2014 EFMD Conference in the MENA Region
Hosted by: HEM - Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management
The event will start on: 13 Apr 14 17:30
And will end on: 15 Apr 14 17:30
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
“Impact and Role of Business Schools in Society”
Deans, Assistant Deans, Director of Programmes, those in charge of International Relations or with an interest in the Middle East and North Africa Regions
Sunday, 13 April 2014
|17:00 – 17:30||Registration for the Conference|
|17:30 – 18:00||Welcome Address: EFMD/HEM
|18:00 – 19:30||Plenary I: Increasing the competitiveness of MENA Business Schools
|19:30 – 22:00||Dinner at the School|
Monday, 14 April 2014
|08:30 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 09:45||Plenary II: GMAC Session on Trends in Management Education in the MENA Region
|09:45 – 10:45||Plenary III: Management Education in the MENA Region
|10:45 – 11:15||Coffee Break|
|11:15 – 12:15||Plenary IV: The Role of Business Schools in Setting Peace and Increasing Values in the Curriculum, the Importance of Ethics
|12:15 – 12:45||Group Discussions|
|12:45 – 13:00||Group Feedback|
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 15:15||Break-out Sessions: Increasing Competitiveness|
|A - Sponsorship and Scholarships: Lifelong Education and Executive Education|
|B: Innovation for Business Schools to Accompany the changes in the MENA Region: MOOCs and Blended Learning
|15:15 – 15:45||Coffee Break|
|15:45 – 17:00||Break-out Sessions: Engaging Stakeholders|
|A- How to Activate Alumni Networks
|B- The Role of the Dean in Fundraising
|17:00 – 17:30||Feedback from Break-out Sessions and Discussions|
|17:30 - 17:45||BSIS – Business School Impact Survey
|19:30 – 22:00||Dinner|
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
|09:00 – 10:30||Plenary V: How can the Academic and the Corporate World work together to develop and grow internationally
|10:30 – 11:00||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 11:30||EFMD and EDAF Update; Emerald/EFMD MENA Management Research Fund Award
|11:30 – 12:30||Plenary VI: Applied Research in the MENA Region – Impact on Society and Companies
|12:30 – 13:00||Impact and Role of Business Schools in Society: Closing Remarks
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 – 17:30||EFMD Quality Services Session covering EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF|
- Welcome at the Conference
- Registration Fees
- Getting to / from the hotel
- Social Programme
HEM - Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management (Campus Marrakech) :
B.P. 2426, Lot les Riads de l’Atlas, Mbarka III - Agdal - Avenue Mohammed VI
T 0524 38 17 17 / 38 33 33
F 0524 38 13 13
Registration for the conference will take place at the School on Sunday, 13 April 2013 at 17:00 - 17:30
Participants will receive all conference materials and other necessary information at the registration desk.
- EARLY BIRD BEFORE 01 February, 2014
- 650€ Full Members of EFMD
- 800€ Affiliate Members of EFMD
- 950€ Non Members of EFMD
- NORMAL FEE UNTIL 14 March, 2014
- 800€ Full Members of EFMD
- 950€ Affiliate Members of EFMD
- 1100€ Non Members of EFMD
- LATE FEE AFTER 14 March 2014 - (payment by credit card ONLY)
- 950€ Full Members of EFMD
- 1100€ Affiliate Members of EFMD
- 1250€ Non Members of EFMD
Cancellation Policy for Registrations:
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If MOMENTUM, the EFMD Conference Secretariat receives notice of your withdrawal before 14 March 2014, 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.
RESOTEL has been appointed as the official accommodation agent for the 2014 EFMD MENA Conference. RESOTEL is a free independent hotel reservation services working with a various range of hotels at very competitive conditions.
You can book your accommodation at preferential rates.
We kindly ask you to contact the accommodation agent directly for all questions related to hotel accommodation:
6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse
Contact person: Ms. Natasha Krasicka
T + 32 2 777 01 55
F + 32 2 779 39 00
E firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Bus Transfers will be organized to / from this hotel to the conference venue / dinner venue (please see “Getting to / from the hotel”)
- Single room: 770 MAD
- Double room: 880 MAD
- (City Tax of 28.60 MAD per room per night is excluded from the room rate)
Cancellation free of charge till Wednesday 12th March 2014. After that date full charge. The quoted rates are in MAD (moroccan dirham), per room, per night, including breakfast & services. Payments for all room bookings are to be settled with the hotel directly upon departure. Valid credit card details must be given when making your booking request in order to guarantee and secure your reservation.
Rooms are available upon a first comes, first served bases. Initial booking deadline is set on Wednesday 12th March 2014. Late subscribers will be provided the best available rate.
We strongly advise you to book your transfer from the airport to the hotel, in advance.
You can do so online.
Bus transfers will be provided everyday from the hotel to the school, and from the school to the hotel as follows
- Sunday, 13 April 2014
16:45: Bus transfer from the hotel to the school
22:00: Bus transfer from the school t the hotel
- Monday, 14 April 2014
08:30: Bus transfer from the hotel to the school
17:30: Bus transfer from the school t the hotel
19:00: Bus transfer from the hotel to the dinner venue
22:00: Bus transfer from the dinner venue to the hotel
- Tuesday, 15 April 2014
08:45: Bus transfer from the hotel to the school
17:30: Bus transfer from the school t the hotel
The dinner of the Sunday 13 April 2014 will take place at the school.
The location of the dinner on the Monday 14 April 2014 will be confirmed soon.
Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to travel to Morocco if their stay will not exceed ninety days: Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Congo, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore (for one month), Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea (Republic of Korea), Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
Please double check on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco to know whether you need a visa, as the visa policies may change and we cannot guarantee that the list above is correctly updated.
If you need an invitation letter for your visa application, please contact Mieke AKKERS who will provide you with the invitation letter (please note that we can provide you with this letter only upon receipt of registration payment).
The official currency of Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham, denoted as MAD or Dhs. The Moroccan Dirham is composed of 100 centimes; notes are available in denominations of (Dhs) 200, 100, 50, 25, 20 and (very rarely now) 10 and coins are available in denominations of (Dhs) 10, 5, 2 and 1, or 50, 20, 10 and 5 centimes. There are 4 types of 5 Dirham coin in circulation and 3 types of 10 Dirham coins.