Event

2014 EFMD Entrepreneurship Conference

Hosted by: Babson College

The event will start on: 23 Feb 14 17:00
And will end on: 25 Feb 14 13:30

Location: Boston, USA
Contact:
virginie.heredia-rosa@efmd.org

 

Theme
Entrepreneurship Education and Training for an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Target Group
Instructors, professors, programme directors, programme developers, persons involved in entrepreneurship education and in other types of public, private and governmental groups/individuals focused in training, educating and assessing entrepreneurs.

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Programme

Sunday, 23 February 2014
17:00 – 19:30 Registration (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)
17:45 – 18:00 Welcome Session (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)
  • Christian Delporte, Director Business School Services, EFMD
  • Dennis Hanno, Provost and Senior Vice President, Babson College, US
  • Chair: Andrew Corbett, Associate Professor, Faculty Director, John E. & Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College, US
18:00 – 18:45 Plenary I: Entrepreneurial University (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)
The aim of the session is to explore the ways to develop universities to become an entrepreneurial university.
  • Prof. Paul D. Hannon, Director LEAD Wales, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
18:45 – 19:30 World Café on Entrepreneurial University Framework  (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)
19:30 – 22:00 Dinner at Babson

 

Monday, 24 February 2014
09:15 – 09:30 EFMD Update (Olin 120)
  • Christian Delporte, Director Business School Services, EFMD
 
09:30 – 10:30 Plenary II: Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® (Babson) (Olin 120)
  • Andrew Corbett, Associate Professor, Faculty Director, John E. & Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College, US
 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break  
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary III: University integration: Incubators and other platforms. (Olin 120)
Aim: How schools and/or universities integrate entrepreneurs and companies.
  • John Harthorne, CEO & Founder, Mass Challenge, US
  • Steffen Farny, PhD Researcher, Entrepreneurship/ Dep. of Management and Intl Business Aalto University, School of Business, FI
 
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)  
13:30 – 15:00 Best Practice Presentation:  
  Entrepreneurship Education for an Entrepreneurial Mindset, Programme or Integration (Olin Hall Auditorium) 
  • Nigel Adams, Programme Director BSc Business Enterprise, University of Buckingham, UK
  • Noemie Lagueste, Research Analyst - Entrepreneurship, AUDENCIA, FR
  • Indira Aitbay, Lecrurer in Entrepreneurship, Chief specialist of Department of International Development, International Academy of Business, KZ
 
  Pedagogy and Teaching Methods (Olin 120)
  • Corinne Beaumont, Senior Lecturer, Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship, Kingston University, UK
  • Steve H. Barr, Professor, NC State University, US
  • Germon Maalaoui, Associate professor, ESG Management School, FR Martin Hannibal, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark, DK
 
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break  
15:30 – 17:00 Best Practice Presentation: Entrepreneurship Education for an Entrepreneurial Mindset, Programme or Integration (Olin Hall Auditorium) 
  • Frank Janssen, Vice-dean International Affaires, Université Catholique de Louvain, BE
  • Gideon Maas, Director Futures Entrepreneurship Centre, Plymouth University, UK
  • Sylvain Bureau, Associate Professor, ESCP Europe, FR
  • Stephen Haag, Professor in Residence, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, US
 
17:00 – 18:00 Plenary IV: It is a matter of Impact (Olin Hall Auditorium)
Aim: How Programme and Methods Applied Have an Impact
  • Prof. Jonathan Levie, Director of Knowledge Exchange, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Lene Vestergaard, Teamleader, Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship - Young Enterprise, DK
 
18:30 Busses leaving from Conference Hotel (Babson executive Conference Centre) to Dinner Venue  
19:00 Dinner at Joe’s Waterfront – Boston (100 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110. Phone: 617-367-8700)  
22:00 Busses from Dinner Venue to Conference Hotel (Babson executive Conference Centre)  

 

Tuesday 25 February 2014
09:00 – 10:30 Best Practice Presentation:
  Entrepreneurship Education for an Entrepreneurial Mindset, Programme or Integration (Olin Hall Auditorium)
  • Hamid Bouchikhi, Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Center, ESSEC Business School, FR
  • Anders Rasmussen, Teamleader, Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship, DK
  • Marina Dabic, Full Professor, Univeristy of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, HR
  • Brian O'Flaherty, Programme Director, University College Cork, IE
  Partnership with Business: How to Use it in Classrooms (Olin 101)
  • Ola Jon Mork, Associate Professor, Høgskolen i Ålesund, NO
  • Noemie Lagueste, Research Analyst - Entrepreneurship, AUDENCIA, FR
  • William Casely, Practitioner Research Fellow, University of Exeter, UK
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 Babson Experience (Olin Hall Auditorium)
  • Dr. Candida Brush, Faculty Research Director, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, and Franklin W. Olin Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurship, Babson College, US
13:00 – 13:30 Conclusion Session (Olin Hall Auditorium)
  • Chair: Andrew Corbett, Associate Professor, Faculty Director, John E. & Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator, Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College, US
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch (Needham Wellesley Room, Olin Hall)

 

Tuesday 25th February 2014 – Optional Programme: Babson afternoon
14:30 – 15:30 Butler Venture Accelerator: information session (Olin Hall Auditorium)
  • Janet Strimaitis, the executive director of the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship
15:30 – 16:30 Babson College Campus Tour

 

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contacts
  3. Directions to reach Babson College
  4. Fees and payment
  5. Accomodation
  6. Tourism
  7. Links
1. Venue
Babson College
231 Forest Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481
T  +1-781-235-1200
 
2. ContactsTop

at Babson College:
Christine Testa
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T +1-781-239-5008

for Logistic Questions (registration, invoice):
Momentum
T +32 16 40 45 55

for programme questions:
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T +32 2 629 08 10
 
3. Direction to reach Babson College from the airport :Top
http://www.babson.edu/admission/visiting-babson/wellesley/Pages/default.aspx .Taxi is the best option. As there are different Business Schools in the area of Boston, it will be better to have the complete address of Babson College (see point 1 Venue) and mention Wellesley to avoid any confusion. A taxi from Boston Logan Airport to Babson College will cost approximately USD 85.
 
4. Fees & paymentTop
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 17th January 2014
    • 500€ members of EFMD
    • 600€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 700€ non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 7th February 2014
    • 600€ members of EFMD
    • 700€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 800€ non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 7th February 2014 (payment by credit card ONLY) 

    • 700€ members of EFMD
    • 800€ affiliate members of EFMD
    • 900€ non members of EFMD
Cancellation Policy Date: 7th February 2014
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If Momentum EFMD Conference Secretariat receives notice of your withdrawal before 7th February, 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.
 
5. AccommodationTop
Rooms at the Babson Executive Conference Center can be booked via this link. Alternatively you can call +1 781 239 5816 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – the reference code to be used is EFMD2013.
 
Please note that Babson Executive Conference Center will charge a 1 night non-refundable deposit at the time of your reservation. You are advised to book your hotel room before Friday 17 January 2014. After this date, room availability and rates are no longer guaranteed.The rate with tax comes to $208.03 per night.
 
6. TourismTop
 
7. LinksTop