Conferences

Papers presented and published in national conference proceedings

"Accelerating Intellectual Property and Innovation in South Africa"
Accelelerating IP and Innovation in South Africa conference,  18-20 September 2011, Cape Town, Prof A Pouris

"Public health effects of coal based electricity generation in South Africa"
Conference of the International Journal of Arts and Sciences, Thopil GA and Prof A Pouris

"Scientometric research in South Africa and successful policy instruments"
ISSI 2011 - 13th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics & Informetrics - Durban, South Africa - 04-07 July 2011


Quantitative Assessment of South Africa’s Inventive Outputs: International Patent Analysis” NACI Tracking Workshop, Lanzerac Manor and Winery, Stellenbosch, 5-6 September 2006

 “Government support, opportunities and visibility of South African journals” Invited presentation in the Annual Conference and AGM of Southern African Research & Management Association (SARIMA, 10-12 May 2006)

 “Microbiology and Genetics Research in South Africa – A Bibliometrics Analysis: The Last 10 Years”. Key Note Presentation to the SA Microbiology and Genetics Congress, University of Stellenbosch, 7 April 2004

 
Conference papers presented (but not published)

"Mapping Internet Security Research" invited and presented in the "2011 First IRAST International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT) - 15-17 March 2011, Bali Dynasty Resort, Bali, Indonesia 


"Scientometric research in South Africa and successful policy instruments" Chair Speaker, 13th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics & Informetrics, Durban, South Africa, 4 - 7 July 2011


“Obstacles for the creation of an innovation society: Higher Education Research and Innovation in South Africa” invited presentation in “Research and Innovation Conference 2010” Higher Education South Africa, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, 11-12 March 2010

 “Science Indicators Systems and Development” invited presentation in “IRG Expert workshop on measuring and monitoring innovation in South AfricaNational Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI); Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study; Stellenbosch, 22 October 2009

 “The Funding Environment of South African Biotechnology” in NBAC National Workshop on the impact of the policy environment on biotechnology in South Africa over the next five years”  Innovation Hub Conference Centre, Pretoria , 23 July 2009

 “University-Industry Interactions in South Africa” invited presentation to “University- Industry interactions in the Biotech Sector and the new IPR Act” Workshop by AfricaBio and SAFIN Centurion Lake Hotel, Pretoria, 6-7 May 2009

 “South Africa’s comparative standing in terms of patents and other IPR” Da Vinci Symposium Intellectual Property Rights: Current Status and Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, 12 September 2008

  “The Third Mission in the Higher Education Sector in South Africa: the State of Technology Transfer and Diffusion" SARIMA Conference 2008, Stellenbosch, 3-6 June 2008

 African Guidelines for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators and Systems SurveysFirst Meeting of the African Inter-governmental Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Maputo, 17-18 September 2007

“Nanotechnology Research in South Africa: Current Status” Invited presentation to “Electrochemistry for Nanotechnology International Workshop” CSIR, Pretoria 9-10 April 2006

"Imparative Study of Other National Systems Assessing Individuals" Presentation to NRF Workshop “Review of the NRF evaluation and rating system for individual researchers” 13 August 2007

Initiated the lecture by Dr S. Farley of World Bank "The global network of science: Tapping into the grid" 8 May, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

Initiated the lecture by Dr J Mugabe of NEPAD “Science Policy in a Globalizing World” 13 July 2007, University of Pretoria, Pretoria

“Industrial Policy in South Africa” Testified in the Portfolio Committee for Trade and Industry and the Select Committee on Economic Affairs, April 2002

“Strategic planning session of the Portfolio Committee on Arts, Culture and Language, Science and Technology” Expert consultant: Robben Island 12-13 November 1999.

Invited participate in the conference on “Human Resources for Knowledge Production in South Africa-2005” and write the background documentation “Enhancing Research Funding”. The conference was co-chaired by the Ministers of Education and of Science and Technology. Invited by NACI to “Workshop on the Innovation Survey” 23 March 2005
  International
"Mapping Internet Security Research" 2011 First IRAST International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT) 15-17 March 2011, Bali Dynasty Resort, Bali, Indonesia
"Externality valuation in South Africa's coal based electricity generation sector"
Picmet '11 Portland International Center for Management of Engineering Technology Proceedings, Thopil GA and Prof A Pouris.

"Patents and Economic Development in South Africa: Managing Intellectual Property Rights" The 5th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology - ICMIT2010. ISSN/ISBNr 978-1-4244-6566-8 pp 232-237.

Competing in a Globalising World: International Ranking of South African Universities. WCES-2010-World Conference on Educational Sciences. Elsevier Publishing. ISSN/ISBNr-1877-0428 pp 515-520

Invited speaker (with full expenses paid) "African Guidelines for Science, Technology and Innovation" "Indicators and Systems Surveys”at the “First Meeting of the Inter-Governmental Committee on African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (ASTII)” 17-18 September 2007, Maputo, Mozambique Invited speaker "The State of South African Universities in the context of Technology Transfer” at the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH and Tshumisano workshop “Establishing a Technology and Diffusion Platform in South Africa” 13-14 September 2007, Roode Vallei Country Lodge, Pretoria, South Africa Full paper presentation “The State of Science and Technology in Africa (2000-2004): A Scientometric Assessment” at 11th International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI) Conference; Madrid, Spain, 25-27 June 2007 Invited speaker to Workshop (with full expenses paid) at Research Policy Institute, Lund University, Sweden presented paper on ”How can Nordic Countries Support Higher Education and Research in Africa? An Initiative by Nordic Academic Institutions” 14-15 June 2007

A. P. Botha and C.W.I. Pistorius, "Technology assessment: Evaluating appropriate technologies for developing countries", Symposium on Appropriate Technology for the Third World, Windhoek, Namibia, 8-10 June 1992:1-15.

C.W.I. Pistorius and A.P. Botha, "Are we adequately preparing new engineers for the future? A more formal look at the management of technology and innovation", Proceedings Africon 92, Swaziland, 22-24 September 1992:14-16.

A.P. Botha and C.W.I. Pistorius, "Technological Innovation in Southern Africa: Improving Business through Combining Technology and Innovative Skills", Presented at the symposium of the Engineering Institute of Zambia in Zambia, 4-6 November 1992.

C.W.I. Pistorius, "The quest for structured innovation", Society of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Educators (SE4), Proceedings of Fourth Biennial Conference, Pretoria, 2-3 February 1995:16-19.

C.W.I. Pistorius and G.P. Hancke, "The perils of the linear curriculum", Presented at the 1995 World Conference on Engineering Education, 15-20 October 1995, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

G.P. Hancke, H. Els and C.W.I. Pistorius, "Restructuring Engineering Education for Meeting World Needs", Presented at the 1995 World Conference on Engineering Education, 15-20 October 1995, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

C.W.I. Pistorius and J.W. Utterback, "A Lotka-Volterra Model for Multi-Mode Technological Interaction: Modeling competition, symbiosis and predator-prey modes", R.M. Mason, L.A. Lefebvre and T.M. Khalil (eds), Management of Technology V, Proceedings Fifth International Conference on Management of Technology, 27 February - 1 March 1996, Miami, Florida, USA: 61-70.

J.A.G. Malherbe and C.W.I. Pistorius, "University-Industry Technology Transfer: Lessons from the Laboratory for Advanced Engineering at the University of Pretoria", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Management of Technology, 27 February -1 March 1996, Miami, Florida, USA: 313-319.

G.E. Hildebrand and C.W.I. Pistorius, "Mapping techniques to determine the probability of success of corporate patenting strategies", accepted for publication in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Management of Technology, 25-28 June 1997, Goteburg, Sweden.

T. Van Harmelen and C.W.I. Pistorius, "The impact of technology enhanced education on a developing country - A South African perspective", Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, 20-21 June1997, Glasgow, UK: 306-312.

J.J. Wagner and C.W.I. Pistorius, "The establishment of technology-based incubators in South Africa - international case studies", Workshop on SET Incubators, Cape Town, 6 August 1997.

C.W.I. Pistorius, "The university as a technology-based enterprise - The University of Pretoria's technology plan", Abstracts Book of the Seventh International Conference on Management of Technology, 16 February - 20 February 1998, Orlando, Florida, USA:70.

C.W.I. Pistorius, "Managing technological innovation: Assessment of technological threats and opportunties", CIO 1999, 8-10 February 1999, Sydney, Australia.

C.W.I. Pistorius, "Managing technological innovation: Assessment of technological threats and opportunities", New Zealand I.T. Directors Summit, Queenstown, New Zealan, 6-8 August 1999.

C.W.I. Pistorius, "The innovation-technology transfer link: Applications in developing countries", IFAC Conference on Technology Transfer in developing countries: Automation in infrastructure creation, DECOM-IT 2000, Pretoria, 5-7 July 2000.

Kaggwa, M, Pouris, A, Steyn, J.L. 2006. "South Africas Motor Industry Development Programme: A case for System Dynamic Approach", Proceedings of the 24th International Conference System Dynamics Society at Radboud University, The Netherlands.

Van Zyl, A. 2006. "Drivers of knowledge transfer between universities and industry R&D partners in South Africa". 3rd African Regional Conference on Engineering Education and 4th Southern African Conference on Engineering Education: Engineering Education for Sustainable Development. Pretoria.

Steyn, J.L. & Kaggwa, M. 2006." Assessment of an incentive for investment in automotive manufacturing in a developing economy for promoting global competitiveness"  Proceedings of PICMET 0 6 Technology Management for the Global Future, Portland State University. 
   “Obstacles for the creation of an innovation society: Higher Education Research and Innovation in South Africa” invited presentation in “Research and Innovation Conference 2010” Higher Education South Africa, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, 11-12 March 2010  “Science Indicators Systems and Development” invited presentation in “IRG Expert workshop on measuring and monitoring innovation in South AfricaNational Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI); Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study; Stellenbosch, 22 October 2009  “The Funding Environment of South African Biotechnology” in NBAC National Workshop on the impact of the policy environment on biotechnology in South Africa over the next five years”  Innovation Hub Conference Centre, Pretoria , 23 July 2009  “University-Industry Interactions in South Africa” invited presentation to “University- Industry interactions in the Biotech Sector and the new IPR Act” Workshop by AfricaBio and SAFIN Centurion Lake Hotel, Pretoria, 6-7 May 2009  “South Africa’s comparative standing in terms of patents and other IPR” Da Vinci Symposium Intellectual Property Rights: Current Status and Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, 12 September 2008   “The Third Mission in the Higher Education Sector in South Africa: the State of Technology Transfer and Diffusion" SARIMA Conference 2008, Stellenbosch, 3-6 June 2008  African Guidelines for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators and Systems SurveysFirst Meeting of the African Inter-governmental Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Maputo, 17-18 September 2007 “Nanotechnology Research in South Africa: Current Status” Invited presentation to “Electrochemistry for Nanotechnology International Workshop” CSIR, Pretoria 9-10 April 2006

“National Student Financial Aid Scheme Bill — Public Hearing ”Prof Pouris testified in the Portfolio Committee on Education (National Assembly). 26 October 1999.

Invited to represent USA at the “Workshop on the involvement of large companies in the THRIP: the DTI’s redefined objectives” 28 Sept 2006, National Research Foundation

 

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