Afternoon meetings: “Towards an innovative, sustainable and networked world” (Bilbao campus) – 8 February

Date and time: 8 February – 6:30 pm
Venue: Bilbao campus, UD Library-CRAI

PROGRAMME

Opening address: Antonio Yábar, Dean, of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Deusto

Round table discussion “Towards an innovative, sustainable and networked world”
Moderator: Manuel Escudero, Director General of Deusto Business School

SPEAKERS

Félix del Barrio. Vice president and General Manager of Oracle Ibérica
Graduate in Computer Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid. He completed the Programme on Leadership Development at IESE Business School. He began his career in Olivetti-At&T, Unisys and Digital Equipment. During his 17 years at Oracle, he has held different management positions in marketing and sales. He has recently taken up the position of Vice president of Technology and is in charge of the data base and middleware business for Spain and Portugal.
Specialist field: Computer Engineering
María Zapata. Director of International Operations of Ashoka, Social Entrepreneurs
María Zapata joined Ashoka in October 2002 to boost the firm’s launch and consolidation in Spain and other European countries. She previously worked at General Electric for 8 years in different countries such as Mexico, U.S. England, the Netherlands and Spain. She has held positions in Finance, Sales, Acquisition Integration, Reengineering Processes, etc.
Specialist field: Entrepreneurship, Business
Juan de la Mota. President of the United Nations Global Compact Network Spain. Board member of the Global Compact
Juan de la Mota is President of the United Nations Global Compact Network Spain and a board member of the World Global Compact. He has held management positions in business and non-profit organisations. He is a member of the ICA (Spanish institute of business leaders and administrators) and has lectured on economics and international commerce at the Complutense University of Madrid where he graduated in Economics and Business Administration.
Specialist field: Economics and International Commerce, Business Administration
Darío Varcárcel. Managing Director, Estudios de Política Exterior, SA
Darío Valcárcel, director of Estudios de Política Exterior, SA and editor of five journals (Política Exterior; Economía Exterior, Informe Semanal, etc.). Jointly with Senen Florensa, he directs the journal Afkar/Ideas, for the Maghreb.
He was one of the three founders of the daily El País in 1975 and its first managing director. He has also been vice director of ABC and the first vice director of El País. He has written over 2,000 articles and editorials in the Spanish and international press. He was a board member of the Institut de Prospective Économique du Monde méditerranéen in Paris.

Specialist field: Law, The media

Debate and conclusions

Registration form (free attendance/registration is required).

Afternoon meetings “2000-2020: A new era of sustainability” (San Sebastian campus) – 7 February

Date and time: 7 February – 6:30 pm
Venue: San Sebastian campus, Loyola Centrum

PROGRAMME

Opening address: Manuel Escudero, Director General of Deusto Business School

Round table discussion  “2000-2020: A new era of sustainability”
Moderator: Cristina Iturrioz, Vice-dean of Research, Deusto Business School

SPEAKERS

Pedro Ortún. Director, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry
Pedro Ortún, is a Graduate in Industrial Engineering. His specialist fields are chemicals and industrial management.  PhD in Business Administration, Higher School of Industrial Engineering, Madrid.  From January 2007 to August 2010, he was head of Tourism, CSR, International Regulatory Agreements, Consumer Goods and Construction at the GD Enterprise and Industry. As of September 2010, he is head of the Directorate: Tourism, CSR and Consumer Goods.
Specialist fields: Industrial Management, social policy, Corporate Social Responsibility
José Luis Blasco. Head of Climate Change and Sustainability Services at KPMG EMA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa)
Graduate in Chemistry, Complutense University; Master’s degree in Business Administration, Instituto de Empresa (Business School), Madrid.  He has been head of KPMG Climate Change and Sustainability Services since 2003. He promotes business projects in the fields of strategic design, reporting and verification of responsible performance as well as new carbon markets.
Specialist fields: Business Management, Strategic Design
Esther Trujillo. Chairman of the Institutional Office and Corporate Diplomacy of Sol Meliá
Esther Trujillo studied translation and interpretation and holds a Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising.  She has completed specialist studies on Corporate Responsibility at Harvard Business School and ESADE Stanford. She joined the Sol Meliá Group in May 2008. She is now Chairman of the Institutional Office and Corporate Diplomacy, where she is in charge of sustainable development and social responsibility strategy, dialogue management with stakeholders and the firm’s public positioning in civil society.

Specialist fields: Public relations and advertising, Corporate Responsibility
Sustainable Development Strategy

Debate and conclusions

Registration form (free attendance/registration is required).