Event

2011 EFMD Masters Conference

Hosted by: ESCP Europe, Paris, France

The event will start on: 28 Nov 11 15:00
And will end on: 30 Nov 11 14:30

Location: Paris, France
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Theme
A Changing Landscape: Trends & Positioning of Global Master Programmes.

Target group
Directors of MSc and MA Programmes in management and related areas such as finance, marketing etc. as well as programme administrators and staff from EFMD member and non-member schools concerned with master programmes.

This conference will not deal with MBA programmes as EFMD organizes a yearly event dedicated exclusively to MBA programmes.

More information

Programme

MONDAY 28 November 2011
14:00 – 15:00 Registration desk open
15:00 – 15:30 Welcome
Mathias Falkenstein
, Director Business School Services, EFMD
Alain Chevalier, Vice Dean, ESCP Europe, FR
15:30 - 16:30 Strategic Positioning, portfolio, international, competition, SRE, innovation, business, government
Michael Page
, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bentley University, US
16:30 - 18:00 Trends In European Master Degree Programmes
Deborah Somers
, Director Client Services EMEA, Graduate Management Admission Council®, UK
18:00 - 19:00 Cocktail
19:00 Dinner

 

TUESDAY 29 November 2011
08:30 Registrations open
09:30 - 10:45 Rankings
Gero Federkeil, Vice-President IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, CHE Centre for Higher Education Development, DE
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break 
11:15 - 12:30 Corporate Perception of Master programmes + Q&A
Henrik Lutzen, Professor, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, IE
Donal Dineen, Emeritus Dean, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, IE
Mary Sweeney, Head of Careers
Cooperative Education & Careers Division, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, IE
12:45 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 17:30 Breakout sessions (repeated)
14:30 – 15:45 Generalist vs. specialist programmes
Cheryl Edwardes
, Programme Office Director, London School of Economics, UK
Recruiting a Diverse Class in a Tough Economy
Lisa Mortini
, Admissions Manager MiM,
Jamie Wright, Client Services Manager, MiM, London Business School, UK
Managing alumni
(sponsorship, scholarships, corporate relations, input and feedback regarding programmes)
Wim den Tuinder, Associate Director Alumni & Institutional Development, IESE Business School, E
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:30 Generalist vs. specialist programmes
Cheryl Edwardes
, Programme Office Director, London School of Economics, UK
Recruiting a Diverse Class in a Tough Economy
Lisa Mortini
, Admissions Manager MiM,
Jamie Wright, Client Services Manager, MiM, London Business School, UK
Managing alumni
(sponsorship, scholarships, corporate relations, input and feedback regarding programmes)
Wim den Tuinder, Associate Director Alumni & Institutional Development, IESE Business School, ES
17:30 – 18:00 Feedback
20:00 Dinner

 

WEDNESDAY 30 November 2011
09:00 - 12:00 Breakout sessions repeated
09:00 - 10:15 Accreditation
Why have triple accreditation?
Jerome Bon, Senior Associate Dean, International Development, ESCP Europe, FR

Developing the international dimension/ multisite
Alain Chevalier
, Vice Dean, ESCP Europe, FR

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 12:00 Accreditation
Why have triple accreditation?
Jerome Bon, Senior Associate Dean, International Development, ESCP Europe, FR
Developing the international dimension/ multisite
Alain Chevalier
, Vice Dean, ESCP Europe, FR
12:00 – 12:45 Business Education in a Global Perspective
Julia Marsh
, Executive Director Masters in Management, London Business School, UK
Nigel Hayes, Director Masters in Finance and Masters in Management Programmes, EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración, ES
Henrik Lutzen, Professor, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, IE
Moderated by Alain Chevalier, Vice Dean, ESCP Europe, FR
12:45 – 13:15 Wrap up by the chair & welcome to the 2012 conference 
13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

Practical Information

1. Venue
ESCP Europe Paris Campus
79, avenue de la République
75543 Paris cedex 11
France
Tel: +33 (0)1 49 23 20 00
Fax: + 33 (0)1 43 55 99 63
Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.

2. Registration fees

  • EARLY BIRD BEFORE 16 SEPTEMBER 2011
    • 685€ members of EFMD
    • 835€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 985€ non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 31 OCTOBER 2011
    • 785€ members of EFMD
    • 935€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 1085€ non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 31 OCTOBER 2011
    (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 885€ members of EFMD
    • 1035€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 1185€ non members of EFMD

3. Directions
The ESCP Europe Paris Campus is located in the 11th arrondissement on the avenue de la République in the east of Paris, near the Père Lachaise Cemetery.
You may find a map of the neighbourhood here.
How to get there?
Travel by public transportation, bus or metro in Paris is easy and inexpensive. The nearest metro station is Rue Saint-Maur (line 3) which is at the doorstep of our building. You may download a map of the Paris Métro here.

4. Accommodation
Le General Hotel

5/7 rue Rampon, 
F-75011 Paris
Rates: 165,00 € (single room)  -  177,00 € (double room (double occupancy)) 

Hotel accommodation request procedure
The Conference Organiser has reserved rooms at preferential rates for the conference participants at the above mentioned hotels. Requests for accommodation are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel room before 1 October 2011. After this date, hotel availability and rates are no longer guaranteed. Rooms are available between 27 November (earliest check-in) and 1 December 2011 (latest check-out). All other dates are upon request and subject to availability.
To make a request for accommodation, please complete the registration and hotel booking form. Please note that requests by telephone or email are not accepted.

Payment
Payments for all bookings are to be settled with the hotel directly upon departure. A valid credit card number must be given when making your booking request in order to guarantee and secure your reservation. The Conference Organiser cannot process nor confirm hotel bookings without a valid credit card. Please ensure that your credit card will still be valid at the time of the conference.

Confirmation of hotel booking
If a hotel room is available at the selected hotel and for the requested dates, the final hotel confirmation letter will be sent by email within 72 hours, with the name of the hotel, arrival/departure dates and type of room. You will be informed accordingly if no rooms are available.
If you have not received the final hotel confirmation email within 1 week, please contact the Conference Organiser at efmd@momentum-pco.be or at +32 16 40 45 55.

Cancellation notifications
Cancellations of hotel bookings must be sent in writing no later than 6 November 2011 to the Conference Organiser, by email at efmd@momentum-pco.be or by fax at +32 16 40 35 51.

Change of booking or reduction of stay
Any change of reservation or reduction of stay must be notified in writing to the Conference Organiser. Please do not contact the hotel directly in case of any booking changes. All changes are subject to hotels’ availability and the entire stay may be charged.

Cancellation conditions
- For cancellations received by 6 November 2011: no charge will occur.
- For cancellations received between 7 and 20 November 2011; one night will be charged on the credit card given.
- For cancellations received as of 21 November; the entire stay will be charged on the credit card given.

Late arrival
If you will be arriving late (after 6 pm), please indicate this on your hotel booking form in order to secure your room.

No-show
In case of no-show, the entire stay booked will be charged and your room will be kept for you until noon the day following your expected arrival date. Afterwards, the room will be made available to others.
    
Early departure
In case of early departure, the entire stay will be charged for checking out prior to the departure date confirmed.

Invoices
Invoices will be issued by the hotels directly upon check-out.

Check-in time & Check-out time
Reserved rooms are available to the customer at 3 PM on the agreed arrival date. Rooms must be vacated and made available to the hotel not later than 12 AM on the agreed departure date. Rooms which are not available for the hotel on the date of departure at 12 AM will be charged for an extra night.

Special requests
Please note that special requests, such as early check-in are never guaranteed, but upon availability of the hotel.

Dates before or after the event
If you need a room before or after the event’s date, please contact us by e-mail at efmd@momentum-pco.be

5. Tourism
If you plan a trip after the conference, please consult the links below.
Tourist information
Weather

6. Interesting links
Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
Paris-Orly
(ORY)
Public transport

 

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

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