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Event

2012 EFMD Entrepreneurship Conference

Hosted by: Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics

The event will start on: 05 Mar 12 08:00
And will end on: 06 Mar 12 14:30

Location: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Contact:
virginie.heredia-rosa@efmd.org

Theme
Entrepreneurial Value Creation in Businesses, Families and Institutions.
A View from Educators, Researchers, Policy Makers and Entrepreneurs.

Host
Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics

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Programme

Monday, 5 March 2012
08:30 – 17:00 Registrations at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Session
By Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
Maastricht
09:15 – 09:30 Introduction
Chairperson: Anita van Gils, Associate Professor, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
09:30 – 11:00 Plenary I: Entrepreneurial Value Creation in Family Firms
  • By Anita van Gils, Associate Professor, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL
  • By Dr. Stefaan Van der Borght, Global Health Affairs, Heineken, NL 
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Session 1: Paper Presentations
1a Growth
  • Stefan A. Sohler, University of Liechtenstein, LI and Gerald Watts, University of Gloucestershire, UK – Learning to grow: Owner-manager learning in start-up and family firms
  • Monika Elsik, Claudia Scarimbolo and Gertrude Steinkellner-Reisinger, WIFI (Institute for Economic Promotion of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber), AT - Generation management as a key factor in creating value within the company and on the market

Moderator: David Molian

1b Value creation through design and branding
  • Elena Vijfeyken, Martine Cools and Ysabel Nauwelaerts, Lessius, BE – Unraveling the parameters of the value created by design: towards a 'value added by design' framework
  • Henk J. Schout and Pepijn van Willigenburg, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, NL - To Brand or Not To Brand: Value Creation in the Dutch Greenhouse Horticulture Industry
  • Michael Tremblay, Tremblay Consulting, MT – The entrepreneurial landscape of academic health science centres

Moderator: Yannick Bammens

1c Writing Case Studies
  • By Prof. Thomas Cooney, Academic Director, Institute for Minority Entrepreneurship, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), IRL
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:15 Plenary II: Women’s enterprise – can government policy make a difference?
By Prof. Sara Carter, Head of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean (Research Enhancement) at Strathclyde Business School in Scotland, UK
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15 Parallel Session 2: Paper Presentations
2a Innovation, cooperation and networks
  • Sherry Robinson, Penn State University, US/Buskerud University College, NO & Hans Anton Stubberud,  Buskerud University College, NO – Cooperating for innovation
  • Nicolas Classen, Martin Carree, Anita Van Gils, Maastricht University, NL & Bettina Peters, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), DE - The role of family ownership in research, innovation and productivity
  • Ilse Matser, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, NL & Lorraine M. Uhlaner, EDHEC Business School, F & Martha M. Berent-Braun and Roberto H. Flören, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, NL - Bridging versus bonding: ownership social capital and product innovation in private firms

Moderator: Roy Broersma

2b Teaching
  • David Molian, Cranfield School of Management, UK - Entrepreneurial Value Creation: Are European Business Schools Playing Their Full Part?
  • Richard Beresford and Nicolette Michels, Oxford Brookes University, UK - Embedding enterprise in educational institutions through the entrepreneurial role of middle managers: A case study of the UK Further Education sector

Moderator: Anita Van Gils

2c Family Businesses
  • Mira Bloemen and Chantal Remery, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, NL – Daughters in family businesses: choosing entrepreneurial education or not?
  • Giovanna Campopiano, Lucio Cassia and Alfredo De Massis, University of Bergamo - CYFE, IT - A stakeholder perspective on corporate social responsibility
  • Yannick Bammens, Maastricht University, NL – Explaining the effect of organizational care on employees’ innovative work involvement: more than meets the eye

Moderator: Yannick Bammens

19:00 - 22:30 Dinner and Best Paper Award

 

Tuesday, 6 March 2011
09:00 – 10:30 Parallel Session 3: Paper Presentations
3a Entrepreneurial value creation
  • Christos Kalantaridis, Bradford University School of Management, UK – Entrepreneurship and institutional change in post-socialist regimes: the case of Ukraine
Moderator: Martin Carree
3b Entrepreneurship and Gender issues
  • Sandra Gottschalk and Michaela Niefert, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) - Gender differences in business success of German start-ups
  • Ilse Matser, Judith van Helvert-Beugels, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, NL
    & Shelley Maeva FarringtonElmarie Venter, Nelson Mandela Metroplitan University, ZA 
    Coen Rigtering, Utrecht University School of Economics, NL
    - In search of spousal social capital in small copreneurial firms

Moderator: Nicolas Classen

3c Angel investments and internationalization
  • Jeffrey Sohl and John R. Becker-Blease, University of New Hampshire and Oregon State University, US - The Sources of Legitimacy for New Venture Angel Investors
  • Anna Marie Dyhr Ulrich, Britta Boyd and Sven Hollensen, University of Southern Denmark, DK - The choice of foreign entry modes in a financial and control perspective

Moderator: Luisa Alemany

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Parallel Session 4: Paper Presentations
4a Strategy and Innovation
  • Marijn A. W. Mulders and Clemens P. J. A Van den Broek, Avans University of Applied Sciences, NL - Entrepreneurial decision making and the effect on business models
  • Roy Broersma and Steffen de Lange, Maastricht University and Syntens, NL - Result oriented enterprising: a method to stimulate innovation in SMES?
  • Galina Shirokova and Liubov Sokolova, St. Petersburg University and St. Petersburg State University, RU – Strategic Entrepreneurship and firm performance: evidence from emerging market

Moderator: Henk Schout

4b Social responsibility
  • Giovanna Campopiano and Alfredo de Massis, University of Bergamo - CYFE, IT – Corporate social responsibility reporting: a content analysis in family and nonfamily firms
  • Cordelia Mason, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Business School, MY – Building awareness and interest in social entrepreneurship school

Moderator: Ilse Matser

4c Teaching
  • Yolanda Ballan, Global Adult Learning Services, KW – Entrepreneurship Education in Kuwait: Challenges and opportunities
  • Elizabeth Noble, University of Missouri, US & Abdulwahab Noorwali, King Abdul Aziz Univeristy, SA – Entrepreneurship program: methods of program dissemination and delivery
Moderator: Martin Carree
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 Plenary III: Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Reflections on Evidence based Entrepreneurship Education
By Wynand Bodewes, Maastricht Centre of Entrepreneurship, NL
14:15 – 15:15 Plenary IV: Education Session: Train the Trainers
By Alain Fayolle, Head of the Entrepreneurship Research Centre, E.M. Lyon Business School, F
15:15 – 15:30 Closing Remarks

 


Practical Information

1. Venue

Maastricht University (in Maastricht City Centre)
School of Business and Economics
Tongersestraat 53
6211 LM Maastricht – The Netherlands

Contact Person
Maastricht University
School of Business and Economics
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht – The Netherlands

2. Fees and PaymentTop

  • Normal Fee UNTIL 18 November 2011
    • 450€ FULL Members of EFMD
    • 500€ AFFILIATED Members of EFMD
    • 550€ Non Members of EFMD
    • 300€ Doctoral Students (valid until 10th December 2011)
    • 300€ Authors presenting at the Conference (valid until 26th January 2012)

  • Late Fee AFTER 18 November 2011
    • 500€ FULL Members of EFMD
    • 550€ AFFILIATED Members of EFMD
    • 600€ Non Members of EFMD
    • 300€ Doctoral Students (valid until 10th December 2011)
    • 300€ Authors presenting at the Conference (valid until 26th January 2012)

Doctoral Fee is valid until 10th December 2011
Authors Fee valid until 26th January 2011


Cancellation Policy Date: 26 January 2012
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, receives notice of your withdrawal before 26 January 2012, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees. However, in such cases substitutes are welcome at no extra cost as long as EFMD receives notification of the name, title and address of the substitute.

Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but NOT hotel accommodation.

Indeed please note that Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, is collecting only conference fees. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the chosen hotel upon departure.

3. Direction to reach the Hotel and Conference VenueTop

Maastricht Aachen Airport

(20 min by Car, from Maastricht City Centre)

Internet: www.maa.nl

The airport is close to the A2 highway, about ten kilometers from the citycenter.

By Shuttle
At the airport there is a shuttle service to the central railway station in Maastricht-city. This service is connected to the arrival-flights of ryaniar and Volareweb.

By Bus
A bus ticket from the airport to Maastricht City Centre is € 2,50. Veolia bus line 59 takes you to Maastricht central station. At central station bus line 3 (direction ‘Wolder’, takes you to the conference location: Maastricht University School of Business and Economics)

By Taxi
There is a Taxi stand at less than 50 meters from the passengers terminal. The price is about € 25 to get to Maastricht. It takes you in approximately 20 min to the city centre.

Taxi Service Contact Information:

  • Jense Mobility Service +31-(0)6-46442244

  • Avantax +31-(0)43-4506464

  • ABC Taxi +31(0)6-28661140

  • Taxi Blue +31-(0)43-3264747
  • Combi Taxicentrale Maastricht +31(0)6-52065065

  • Budget Taxi International +31-(0)6-22334566

  • Maestax +31-(0)43-3650600

  • Tatax Maastricht +31(0)6-14759050

  • Taxibedrijf Estax +31-(0)43-3615500

  • Taxi point Maastricht +31(0)6-13536628

  • Taxi vd Wall +31-(0)43-3521798

Taxis operating from Maastricht Aachen Airport are licensed and metered.

Car Rental
In the passenger terminal four car rental companies are represented.

Brussels Airport
(1h30 by Car, from Maastricht City Centre)

By Train
The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level-1). The express-train (direct train connection) takes you in 80 minutes to Maastricht Central Station.
One-way ticket is app. € 25,-

By Taxi (1h30)
Taxis with a taximeter are permanently available in front of the arrivals hall. Licensed taxis can be recognized by the blue and yellow emblem.
Costs: € 275,-

By Airport Shuttle
Should be booked in advance: € 120,- (including 20 min. waiting time)
Reservation should be made 24 hours in advance
Taxi Frenske
Tel: + 31 (0)43 36 36 36 2
Fax:+ 31 (0) 43 363 18 35

Car Rental
In the arrivals hall you will find the desks of several car rental companies.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

By Train
Schiphol train station is situated directly below the airport. You can pick up a free baggage trolley from the platform. Via Schiphol Plaza, you can walk straight to the departure or arrival hall.
Train connections to Maastricht in (0 transfer or 1 tranfer):
One way journey (2nd class) € 22,90
One way journey (1st class) € 33,90

By Airport Shuttle
Should be booked in advance: € 225,- (including 20 min. waiting time)
Reservation should be made 24 hours in advance
Taxi Frenske
Tel: + 31 (0)43 36 36 36 2
Fax:+ 31 (0) 43 363 18 35

Car Rental
At Schiphol you can easily rent a car.

Düsseldorf International Airport

By Airport Shuttle
Should be booked in advance: € 130,- (including 20 min. waiting time)
Reservation should be made 24 hours in advance
Taxi Frenske
Tel: + 31 (0)43 36 36 36 2
Fax:+ 31 (0) 43 363 18 35

4. Accommodation InformationTop

Requests for accommodation are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel room by 15 January 2012. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 04 March (earliest check-in) and 07 March 2012 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.

Cancellations of hotel bookings must be sent in writing no later than 31 January 2011 to the Conference Organiser, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax at +32 16 40 35 51.

Cancellation Conditions:

  • For cancellations received before 31 January 2012 : no charge will occur.
  • For cancellations received between 1 and 14 February 2012 ; one night will be charged on the credit card given.
  • For cancellations received as of 15 February 2012; the entire stay will be charged on the credit card given.

The conference hotels are on walking distance from the conference location: Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

Kruisherenhotel
The Kruisherenhotel is located 400 meters from the conference location of Maastricht University (5 minutes walk)
Please see google maps

Design Hotel Derlon
The design hotel Derlon is located 750 meters from the conference location of Maastricht University (9 minutes walk)
Please see google maps

5. TourismTop

Tourist office Maastricht

Public transport from Maastricht Central Station to Maastricht University SBE:
The easiest way to reach the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics is by public transport.
Take the train to Maastricht Central Station (CS).
From there you can take bus numbers 3, 4, 9 and 12 (at night time or very early in the morning take bus numbers 21, 28, 29 and 32).
You can tell the bus driver that you need to get off the bus at bus stop "Tongersestraat"; he will warn you at the appropriate time.
The bus stop is across the street from the main entrance to the School.

Parking
Parking is difficult in the vicinity of the conference location. There are a number of paid parking places on the Tongersestraat. Our advice is to park your car at the parking lot of your hotel.

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