Events

7 November 2013

Google Creativity Talks with Frédéric Potter

Next Thursday Nov 7th at 12, we'll be very luck to meet Frédéric Potter, Cirpack, Withings & NetAtmo founder to talk about Connected Devices/Internet of Things.

  • What are we talking about ? As you may know, connected devices are the increasing trend of enabling devices to connected with one another. Those devices are already numerous and we can already list successful scales, monitor weather or amazing connected watches such a Pebble (which raised $10m on Kickstarter and pre-sold 275k units).
    This trend is become huge and will 'change everything' as this nice Cisco study puts it: "Now consider that IoT represents the next evolution of the Internet, taking a huge leap in its ability to gather, analyze, and distribute data that we can turn into information, knowledge, and, ultimately, wisdom. In this context, IoT becomes immensely important. "
    How big is this revolution ? According to an Ericsson study, "the number of connected devices could reach more than 50 billion over the next decade, it is worth considering some high-level, macro-economic trends and statistics. As a few examples, by 2020 there will be:
    • 3 billion subscribers with sufficient means to buy information on a 24-hour basis to enhance their lifestyles and improve personal security. in mature markets, these customers will typically possess between 5-10 connected devices each.
    • 1.5 billion vehicles globally, not counting trams and railways.
    • 3 billion utility meters (electricity, water and gas).
    • A cumulative 100 billion processors shipped, each capable of processing information and communicating.

    More information

  • Time: 12am
  • Where: HEC Campus
  • Email: googlecreativitytalksSPAMFILTER@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: 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 19th to exchange on the following topics:

    • What is our shared vision for future cities?
    • How to catalyze multi-stakeholder collaboration for impact? Which engagement and governance models?
    • Which business models and funding tools will do transition ?
    • … And what about HEC Paris’ territorial footprint?

    Panel discussions: 

    • Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of the city of Paris, Chair of the C40 Network - to be confirmed - 
    • 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- to be confirmed -

    Calendar:

    • 1pm - Inspiration: Projection of the film Demain, by Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion  
    • 3pm - Action: Take up the « Après-demain » challenge: come and build solutions for future cities!
    • 5pm  Case studies on Accelerating the Third Industrial Revolution - the Luxembourg case and Smart cities: the solution to our urban ills?
    • 8pm – Round-table and debate with keynote speakers
  • Time: 1pm - 10pm
  • Where: HEC Paris Campus
  • Contact: Elisabeth De Reals
  • Phone: dereals@hec.fr
28 September 2017

Faculty Day 2017

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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