Event

2015 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference

Hosted by: ISM University of Management and Economics

The event will start on: 11 May 15 15:00
And will end on: 13 May 15 13:00

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Contact:
griet.houbrechts@efmd.org


Theme
Exploring the Doctoral Journey: Excellence, Ethics and the Student/Supervisor Experience

 
More Information

Programme

Monday, 11 May 2015
16:30 – 17:00 Registration
17:00 – 17:30 Welcome
  • Nadine Burquel, Director Business School Services, EFMD Chairperson
  • Alfredas Chmieliauskas, President of ISM University of Management and Economics, LT
  • Leonidas Donskis, Vice-President for Research, ISM University of Management and Economics, LT, and Conference Chair
17:30 – 18:30 Plenary I
Strategic Choices in Designing PhD or DBA Programmes
  • Thierry Grange, President of the Strategic Board, Grenoble Ecole de Management, F
18:30 – 19:30 Structured Networking Session - Stretching Minds and Social Networks
  • Benas Adomavičius, Head of Strategic Management module at ISM Executive School, LT
19:30 Drinks and Dinner
22:30 Busses back to Conference Hotels

 

Tuesday, 12 May 2015
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary II
Panel: Doctoral Education – The Big Picture
Aim: Explore visions, trends and challenges in doctoral education
  • Jikyeong Kang, Dean, AIM, RP
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary III
The Candidates’ Perspective
Aim: How did the doctoral candidates select the doctoral programme? How have they experienced/are they experiencing the supervision process? What has the impact been of the programme on their career and their personal development?
  • Bernadeta Goštautaitė, Doctoral Student, ISM University of Management and Economics, LT
  • Hugo Marynissen, Academic Director Executive PhD program, Antwerp Management School, BE
  • Alenka Slavic, Assistant Professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics and Business, SI
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Plenary IV
Assessing Quality of Doctoral Programmes
Aim: Share experience on the mechanisms to ensure quality programmes - What are the implications of accreditation on doctoral programmes?
  • Ulrich Hommel, Director of Research & Surveys and Senior Advisor in the Quality Services Department, EFMD
  • Hans Siggaard Jensen, Director, School Research Program, Department of Education, University of Aarhus, Copenhagen Campus, DK
14:45 – 15:45 Discussion Groups
Aim: Discuss what the implications are of all of the previous and how this could feed into updating the EQUAL Guidelines on Doctoral Programmes
15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 16:45 Moderated Feedback
Aim: Brief feedback from each discussion group and agreement of suggested changes for the EQUAL Guidelines on Doctoral Programmes
  • Moderated by Mark Smith, Professor and Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies, Grenoble Ecole de Management, F
16:45 – 17:45 Plenary V
Fostering Doctoral Research That Matters
  • Marco Busi, CEO of Carisma RCT Ltd and editor-in-chief of Strategic Outsourcing
18:40 Bus leaves from Europa Hotel
18:50 Bus leaves from Radisson Astorija
19:30 Drinks and Dinner
22:30 Busses back to Conference Hotels

 

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary VI
The Challenges of Doctoral Supervision – The Supervisor and the Candidate
Aim: Explore the role of the Programme Director, Supervisor and Candidate
  • Svetlana Cicmil, Director of Doctoral Research in Business and Law and Asc Professor with the Bristol Leadership Centre, University of the West of England, UK
  • Mark Smith, Professor and Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies, Grenoble Ecole de Management, F
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45 Plenary VII
Promoting practical impact in doctoral programmes

Aim: to explore impact and particularly maximising the practical impact of doctoral research – the case of Cranfield
  • Emma Parry, DBA Director and Reader in Human Resource Management, Cranfield University – School of Management, UK
11:45 - 12:30 Plenary VIII
Academic Placements of PhD Candidates 
Aim: Explore the final stage of the Canditates’ Journey - placement
  • Natalija Gersak, Doctoral Programme Manager, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL
12:30 – 13:00 Closing Remarks and Welcome to the 2016 Conference
13:00 Lunch

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at the school
  3. Directions
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Tourism
  7. Links
 
1. Venue

ISM University of Management and Economics
(in Lithuanian) ISM Vadybos ir ekonomikos universitetas
Visiting address: Arklių str. 18, 01305 Vilnius, Lithuania
Postal address: Aušros Vartų str. 7A, 01304 Vilnius, Lithuania

 
2. Contact at the schoolTop

Ilona Buciuniene
Visiting address: Arklių str. 18, 01305 Vilnius, Lithuania
Postal address: Aušros Vartų str. 7A, 01304 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: +37061259673
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Migle Grigaitiene
Visiting address: Arklių str. 18, 01305 Vilnius, Lithuania
Postal address: Aušros Vartų str. 7A, 01304 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: +37061695737
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
3. Direction to reach Vilnius or the hotelTop

Vilnius has one international airport (Tarptautinis Vilniaus oro uostas) that is 5 km south of the city centre. The centre and old town where ISM University of Management and Economics and the hotels are located could be reached by:
Mini train
The mini train stops right outside the airport and runs to the train/bus station near which ISM University of Management and Economics and hotels “Europa Royale” and “Radisson” are located. One way ticket price is less than 1 Eur. Tickets are available on the train.
Bus
Bus No. 1 goes to the train/bus station. Urban transport usually starts about 5 a.m. and continues until 11 p.m. One way ticket price is less than 1 Eur. Ticket could be purchased at the bus driver.
Taxi
For your comfort there are taxi cabs available by the Arrivals. Taxi to the hotel in old town should cost around 25 Eur.

 
4. Fees and paymentTop
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 28 February 2015
    • 675€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) FULL members of EFMD
    • 825€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 975€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 12 April 2015
    • 775€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) FULL members of EFMD
    • 925€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1075€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 12 April 2015 (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 875€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) FULL members of EFMD
    • 1025€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1175€ (+21% Lithuanian VAT*) non members of EFMD

Cancellation Policy Date: 12 April 2015
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If the EFMD Registration and Housing Office receives notice of your withdrawal before 12 April 2015, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ (+(+% Lithuanian VAT*) will be charged. Thereafter, we regret that we are unable to refund any fees.

*Lithuanian VAT: For non-Lithuanian participants, the recovery procedure of VAT will be attached to the invoice.

 
5. HotelsTop

Radisson Blu Royal Astorrija Hotel, Vilnius
Room rates:

  • Standard Single room: € 135.00
  • Superior room: € 155.00
The fees include VAT and Wifi.
Please process your own booking by using this link: Book Here
You are able to book until 11 April 2015 the latest. After this date, reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations and no shows within 72 hours from arrival will be charged the first night only.

Europa Royale Hotel, Vilnius
Room rates:
  • Standard single room: € 84.00
  • Standard double room:€ 90.00
  • Deluxe single room:€ 99.00
  • Deluxe double room: € 105.00
The fees include hot buffet breakfast, VAT and Wifi.
Please process your own booking by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., stating that you want to book a room in Europa Royale hotel for EFMD Conference, until 11 April 2015 the latest After this date, reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees may not apply.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations and no shows within 72 hours from arrival will be charged the first night only.

 

 
6. TourismTop

http://www.vilnius-tourism.lt/en
http://www.inyourpocket.com/lithuania/vilnius
http://www.lietuva.lt/en/

 
7. LinksTop

Vilnius International Airport
Trains
Weather
ISM University of Management and Economics campus
Vilnius city map