The Academic Week Ahead

Key events taking place at business schools June 23 – 27

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Monday – June 23

Be careful

Ann Cavoukian, the information and privacy commissioner of Ontario and co-author of Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World, is speaking at the Rotman School at the University of Toronto about using ‘Privacy by Design’ to achieve big data innovation without compromising privacy.

Tuesday – June 24

Stay online

The BI Norwegian Business School conference on computing in economics and finance is taking place. Hosted by the Society of Computational Economics, it focuses on macroeconomics, finance, econometrics, agent based modelling and computational methods.

Wednesday – June 25

Improve your brand

Executive coach Libby Gill is teaching women to manage their personal brand in a webinar hosted by the Forté Foundation. Tips for assessing brands and taking steps to tweak them if necessary will be discussed.

Thursday – June 26

Brush up on IT

CEU Business School is running a special lecture titled Business Without Technology is Like Music Without Instruments by MSc in IT Management programme director Achilles Georgiu.

Meet some faculty

The Consumer Culture Theory conference is taking place at Aalto University School of Business with a parallel programme being run by Aalto University Executive Education titled Changing Behaviour: Deep Dive into Consumer Insights.

Friday – June 27

Attend a workshop

The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Summer Forum is drawing to a close. Bringing together researchers worldwide, the school runs a series of workshops that debate the present and future of economics.

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