Invitation to navigating tomorrow: 2024 EFMD Annual Conference in Bologna


We are excited to share news about the upcoming EFMD Annual Conference, which is set to unfold in the charming city of Bologna, Italy, from 9 June to 11 June 2024.

This event promises to be a vibrant hub for professionals worldwide, offering a unique opportunity to explore, learn, and connect with like-minded individuals passionate about impactful business education.

Theme: Navigating geopolitical tensions, AI, and fostering a human-centred future

In a rapidly evolving world, business education finds itself at a crossroads of change. The conference theme, “Navigating geopolitical tensions, AI, and fostering a human-centred future,” reflects our commitment to addressing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

The programme will revolve around three key pillars:

  • I. The future of the firm & a human-centred approach to business: explore how a human-centric approach can shape the future of work. Engage in conversations that delve into the intersection of ethical business practices and environmental responsibility.
  • II. Increasing geopolitical tensions and their impact on internationalisation: gain insights into the ever-changing landscape of global business. Understand how geopolitical tensions influence internationalisation strategies and discover innovative ways to navigate these challenges.
  • III. The future of business education under the influence of AI: dive into the realm of artificial intelligence and its transformative impact on business education. Discuss the role of AI in shaping the future of learning and the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly automated world.

Why attend?

  • Dynamic learning: Immerse yourself in thought-provoking discussions led by industry experts and thought leaders. Gain valuable insights that will empower you to drive positive change in your educational institutions.
  • Global networking: Connect with professionals from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Forge meaningful partnerships, share experiences, and build a global network that extends beyond the conference.
  • Impactful education: equip yourself with the knowledge and tools needed to revolutionise business education. Stay ahead of the curve and position your institution as a leader in the ever-evolving landscape.

Join us in Bologna

As we navigate the complex intersection of geopolitics and artificial intelligence, the EFMD Annual Conference is your opportunity to leverage the power of our diverse international network. Together, let’s shape the future of business education.

  • Visit our conference website for more information and register to secure your spot today. We look forward to welcoming you to Bologna in June 2024.

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