Conferences

Coming up ….

  • Brussels, Belgium (Oct 11-12, 2017): Third Sustainability & Innovation Conference: Connecting the future – ICT and the SDGs. Dinner Keynote Speech. >>. 
  • Sochi, Russia (Oct 26-28, 2017): 9th German-Russian Young Leaders Conference. Keynote Future of Education >>
  • Marrakech, Morocco (Nov 06-09, 2017): Sustainable Company Panel (tbc) >>
  • Brussels, Belgium (Nov 15-16, 2017)  |  ‘The End of Business Schools as we know them? Digital risks & opportunities in Education’, Annual ABIS/EU Colloquium >>
  • Wroclaw, Poland (Nov 23-24, 2017): European Innovation Conference >>

2017

  • St. Petersburg, Russia (Oct 05-07, 2017)  |  International Research Conference “GSOM Emerging Markets 2017”. Presentation of Research Programs >>
  • Frankfurt, Germany (Sep 15-17, 2017): me-convention by sxsw, Panel Discussion >>
  • Eichstätt, Germany (Jun 24, 2017)  |  Wertorientierte Führung und Digitalisierung – ein Oxymoron? Festrede Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt >>
  • Geneva, Switzerland (Jun 23, 2017)  |  Beyond CSR: Social Innovation in a Digital World, Université de Genève >>  Flyer >>
  • Berlin, Germany (May 29, 2017)  |  ‘Digitalisierung – Fluch oder Segen für Nachhaltigkeit?’, Keynote at “Jahreskonferenz des Rats für Nachhaltige Entwicklung” > PR here > Speech of Chancellor Dr. Merkel here
  • Vilnius, Lithuania (May 24, 2017)  |  ‘The Digital Business Case and Society in Eastern Europe’, Opening MBA Program ISM Business School  >
  • Munich, Germany (May 16, 2017)  |  CyberWars and CyberCrime: Gefahren im 21. Jahrhundert >>  PR >>
  • Berlin, Germany (May 12-13, 2017)  |  Digital Science Match >>
  • Brussels, Belgium (May 10-11, 2017)  |  ‘Beyond SDG’s – Research and Vision of Business Schools’, ABIS – Knowledge into Action Forum >>
  • Berlin, Germany (May 09-10, 2017)  |  BMBF: Was tun mit der Agenda 2030? >>
  • Ludwigsburg, Germany (Apr 04-05, 2017)  |  ‘Beyond CSR’, Deutsches CSR-Forum  >>
  • Berlin, Germany (Apr 04, 2017)  |  ‘Vertrauen in Digitalisierung’, Extraordinary Future Forum (bwa)  >> >> Video >>
  • Berlin, Germany (Mar 30, 2017)  |  UPJ-Jahrestagung  >>
  • Berlin, Germany (Mar 28, 2017)  |  Forschungsgipfel 2017  >>
  • Munich, Germany (Mar 09, 2017)  |  Deutscher Innovationsgipfel 2017 >>
  • Brussels, Belgium (Mar 01, 2017)  |  ‘Social Sustainability – The Impact of Digitalization’, ABIS European Webinars >>

2016

  • Munich, Germany (December 15, 2016): “amd Master Lecture Series”: Warum müssen Menschen Maschinen mit sich rumtragen? Chancen bei der Digitalisierung des Marketing. >>
  • St. Petersburg, Russia (October 06-08, 2016): GSOM Emerging Market Conference, St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management – Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Markets: Opportunities through Digitalization. Track Chair. >>
  • München, Germany (October 01, 2016): Experiencing Germany. Matchmaking mit chinesischen Führungskräften. ESMT, BWA, CKGSB): Speech: “Digital Globalization”.
  • Cologne, Germany (August 01-03): 3rd International Conference on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance. Panel-Lead. >>
  • Vienna, Austria (June 17, 2016): Industriellenvereinigung Wien, Bildungspolitischer Ausschuss. Keynote: “CSR und weiter?”

2015

  • Munich, Germany (June 25, 2015): Driving IoT Innovation – Delivering the connected experience
  • Berlin, Germany (June 03, 2015): Jahreskonferenz des Rates für nachhaltige Entwicklung »
  • Berlin, Germany (May 20, 2015): Forschungsgipfel – Perspektiven für Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Innovation »
  • Köln, Germany (April 22, 2015): IHK – Nachhaltige Beschaffung und Wertschöpfung »
  • Berlin, Germany (March 19-20, 2015): UPJ General Assembly »
  • Brussels, Belgium (March 05-06, 2015): » The sixth University-Business Forum »
  • Brussels, Belgium (February 03-04, 2015): European Multi-Stakeholder Forum on CSR »
  • Davos, Switzerland (January 23, 2015): Taking Shared Value and Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration to a Higher Level, Panel Discussion with Michael Porter »
  • Krakow, Poland (January 15, 2015): Entrepreneurship Collaboration Event with hub:raum »

2014

  • Cambridge, UK (December 10-11, 2014): ABIS Annual Colloquium »
  • Istanbul, Turkey (December 03-04, 2014): International Education Summit »
  • Ingolstadt, Germany (November 28-30): DenkNachhaltig! »
  • Berlin, Germany (November 13-14, 2014): ESMT Sustainable Business Roundtable »
  • Rome, Italy (02-03, 2014): Universities, Businesses & Co. – Together we can – Opening Speech at UBC » Proceedings pdf-icon
  • Gdansk, Poland (October 01-03, 2014): EFNI (European Forum for New Ideas)  » and Gdansk Innovation Conference pdf-icon 
  • Brussels, Belgium (September 29, 2014): EU Digital Action Day ». Keynote and Panel
  • Bucharest, Romania (September 23-24, 2014): Forbes CEE Forum » Keynote
  • Munich, Germany (September 18, 2014): Von CSR bis Social Entrepreneurship – 2. Bayerischer CSR-Tag. »  Keynote
  • Brussels, Belgium (June 25, 2014): Striving for Excellence – Key Success Factors for supporting Entrepreneurship. Keynote and Panel Moderator » »
  • Nantes, France (June 04, 2014): Keynote at Web2Day – Digital Festival »
  • Nürnberg, Germany (May 21, 2014): CSR – Quo Vadis? CSR Regio.net  »  » 
  • Berlin, Germany (April 10-11, 2014): Sustainable Business Roundtable @ EMST »
  • Bressanone, Italy (April 04, 2014): Südtiroler Wirtschaftsforum: Wettbewerbsfähig durch Innovationen, Keynote with Landeshauptmann Arno Kompatscher and Nava Swersky Sofer » 
  • Brussels, Belgium (March 19-20, 2014): CSR Europe General Assembly » 
  • London, UK (March 13, 2014): Beyond Conflict Due Diligence – BSR Conference  »
  • London, UK (February 25, 2014): 3rd Annual Smarter Sustainability Reporting Conference: Promoting transparency through supply chain responsibility » Brochure » 
  • Innsbruck, Austria (February 21, 2014): DACH Signatory Conference PRME – Principles for Responsible Management Education »
  • Brussels, Belgium (February 17, 2014): Boosting Employment in the EU: Developing Skills and Reducing Social Exclusion »
  • Tel Aviv, Israel (January 19, 2014): From CSR to Social Innovation, The College of Management  » Video »
  • Tel Aviv, Israel (January 19, 2014): Europe-Israel Dialogue on Social Inovation, Joint Conference Intel Israel and Maala »

2013

  • Brussels, Belgium (December 09, 2013): ABIS-Intel Thought Leadership Roundtable on Sustainability & Social Innovation »
  • Berlin, Germany (November 12-13, 2013): UPJ Annual National CSR Conference » 
  • Warsaw, Poland (November 05-06, 2013): 10th Intel Education Summit: Entrepreneurship and Education » 
  • Salzburg, Austria (October 24, 2013): Unternehmensführung mit Erfolg! Gesellschaftliche Verantwortung in der Betriebswirtschaft »  » 
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands (October 16-17, 2013): 2013 ABIS Colloquium: “Sustainability & Finance” » 
  • Munich, Germany (October 02-04, 2013): Global Chemical Industry European Convention. Speech: Driving Computing Innovation through NanoTechnology »  » 
  • Bali, Indonesia (September 23-25, 2013): Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility »  Speech: Developing Fresh Approaches to Social Needs »  » 
  • Manila, Philippines (September 20, 2013): Keynote Ayala Foundation: Social Innovation & Technology Management » 
  • Salzburg, Austria (July 04-05, 2013): Social Innovation Symposium »   Program »  Interview Salzburger Nachrichten »  Proceedings » 
  • Ingolstadt, Germany (July 03, 2013): Conference – Corporate Strategy and Social Innovation. Program » 
  • Dublin, Ireland (June 18, 2013): EuroNanoForum – Intel Business Challenge Finals » 
  • Bilbao, Spain (June 26-28, 2013): Global Dialogues on Sustainable Business » 
  • Berlin, Germany (May 13, 2013): Guest Lecture: Social Innovation or CSR? European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) » 
  • Munich, Germany (May 06, 2013): OECD-TUM-European Patent Office (EPO): Creating Markets from reserch results: How IPR’s can fuel open science and open innovation? »  Program » 
  • St. Gallen, Switzerland (April 30, 2013): Plenary: Beyond Sustainability, FHS St. Gallen (Flyer) » 
  • Beijing, China (April 27-30, 2013): Beijing Social Innovation Week »  Program » 
  • Berlin, Germany (April 26, 2013): Mission Gesellschaft – Hochschulbildung durch gesellschaftliches Engagement »  » 
  • Madrid, Spain (April 16, 2013): CSR Spain 2013 / Foretica » 
  • Vienna, Austria (April 10, 2013): Award Ceremony – Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award 2013 » 
  • Henley, UK (February 28, 2013): Guest Lecture: Social Innovation or CSR? Henley Business School, Faculty for Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour » 
  • Barcelona, Spain (February 22-23, 2013): Doing Good – Doing Well Conference: Emerging Trends in CSR and Sustainable Development » 
  • Paris, France (February 18, 2013): Unesco Mobile Learning Week.  » 

2012

  • Berlin, Germany (December 11, 2012): UPJ & econsense – CSR-Salon 2012. Topic: CSR and Sustainabilty in 2012 » 
  • Brussels, Belgium (November 29, 2012): Enterprise 2020 Summit @ CSR Europe » 
  • Stockholm, Sweden (November 05-06, 2012): 9th International Education Summit at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Opening Speech » 
  • Barcelona, Spain (October 22-23, 2012): European Reserch & Innovation Conference, at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya » 
  • Sopot/Gdansk, Poland (September 24-28, 2012): EFNI Conference » , Konkordia »  Conference (Program »  ) and Finals of Intel Business Challenge » 
  • Lausanne, Switzerland (July 02-04, 2012): EABIS Annual Colloquium at IMD Lausanne » 
  • Berlin, Germany (May 22-23, 2012): B4E Global Summit – Business for the Environment » 
  • Berlin, Germany (May 17-19, 2012): Global Vision Summit 2012 – Social Innovation, Social Business, Social Impact » 
  • Frankfurt, Germany (May 15, 2012): Vom Kommunikations- zum Verantwortungsmanagement – Event hosted by DPRG » 
  • Fontainebleau, France (May 09-10, 2012): Marcom 3.0? – Marketing and Sustainability. Colloquium at Insead  » 
  • Berlin, Germany (April 26-27, 2012): ESMT: Sustainable Business Roundtable at ESMT – on Sustainable Marketing » 
  • Berlin, Germany (March 12, 2012): UPJ: UPJ Annual Assembly – the key leading CSR Conference in Germany » 
  • Nottingham, UK (January 31, 2012): EABIS – The Decennial Conference: Assessing 10 Years of Progress & The Decade to Come  » . Panel Member » 

2011

  • Brussels, Belgium (October 18, 2011): European Parliament: Panel participant of the Sci-Preneurship Debate “How to harness the potential of Maths, Science and Technology to drive Innovation and Competitiveness in Europe” » 
  • Munich, Germany (September 05-09, 2011): Alumni Conference: Entrepreneurs engineer the future. Keynote on: Global Village – communicate the world. » 
  • Reims, France (July 20-23, 2011): World Marketing Congress WMC11, Academy of Marketing Science: Cause Related Sponsoring as a CSR Instrument in Higher Education »  (22MB!)
  • Madrid, Spain (July 07, 2011): Junior Achievements – Enterprise Challenge – Laudation for Intel Innovation Award. »  Interview for the 8th JA-YE Alumni Conference here » 
  • Warsaw, Poland (June 28, 2011): Lewiatan Conference 2011: Issues and chances of Stakeholder Dialogue. » 
  • Berlin, Germany (April 08-09, 2011): Vison Summit 2011 » – Keynote: Social Entrepreneurship at schools! Developing material for teachers and workshop:Schüler zu (Social) Entrepreneurs machen. » 
  • Dijon, France (April 06-07, 2011): Symposium on Corporate Responsibility and Innovation. »  Keynote: Strategic CSR – Challenges for Management Development and How to Address Those Through Strategic University Partnerships. EABIS, ESC Dijon and Burgundy School of Business. » 
  • Hannover, Germany (April 04, 2011): Hannover Fair 2011: CSR im Wandel – Anforderungen an IKT-Firmen. » 
  • Berlin, Germany (March 24, 2011): UPJ Annual Assembly: Opening and Paneldiscussion: Die CSR-Strategie als notwendiger Handlungsrahmen. » 
  • Barcelona, Spain (February 25-26, 2011): ISES Business School: Doing Good and Doing Well Conference 2011. Panel on: What it means to Pursue a Career in CSR? » 

2010

  • Delft, Netherlands (October 25-29, 2010): Knowledge Collaboration & Learning for sustainable Innovation »  3 Presentations » 
    • CSR@universities: a holistic approach for teaching sustainability
    • Strategic CSR and social business
    • New concepts for sustainable CSR through combination of instruments
  • Bucharest, Romania (October 17, 2010): Keynote: The role of Public Private Partnerships in the 21st Century, held at the Intel Education Summit 2010 » 
  • Brussels, Belgium (May 10, 2010): Global Education Initiative (WEF): European Roundtable on Entrepreneurship Education (more) » 
  • Palma de Mallorca, Spain (March 25, 2010): EU Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, Workshop – Moderator » 

2009

  • London, U.K. (November 10, 2009): Invited Speaker and Session Chair to London International Conference on Education LICE-2009 » 
  • Sofia, Bulgaria (October 22, 2009): Invited Speaker to 5th National Conference E-Education » 
  • Bucharest, Romania (October 20, 2009): CSR 09 – Turning Innovation into responsibility. 4th International CSR Conference. Invited Plenary Keynote
  • Bucharest, Romania (October 19, 2009): Invited Speaker at Global Forum 2009 » an annual international and independent event, a Think Tank dedicated to the Economic, Political and Social issues related to the successful evolution of the Information Society »  (Proceedings here » )
  • Munich, Germany (September 07, 2009): Ohne Gewalt geht`s auch! – Panel Discussion of CSU » 
  • Barcelona, Spain (July 01-04, 2009): 16. International Conference on Learning »  Invited Speaker (accepted paper with Albena Todorova): Teacher Professional Development for the Knowledge Society » 
  • Berlin, Germany (June 29, 2009): Neue Verbindungen schaffen – Podium Discussion of UPJ » 
  • Hannover, Germany (June 24, 2009): Kapitalismus am Ende? – Panel Discussion of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung » 
  • Lisbon, Portugal (April 22-24, 2009): V. International Conference on Multimedia and Information and Communication Technologies in Education » Invited Speaker (accepted paper with Albena Todorova): Education in the Global Knowledge Society (Program) » 
  • Fulda, Germany (April 02-03, 2009): Strategic Focus – Corporate Social Responsibility as base for Fundraising. »   Keynote within the German Fundraising Congress 2009. (Program) » 
    • Communication of Corporate Social Responsibility – Doing the right thing and communicating it. »  Keynote within the Leadership Forum during the German Fundraising Congress 2009 (Program) » 
  • Frascati (Roma), Italy (February 12-13, 2009): International CSR Conference – Stakeholder Engagement: »  Key Panelist at the “VII Seminario Internazionale di Frascati: Prendere sul serio la Cittadinanza d´impresa: Lo Stakeholder Engagement”, (Program) » 

2008

  • Glasgow, UK (December 12, 2008): Science the 21st Century: Keynote at the  Glasgow Science Conference “Science, Innovation and Enterprise: A Science Strategy for Scotland” » 
  • Milano, Italy (April 22, 2008): The role of Private Companies in Scientific Education – Challenges and Opportunities » 
  • Kiev, Ukraine (April 18, 2008): The role of Public Private Partnership in Education – Status and Outlook, Intel Education Forum » 
  • Braunschweig, Germany (April 14, 2008): Gewinnen mit gesellschaftlicher Verantwortung: Keynote Marketing-Club Braunschweig and UPJ »