innovation at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and visiting Professor of Intangible Asset Management and Performance Measurement at the Centre for Business Performance at Cranfield University UK.
Professor Roos has published numerous books, articles and case studies on the subject and his consulting experience ranges across both public and private sectors in over 40 countries.
In his academic and professional work Professor Roos has advised government bodies in UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Austria and Australia on issues relating to strategy, research and development, national and regional innovation systems issues, knowledge management and intellectual capital.
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