SCR participated in the RESER 2009 Conference.
“"PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SERVICES IN THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMY"
was the theme for the XIX International RESER 2009 Conference. The
conference was organised in Budapest, Hungary, 24th-26th September
by Kopint-Tárki Institute for Economic Research Ltd. RESER
is an interdisciplinary European network focusing on the topic of
service research. The RESER conference has become the annual platform
and meeting place for researchers and policy makers in the field
of services. During the three intensive conference days the papers
explored the following main themes: services trajectories in transition
economies, international trade, FDI and global sourcing of services,
innovation in services, service entrepreneurship and innovation,
the role of services under the circumstances of the world financial
The keynote lecturer of the conference was Prof. Peter W. Daniels,
the winner of the RESER Award 2009. The panellists of the round
table included: Norman Rose (Chairman of the European Business Services
Round Table), Domenico Rossetti (European Commission), Ronald Mackay
(European Commission), Walter Ganz (Frauenhofer Institute), Luis
Rubalcaba (ServPPIN coordinator) and Tivadar Lippényi (Vice
President of the Hungarian National Office for Research and Technology).
Lappeenranta University of Technology/SC-Research participated in
the RESER 2009 conference by presenting a paper: Yli-Viitala Pirjo
& Kuusisto Jari: Locus of service innovation in developing outsourced