KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

We are pround to accounce the following keynote speakers:

Ramon Casadesus-Masanell

The Herman C. Krannert Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He studies strategic interaction between organizations that operate different business models.

Oliver Gassmann

Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland since 2002. He is managing director of the Institute of Technology Management, the largest institute at HSG.

PROGRAM

This is the preliminary program for the conference (changes might be done accordingly). 

Program

Morning

08h30-09h00: Registration is open

09h00-10h15: Welcome Speech and Opening Keynote
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell is opening keynote and the Herman C. Krannert Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. He studies strategic interaction between organizations that operate different business models.

Midday
10h15-10h45: Break – 30’

10h45-12h15: Parallel Session #1
The parallel sessions will organized in several thematic topics. These are the key topics that you can expect to be addressed at the conference.

Break
12h15-13h30: Lunch Break – 75’
Lunch is complimentary to the regular admission price.

Afternoon
13h30-15h00: #2 + #3
Two additional parallel sessions will be held.

15h00-15h30:    Break – 30’

15h30-18h00: Panel Debate
The panel debate is optional and will depart from the theme: Internationalization and Business Model Configuration. The session ensures interesting perspectives and input on the role of context and choice by five carefully selected contributors. More information on the panel debate is available for download, here.

Evening
Conference Dinner around Manhattan
The dinner is a unique experience and is set aboard a cruise around Manhattan. It costs an additional (+€60) to participate in this social gala dinner.

The program will be updated ongoing, thus changes may occur…

Program

Morning
08h45-11h15: Parallel session #4
The parallel sessions will organized in several thematic topics. These are the key topics that you can expect to be addressed at the conference.

11h15-11h45:    Break – 30’

Midday

11h45-12h45: Parallel session #5
Round-off of the concurrent session at this year’s conference.

Break
12h45-13h45: Lunch Break – 60’
Lunch is complimentary to the regular admission price.

Afternoon
13h45-15h45: Closing Keynote and Farewell Speech.

Closing keynote is Oliver Gassman, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland since 2002. He is managing director of the Institute of Technology Management, the largest institute at HSG.

The program will be updated ongoing, thus changes may occur…

We are pleased to invite you to participate in one of the few dedicated Doctoral Colloquia on Business Models. The focus here is to raise the research quality bar within the field. The PhD Workshop organizers will be Professor Benoit Demil and Professor Xavier Lecocq.

The Colloquium aim to provide doctoral students an opportunity to present and discuss their research with distinguished international faculty.

Program
Morning: Welcome Speech, PhD Workshop #1
Midday: PhD Workshop #2
Afternoon: PhD Workshop #3 and #4
Evening: PhD Dinner

The Doctoral Colloquium track aims to bring the participants:

  • Paper or PhD project presentations with faculty feedback
  • Get expert feedback on specific challenges you face in your research
  • Meet leading Business Model researchers
  • Share experiences and build a network with other doctoral students
  • Get first-hand experience of review processes
  • Gain tips and tricks for finishing, finding a job and surviving the process

The Teaching Forum aims to provide scholars an opportunity to present or demonstrate innovative teaching approaches, formats and best practices for teaching business models. 

We invite participants to the Teaching Forum at the Business Model Conference 2019. The Forum is a platform to spark inspiration and exchange among scholars and practitioners on how to introduce business model thinking to students, organizations, and the general public. The Teaching Forum aims to bring participants to: 

  • present or demonstrate innovative teaching formats and best practices for teaching business models, ranging from specific techniques to entire curricula 
  • present or demonstrate contributions on the usefulness of certain methods, models, tools or frameworks,
  • spark collegial discussions on how to advance the use of business model thinking in teaching practice, 
  • share experiences and build connections with other scholars in the field of business models.

To participate as presenter, please send a brief expression of interest indicating a running title and short description (25-50 words) of your contribution to THIS EMAIL until 15 April 2019. We will shortly after that date get back to you with details on the session and venue.

 

The business tacks brings together top academic scholars and industry leaders and learn how to advance business model thinking in practice.

Participants will acquire the latest research-based knowledge on business models in a design that ensures a return on time invested, regardless of prior knowledge in the field. The track is a unique chance to get one step ahead of the trends, master the skills of designing scalable businesses of the future and enhance competitiveness in an ever-changing environment.  

The 1-day company visit is specially reserved for a company visit of choice. It will be possible to visit a start-up to watch, a high-tech venture or a big corporate. These companies have been carefully selected to give you the best insight on disruptive business models, industry 4.0 or the portfolio of internationalization. Please note that is only possible to visit one company per person.  

The program is relevant for all c-level executives, visionary leaders, project managers, business developers, innovators and consultants from both private and public organizations; in fact, all professionals that wants to network and get ready for tomorrows marketplace, as todays business model may not be relevant tomorrow.  

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