CBS in October

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CBS is introducing two new platforms; Diversity and Inequality. On this occasion, there will be entertainment, activities and panel debates, and you are invited. You can also attend a Business Connect event with Tommy Ahlers, Minister for Higher Education and Science, who will address the impact of digital transformation on society.

 
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Danish Finance Institute

Attend the first annual conference of The Danish Finance Institute

Thursday 11 October 2018, 13:00 – 18:00
Solbjerg Plads 3, SP201, 2000 Frederiksberg

A little over a year ago, banks joined together to grant up to DKK 100 million over a ten-year period for a research environment with the best finance researchers. The initiative was named The Danish Finance Institute and is based at CBS. The first annual conference is just around the corner. The theme is portfolio management and home owners’ choice of mortgage loans. The keynote speaker is Annette Vissing-Jørgensen from University of California, Berkeley. 

See the conference keynote list

 


Richard Blundell

Meet an award-winning professor of economics who is doing research on inequality

Tuesday 2 October 2018, 14:00 – 16:30
Kilevej 14A, Ks43, 2000 Frederiksberg

Professor Richard Blundell from University College London is coming to CBS to present his research on the dynamics of income and earnings inequality. He has won several awards, of which the most recent is Nemmers Prize in Economics. Blundell has been invited on the occasion of the launch of one of the three new research platforms at CBS, namely the Business in Society: Inequality Platform. After Blundell’s lecture, you can experience the interactive piece of art “Hope and Fear” by Charlotte Haslund-Christensen.

Read more about the launch of the Inequality platform



Digital transformations

What is the impact of digital transformation on our society?

Wednesday 10 October 2018, 15:30 – 20:00
The Kiln Hall, Porcelænshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Nothing we have seen so far will come close to the digital transformations we are facing right now, is what we are told. So, how do we create the most sustainable, digital transformations? Tommy Ahlers, Minister for Higher Education and Science, will share his thoughts on that. Ioanna Constantiou, Professor with special responsibilities at CBS, and Ursula Plesner, Associate Professor at CBS, will also provide their perspective on digital transformation. The head of the Innovation Fund Denmark and the marketing director for guest.com will also give their opinion on the matter. The event is titled Business Connect: creating sustainable, digital transformations.

Click here to read the Business Connect programme

 

Karen Ashcraft

Workplace diversity - meet keynote speaker Karen Ashcraft, Professor

Thursday 11 October 2018, 16:00 – 19:00
The Kiln Hall, Porcelænshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

CBS’ Diversity and Difference research platform will be launched on 11 October. At this event, you can meet keynote speaker Karen Ashcraft, who is professor at the University of Colorado. Her keynote is titled “Feeling Power: Diversity as a Sensate Encounter”. During the event, you can participate in a diversity walk. Visit the Norm Room and learn more about your own privileges and prejudices. And learn more about how much alike or different you are from your network in a research project about networks. After the event, you can attend a wine reception and an exhibition of the platform's research results. The band ‘Det Kønne Kartel’ will provide musical entertainment.

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Career fair

Career: Meet 43 companies at CBS

Wednesday 3 October 2018, 10:00 – 16:00
Solbjerg Plads 3, the main hall, 2000 Frederiksberg

Learn more about your future career! Career Fair is a recurring event where companies are ready to answer questions at their stand on campus. This year, 43 companies are attending the event. 11 companies will present themselves in an auditorium to let you know who they are and what they are offering.  

Read the Career Fair 2018 programme

 

Hachette Book Group
Hachette Book Group

Tech researcher and debater Shoshana Zuboff to visit CBS

Monday 8 October 2018, 16:30 – 18:30 - CANCELLED
Solbjerg Plads 3, SP201, 2000 Frederiksberg

UPDATE: We are sorry to announce that the launch of the platform Transformations on 8 October with keynote Shoshana Zuboff has been cancelled due to illness. CBS and the Transformations platform will reschedule the launch with an event in early 2019, where we hope to have Shoshana Zuboff as keynote for the event.

Shoshana Zuboff is known in the academic world and the international public debate for her research in surveillance and capitalism. Zuboff, Professor Emerita at Harvard Business School, has recently published the book The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The fight for Human Future at the New Frontier of Power. Zuboff will be giving a keynote at the launch of CBS’ research platform Transformations. The platform runs from 2018-2023 and seeks to answer questions about organisational transformation in the digital age.

Read more about the launch and the CBS platform Transformations

 

PHD DEFENCES IN OCTOBER

Christian Dyrlund Wåhlin-Jacobsen - Constructing change initiatives in workplace voice activities - studies from a social interaction perspective

 

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