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
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
15 May 2017

Africa Days 2017: Africa – Land of Entrepreneurial Initiatives

"Africa – Land of Entrepreneurial Initiatives" will be the central theme of AfricaDays@HECParis, which takes place from 15 to 17 May 2017 on the HEC Paris campus.


  • Three evenings of discussion and debate to answer the challenges and opportunities presented by the Africa of the future. The overarching theme will be that of the entrepreneurial dynamism of the continent and its diaspora.

    Leaders, entrepreneurs, bankers, economists and experts from the continent, as well as young startups from all walks of life, will come to demonstrate their commitment to the development of Africa. They will also shed light on new entrepreneurial trends and the keys to their success.
    Africa Days will also be an opportunity to gather the significant partnership ecosystem of HEC Paris, and focus on the three new strategic areas for the development of HEC Paris outlined by Dean Peter Todd - Entrepreneurship, Digital Transformation and Social Responsibility. All three are key areas of development for the African continent.
    ​Accompanying these determined entrepreneurs and innovative initiatives, Africa Days @HECParis can act as a platform for growth for all those who wish to contribute to the Africa of the 21st Century.

    Program & Regsitration 

  • Time: 15th - 17th of May 2017 - 5pm - 10:30pm
  • Where: Campus de Jouy-en-Josas
  • Email: africadaysSPAMFILTER@hec.fr
4 May 2017

DiversiTALKS #2 Minorities, Majorities, Inclulsion & Exclusion: What are the rules and who sets them?

  • DiversiTALKS HEC Paris: “Minorities, majorities, inclusion and exclusion: What are the rules and who sets them?

    The MBA LGBT+ Business Club invites to the second edition of the DIVERSITALKS  on Thuesday 4th May with:

    Sylvia Metayer, CEO, Sodexo Corporate Services Worldwide
    Barbara Levéel, BNP Paribas Global Head of Diversity and HR CSR
    Matteo Winkler, HEC Paris Assistant Professor specialized in Public and civil Law, and Legal Fundaments

    Register

    APPLY to the cocktail dinner to have a priviledged contact with our panelists !
    HOW ? Send an e-mail to MBAclub.lgbt@hec.edu shortly stating your motivation to attend the dinner.

  • Time: 18.30 to 20.00
  • Where: HEC Campus, Jouy-en-Josas - Building S - Room S228
  • Email: MBAclub.lgbtSPAMFILTER@hec.edu
26 April 2017

Netexplo Forum 2017

  • The Netexplo Forum is the annual event on global digital innovation at UNESCO House, Paris. 

    Over two days attendees can share a year's observation of tech around the world, discover the 10 most promising initiatives of the year and the major trends in tomorrow's digital world. 

    See you on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April, 2017 at UNESCO House, where entrepreneurs, researchers, philosophers, sociologists, journalists and executives explain and analyse how digital tech is shaping our world.

    Program

  • Where: UNESCO House
  • Contact: events@netexplo.org

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