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:
9 November 2018

First Legal Hackathon of the Brussels Bar Association

Join the legal hackathon co-organised in partnership with the European Incubator of the Brussels Bar Association on Friday, 9 November and Saturday, 10 November 2018.

  • First Legal Hackathon of the Brussels Bar Association

    The event will unite attorneys, in-house counsel, data scientists, computer enthusiasts, coders and students in multiple disciplines to test and develop new technologies and applications for legal professionals in the area of debt recovery. The hackathon is organised with the support of the research projects SMART Law, conducted jointly with the Laboratory of Informatics of Ecole polytechnique, and ACT, conducted in partnership with the University of Montreal.  

    All HEC students interested in participating in the event are welcome to register through the Eventbrite website. There are five travel grants available to HEC Paris’ students. If you wish to apply to a grant, please send your CV and a motivation letter to Mrs. Mzita ( before Wednesday, 3 October. Please note that the application for a grant is a separate procedure to the registration for the event. To participate in the hackathon you do not require prior knowledge in the field of debt recovery or any other area of law. The competition welcomes both French and English speakers.

    If you have any additional questions regarding the event, please contact Professor David Restrepo Amariles ( 

  • Time: 9-10 November 2018 from 10am to 6pm
  • Where: Palais de Justice, 1 Place Poelaert 1000 Bruxelles Belgium
  • Contact: Olfa Mzita
  • Email:
17 October 2018

International Consulting Fair 2018

Are you interested in a job/internship in one of the most popular sectors chosen by HEC graduates ?

  • 17oct

    Then come along to :


    Wednesday 17th October 
    From 10:00 am to 18:00 pm

    Hall d'Honneur & Lecture Halls (building T)

    The Consulting Fair is a unique opportunity for HEC Paris students, prestigious international consulting firms will be on campus to share with you, their job and internship opportunities, both within France and on a global scale.
    You will also have the opportunity to gather information about the sector and make personal contact with the companies’ representatives.

    Come and meet International Consulting companies on Campus, including :

    Oliver Wyman - BNP Paribas CIB Consulting - Simon Kucher & Partners - PwC - Eurogroup Consulting - Eleven - Advancy Groupe 
    - A.T. Kearney - Accenture - The Boston Consulting Group - Bain & Company - Accuracy - Kea & Partners - Capgemini Consulting - JLL - EY-Parthenon - EY - L.E.K. Consulting - KPMG - Wavestone - Bearing Point - Weave- McKinsey & Company - DXC Technology- Sia Partners  - Deloitte- DHL Consulting GmbH - Mazars - PMP Conseil - Veeva Systems - Roland Berger, Exton Consulting, Artefact ... 

    If you want to particpate, please register here on the event  :

    Please note that not all companies have finalized their pages so visit the site regularly for updates

    A few of these companies will be conducting 30 minutes presentations throughout the day, a schedule will be shared later.

  • Time: 10am - 6pm
  • Where: Jouy-en-Josas
17 October 2018

The Future of Retail and Technology: What The Shopping Experience Will Look Like In 2020 / #ShoppingExp2020

The advent of technology and digitalization has a big impact on the retail industry. How will technology change the way brands target customers, and influence the shopping experience both online and offline? What are the potential of AI and Blockchain when it comes to retail space?

  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
  • Where: New York, USA
16 October 2018

Luxury Reloaded: Master Class by Prof. Gachoucha Kretz in NYC

As part of the 3rd HEC Paris Alumni American (East Coast) Gathering, HEC Professor Gachoucha Kretz will deliver a masterclass on luxury.

  • Luxury Reloaded: Why Artisans are not enough to preserve luxury luster anymore

    The luxury industry is facing unseen challenges: digital disruption (new forms of intelligence, big data, innovation, digital vertical brands), sustainability concerns, drive by fashion (accessories, sportswear, conceptual fashion, ugly designs), exponential technological growth, changing consumer trends (younger generations, Chinese wealth, influencers).

    Together, let us review how those challenges are shaping the luxury of tomorrow and explain why craftsmanship and artisans by themselves cannot save luxury anymore.

    Gachoucha Kretz is a marketing strategist with a strong expertise in brand management. She holds a PhD in Marketing (HEC Paris), a Master's degree in Finance (EDHEC), a Master's degree in Corporate Communication and Change Management (CELSA) and a Master's degree in Marketing and Strategy (Paris IX Dauphine). Before taking her PhD, she worked as a consultant at Arthur Andersen and as a marketing associate at TNS Kantar and L'Oréal Paris.

    Gachoucha's research and case study interests revolve around offline and online strategic brand management applied to fashion, luxury and beauty and online influence management.
    Gachoucha received the Vernimmen Best Teacher Award in 2018.


    Follow live on Twitter #LuxuryReloaded

  • Time: 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
  • Where: French Cultural Services - Library Albertine, 972 5th Avenue New York, NY 10075 - United States
  • Contact: Julie Dobiecki
  • Email:
10 October 2018

Germany Career Fair

We are delighted to announce the Germany Career Fair 2018.

  • 10oct

    This will be a great opportunity to get to know the german market and understand the different postions and professions it encompasses.
    So far we have 8 companies signed up to participate, and expect more in the coming weeks:
    SAP France, ODDO BHF, Henkel, PricewaterhouseCoopers France, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, 

    Deutsche Telekom AG - Center for Strategic Projects, BNP Paribas S.A. Niederlassung Deutschland, ADVYCE GmbH

    4:30pm - 5:30pm  Panel discussion : 

    Round table/panel discussion with keynote speaker on a theme related to business in Germany.

    5:30pm - 6.30pm : Career Fair : 

    Come in the rooms dedicated to meet the companies, their challenges and recruiting needs.

    6:30pm : Networking Cocktail 

    A closing cocktail will be served give to keep networking with companies.

    * Executive participants (EMBA and ExecMasters) are welcome to attend this Career Fair. Although the job offerings are mainly adressed to HEC students with 2 to 8 years of experience, this is a unique chance for Executive participants to explore new sectors through company presentations, and discover new job opportunities and trends. During the cocktail session you will be able to exchange with the guest speakers and develop your networks.

    Please register here

  • Time: 4pm - 8pm
  • Where: Jouy-en-Josas (Building T)
4 October 2018

Alumni Consulting Event

Before the International Consulting Fair, come and meet HEC Alumni working in the consulting sector

  • 4oct

    Agenda :

    5pm - 6:30pm : Thematic panel discussions

    6:30pm - 8pm : Speed meeting sessions with alumni

    More details to come about the speakers

    This event is a unique opportunity for both French and international students, from all programs, to informally interact with experienced alumni, and gain valuable information about the consulting sector and its professions.

    The event will be held in French and in English

  • Time: 5pm - 8pm
  • Where: Jouy-en-Josas (Building T)
2 October 2018

International Finance Fair 2018

Interested in a job/internship in one of the most popular sectors chosen by HEC graduates?

We are therefore delighted to welcome you to the INTERNATIONAL FINANCE FAIR 2018

  • 2.10

    The Finance Forum is a unique opportunity for HEC Paris students, allowing you to connect with prestigious, international institutions. You will also have the chance to gather information about job opportunities, internships and graduate programs and make personal contact with the companies’ representatives.

    Come and meet with more than 30 International Financial Institutions, on Campus, including:


    If you want to come, please register here -please upload your CV to make it visible for recruiters

  • Time: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Where: Jouy en josas - building T
27 September 2018

Faculty DAY 2018

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24 September 2018

Alumni Finance Event

HEC Paris and the HEC Alumni Association are pleased to welcome you to the new edition of...


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    Monday, September 24th, 2018 16:00 - 19:00
    This event is a unique opportunity for both French and international students, from all programs, to informally interact with, and gain valuable information from HEC Alumni working in the finance sector.

    16:00 to 18:00 - workshops for M1 and M2, MSc, MS non-specialised in finance
    •Sales & Trading
    •Asset Management & Investment Funds
    •Capital Markets Origination (ECM, DCM...)
    •Private Equity
    •Private Banking & Wealth Management
    16:30 to 17:15 – HEC Alumni session dedicated to MBA students
    18:00 to 19:00 - workshops for M2, MSc students specialised in finance
    •Sales & Trading
    •Asset Management & Investment Funds
    •Capital Markets Origination (ECM, DCM...)
    •Private Equity
    •Private Banking & Wealth Management

    The event will be held in French and in English

    Registration here.

  • Time: 4pm-7pm
  • Where: Campus Jouy-en-Josas, Building T