Event

2012 EFMD Annual Conference

Hosted by: SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France

The event will start on: 13 May 12 18:30
And will end on: 15 May 12 14:00

Location: Sophia Antipolis, France
Contact:
diana.grote@efmd.org

Please note that EFMD has changed the hotel booking procedure.
You can book accommodation by following the link below.

hotel booking

Theme
Beyond Maturity: Innovating in Management Education

Target Group
The EFMD Annual Conference has been designed for all those interested in management education and development. It brings together EFMD members, companies, educational institutions and other associations, offering various perspectives and discussions on the conference theme.

Host
SKEMA Business School

For logistic questions (registration, invoice, hotels)
MOMENTUM
Tel: +32 16 40 45 55

EFMD thanks GMAC for their kind sponsorship of this event!

gmac

More Information

Programme

Sunday, 13 May 2012
Bus transfers from conference hotels to SKEMA
Departure from Lune de Mougin and IBIS: 18:15
Departure from Media Garden: 18:30
Departure from Sophia Country Club & Mercure: 18:45
18:30 – 20:00
Registrations at SKEMA
19:30 Informal Walking Dinner

 

Monday, 14 May 2012
Bus transfers from conference hotels to SKEMA 
Departure from IBIS: 07:50 
Departure from Media Garden and Lune de Mougin: 08:00 
Departure from Sophia Country Club & Mercure: 8:15
09:00 – 09:15
Welcome Address
  • Eric Cornuel, General Director & CEO, EFMD
  • Alice Guilhon, Dean, SKEMA Business School, FR
  • Santiago Iñiguez, Dean, IE Business School, ES
09:15 – 10:15 The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, The Economy, and the World
  • Jeremy Rifkin, Founder and President, Foundation On Economic Trends & Bestselling Author, US
10:15 – 11:00 Transforming the Education Industry through Technology
  • Michael King, Vice President, Global Education Industry, IBM Corporation, US 
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:45 Workshop Series 1
1A – Research and the Multifarious Channels of Knowledge Distribution
Managing research – how do you set incentives, how do you chose the right research strategy for your school, research in regard to accreditation, measuring results, how to disseminate research, new distribution channels
  • Kevin Corley, Associate Editor of The Academy of Management Journal
  • Bill Russell, Executive VP External Relations, Emerald Group Publishing
Moderated by Ulrich Hommel, Director, Research & Surveys Unit, EFMD
1B - Managing Strategic Alliances Between Business Schools
  • Zhihong Yi, Dean Renmin University School of Business, CN
  • François Collins, Executive Director, CEMS 

Moderated by Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean, International, IESEG School of Management, FR

1C - Changes to the EQUIS Process: Implications for the accreditation project leader
  • Michael Osbaldeston, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD

1CChanges to EPAS Standards and Processes: Implications for the accreditation project leader

  • Chris Greensted, Senior Advisor, Quality Services, EFMD
1D – New Talent & Corporate Recruiters
  • Franck Baillet, Vice President, Human resources, Capgemini Consulting, FR
  • Stuart Kaplan, Chief Operating Officer Leadership & Talent Consulting, Korn Ferry International

Moderated by Richard Straub, Director, Corporate Services, EFMD

1E – Multicampus vs. Multiprogramme Strategy
  • Alice Guilhon, Dean, SKEMA Business School
  • Carol Stephenson, Dean, Richard Ivey School of Business, CA

Moderated by Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services, EFMD

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 The Stakeholders’ View: Media and Opinion Makers
The top writers on management education discuss the latest trends and their impact
  • Della Bradshaw, Business Education Editor, Financial Times, UK
  • Oliver Staley, Reporter, Bloomberg News, UK
  • Matt Symonds, Chief Editor, MBA50.com and Management Writer, UK
Moderated by Stuart Crainer, Management writer and co-author of the Top 50 Thinkers initiative
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 EFMD Annual General Assembly
17:30 – 18:00 Award Ceremony
CEL, EPAS, CLIP, EQUIS, EFMD Case Writing Competition
Master of Ceremony: Mathias Falkenstein, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
18:00 Return transfers to conference hotels
19:30 Departure for dinner from conference hotels & SKEMA
20:00 Dinnerat the Negresco Hotel, Nice
23:00 Return transfer to conference hotels

 

Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Bus transfers from conference hotels to SKEMA 
Departure from and Lune de Mougin and IBIS: 08:15 
Departure from Media Garden: 08:15  
Departure from Sophia Country Club & Mercure: 8:30
09:00 – 09:45
The Upcoming Storm: Engendering Commitment in Your Business School
  • Dianne Bevelander, Associate Dean MBA Programmes, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, NL 
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 Workshop Series 2
2A – Programme Portfolio Trends
Master vs. MBA and other developments regarding business schools’ programme portfolio
  • Mihnea Moldoveanu, Director MBA Rotman School of Management, CA
  • Jane Delbene, Director of Marketing, EMEA, Graduate Management Admission Council® Graduate Management Global Connection, UK

Moderated by Dianne Bevelander, Associate Dean, MBA Programs, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), NL

2B – BRIC Countries
  • Sergei Myasoedov, Director, RABE - Russian Association of Business Education, RU
  • Carlos Bertero, Professor, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo,  Fundação Getulio Vargas, BZ
  • Lin Zhou, Dean, Antai School of Business, Jiao Tong University, CN

Moderated by John Peters, Chief Executive, GSE Research, UK

2C - New Trends in Executive Education
  • Philippe Haspelagh, Dean Vlerick Business School, BE
  • Vandyck Silveira, President, IBMEC, BR
  • Laurent Choain, Chief HR Officer, Mazars, FR

Moderated by Steven DeKrey, Senior Associate Dean, HKUST Business School, CN

2D - Occupy the Business Schools: Rio 50 + 20 and Beyond
  • Hamid Bouchiki, Professor of Management, ESSEC, FR 
  • Thomas Dyllick, Director, Institute for Economy and the Environment, University of St. Gallen, CH 
  • Marielle Heijltjes, Associate Dean Strategic Development and Internationalization, Director Postgraduate Education, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, NL 
  • Stephen Murdoch, Associate Dean International, IESEG, FR
Moderated by Mark Drewell, Chief Executive, The Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative
and Katrin Muff, Dean, Business School of Lausanne, CH 
2E – Integration of Technology and Pedagogy and Blended Programs.
  • David Bach, Dean of Programs, IE Business School, ES
  • Susan E. Cates, President and Associate Dean, Executive Development, UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, US
11:45 – 12:30 Closing Plenary
  • Philippe Aghion, Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University, US
  • Dominique Turpin, President, IMD, CH 
  • Des Dearlove, Journalist and Co-founder of the Top 50 Thinkers Initiative
  • Richard Straub, Director, Development Department, EFMD

Moderated by Santiago Iñiguez, Dean, IE Business School, ES

12:30 – 13:00 Closing Remarks by the Chair
  • Santiago Iñiguez, Dean, IE Business School, ES
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 Return transfers to conference hotels
14:30 Bus 1 leaving for Nice airport
14:45 Bus 2 leaving for Nice airport

 

Practical Information


1. Venue

SKEMA Business School
60 rue Dostoïevski 06902 Sophia Antipolis

Contact at SKEMA
Anne GRAVOULET
Event Project Manager
60 rue Dostoïevski 06902 Sophia Antipolis
Tel: +33 4 93 95 44 70
Fax: +33 4 93 95 44 37
Email: anne.gravoulet@skema.edu
Top2. Direction to Reach SKEMA

  • Travel by Plane via Nice Côte d’Azur Airport
    1. Use Public Transport (Stop: CERAM) (35 à 50 min.)
      Direct bus connection to SKEMA line 230 Take the bus at The"Aéroport promenade stop" (opposite terminal 1) direct to the “CERAM Stop” No bus on Sundays.

    2. Take a Taxi (25 min. depending on traffic)
      from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport: a Taxi station is available at both terminals.
      If you want to pre book :
      Taxi companies with SKEMA negotiated tariffs:
      Luc Ronteix: luc.ronteix@sfr.fr  +33 (0)6 07 78 38 39
      - Day Fare (8am to 7pm) 49€
      - Night Fare (7pm to 8am) 60€
      René Girard: renegir@hotmail.com +33 (0)6 77 03 91 53
      - Day Fare (8am to 7pm) 52€
      - Night Fare (7pm to 8am) 60€

    1. Use Public Transport (Stop: CERAM) (35 à 50 min.)
      Direct bus connection from the station to SKEMA : line 10 (30 min., 1€)
    2. Take a Taxi
      Taxi companies with SKEMA negotiated tariffs: (15 min.)
      Luc Ronteix: luc.ronteix@sfr.fr  +33 (0)6 07 78 38 39
      - Day Fare (8am to 7pm) 35€
      - Night Fare (7pm to 8am) 40€
      René Girard: renegir@hotmail.com +33 (0)6 77 03 91 53
      - Day Fare (8am to 7pm) 35€
      - Night Fare (7pm to 8am) 40€

  • Join SKEMA Business School by Car

    • A8 Motorway Issue "Antibes" coming from Nice or Cannes
    • Direction: Grasse-Valbonne
    • Straight on "Route du Parc"
    • Let an information point on your right
    • Straight on 150 m
    • Take on your right "Les Lucioles - Accès 3 " - rue A. Einstein
    • Just before the OMEGA Hotel take on your right rue Dostoïevski
    • The campus entry is 50 m on your right
    • Free parking

Welcome desk is on the main school entrance.

Top 3. Registration Fees
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 29 February 2012
    • 1175€ FULL Members of EFMD
    • 1325€ AFFILIATED Members of EFMD
    • 1475€ Non Members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 15 April 2012
    • 1275€ FULL Members of EFMD
    • 1425€ AFFILIATED Members of EFMD
    • 1575€ Non Members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 15 April 2012 - (payment by credit card ONLY, after 15 APRIL)
    • 1375€ FULL Members of EFMD
    • 1525€ AFFILIATED Members of EFMD
    • 1675€ Non Members of EFMD
Fees cover attendance at the meeting, documentation, meals and refreshments, but do NOT include hotel accommodation. Hotel fees are to be paid directly to the different hotels upon departure (please refer to the Hotel Information Section further down for more details).

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum, EFMD Conference Secretariat, receives notice of your withdrawal before 15 April 2012, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.
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 (please refer to the Hotel Information point 4 for more details).

Top 4. Hotels

Worldmeetings/HotelContact has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2012 EFMD Annual Conference. We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent DIRECTLY for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
Contact: Anouk Meijer, Meeting & Hotel Consultant
Tel: +31 (0)70 313 11 35
Fax: +31 (0)70 313 11 22
Email: ameijer@hotelcontact.nl

1. Novotel ***
(3 min. walking distance)
290 rue Fedor Dostoievski
Les Lucioles 1
06560 VALBONNE Sophia Antipolis

Room Rate: Including Breakfast
  • Single: € 113.00
  • Double: € 128.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 24 hours before arrival.  This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of a late cancellation or no-show they will charge 1 night.

2. Sophia Country Club ****
(5 min. by bus)
3550 Route des Dôlines
06410 Sophia Antipolis

Room Rate: Including Breakfast
  • Single: € 139.00
  • Double: € 170.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 48 hours before arrival.  This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

3. Hotel Omega *** (5 min. walking distance)
Les Lucioles - Accès 3
49, Rue L.Van Beethoven
06560 VALBONNE Sophia Antipolis

Room Rate: Including Breakfast
  • Single: € 126,30
  • Double: € 150.60
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge until May 11th. This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

4. Mercure Sophia Antipolis **** (3 min. by bus)
Rue Albert Caquot
06560 Valbonne

Room Rate
  • Single: € 121,00
  • Double: € 121,00
  • Breakfast: € 17.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 7 days before arrival. This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

5. Media Garden Hotel *** (11 min. by bus)
120 Route des Macarons
06560 SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS

Room Rate
  • Single: € 102.00
  • Double: € 127.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 24 hours before arrival. This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

6. La Lune de Mougins hotel & Spa *** (10 min. by bus)
1082 Avenue du General De Gaullel
6250 Mougins

Room Rate
  • Single: € 110.00
  • Double: € 125.00
  • Breakfast: € 12.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 7 days before arrival.  This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

6. Hotel Ibis Mouans Sartoux *** (15 min. by bus)
Please note this hotel can only be booked for the 13th and 14th of May.
20 Avenue Des Sources
06370 Mouans Sartoux

Room Rate
  • Single: € 66.00
  • Double € 66.00
  • Breakfast: € 9.00
Cancellation Policy
Individual reservations can be cancelled free of charge up to 24 hours before arrival. This concerns reservations of 9 persons or less.
In case of late cancellation (after the indicated deadline) and in case of no show, the full stay will be charged.

Top 5. Tourism
SKEMA is located in Sophia Antipolis a science park home for over 1,300 companies, providing almost 30,000 direct jobs in cutting-edge scientific research, in the field of information technologies, multimedia, biology (medical and biomedical) energy, water supply management, risk management, sustainable development… It spreads over 5 cities with plenty of tourist attractions: Antibes, Biot, Vallauris, Valbonne, Mougins.
Top 6. Transportation
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Map of Sophia with the Location of SKEMA Campus
skema map1

Map of Sophia Antipolis with the Location of the Hotels 
  1. Sophia Country Club
  2. Novotel
  3. Omega
  4. Mediathel
  5. IBIS
  6. Mercure
  7. Mediagarden
skema map2