EU FP7 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher/PhD Network Event
|Starts:||09:00 7 May 2014|
|Ends:||14:00 7 May 2014|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||Alliance Manchester Business School|
|Venue opening hours:||9am to 2pm|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Kosheek Sewchuran, Jakob Edler, Frank Geels, David Gee, Anniemieke Roobeck, Andreas Rasche,|
‘Innovation 4 Sustainability’
A day of interdisciplinary talks, discussion and networking. We welcome PhDs/faculty from MBS and across the University of Manchester to join us.
Wednesday 7 May 2014, 9am-2pm (inc lunch), Lecture Room 2.42 MBS West
This event brings together Supervisors/faculty and 8 Early Stage Researchers from leading business schools in Europe and South Africa in a workshop format day of talks, panel discussion, posters and networking.
We would like to invite faculty and post-grads (Phds and Masters on request) from any school across the University of Manchester working on sustainability and interested in innovation to join us for a day of engagement with the network members. Numbers are limited so please register to avoid disappointment. Students should bring along their posters for display.
The I4S network is funded by the European Union, co-ordinated by the Academy of Business in Society (ABIS) and brings together partners from Copenhagen Business School, the University of Exeter, Manchester Business School, Rotterdam Business School, Universiteit Nyenrode BV, Vlerick/Leuven/Ghent Management School, Leuphana Universitat Lüneburg, and the University of Cape Town, each with a ‘practitioner’ or industrial research partner. http://www.abis-global.org/en/innovation-sustainability-i4s.
Final Draft Programme
9.00 Coffee (Alumni Common room 1st flr MBS West)
9.10 Welcome : Jakob Edler , Executive Director, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
9.15 – 10.00 Keynote Speaker 1
David Gee, previously with the European Environment Agency will be discussing lessons for sustainability and innovation from his edited collection ‘Late Lessons from Early Warnings’ (2013, EEA).
10.00-10.45 Keynote Speaker 2
Frank Geels, Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, Manchester Business School will speak on “Technological reorientation for sustainability: An dialectic industry-in-context perspective”
10.45-11.00 Coffee (Alumni common room)
11.00 -12.00 I4S panel
Each of 3 speakers from the I4S network will talk for 15 minutes followed by Q&A with the audience.
Kosheek Sewchuran, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. Noticing the need for a praxeological turn in business school research as a way to cultivate emotional commitment and strengthening of the will to act for-the-sake-of "Innovation for Sustainability".
Anniemieke Roobeck, Professor of Strategy and Transformation Management, Nyenrode Business University, NL. ‘Networking, collaboration, and ecosystems: complexity in a multi-actor context for Innovation for Sustainability’.
Andreas Rasche, Professor of Business in Society, Dept of Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business School. ‘“Institutional Innovation for Sustainability: The Role of Hybrid Governance”
12.00 – 12.30 Roundtable Discussion – all speakers and audience.
12.30 – 13.00 Networking opportunity around posters display (Alumni common room)
13.00 - 14.00 Sandwich lunch and discussion around posters display (Alumni common room)
14.00 – Thank you and close.
To register for this event please email Siobhan.Drugan@mbs.ac.uk.
For any questions about the event please email Sally.Randles@mbs.ac.uk
Organisation: University of Cape Town
Role: Executive Director MIoIR
Role: Keynote Speaker
Role: Keynote Speaker
Organisation: European Environment Agency
Organisation: Nyenrode Business School
Organisation: Copenhagen Business School
Travel and Contact Information
Manchester Business School West