DRUID18 program


The program is always up-to-date on the conference app. Download the app "Attendify" on App Store or Google Play, and select the "DRUID18" event


The print version of the DRUID18 program is available for download here. Changes in the print version due to last minute cancellations or other force majeure:

Parallel session 5

Discussant instead of Suma Athreye: Christian Fisch

Parallel session 13

New chair: Vivek Ghosal

Annalisa Caloffi's flight is delayed, please schedule her paper at the end of the session.

Parallel session 15

Discussant instead of Victor Martin-Sanchez: Francesca Melillo

Parallel session 19

Anja Rösner has been prevented from discussing.

Parallel session 25

Christos Kolympiris has been prevented from presenting.

Parallel session 29

Moved to Wednesday June 13, 9:00-10:30, Room SP212

Parallel session 30

Chair in stead of Lori DiVito: Arjan Markus

Parallel session 35

Alessandra Scandura has been prevented from discussing

Parallel session 43

Chair instead of Marianne Frederiksen: Agnieszka Nowinska 

Emma Lappi has been prevented from discussing 

Parallel session 46

Chair instead of Karin Beukel: Susanne Beck

Parallel session 52

Christos Kolympiris has been prevented from discussing.

Parallel session 57

Discussant instead of Michela Beretta: Marc Lerchenmueller 

Parallel session 61

Chair instead of Francesca Tenca: Stephan Manning

Parallel session 65

Chair instead of Tristan Botelho: Mette Præst Knudsen


Overview program

Monday, June 11

9:00-12:00  Professional Development Workshops (PDWs)

12:00  Conference registration

13:15  Welcome

13:30-14.30 Opening keynote by Brian Uzzi: "The science of science: Collaboration strategies for improving scientific impact"

14:30-15:00 Coffee conversations

15:00-16:30 Parallel paper sessions 1

16:30-17:00 Coffee conversations

17:00-18:30 Parallel paper sessions 2

18:30-19:30 DRUID DRINKS reception, CBS KILEN


Tuesday, June 12

9:00-10:30 Parallel paper sessions 3

10:30-11:00 Coffee conversations

11:00-12:00 Keynote by Lori Rosenkopf: "All about that context: Replicating and generalizing innovation research"

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:30 DRUID DEBATE on The Focus on 'Star Scientists'

Motion: "The focus on ‘star scientists’ in science and innovation policy is misplaced, and detrimental to development of effective policies for economic development".

Speaking for the motion: Jason Owen-Smith and Aldo Geuna
Speaking against the motion: Catherine Beaudry and Alexander Oettl

14:30-15:00 Coffee conversations

15:00-16:30 Parallel paper sessions 4

16:30-19:00 DRUID DISCOVERIES excursions (registration and pre-payment required)

19.00-23:00 DRUID DINNER and Paper Award Ceremony, PAKHUS 11, Dampfærgevej 2


Wednesday, June 13

9:00-10:30 Parallel paper sessions 5

10:30-11:00 Coffee conversations

11:00-12:00 DRUID DIRECTIONS parallel keynotes

Neil Thompson: "Science is Shaped by Wikipedia"
Theresa Veer: "Social defenses and the strategic (non-)disclosure of ventures"
Joe Raffiee: “Discontinuities in the value of relational capital"

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:30 DRUID DEBATE on The Usefulness of Community Innovation Survey Data

Motion: "The usefulness of Community Innovation Survey data for empirical research to advance our knowledge on firm-level innovation is facing strong diminishing returns and it is time to move on".

Speaking for the motion: Bruce Tether and Reinhilde Veugelers
Speaking against the motion: Ashish Arora and Aija Leiponen

14:30-15:00 Coffee conversations

15:00-16:30 Parallel paper sessions 6

16:30-17:00 Conference closing

19:30-?? DRUID DECADENCE afterparty (registration and pre-payment required), PLADEVÆRKSTEDET, Refshalevej 167G