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1st of July

Address: tbd.

15:00-16:00 Registration, welcome reception, get together
16:00-16:15 Conference opening
16:15-18:00 Keynote speakers

2nd of July

Address: ESCP Europe Berlin, Heubnerweg 8-10, 14059 Berlin

08:45-09:15 Registration, welcome coffee
09:15-09:30 Welcome by Andreas Kaplan, Dean ESCP Europe Business School Berlin, and Florian Lüdeke-Freund, Chair for Corporate Sustainability
09:30-10:30 Keynotes
10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions 1 and 2
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Parallel sessions 3 and 4
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Parallel sessions 5 and 6
17:00-18:00 Panel discussion
20:00 Conference dinner

3rd of July

Address: ESCP Europe Berlin, Heubnerweg 8-10, 14059 Berlin

09:00-09:30 Coffee
09:30-10:30 Keynotes
10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions 7 & 8
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Parallel sessions 9
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Workshops
17:00-18:00 Conference closing and outlook on 2020
18:00 Social Event

Our sessions

Berlin session 1

“Business models for a circular economy” Chairs: Niels Faber and Jan Jonker Business models based on linear thinking create a pattern (take, make, dispose) where the extraction of resources, production...
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Berlin session 2

“New business models, sustainable development, and corporate strategic management” Chairs: Romana Rauter, Yuliya Snihur, and Christian Nielsen Sustainable business models are intensively discussed as a means to foster a necessary...
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Berlin session 3

“Social Entrepreneurship as a transformative force towards sustainability” Chairs: Nikolay Dentchev, Philippe Eiselein, and Abel Diaz Gonzalez Social entrepreneurs deal with social problems and entrepreneurial opportunities at the same time...
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Berlin session 4

“Circular communication in a circular economy: how social media communication shapes sustainable business models” Chairs: Deike Schulz and Niels Faber Meaningful communication via social media is circular communication that includes...
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Berlin session 5

Session dedicated to new business models for sustainable entrepreneurship – YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT YOUR SESSION PROPOSAL! Chairs: tbd.  
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Berlin session 6

“Open Innovation Enabled by Emerging Technologies: What are the Implications for New Business Models?” Chairs: Maya Hoveskog, Emma Incze, Fawzi Halila, Markus Raatikainen, Stephen Davies, and Antony Upward This session...
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Berlin session 7

New business models for sustainability transition Chairs: Jan Jonker + tbd.  
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Berlin session 8

Insights on Business Models from Young Academics Chairs: Tbd. This session focuses on scientific contributions from young academics – including PhD and graduate students. This means, the session provides young...
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Berlin session 9

Practitioner session: The challenges of transitions towards more sustainable business Chair: tbd.  
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