may, 2022

wed18may(may 18)16:00fri20(may 20)14:002022 EFMD Doctoral Programmes ConferenceTowards healthy doctoral ecosystems16:00 - 14:00 (20) Location:Brussels, Belgium

Event Details

This event encompasses all the different facets of doctoral education around the world.

Created specifically for business school professionals in charge of doctoral programmes and research, it addresses the challenges within different types of doctoral programmes (PhD, DBA, …) Follow the global trends and keep your innovative spark alive as we continually examine different models for doctoral training including research mobility, research placement, the nature of the curriculum and international cooperation.

To know more about the theme of the conference, please read this blog post by the Conference Chairs that include link to the video EFMD Doctoral Community Webinar that took place on 11 April with Prof Arnoud de Meyer.

This other blog post by Karen Clegg Building trust in supervisory relationships has also been written in preparation of the conference.

Registration

REGISTER HERE

Programme

Wednesday 18 May

15:00 – 16:00

Registrations

16:00 – 16:30

Welcome and introduction

  • Marion Debruyne , Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE
  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Brecht Cardoen, Professor and Director DBA Programme, Vlerick Business School, BE and Eva Cools, DBA Manager & Research Manager, Vlerick Business School, BE (Conference Co-Chairs)

16:30 – 17:30

Opening Plenary – The Vlerick Ecosystem

  • Filip Roodhooft, Professor and Research Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE

17:30 – 19:00

Ice Breaking Activity “The power of play: Contact, connectivity and vulnerability as preconditions of discovering eco-systems”

  • Ralf Wetzel, Professor of Organization and Applied Arts, Vlerick Business School, BE

19:00

Welcome Cocktail

Thursday 19 May

9:00 – 09:15

Introduction of the day

9:15 – 10:00

Panel – How different contexts impact different doctoral ecosystems ?

  • Cédric Lesage, Director of the Doctoral Program, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, CA
  • Claire Collins, Emerita Professor of Leadership, Henley Business School, UK
  • Anette Boom, Head of PhD School, Copenhagen Business School, DK
  • Moderated by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour, Director of the Doctoral School and DBA Academic Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

10:00 – 10:30

Further discussions in smaller groups

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 11:15

Reporting back from the group discussions

11:15 – 12:15

Panel – The digital component of the doctoral ecosystems

  • Jérome Chabanne-Rive, Executive Director, EIASM, BE
  • Neveen Saied, Doctoral Student, Vlerick Business School, BE
  • Paul Ellwood, Director of Studies for the Executive DBA programme, University of Liverpool, UK
  • moderated by Stijn Viaene, Professor and Partner, Vlerick Business School, BE

12:15 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Bring your own challenge

15:00 – 15:45

Plenary – imec, the example of a nano and digital technology research institute embedded in an industrial and academic ecosytem

  • Guido Groeseneken, Director of the Doctoral program and of Academic relations, imec, BE

15:45 – 16:15

Break

16:15 – 16:55

World Cafés (round 1)
A1 – Mental Health and Well-Being of PGRs and Supervisory Staff

  • Fariba Darabi, PhD Post-Graduate Research Tutor, Sheffield Business School, UK
  • Scott Foster, Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

A2Establishing Trust in the Supervisor(s)/Supervisee relationship

  • Mark Saunders, Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Marion Fortin,  Director of Doctoral Programme, Toulouse School of Management, FR

17:00 – 17:40

World Cafés (round 2)

19:00

Dinner

Friday 20 May

9:00 – 09:15

Reporting back from the World Cafés and introduction of the day

9:15 – 10:45

Panel – Coping with the challenges of our time

  • Nico Pizzolato, Director of Doctoral Programmes, Middlesex University, UK
  • Peter Møllgaard, Dean, Maastricht School of Business and Economics, NL
  • Nathalie Maillard, Senior Assistant Registrar (Research), Warwick Business School, UK
  • Ricardo Zozimo, Assistant Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics, PT
  • Moderated by Brecht Cardoen, Professor and Director DBA Programme, Vlerick Business School, BE

10:45 – 11:15

Break

11:15 – 12:15

Plenary – Building diverse and inclusive doctoral ecosystems

  • Karol Vieker, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

12:15 – 12:45

Closing remarks, announcement for the 2023

12:45

Lunch

Practical information

Conference Fees

Early Bird Fee until February 25, 2022 (included)

  • EFMD Full members: € 675 (€ 816,75 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 825 (€ 998,25 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: € 975 (€ 1179,75 incl 21%VAT)

Normal Fee from February 26, 2022 until April 15, 2022 (included)

  • EFMD Full members: € 875 (€ 1058,75 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 1025 (€ 1240,25 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: €1225 (€ 1482,25 incl 21%VAT)

Late Fee from April 16, 2022

  • EFMD Full members: € 975 (€ 1179,75 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 1125 (€ 1361,25 incl 21%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: € 1375 (€ 1663,75 incl 21%VAT)

Please note that the payment needs to be made within the applicable fee deadline.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before April 15, 2022, a cancellation administrative fee of (75€ local 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.

EFMD's health & safety policy for in-person attendance

Please refer to the EFMD general policy and local authorities requirements to enter the country.

Conference Hotel

EFMD has reserved a number of rooms at the Thon Brussels City Center, located in the same building than Vlerick Business School. Hotel booking online through EFMD’s online registration page.

Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre

Av. du Boulevard 17
1210 Bruxelles

130,00€ Single room – 150,00€ Double room – The breakfast buffet, VAT (6%), Wi-Fi and services are included in the room rates.
The city tax (4.24€/room, per night) is not included in the above room rates.

Conditions: In the event of a cancellation of a hotel reservation after close of business at 12:00hrs CET on Monday 2nd May 2022 or in the event of no show, the hotel reserves the right to automatically debit your credit card for all reserved nights.

Transportation

The conference venue and hotel are located at the Metro Station Rogier and very close to Nord Station.

Public transportation information can be found on the STIB website and the Belgian Train Company SNCB.

Brussels main airport (Brussels Airport) is located 30 km away from the conference venue and hotel. Up to 6 trains per hour from the airport to Nord Station or a 25-45 min Uber/Taxi drive.

Tourism information

Speakers

  • Anette Boom

    Anette Boom

    Head of PhD School, Copenhagen Business School, DK

    Head of PhD School, Copenhagen Business School, DK

  • Brecht Cardoen

    Brecht Cardoen

    Professor and Director DBA Programme, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Professor and Director DBA Programme, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Cédric Lesage

    Cédric Lesage

    Director of the Doctoral Program, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, CA

    Director of the Doctoral Program, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, CA

  • Claire Collins

    Claire Collins

    Emerita Professor of Leadership, Henley Business School, UK

    Emerita Professor of Leadership, Henley Business School, UK

  • Eva Cools

    Eva Cools

    DBA Manager & Research Manager, Vlerick Business School, BE

    DBA Manager & Research Manager, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Fariba Darabi

    Fariba Darabi

    PhD Post-Graduate Research Tutor, Sheffield Business School, UK

    PhD Post-Graduate Research Tutor, Sheffield Business School, UK

  • Filip Roodhooft

    Filip Roodhooft

    Professor and Research Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Professor and Research Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Guido Groeseneken

    Guido Groeseneken

    Director of the Doctoral program and of Academic relations, imec, BE

    Director of the Doctoral program and of Academic relations, imec, BE

  • Jérome Chabanne-Rive

    Jérome Chabanne-Rive

    Executive Director, EIASM, BE

    Executive Director, EIASM, BE

  • Karol Vieker

    Karol Vieker

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

  • Marion Debruyne

    Marion Debruyne

    Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Dean, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Marion Fortin

    Marion Fortin

    Director of Doctoral Programme, Toulouse School of Management, FR

    Director of Doctoral Programme, Toulouse School of Management, FR

  • Mark Saunders

    Mark Saunders

    Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes, University of Birmingham, UK

    Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes, University of Birmingham, UK

  • Nathalie Maillard

    Nathalie Maillard

    Senior Assistant Registrar (Research), Warwick Business School, UK

    Senior Assistant Registrar (Research), Warwick Business School, UK

  • Neveen Saied

    Neveen Saied

    Doctoral Student, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Doctoral Student, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Nico Pizzolato

    Nico Pizzolato

    Director of Doctoral Programmes, Business School, Middlesex University, UK

    Director of Doctoral Programmes, Business School, Middlesex University, UK

  • Paul Ellwood

    Paul Ellwood

    Director of Studies for the Executive DBA programme, University of Liverpool, UK

    Director of Studies for the Executive DBA programme, University of Liverpool, UK

  • Peter Møllgaard

    Peter Møllgaard

    Dean, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, NL

    Dean, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, NL

  • Ralf Wetzel

    Ralf Wetzel

    Professor of Organization and Applied Arts, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Professor of Organization and Applied Arts, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Ricardo Zozimo

    Ricardo Zozimo

    Assistant Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics, PT

    Assistant Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics, PT

  • Scott Foster

    Scott Foster

    Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

    Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

  • Stijn Viaene

    Stijn Viaene

    Professor and Partner, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Professor and Partner, Vlerick Business School, BE

  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

    Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

    Director of the Doctoral School and DBA Academic Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

    Director of the Doctoral School and DBA Academic Director, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

Host

Vlerick Business School

Location

Brussels, Belgium

Time

may 18 (wednesday) 16:00 - may 20 (friday) 14:00

Address

Vlerick Business School, Brussels Campus

Bolwerklaan 21, 1210 Brussels