Event

2011 EFMD Executive Education Meeting

Hosted by: Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

The event will start on: 12 Oct 11 11:00
And will end on: 14 Oct 11 14:00

Location: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Contact:
delphine.hauspy@efmd.org

Theme
Executive Education in a virtual world

Host
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics

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Programme

WEDNESDAY 12 October 2011
11:00 - 16:30 Registration
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch buffet
13:30 - 14:00 live
Opening session for the Excellence in Practice Award event

Richard Straub, Director Corporate Services & EU Affairs, EFMD
14:00 - 15:00 Excellence in Practice Award case winners presentation (2 cases in parallel)
Case 1 Category: Executive Development
“Innovation through Partnership: Creating a Global Leadership Program at Microsoft Benefitting Leaders, the Business and Society”
Shannon Banks, Senior HR Business Partner, Microsoft, UK
Matthew Farmer, Managing Director, Emerging World, UK
Case 2 Category:  Talent Development
“Philips Octagon - A Partnership for Leadership Excellence and Innovation”
Lucille Peeters-Adriaens, HR Lead of New Venture Integrations, Corporate Investments & NVI HRM, Philips Electronics Nederland B.V., NL 
Jef Pauwels, Head of Learning and Organizational Effectiveness, Royal Philips Electronics, NL
Regina Eckert, Senior Research Associate, EMEA, CCL - Center for Creative Leadership, BE
Paula Nielsen-Lazo, Solution Architect, CCL - Center for Creative Leadership, BE
Deb Giffen, Director, Innovative Learning Solutions, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, US
15:15 - 16:15 Excellence in Practice Award case winners presentation (3 cases in parallel)
Case 3 Category:  Organisational Development
“RBS Leadership Development Programme”
Peter McGrath, Group Head of Leadership & Performance Management,The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, UK
Eric Weiner, Director, Financial & Professional Services,University of Pennsylvania, US
Kevin Kaiser, Prof of Management Practice, Exec Education Programme Director, INSEAD France, Middle East & Singapore, France
Case 4 Category:  Professional Development
“Accelerating Professional Development and Strategy Execution: The ING Group High Impact Performance Program for Specialists”
Jetske Van Heusden, Programme Director, ING Group, NL
Gert-Jan van Wijk, Initiator & Director, The World We Work In, NL
Case 5 Category: Special Cases
"Global Push...Local Pull: Mobilising and Sustaining Enterprise-wide Training Globally in ArcelorMittal”
Sapna Arora, Global Training Manager, ArcelorMittal University, ArcelorMittal, LU
Steven Pritchard, Director, Global Accounts, TMA - Transnational Management Associates Limited, UK
16:30 - 16:45 Welcome
Mathias Falkenstein,
Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
Jos Lemmink, Dean, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
16:45 - 17:15 EFMD update session
Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services Unit, EFMD
17:15 – 18:15 live
Plenary I – When Learning is the Work: a new culture of workplace learning

Aim: The 70:20:10 model is a framework for exploiting workplace learning and for thinking outside the courses/curriculum paradigm. Charles Jennings will explain how 70:20:10 can be used to embed experiential and social learning into corporate education and capability building.
Charles Jennings, Director, Duntroon Associates Ltd, UK
18:15 – 19:15 live (video starting at 1:34:25)
Plenary II  – Not new, but new for you. Recycling and Transferring Existing Knowledge

Aim: inspiring session to discover different ways of thinking
Mathieu Mottrie, Managing Director, CREAX, BE
19:15 – 19:45 Ice breaking activity: Thinking out of the box
20:00 Dinner and Excellence in Practice Award Ceremony
La Bonbonnière
Achter de Comedia 1
6211 GZ Maastricht
Tel: +31-433 500 935

 

THURSDAY 13 October 2011
8:15 Bus transfer to Vodafone offices
9:00 - 11:00 Plenary III - Customers' voice
Aim: exchanging best practices and experiences with companies about the virtual world. This session will be retransmitted live from different locations, allowing participants to experience for themselves a virtual session. Understanding why companies are now using these new technologies; are these effective solutions for their needs? Should business schools, in their opinion, get up to speed?
Fiona Jones, Global Director Learning and Capability, Vodafone Group
Chris Maclaren, Senior Talent Development Facilitator, Nike Europe, NL
Wim Gijselaers, Professor and Chair Educational Research and Development Department, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
11:00 – 11:30 Discussions walking back to Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Aim: allowing small groups to reflect and discuss about what they’ve just seen and heard in the previous plenary session. Each group needs to identify challenges/key themes.
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break
12:00 – 13:00 live
Plenary IV - Conclusions and main themes

Aim: identifying the main challenges business schools can have in order to be up to speed with companies’ needs linked with new technologies such as virtual world, teleconferencing, e-learning, etc. For example, how will the virtual world affect leadership development? What are the needs of global corporations?
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch on campus
14:15 – 16:45 Open Market Place
Aim: need for expertise; concrete examples from providers of Executive Education and from providers of software, hardware, games, simulation, etc.
Each session will be designed in such a way that participants will be able to go from one to another easily not having to listen in until the end if they are not interested.
Schedule for each session to repeat the introduction (every 40 min): Session 1: 14:15 / 14:55 / 15:35 / 16:05
Session 2: 14:20 / 15:00 / 15:40 / 16:10
Session 3: 14:25 / 15:05 / 15:45 / 16:15
Session 4: 14:30 / 15:10 / 15:55 /
Session 5: 14:35 / 15:15 / 16:00 /
Session 6: 14:40 / 15:20 / 16:05 /
Session 1 Business education in Second Life: increasing student performance by means of virtual education
Gwen Noteborn, Researcher, Department of Educational Research and Development (ERD), Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
Session 2 Simulation: Making Money on Oil
Aim: This presentation will take an interactive approach with participants having the opportunity to take part in a live demonstration of the Making Money on Oil simulation. Making Money on Oil is an interactive simulation in which participants adopt the role of futures traders in the petroleum market.
Mathew Constantine, Project Manager, Multimedia Content Development, Associate Deanship of Learning Innovation, IE Business School, ES
Session 3 Educating the organisation: The reach of online learning and web events
James Robertson, Head of Online Operations 
Europe and North America, WORLD TRADE GROUP, UK
Session 4 The Virtuous Blend: Developing Leadership
Toby Thompson, Director of Networked Learning, Cranfield School of Management, UK
Camilla Jonsson, Cranfield School of Management, UK
Session 5 Flexible Learning – Creating integrated development journeys with real impact
Aim: client case studies and challenges for the audience
Inger Buus, Executive Vice President EMEA, Mannaz A/S, UK
Claus Havemann Andersen, Vice President Project Management, Mannaz A/S, UK
16:45 – 17:45 live
Plenary V - Wrap-up Market Place

Aim: presentation of pictures and significant quotes from the different sessions so that the audience can have an overall feeling of what was discussed in all sessions.
Wim Gijselaers, Professor and Chair Educational Research and Development Department, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
17:45 Walk back to hotels
19:00 Bus transfer to dinner venue
19:30 Drinks and dinner in Chateau Neercanne

 

FRIDAY 14 October 2011
8:15 Walk from hotels to school
9:00 – 10:00 live
Plenary VI – Case
: The GE Crotonville Leadership Open University (CLOU) Experience
Aim: presentation of a case where a company, together with a business school, succeeded in using the virtual world for programme delivery.
Carsten Tripler, IPM Consulting GmbH - SyNet Group, DE
Marilyn Kronenberg, Program Manager EMEA, GE Global Learning Crotonville Leadership, DE
10:00 – 11:30 live
Plenary session VII – Scenario: putting it in practice
*coffee will be served in the room
Aim: participants, in small groups, will receive instructions to put together a proposal for a client. They should design a virtual programme. IMPORTANT: there are no budget constraints, no limits! The point of this exercise is to be able to take some ideas back about a new approach of (virtual) programme design.
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary VIII - Learning from our Ancestors: From the Prehistoric to the Virtual Environment 
Aim: The aim of this interactive session is to consider how our brains have evolved to learn best how this might affect the design of great virtual learning environments.
Patricia Riddell, Consultant Neuroscientist, Traizen Training, UK
12:30 – 12:45 Conclusion remarks
Wim Gijselaers, Professor and Chair Educational Research and Development Department, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, NL
12:45 – 14:00 Buffet lunch on campus


Pratical Information

Venue

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

Buiding: SBE Main buiding Tongersestraat 53
Room : Aula (ground floor)

Postal Address
Maastricht University
School of Business and Economics
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht – The Netherlands

Contact person
Ingrid Wesselingh
Maastricht University
School of Business and Economics
Post Graduate Education
PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht – The Netherlands
Email: Ingrid.wesselingh@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Tel: + 31 43 3884625 or + 31 43 3884939

 

Fees and PaymentTop


  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 13 JUNE
    • 675€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 825€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 975€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ Excellence in Practice Award speakers

  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 2 SEPTEMBER
    • 775€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 925€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1075€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ Excellence in Practice Award speakers

  • LATE FEE AFTER 2 SEPTEMBER
(payment by credit card ONLY, after 2 SEPTEMBER)
    • 875€ FULL members of EFMD
    • 1025€ AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1175€ non members of EFMD
    • 300€ Excellence in Practice Award speakers

Cancellation policy date: 2 September 2011
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, receives notice of your withdrawal before 2 September 2011, 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 
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.

Direction to reach the hotel and conference venueTop

Airports:

Fly to Maastricht

Maastricht Aachen Airport
(20 min by car, from Maastricht City centre)
 Vliegveldweg 90 (A2 Motorway), Maastricht Airport.

Informatie T +31 (0)43 358 98 98

E-mail: info@maa.nl

Internet: www.maa.nl

Maastricht is by plane within easy reach from several countries in Europe. Cities like Barcelona and Pisa have Maastricht as a destination.

 The airport is close to the A2 highway, about ten kilometers from the citycenter. 
Ryanair offers direct flights to Maastricht from Italy and Spain, click here for more information.

Transportation from the Maastricht Aachen airport

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)

We advise travelers to create a personal travel plan trough the website www.9292OV.nl or accompanying telephone number +31(0)900 9292.
Here you will also find information on possible track work and latest schedule changes.
 When you enter the website www.9292ov.nl you need to enter the following information:

"Van" (From):
(airport)
"Straat" (street):
Vliegveldweg
"Nummer" (number): 90
"Plaats" (City): Maastricht Airport

"Naar" (to):

"Straat" (street): Tongersestraat (Conference location)

"Nummer" (number): 53
"Plaats" (City): Maastricht

Specify your travel date "datum" and time "tijd" at which you need to be at the airport, select "aankomst" arrival and click "reisadvies" (travel plan).

By Taxi
There is a Taxi stand at less than 50 meters from the passengersterminal. 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
Car rental: In the passenger terminal four car rental companies are represented. To arrange a rental car before arrival.
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Brussels Airport
(1h 30 min by car, from Maastricht City centre)
Brussels Airport
 BE-1930 Zaventem
More information

Transportation from Brussel airport

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.
Belgian railway website
or Dutch railway website
One-way ticket is app. € 25,-

By Taxi (1h and 30 min)
Taxis with a taximeter are permanently available in front of the arrivals hall. Licensed taxis can be recognized by the blue and yellow emblem. Travellers are advised to avoid unlicensed taxis!
More information
Costs: € 275,-

By Airport shuttle
Should be booked in advance: € 120,- (including 20 min. waiting time)
Reservation should be made 24 houres 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.
More information


Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
More information

Transportation from 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 tranfers or 1 tranfer):
One way journey (2nd class) € 22,90
One way journey (1st class) € 33,90
More information

By Airport shuttle
Should be booked in advance: € 225,- (including 20 min. waiting time)
Reservation should be made 24 houres 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
Flughafen Düsseldorf GmbH
 Flughafenstraße 120
D - 40474 Düsseldorf

Telefon: +49-211-421-0

Fax: +49-211-421-6666
More information

Transportation from the Düsseldorf International airport

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

AccommodationTop

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

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 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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Weather in Maastricht
Map of Maastricht

For logistic questions (registration, invoice, hotels):
MOMENTUM
Tel: +32-16-404555