International Conferences and Social Meetings

International conferences and social meetings

London

KPMG created a Brexit team after the vote to ensure it could support their clients and help EU citizens understand their options better. As part of that initiative, the ESADE Alumni London Chapter had the opportunity, on February 21st, to listen to Punam Birly,Employment & Immigration Partner at KPMG UK,  Mark Essex, Director of Public Policy at KPMG, and Hannah Cool, Senior Manager Risk Consulting, who shared their thoughts on the policy, business and workforce implications of Brexit during the session “To be or not to be”.

Dubai

According to the World Economic Forum, massive data fraud and theft and large-scale cyber-attacks are one of the main global risks facing the world. Companies, governments and organizations begin to focus their efforts on cybersecurity as part of the digital transformation of the economy and society. It is essential to adapt companies in order to prevent and respond to these new threats which are increasingly sophisticated and affect people, companies and governments. The ESADE Alumni Dubai Chapter organizad a round table, on February 28, where cybersecurity experts in different fields will give us insights into the basics of cybersecurity.The speakers were Xavier Tormo, Director Client Success at DarkMatter LLC; Rani Hmayssi, Regional manager at Palo Alto Cybersecurity solutions división; Jean-Paul Tarud,  Chairman at Deca4 (agents of ClearSky in GCC) and former Chilean Ambassador to UAE; Iñaki Ocaña, Director of the international area at ESADE Alumni, and Marc Gelabert, Admissions Associate Director, will fly from Barcelona to Dubai for this special occasion.

Frankfurt

One of life’s most enriching qualities is the power we have to develop ourselves. We hold the keys to success, and the secret of how to achieve this is inside each of us. We just need to find it. The ESADE Alumni Frankfurt Chapter organized the first session of 2019 on January 24th: “Do you dare to overcome…yourself? Transform your life to find your direction, balance, and joy”. This talk inspired and motivated the alumni to find their worn key, giving several of the tools necessary to transform your life and start truly living it. Alexandra Panayotou is a charismatic motivational speaker and executive guide/coach, who works in personal and professional development both in Spain and internationally. Her insight into and her understanding of the human process are developed from her outstanding success as an endurance athlete, combined with her academic background in psychology, sociology, and philosophy.

New York

Also on January 24th, the ESADE Alumni NYC Chapter celebrated their first event of the year. During the talk “Will Artificial Intellingence ever understand human reasoning?”, the ESADE professor Núria Agell addressed several concepts about reasoning in uncertain scenarios in the field of AI with particular emphasis on how intelligent systems can understand and help humans in the spheres of creativity and consensus. Núria Agell outlined ways in which such concepts can be applied to real-life management arenas such as helping town planners choose the location of a new factory or helping a master chocolate maker create a new selection of flavours. Núria Agell holds a PhD in mathematics (University of Barcelona) and in applied maths (UPC-BarcelonaTech). Her dissertation was about artificial intelligence, specifically in the field of qualitative reasoning models. She is an active member of the Catalan association of artificial intelligence (ACIA) and the European thinktank on multicriteria decision taking.

Zürich

On February 28, the ESADE Alumni Zürich Chapter together with the IMD MBA Alumni group organized a specially designed speed-dating career fair where ESADE alumni had the opportunity to meet a variety of head-hunters, recruiting agencies, and HR professionals based in Switzerland. From 5 pm to 9 pm, all the alumni present attended their planned meeting agenda and finally took place a Networking Apero.

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International Conferences and Social Meetings

International conferences and social meetings Düsseldorf The ESADE Alumni Düsseldorf Chapter coordinated the first event of the 2018-19 academic year in conjunction with ICEX. The session 

Internationalization: beyond strategy, cultural differences, a talk by Josu Egea at the Economic Office of the Spanish Consulate, took a look at cultural differences from the [...]

International Conferences and Social Meetings

International Conferences and Social Meetings Tel Aviv The ESADE Alumni Tel Aviv Chapter organized the Tel Aviv Talent Night at the Campus Tel Aviv.

 As the start-up nation of the world, Israel and particularly Tel Aviv are known for being amongst the strongest players on the scene. Have you ever wondered why? [...]

International conferences and meetings

International conferences and social meetings Paris The Spanish Embassy in Paris opened its doors to ESADE Alumni for one of the most emblematic event of the 2017-18 academic year on Monday December 4th 2017. On this occasion the alumni had the pleasure of meeting the ambassador Mr Fernando Carderera.

 The Spanish embassy, [...]

Meetings

International conferences and social meetings Milan The ESADE Alumni Italy Chapter in partnership with Startup Grind Milano, hosted Salvatore Aranzulla, the most well-known Italian computer adviser and the founder of Aranzulla.it. Market leader in the computer news segment, Aranzulla.it is one of 30 most visited sites in Italy: every day, 500,000 people [...]

International conferences and social meetings

International conferences and social meetings Switzerland The ESADE Alumni Switzerland Chapter organized the conference ''Do you dare to overcome yourself? Transform your life to find your direction, balance, and joy'' by Alexandra Panayotou, motivational speaker and executive guide/coach, in Geneva. We are capable of so much more than we imagine. We hold [...]

International conferences and social meetings

International conferences and social meetings New York City Around 60 alumni had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the future strategies and business models of FC Barcelona, LaLiga, NBA and MLS (Major League Soccer) at the FC Barcelona HQ in New York in an event chaired by Jose Angel Abad, journalist at [...]