Event

2011 EFMD Meeting for Deans & Directors General

Hosted by: EMLYON Business School

The event will start on: 27 Jan 11 07:30
And will end on: 28 Jan 11 19:15

Location: Ecully, France
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org

Theme
What Deans are interested in ...

Host
EMLYON Business School

Target group
A meeting by invitation only, for those with chief executive (top management) responsibility and authority in EFMD member business schools and centres. Directors of non-member schools can be invited at the discretion of the organisers.

More information

Programme

THURSDAY 27 January 2011
8:30 – 14:00
Registration
9:00 – 12:45 EFMD Quality Services Annual Meeting (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)

The EFMD Quality Services (QS) Team will report during this session on the current status and the latest developments of EFMD accreditations, including learning derived from EQUIS and EPAS. Through this session, Deans and Directors will also learn about the future objectives of the EFMD accreditations. In addition, the QS Team will be actively seeking feedback from member schools on the accreditation developments and objectives.

It should be noted that this is not a standard accreditation seminar; explanations on Standards & Criteria or processes are NOT the main objective of this session.

Julio Urgel, Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Gordon Shenton, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Chris Greensted, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Ulrich Hommel, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
Roland Van Dierdonck, Associate Director, Quality Services, EFMD
12:45 – 13:15

Optional newcomers’ session (Amphi 8, 2nd floor, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
EFMD and its Deans & Directors General steering committee will bring newcomers up to speed with what this EFMD network has been trying to achieve in the last few years. The session will also introduce the different ingredients we use during the meeting and will explain how we reached this recipe. Through this special session, newcomers will get a first opportunity to network with the members of the committee as well as with new participants of the conference.
Michael Frenkel, Dean, WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, DE
Richard Lamming, Dean, University of Exeter Business School, UK

12:30 – 14:00 Welcome lunch buffet (EFMD Restaurant, Building B (tent), EMLYON Campus)
14:00- 14:15 Welcome (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Eric Cornuel, Director General, EFMD
Patrick Molle, President, EMLYON Business School, FR
14:15 – 14:30 Opening Remarks (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Chair: Rolf Cremer, Dean & Vice President, CEIBS – China Europe International Business School, CN
14:30 – 15:15

Plenary I (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Global challenges: sustainability
Aim: understanding the different challenges the shortage of some resources will create in the world in the coming years. What should be the role of governments in the different countries? What policies can they come up with to prevent such shortage?
Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud, Director of Corporate Relations, WWF International (World Wide Fund for Nature), CH

15:15 – 16:00

Plenary II (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Global challenges: innovation
Aim: questioning how open innovation will affect the world and Deans’ everyday jobs in the long run. Reflections on how these potential changes are perceived, how will it affect sustainability, etc.
Andrei Villarroel, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Catholic University of Portugal, School of Economics and Management, PT

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break (corridor next to Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
16:30 – 18:00

Plenary III - panel (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
The Business School industry: changes and innovative initiatives in different regions of the world
Aim: understanding what changes and/or innovations took place since last year in different regions of the world and impacted on our industry. What is new in the different countries and regions? What factors influenced these changes? What are the new challenges linked to these innovations? Which are examples of innovative practices in the Business School sector?
Xiongwen Lu, Dean, Fudan University, School of Management, CN
Edward Snyder
, George Shultz Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth, and Dean Designate, Yale School of Management, USA
Moderated by Santiago Iñiguez, Dean, IE Business School, ES

18:00 Busses to dinner venue
18:30 Cocktail & dinner at Rue le Bec Restaurant
Quartier de la confluence, 43 quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon
21:00 - 21:30 Bus transfer to hotels

 

FRIDAY 28 January 2011
8:15 Bus transfer from hotels
9:00 – 11:00 World café session*(EFMD Restaurant, Building B (tent)/put your coat in cloakroom building A before)
9:00 – 9:40 First round of discussions*
9:40 – 10:20 Second round of discussions*
10:20 – 11:00 Third round of discussions*

Simultaneous discussions:
1. pre-defined questions
2. continued discussions from Thursday afternoon’s sessions
3. discussions with (young) Faculty members about their experience so far

*coffee will be served during the session
11:15 – 12:15

Plenary session IV (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Demystifying Sustainability
Aim: Sustainability is the latest hot topic for schools, companies & the media. But what actually does it mean? How does a business school teach sustainability, what do companies need and why it is vital.

Jonathan T. Scott, Senior Lecturer (Chair of Management); Founder and Director of the Center for Industrial Productivity and Sustainability, Kozminski University, PL

12:15 - 12:45 Plenary session V (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
EFMD research initiative
Aim: painting the broader picture of the EFMD research initiative and asking input from the audience.
Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy & Organization, Saïd Business School, UK
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch on campus
14:00 – 15:00

EFMD Update (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Eric Cornuel, CEO and Director General, EFMD
Julio Urgel, Director, Quality Services, EFMD

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:45 Discussion working groups
  A1. Research: funding (Amphi 7, 2nd floor, building A)
Aim: exploring the new business models for Business schools in the context of the development of research, development internationally, the impact of governance, etc. Should business fund business school research? How is research funded in different countries?
Patrick Molle, President, EMLYON Business School, FR
Moderated by: Baback Yazdani, Dean, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, UK
A2. Faculty issues: recruitment and retention (room 430, 3rd floor, building A)
Aim: understanding today’s challenges concerning Faculty. As the challenges are the same globally, should the industry get together to collectively find solutions? Should Business Schools try to regulate the market in terms of faculty salaries? What are the challenges when recruiting, managing and trying to retain a good international faculty?
Lourdes Perez, Managing Director, Barcelona School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, ES
Moderated by: Susan Hart, Dean, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK
A3. Business Schools in/out University (room 431, 3rd floor, building A)
Aim: how to involve the different stakeholders in the governance of your school, how to make them committed? How do you select your board? What is the role of your advisory board? Advantages and disadvantages to be part of a University?
George Yip, Dean, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL
Moderated by: Richard Lamming, Dean, University of Exeter Business School, UK
A4. Expanding internationally: multi-campus or joint programme strategy (amphi 8, 2nd floor, building A)
Aim: in today’s context of internationalisation, why have a multi-campus school or joint programmes?
Song Chen, Executive Dean, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, School of Economics and Management, CN
Pascal Morand, Dean, ESCP Europe
A5. Exploitation of new technologies (room 432, 3rd floor, building A)
Aim: in today’s context, with the large number of available technologies on the market, how can/should business schools decide which ones to invest in? How business schools can use new technologies efficiently to generate new ways of business?
Bettina Büchel, Executive Vice President, IMD, CH
Enrique Dans, Professor of Information Technologies, IE Business School, ES
16:45 - 16:50 Presentation of next year’s venue (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Baback Yazdani, Dean, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, UK
16:50– 17:50 Plenary panel VI (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Forward looking
Aim: identifying challenges of the future; how will these affect our way of living and the world?
Wafa ElGarah
, Dean, School of Business Administration, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, MA
Peter Lorange, President, Lorange Institute of Business Zurich, CH
17:50– 18:00 Conclusions session (Amphi CCI, Building A, EMLYON Campus)
Rolf Cremer, Dean & Vice President, CEIBS – China Europe International Business School, CN
18:00 Bus transfer to hotels
19:30 Bus transfer from hotels to dinner venue
20:15 Gala dinner at Paul Bocuse’s “Abbaye de Collonges”
Quai de la Jonchère, 69660 Collonges au Mont d’Or
23:00 Bus transfer to hotels

Pratical information

Venue

EMLYON Business School
23 avenue Guy de Collongue
69130 ECULLY
FRANCE
Map of the campus

Contact at EM Lyon

Contact address mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Direction to reach Lyon or the hotels

By plane
The airport, "Lyon Saint Exupéry", is about 30 km East of Lyon.
- Buses leave the airport every 20 minutes and take you to Lyon for € 8.90.
- Taxis for center city would be between € 40 and € 60, depending on time.
- Taxis for EMLYON would be about € 50 to € 70, about 45mn (maybe more in rush hours).

More information on buses (including timetables) is available from their website : http://www.lyon.aeroport.fr

By train
Lyon's biggest train station is Lyon-La Part-Dieu, so chances are your train will go there. However, check if it also calls at Lyon-Perrache, which would be more convenient, whether you go to center city or to the school.
Once in a station, you can travel by subway, bus, or taxi.

From Part-Dieu train Station
Car : 45 minutes
Métro + bus : 25 and 45 min*

From the SNCF Perrache train station
Car : 20 minutes
Between : 15 and 30 minutes
http://www.voyages-sncf.com/
http://www.tgv-europe.com/

By underground & bus
It takes about 30 minutes to go from Place Bellecour to the school (maybe 10mn more in rush hours).
You can use a single ticket for both underground and bus: it is valid 1 hour and costs € 1.60.
From Lyon, take underground line D heading towards Gare de Vaise and stop at Gorge de Loup. Take the stairs up and go to bus stop No. 3 going to Dardilly. Step out of the bus at "Ecully Grandes Ecoles".
More information, timetables, routes etc. are available from the TCL website.

By taxi
It takes about 20 minutes and costs about € 20 to go from the city centre to the school. Note that time can be doubled in rush hours.
Finding a taxi in the street can take time, it is worth booking one from your one from your hotel front-desk or by tel +33 (0)4 72 10 86 86. (http://www.taxilyon.com/en.html)

By car
The school is located in Ecully, about 10 km North of Lyon on the highway to Paris.
Whether you come from Lyon (South) or Paris (North), you'll be on highway "A6 / E15". Leave it at exit No. 35 "Ecully". Here you have a map.

Hotels information

  • Grand Hotel Boscolo ****
    Built towards the end of the 19th century, an hotel of charm and tradition which enjoys a fabulous situation in the city center of Lyon. Our hotel is near the "Old City", museums, opera, theaters, restaurant and shopping area.
    So if you're traveling to Lyon for business or pleasure, come to the Grand Hotel.
    45 minutes by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.
  • Hotel de la Cité Concorde Lyon ****
    A bright and airy, ultra-modern building designed by prize winning architect Renzo Piano, the Italian architect most famous for his work on the Pompidou Centre, the Hotel de la Cité opened in November 2006 and is one of Lyon's newest hotels. It is set between the river Rhône and the vast Tête d'Or park, at the heart of the famous urban and architectural project known as Cité Internationale.
    1 hour by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.
  • Hotel Metropole ****
    Capital of gastronomy, city of lights and culture and a UNESCO World Heritage site ... A thousand and one different ways to discover Lyon ! 118 luxury rooms, all with 'Ultima Epeda' mattresses and duvet, LCD screen with VOD (video on demand), bathrobe and slipper set and a view over the Saone River or the Olympic pool.

    45 minutes by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.
  • Hotel Le Royal Lyon****
    The Royal Lyon is a large guest house with 74 rooms and suites located in the city center between the Rhone and Saone rivers. It is a little-known address for travelers who care about the art of living, discreet elegance and naturally generous service. Make yourself at home in the Côté Cuisine restaurant or the Côté Bellecour lounge for your meals or a drink, and enjoy the view over the Place Bellecour. (The hotel is a member of the MGallery collection).

    45 minutes by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.
  • Sofitel Lyon Bellecour****
    The Sofitel Lyon Bellecour is proud to be the first 5-star hotel in Lyons and invites you to its "silk cocoon" in the heart of the city. To introduce you to the delights of Lyons' cuisine, the hotel offers two gourmet dining experiences: the Michelin-starred restaurant Les Trois Dômes with its spectacular views and Le Silk Brasserie, open all year round. Relax in the Zen surroundings of the fitness spa and try out our fabulous house cocktails in the Melhor and Lobby bars.

    45 minutes by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.
  • Mercure Charbonnières les Bains***
    The Mercure Lyon Charbonnières hotel is located in a leafy park, 3.1 miles (5 km) from the center of Lyons and just two minutes from the Le Lyon Vert Casino. The hotel's Cap Ouest restaurant has a terrace with views of the Monts du Lyonnais hills (closed Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays). Three modular meeting rooms totaling 1615 sq. ft. (150 m²) are also available. Wi-Fi throughout.
    35 minutes by bus. EFMD will organize a bus transfer starting on Thursday 27 January evening (from the school) and until Friday 28 January after dinner.

Fees and payment

Early bird conference fees until 8 October 2010

  • 945€ FULL members EFMD
  • 1095€ AFFILIATED members EFMD
  • 1245€ NON members EFMD

Normal conference fees until 10 December 2010

  • 1045€ FULL members EFMD
  • 1195€ AFFILIATED members EFMD
  • 1345€ NON members EFMD

Late conference fees after 10 December 2010 (payment by credit card ONLY after this date)

  • 1145€ FULL members EFMD
  • 1295€ AFFILIATED members EFMD
  • 1445€ NON members EFMD

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

Indeed please note that Colloquium EFMD Conference Secretariat is collecting only conference fees. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the chosen hotel upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information point 4 for more details).

Cancellation policy date: 7 January 2011

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Colloquium EFMD Conference Secretariat receives notice of your withdrawal before 7 January 2011, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.

Tourism

Historically known as the silk capital, Lyon is the second-largest metropolitan area in France after that of Paris. It is a major international centre for business in France and the capital of French gastronomy.
Recently added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list in recognition of the city’s cultural and architectural wealth, Lyon ranks on a par with other major European destinations such as Venice and Prague.
For more information about Lyon and its metropolitan area:
http://www.en.lyon-france.com/
http://www.onlylyon.org/

Links

Airport : http://www.lyon.aeroport.fr
Public transportation
http://www.tcl.fr/index.asp
Taxi
http://www.taxilyon.com/en.html

Dinners

THURSDAY 27 January 2011
19:00 Cocktail & dinner
Rue le Bec Restaurant
Quartier de la confluence, 43 quai Rambaud, 69002 Lyon

lyon_resto_1

For more information http://www.nicolaslebec.com/uk/rue_lebec/accueil.html

FRIDAY 28 January 2011
20:00 Gala dinner
Paul Bocuse’s
“Abbaye de Collonges”

Quai de la Jonchère, 69660 Collonges au Mont d’Or

lyon_resto_2

For more information www.bocuse.fr