Academic Presentations

  18.11.2013   Invited seminar presentation: "Global Knowledge Pipelines for Innovation in Norway". Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

  12.11.2013   "Entrepreneurial Green Innovation out of Motorsport?". Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, Cardiff, UK

  11.09.2013   "Global Pipelines for Innovation in Norway: Personal Networks, Formal Networks, Global Buzz with Strangers and Virtual Buzz". British Academy of Management Conference, Liverpool, UK

  06.09.2013   Invited workshop presentation: "Can Motorsport Valley Drive us Green?". Stavanger Centre for Innovation Research, Stavanger, Norway

  07.05.2013   Invited seminar presentation: "Can Motorsport Valley Drive us Green?". Nottignham University Business School, Nottingham, UK
 

08.12.2012

Invited workshop presentation: "Knowledge Networking in Innovative Clusters: Important for Whom?". Knowledge Networking:  Exploring Social Dynamics of Innovation Conference. RWTH Aachen University, Germany

22.11.2012

Invited seminar presentation: "Knowledge Networking in Innovative Clusters: Insights from the Cambridge IT Cluster". Work Foundation, London, UK

 

08.11.2012

"Knowledge-sourcing in innovative clusters: contextualising external personal knowledge networks". ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, Dublin, Ireland

 

14. 10.2012

Invited seminar: "Can Motorsport Valley drive us green? The spatiality of the enablers of and barriers to cleantech". CIRCLE Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy, Lund, Sweden.

 

26.02.2012
 

 

"Can Motorsport Valley drive us green?". Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, USA

 

01.09.2011
 

 

"The transition towards sustainability: can motorsport drive us green?". Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, London, UK

  29.04.2011
 
 

"Knowledge flows in economic clusters: the limits of relational thinking". 11th Symposium for Economic Geography, Rauischholzhausen, Germany

  13.04.2011
 
 

"Contextualising the role of extra-firm personal networks as a source of work-related knowledge". Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC) Conference 2011, Hull, UK

 

01.09.2010
 

 

"On the Role and Interrelationship of Spatial, Social and Cognitive Proximity: Personal Knowledge Networks of R&D Workers in the Cambridge IT Cluster". Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, London, UK
 

 

23.06.2010
 

 

"On the Role and Interrelationship of Spatial, Social and Cognitive Proximity: Personal Knowledge Networks of R&D Workers in the Cambridge IT Cluster" (invited talk). Experience the Creative Economy. Martin Prosperity Institute, Toronto, Canada
 

 

17.06.2010
 

 

"Do Clusters Really Matter for Innovation Practices in Information Technology? Questioning the Significance of Technological Knowledge Spillovers" DRUID Summer Conference 2010, London, UK
 

  22.09.2009  

"Spatial, social and cognitive proximity in networks: knowledge workers in the Cambridge IT Cluster". Deutscher Geographentag 2009, Wien, Austria

 

  16.06.2009  

"Does the Cluster matter for innovation practices of knowledge workers? Lessons from the Cambridge IT Cluster" (invited talk). Stavanger Innovation Summit, Stavanger, Norway

 

  07.04.2009

 

"Knowledge workers in the Cambridge IT Cluster: knowledge spillovers through personal networks?". Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, Leuven, Belgium

 

 

28.08.2008

 

"Personal Networks in the Cambridge IT Cluster: a Critical Investigation of Knowledge Interactions". Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference, London

 

 

30.04.2008

 

"Personal Networks and Knowledge Flows. On the Role of Proximity in the Cambridge IT Cluster". 5th Annual Cluster Research Workshop 2008 "Networks in Society and Economy". Department of Geography. University of Cambridge, UK

 

  22.11.2007  

"Personal Networks and Knowledge Flows in Clusters. Absorption, Leakage and Spatial Dimensions in the Cambridge IT Cluster" (invited talk). Library House Science Club. Cambridge, UK

 

 

29.09.2007

 

"Social Capital: Conceptual Problems and Actor-Centered Perspectives of Social Networks and Social Resources". Deutscher Geographentag 2007. AK Geographie und Gesellschaftstheorie. Bayreuth, Germany

 

17.04.2007

 

 

"Going Beyond the 'Thematic Turn' of Relationality? The Scope of Concepts and Methods of Social Network Analysis". Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting 2007. San Francisco, USA

 

22.03.2007

 

 

"The Social Network Foundation of Knowledge Spillovers in Industrial Clusters. An Investigation of Mechanisms in Cambridge" (invited). Discussion of doctoral students' work. ESRC Doctoral Workshop. Centre for Entrepreneurship. Durham Business School. Durham University, UK

 

02.05.2005

 

 

"Social Network Analysis: Theoretical Backgrounds and Analysis of Knowledge Flows" (invited talk). ICT&S Center (Advanced Studies and Research in Information and Communication Technologies & Society). University of Salzburg, Austria

 

19.04.2005

 

 

"On Self-Organisation in Social Systems". Invited guest lecture in the course "Technology Assessment". Department of Communication Science. University of Salzburg, Austria

  15.12.2004  

 

"Social Network Analysis: Theoretical Backgrounds for Meaningful Interpretation, Application for Researching Localised Knowledge Spillovers", ARC systems research - Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf. Seibersdorf, Austria

  01.10.2003  

 

"Barockes Salzburg. Zur Normalisierung von Raumkonstruktionen" [Baroque Salzburg. On Normalisation of spatial constructs] (together with T. Jekel). Deutscher Geographentag 2003. Bern, Switzerland