International IFIA Conference: „ The Future” – Suzhou, 2008



Date: 18 October, 14:00 - 17:50 hours

Venue: 5D Hall Meeting Room of Suzhou International Expo





14:00-14:05 Opening by András Vedres (President, IFIA)


14:05 – 15:30 Keynote lectures:


  1. Geoffrey Onyeama (Assistant General Director, WIPO): "Global Intellectual Property Challenges: WIPO and the Future".
  2. Guo Tie Chen, (Vice President, China S &T Promote are Development Research Institute): “Innovation in China
  3. Eric Dong (Senior Marketing Manager, Microsoft China): “Touch the future of computing”
  4. András Vedres (President, IFIA): “The Society of the Intellectual Property


15:50 - 16:40 Film presentation:

The Property of the Intellect” Portrait film of Árpád BOGSCH (Chinese speaking, English caption. Film producer: Zoltán BONTA)


16:40 – 16:50 Coffee brake


16:50. - 17:50 Short presentations:



Gábor VARGA: Industrial Property in the context of the Romanian economy”



Ambrus Jankó: Creators and Mortals”



Ana Hafner: “Slovene model of organization of individual inventors and micro inventive enterprises”



Idrissa Hassane SOULEY: “The role of IFIA in the promotion of Invention in Africa



Oleg Figovsky and Yu. Magarshak: “Innovation and Culture – Yinyan of the Modern Civilization”