2023 EFMD Doctoral Programmes Conference

wed24may(may 24)16:00fri26(may 26)14:002023 EFMD Doctoral Programmes ConferenceEmbracing challenges in doctoral educationLocation:Toulouse, France

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.

Registration

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Programme

Exact timings are subject to change.

Wednesday 24 May

16:00 – 17:00

Registrations

17:00 – 17:30

Welcome and introduction

  • Hervé Penan, Dean, Toulouse School of Management, FR
  • Friedemann Schulze-Fielitz, Director, Business School Services, EFMD
  • Marion Fortin, Director of Doctoral Programme, Toulouse School of Management, FR and Audrey Rouziès, Coordinator for the doctoral programme in Strategy, Toulouse School of Management, FR (Conference Co-Chairs)

17:30 – 18:30

Opening Plenary – The future of doctoral research. Challenges and opportunities

  • Anne Lee, Independent Academic Development Adviser and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK

18:30 – 19:30

Ice Breaking Activity – LOL ©

  • Fariba Darabi, Postgraduate Research Tutor (PhD Programme Lead), Sheffield Business School, UK
  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour, Director of the Doctoral School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

19:30

Welcome Cocktail

Thursday 25 May

8:30 – 10:00

Addressing mental health issues

  • Sanjay Rao, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, CA

10:00 – 10:30

Break

10:30 – 11:30

The recruitment challenge

  • Ben Marder, Director of PGR Programmes, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK
  • Ellie Lord, Account Director, FindAUniversity, UK
  • moderated by Cédric Lesage, Director of the Doctoral Program, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, CA

11:30 – 12:30

Bring your own challenge (on mental health and recruitment)

  • moderated by Elena Braccia, PhD Programs Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE and Sofia Vala, Executive Director for Faculty and Research, Nova School of Business and Economics, PT

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Building engaged communities

  • Pawel Capik, Director of Doctoral Research, Bristol Business School, UK
  • Marion Fortin, Director of Doctoral Programme, Toulouse School of Management, FR
  • Thi Nguyễn, Doctoral Student in International Management, Toulouse School of Management, FR
  • moderated by Scott Foster, PhD Programme Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

15:00 – 16:00

Workshop on employability

  • Dawn Duke, Head of Programmes, Africa Research Excellence Fund, UK

16:00 – 16:30

Break

16:30 – 17:30

Bring your own challenge (on engagement and employability)

  • moderated by Scott Foster, PhD Programme Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, UK and Mark Saunders, Professor of Business Research Methods, University of Birmingham, UK

17:30 – 19:30

Time off (* beware, the boat will depart at 19:30 sharp. A walk to the pier will be arranged.)

19:30 – 21:00

Sightseeing cruise and dinner

Friday 26 May

9:00 – 09:50

Everything you always wanted to know about Generative AI but were afraid to ask

  • Kiron Ravindran, Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Technology, IE Business School, ES

9:50 – 12:30

Embrace your own challenges – scenario planning exercise

  • Carine Peeters, Associate Dean Strategy and Innovation, Vlerick Business School, BE

12:30 – 13:00

Closing remarks, announcement for the 2024 Conference

13:00

Lunch

Practical information

Call for Contributions

The theme of this year’s Doctoral Programmes Conference is “embracing challenges in doctoral education,” and it will be approached from four key angles: mental health, recruitment, engagement, and employability.

If your institution or doctoral programme has had some successes around those topics, we want to hear from you! This call for contributions is for you, so please participate!

Conference Fees

Early Bird Fee until February 24, 2023 (included)

  • EFMD Full members: € 675 (€ 742,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 825 (€ 907,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: € 975 (€ 1072,50 incl 10%VAT)

Normal Fee from February 25, 2022 until April 21, 2023 (included)

  • EFMD Full members: € 875 (€ 962,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 1025 (€ 1127,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: €1225 (€ 1347,50 incl 10%VAT)

Late Fee from April 22, 2023

  • EFMD Full members: € 975 (€ 1072,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD Affiliated/Associate members: € 1125 (€ 1237,50 incl 10%VAT)
  • EFMD non-members: € 1375 (€ 1512,50 incl 10%VAT)

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

Please note that a discount of 25% applies for every third and further participant from the same institution. If you are the third person of your institution to register, please contact doctoral@efmdglobal.org to receive your registration link.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. If EFMD receives notice of your withdrawal before April 21, 2023, 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.

Please note that until we have received your payment (or proof of payment) you won’t have access to the conference mobile app.

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

Should you need an hotel reservation for the duration of you stay, you may consider Le Grand Balcon Hotel where EFMD has reserved a number of rooms.

Price per night is 165€ 3.30€ city tax for a Privilege Room including breakfast. ( 9€ in case of double occupancy).

Please email info@grandbalconhotel.com or call 33.(0)5.34.25.44.09 to book your room.

EFMD Doctoral Conference should be quoted when you call or email to receive the rate.

Cancellation policy: all rooms are non refundable from April 24th, 2023

Speakers

  • Anne Lee

    Anne Lee

    Independent Academic Development Adviser and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK

    Independent Academic Development Adviser and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK

  • Audrey Rouzies

    Audrey Rouzies

    Full Professor of Strategic Management, Associate Dean for Quality Assurance and Accreditations and Coordinator for the doctoral programme in Strategy, Toulouse School of Management, FR

    Full Professor of Strategic Management, Associate Dean for Quality Assurance and Accreditations and Coordinator for the doctoral programme in Strategy, Toulouse School of Management, FR

  • Ben Marder

    Ben Marder

    Director of PGR Programmes, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK

    Director of PGR Programmes, University of Edinburgh Business School, UK

  • Carine Peeters

    Carine Peeters

    Full Professor, Partner, Associate Dean Strategy and Innovation, and Director of the Strategy in Action Platform, Vlerick Business School, BE

    Full Professor, Partner, Associate Dean Strategy and Innovation, and Director of the Strategy in Action Platform, 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

  • Dawn Duke

    Dawn Duke

    Head of Programmes, Africa Research Excellence Fund, UK

    Head of Programmes, Africa Research Excellence Fund, UK

  • Elena Braccia

    Elena Braccia

    PhD Programs Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

    PhD Programs Manager, Stockholm School of Economics, SE

  • Ellie Lord

    Ellie Lord

    Account Director, FindAUniversity, UK

    Account Director, FindAUniversity, UK

  • Fariba Darabi

    Fariba Darabi

    Senior Lecturer in Management, Bangor Business School

    Senior Lecturer in Management, Bangor Business School

  • Hervé Penan

    Hervé Penan

    Dean, Toulouse School of Management, FR

    Dean, Toulouse School of Management, FR

  • Kiron Ravindran

    Kiron Ravindran

    Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Technology, IE Business School, ES

    Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Technology, IE Business School, ES

  • 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

    Professor of Business Research Methods, University of Birmingham, UK

    Professor of Business Research Methods, University of Birmingham, UK

  • Paweł Capik

    Paweł Capik

    Director of Doctoral Research, Bristol Business School, UK

    Director of Doctoral Research, Bristol Business School, UK

  • Sanjay Rao

    Sanjay Rao

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, CA

    Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, CA

  • Scott Foster

    Scott Foster

    PhD Programmes Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

    PhD Programmes Leader, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

  • Sofia Vala

    Sofia Vala

    Executive Director for Faculty and Research, Nova SBE, PT

    Executive Director for Faculty and Research, Nova SBE, PT

  • Thi quynh thuong Nguyen

    Thi quynh thuong Nguyen

    PhD candidate in International Management, Toulouse School of Management, FR

    PhD candidate in International Management, Toulouse School of Management, FR

  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

    Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

    Director of the Doctoral School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

    Director of the Doctoral School, Grenoble Ecole de Management, FR

Location

Toulouse, France

Address

Toulouse School of Management

Time

may 24 (wednesday) 16:00 - may 26 (friday) 14:00