Event

2016 EFMD Entrepreneurship Education Conference

Hosted by: Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles

The event will start on: 25 Feb 16 00:30
And will end on: 26 Feb 16 18:30

Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact:
virginie.heredia-rosa@efmd.org

 

Theme
Modelling Entrepreneurship Education

Target Group
Professionals involved in entrepreneurship education related to management education.

 

More Information

Programme

Wednesday 24 February 2016
17:00 – 19:30 Registration
17:30 – 17:45 Welcome Session
  • Nadine Burquel, Director Business School Services, EFMD
  • Host representative
  • Chair: Jeffrey Petty, Professor Entrepreneurship and EMBA Academic Director, University of Lausanne, CH
17:45 – 18:45 Group Discussion: Setting the scene – What is Entrepreneurship Education?
The aim of the session is to reflect on the basics of entrepreneurship education. What is your institution doing in regard to entrepreneurship education?
  • Jeffrey Petty, Professor Entrepreneurship and EMBA Academic Director, University of Lausanne, CH
18:45 – 19:00 Feedback session – Key Findings of Group Discussion.
  • Jeffrey Petty, Professor Entrepreneurship and EMBA Academic Director, University of Lausanne, CH
19:00 – 19:30 Reception
19:30 – 22:00 Dinner

 

Thursday 25 February 2016
8:30 Registration
9:00 – 10:00 Plenary I: Framing Entrepreneurship Education.
The need to explore diverse frameworks in entrepreneurship education is shared by both practitioners and researchers. This session explores different views to entrepreneurship education. It reveals how the interplay between entrepreneurship and educational concepts demarcates the role of entrepreneurship education as a form of pedagogy. Finally it presents how entrepreneurial pedagogy is adopted at Aalto University entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Paula Kyrö, Aalto University, FI
10:00 – 10:30 Different Examples from Institutions
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Group discussion 
Aim: In small groups, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their own institution and how the framework can be adapted or not.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Workshop Session
Aim: According to the theme of the session, participants will bring a challenge to expose during the workshop.
   1a: The Challenges of Embedding Entrepreneurship in your Institution.
  • Moderator : Tim Vorley, Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Sheffield, Management School, UK

   1b: How to Develop Entrepreneurial Mindset?
  • Moderator : Ahmed Hassanein, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration, The American University of Cairo, EG
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 Feedback from Workshop Session
16:30 Bus Back to Hotel
19:15 Bus to dinner venue
19:30 – 22:00 Dinner
22:00 Bus back to hotel

 

Friday 26 February 2016
8:30 Registration
9:00 – 10:00 Panel Discussion: The Role of Educators for the Future
What are business schools doing to develop entrepreneurship education? Why should the whole institution support this approach? A view from practitioner, academic and policy-maker.
  • Caroline Jenner, CEO, JA Europe, BE
10:00 – 10:30 Group Discussion
Considering the discussion in the previous session, participants will have the opportunity to discuss what should be done differently in their institution to foster entrepreneurship education.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 Plenary II: New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Education at MIT
  • Andrew Ngui, Head of the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, US
12:00 – 12:30 Concluding Remarks
  • Jeffrey Petty, Professor Entrepreneurship and EMBA Academic Director, University of Lausanne, CH
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

Practical Information

  1. Venue
  2. Contact at Solvay Brussels School
  3. Registration
  4. Fees and Payment
  5. Accommodation
  6. Transportation
  7. Tourism
  8. Links
 
1. Venue

Solvay Brussels School – Economics and Management
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus du Solbosch – Building J
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt 42
1050 Brussels
Belgium

 
2. Contact at Solvay Brussels School Top

 

 
3. Registration Top

Please click here for the online registration form.

 
4. Fees and payment Top
  • EARLY BIRD UNTIL 14 December 2015
    • 605€ (500€ +21% Belgian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 726€ (600€ +21% Belgian VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 847€ (700€ +21% Belgian VAT) non members of EFMD
  • NORMAL FEE UNTIL 22 January 2016
    • 847€ (700€ +21% Belgian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 968€ (800€ +21% Belgian VAT) AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1.149,50€ (950€ +21% Belgian VAT) non members of EFMD
  • LATE FEE AFTER 22 January 2016 (payment by credit card ONLY)
    • 1.028,50€ (850€ +21% Belgian VAT) FULL members of EFMD
    • 1.089€ (900€ +21% Belgian VAT) affiliated members of EFMD AFFILIATED members of EFMD
    • 1.331€ (1.100€ +21% Belgian VAT) non members of EFMD

Cancellation policy date: 22 January 2016

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If MCI, EFMD Registration and Housing Office receives notice of your withdrawal before 22 January 2016, a cancellation administrative fee of 75€ +21% Belgian VAT 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.

Also note that if we haven't received your payment (or proof of payment) before the list is printed (on 15 February 2016), your contact details will not be included in that list.

 
5. Accommodation Top

Four Points – by Sheraton Brussels is the conference hotel
Rue Paul Spaak 15
1000 Brussels
Belgium
Phone: +32 2 224 39 14

Hotel bedrooms are blocked for participants of the conference. The price for:
a single is of 140€/night
a double room is of 155€/night.

The rate includes breakfast buffet VAT but not the City Tax of 7,15€.

Please note that you have until 13 January 2016 to make your reservation. After this date, the reservations will be processed upon availability and the discounted fees many not apply.
The hotel fee must be paid directly to the hotel upon departure.

 
6. Transportation Top

By plane:
from Zaventem national airport by taxi: 25-50 min (depending on traffic)
from Zaventem national airport by public transportation: 50-70 min (trains from airport to Brussels Midi station or Central station every 15-20 min)

By Public transport:
Visit Brussels Public Transport (STIB) website
Access to campus by public transport
from train station Gare du Midi or Gare Centrale by taxi: 15-30 min
from train station Gare du Midi or Gare Centrale by public transportation: 20-40 min

 
7. Tourism Top

Brussels Tourist office

 
8. Links Top

Brussels Airport website
Weather in Brussels

 

You can book accommodation by following the link below.

hotel booking