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Berlin School of Economics Kick-Off

September 19, 2019
Time 16:30–19:00
Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinSpandauer Str. 1, Room 20110117Berlin
NotesPlease register here before 17 September 2019. For questions, please contact Andrea Bawamia.

Berlin School of Economics Kick-Off

We cordially invite you to the opening ceremony for the Berlin School of Economics, with a keynote lecture by Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole. From this date onwards, the BSE will unite Berlin's career development programs in the economic sciences at the PhD and Postdoc level in a single and unique structure.

Please register here before 17 September 2019.


16:30   Arrival
17:00Music: German Gents
17:05 Sabine Kunst, President of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Andreas Löffler, Dean of the School of Business & Economics, Freie Universität Berlin
Frank Nägele, State Secretary for the Berlin State Senate
17:20Keynote: Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics) „Public Policy in the Age of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence“
Chair: Roland Strausz (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
18:00Discussants: Özlem Bedre-Defolie (ESMT Berlin), Maximilian Schäfer (DIW Berlin)
18:15Music: German Gents
18:20Panel Discussion: „Public Policy for a Digital Economy“
Speakers: Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics), Johannes Keienburg (IONIQ Group), Heike Schweitzer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin & Special Advisor to EU Commissioner Vestager)
Moderation: Anna Sauerbrey (Tagesspiegel)

You can also find the agenda and invitation as a PDF here.