Events

14 January 2015

Creating a Learning Society: Honoris Causa Conference with Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Prize for Economics and professor at Columbia University, will speak to HEC students on 14 January 2015 on: Creating a Learning Society. A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress. He will then receive an honorary degree from HEC Paris.
(This event is for HEC students only.)

  • Joseph E. Stiglitz is University Professor at Columbia University in New York. He is also founder and co-President of the university’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia, and a member and former chair of its Committee on Global Thought. In 1979, he was awarded the John Bates Clark Award, given annually by the American Economic Association to the economist under 40 who has made the most significant contribution to the field. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information, and he was a lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Stiglitz was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1993-95, during the Clinton administration, and served as CEA chairman from 1995-97. He then became Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank from 1997-2000. He was asked by the President of the United Nations General Assembly to chair the Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, which will release its final report in September 2009. His book Globalization and Its Discontents (W.W. Norton June 2001) has been translated into 35 languages and has sold more than one million copies worldwide. His most recent book, The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict, with Linda Bilmes of Harvard University, was published in March 2008 by WW Norton and Penguin/ Allen Lane. His most recent book is The Price of Inequailty: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future, published by W.W. Norton and Penguin/Allen Lane in June 2012. In 2011, Time named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people.

  • Time: 4pm
  • Where: HEC Campus, Jouy-en-Josas
  • Contact: Emilie Marshall
  • Email: marshallSPAMFILTER@hec.fr
19 October 2017

Alliances for Cities in Transition

HEC Paris' Society & Organizations (SnO) Center and HEC Alumni are pleased to announce the theme for their annual conference:
Alliances for Cities in Transition.

  • Cities are faced with an urgent, massive and wicked  challenge: to achieve carbon neutrality while ensuring the inclusion and empowerment of all their citizens. To wicked challenges, complex solutions: transitioning to new city models will not be achieved without the persistent and convergent mobilization of all actors: citizens and the civil society, public, private, investors, researchers...

    HEC Paris sheds light on multi-actor initiatives that aim to build the sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities of tomorrow.
    Join us on October 19 to exchange on the following questions:

    • What is our shared vision for future cities?
    • What are the models of multi-stakeholder collaboration that could maximize impact?
    • Which business models and funding tools will do transition ?
    • … And what about HEC Paris’ territorial footprint?

    Panel discussions with among the speakers:

    • Rob Hopkins, Founder of Transition Network, activist, author, blogger, "Green Community hero" by The Guardian
    • Marie Sauvignon - H.00, Sustainability Practice Leader at IMS (Inspiring More Sustainability) in Luxembourg
    • Julien Dossier - H.95, Founder of Quattrolibri, co-author of 2050 Carbon neutrality Strategy of Paris , HEC Paris Lecturer 
    • Amélie de Mantchalin - H.09, LREM Deputy of the French National Assembly

    Calendar:

    • 2pm – Take up the «after TOMORROW» challenge: come and build solutions for future cities!
    • 5.30pm  Ongoing success stories
    • 7pm – Cocktail
    • 8pm – Round-table and debates with keynote speakers

    Information and registration:

    www.hecparistransitioncities.com/

  • Time: 1.30pm - 10pm
  • Where: HEC Paris Campus
  • Contact: Elisabeth de Réals
  • Phone: snocenter@hec.fr
8 June 2017

PARIS-SACLAY - HEC part of the cluster - Conférence EPAPS

Come to discover the unique HEC's environment!

  • We are thrilled to propose you a conference gathering two exclusive guests: Marc Vanhuele - Associate Dean of HEC, Member of Université Paris-Saclay Committee & Patrick Van de Maele - President and Chief Executive Officer of EPAPS to present you the wide opportunities offered by the Paris-Saclay Cluster.

    8th of June - Thursday

    11:30 to 12:30

    BELLON Amphitheatre (S Building)

    Paris-Saclay, is a research-intensive and business cluster currently under construction, a project with national and international ambitions, addressing a public interest challenge. It encompasses research facilities, universities, French higher education institutions (grandes écoles as Polytechnique "X" or ENSAE statistics school) and also research centers of private companies wih the objective to catalyze public-private collaborations and researchers-entrepreneurs initiatives.

  • Time: 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • Where: BELLON Amphitheatre - S Building

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