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Venue

There will be two conference venues for The 5th Responsible Management Education Research Conference as well as The 8th International Conference on Sustainability and Responsibility.

CBS Cologne Business School GmbH | CBS Cologne Business School is one of the leading private universities of applied sciences in Germany. CBS is also well-known for its international focus, in addition to its high academic standards. Approximately 1,400 students from about 75 nations currently study at CBS. This affinity for diversity and a global mindset is not only reflected in the student population, but also in CBS’ large international network of around 100 partner universities and numerous large companies.

Flora Cologne | The historic building at the heart of Cologne’s botanical gardens, designed by the famed architect Peter Josef Lenné, was opened in 1864. Since its reopening in 2014, the venue is mainly used for national and international conferences, concerts and social events.

Monday, November 12th 2018

Cologne Business School GmbH, Hardefuststraße 1, 50677 Cologne, Germany

Tuesday, November 13th 2018 – Thursday, November 15th 2018

Flora Cologne, Am Botanischen Garten 1a, 50735 Cologne, Germany

Friday, November 16th 2018

Cologne Business School GmbH, Hardefuststraße 1, 50677 Cologne, Germany


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Travel & Accommodation

November is high season in Cologne and there are multiple events happening throughout the month. We therefore highly recommend pre-booking your flight and hotel as soon as possible.

Hotels

You can select your accommodation from a list of hotels we reserved. There is only a limited contingent of discounted rooms, so be sure to book yours soon. Hotel Overview

Travel Partner

We are pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has been selected as the partner airline for our Conferences. Emirates has excellent connections to all six continents with more than 155 current destinations worldwide. Emirates is able to assist with your flight booking and offers special fares for conference participants. Book your flights on www.emirates.com and enter the promotion code you receive with your conference ticket. Travel Validity 7th-21st November 2018.


Visa Information

Please visit the German Federal Foreign Office website for general information about the requirements for applying for a visa and the application process.

More detailed information about the Visa application can be found on the website of the German Embassy of each respective country.

We are happy to prepare invitation letters for participants. They can be requested after the ticket was purchased.


Kids Workshop

We will be offering a workshop on Sustainability for children between the ages of 4 and 13. The workshop is free of charge for all participants.

The children will be supervised by experienced child care professionals throughout the duration of the workshop, lunch and snacks are included in the program.  A detailed schedule of the workshop will be provided to registered participants a few weeks before the official start of the conference.

If you are interested please register by sending the form below to Viola Nyssen at v.nyssen@cbs.de. Please note that the registration deadline is September 16th 2018.

If you would like to register more than one child, please fill out an additional form for each child.

Form 


Team

Prof. Dr. René Schmidpeter

René Schmidpeter holds the Dr. Juergen Meyer Endowed Chair of International Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility at Cologne Business School (CBS), Germany. He is also a professor at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics and an Adjunct Professor at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. He is a series editor for Springer’s CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance books, a section editor of the Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility (ECSR) and an editor of the Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility (DCSR) as well as Editor-inChief of the International Journal of CSR (Springer).

E-Mail: r.schmidpeter@cbs.de

Co-Director of  the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Monika Kolb

Monika Kolb is a conference coordinator and researcher at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) at CBS. She is also a Ph.D. candidate at the IEDC School of Management in Bled, Slovenia. Her research focus includes responsible leadership development, embodied cognition, and innovative teaching methods. Since 2014, she has organized various projects that seek to empower tomorrow’s game changers. She is actively involved in academic networks like PRME and CEEMAN to promote responsible management. Additionally, she has several years of professional experience in the consumer goods industry and is a certified trainer and coach.

E-Mail: m.kolb@cbs.de

Conference Coordinator at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Marina Schmitz

Marina Schmitz is a project manager, research associate and lecturer at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management at CBS. Additionally, she is the Scientific Director of M3trix GmbH, a consulting firm with a focus on sustainability. She studied Business Administration and Sinology at Trier University and is currently pursuing her PhD in Human Resources Management and Asian Business at the University of Goettingen in Germany. She spent a year abroad at Wuhan University during her undergraduate studies and six months as a Ph.D. exchange student at Nanjing University in China. Her PhD thesis is concerned with the voluntary labor turnover of blue collar workers in China.

E-Mail: m.schmitz@cbs.de

Academic Coordinator at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Rodrigo Mello

Rodrigo Mello is a lecturer of International Human Resource Management and member of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management at Cologne Business School. He possesses international experience in cross-culture interaction. In 2007 he concluded an MBA at Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, and in 2014 a MA Cologne Business School. He has professional experience in reputed multinational corporations such as Anheuser-Busch InBev (Brazil) and Lanxess (Germany). Currently, he is a PhD student at Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. The program focuses on the “Global Mindset” relevance to master intercultural competences in the new challenging environment of international business.

E-Mail: r.mello@cbs.de

Communications Coordinator at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Patrick Bungard

Patrick Bungard is a director of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) at the Cologne Business School. He is also a lecturer for Business Ethics, Sustainable Business Models, Sustainable Management, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship. Additionally, he has considerable professional experience in the management consulting field, particularly in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and the nonprofit sector. Patrick Bungard is the CEO and founder of M3TRIX GmbH, a consulting firm, which focuses on supporting companies on their  professional sustainable management journey.

E-Mail: p.bungard@cbs.de

Co-Director of the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Viola Nyssen

Viola Nyssen has worked for the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management (CASM) as a research assistant since September 2017. Besides supporting the organization of the CSR Conference, she is responsible for organizing company presentations and events at the Cologne Business School (CBS) and at the chamber of commerce in Cologne. She is also the head of CSR Student Team at CBS. She received the Ethics and Sustainability Award in 2017 for her work in that role. She completed her Bachelor’s in General Management – Supply Chain Management, and is currently completing her Master’s in International Business – Financial Management at CBS.

E-Mail: v.nyssen@cbs.de

Conference Support at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Helen Cramer

Helen Cramer is a master’s student of International Business – Marketing Management at the Cologne Business School (CBS) who is an active member of the CSR Student Team at CBS. Before attending CBS, she completed her Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics at the University of Muenster. She has experience in the political and public policy sector, as well as event planning and research. Currently, she supports the CASM Team with the organization of the 8th International Conference on Sustainability and Responsibility – where she is  responsible for participant management.

E-Mail: h.cramer@cbs.de

Conference Support at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Haden G. Cosman

Haden Garth Cosman is a master’s student in International Business – Strategic Management and Consulting at the Cologne Business School. In his current role at CASM, he is primarily responsible for the management and support of research and other assorted publications. He completed his bachelor’s in International Political Economy, with a focus on Economic Development, and German Language at Fordham University in New York, and has professional experience in the finance and consulting sectors on both sides of the Atlantic.

E-Mail: h.cosman@cbs.de

Conference Support at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH

Franz Wenzel

An expert in the field of digitalization, digital strategy and digital business models, he develops communication and education infrastructures, in addition to media strategies for the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management.

Due to his previous experience at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and his expertise in marketing, informatics, psychology and adult education, he is especially interested in the academic areas of innovation, megatrends, and leadership of SMEs and startups. For his research he uses innovative methods to evaluate existing and rising megatrends that have practical implications for individuals, companies and society.

In recent years he developed a concept called “Cooperative Innovation” (www.cooperative-innovation.com) which is applicable to the Social Market Economy. Besides, Franz is an entrepreneur at heart, a scientific director of an innovation think-tank and startup investor as well as self-employed in the areas of education, media and digitization. He is also a lecturer, managing director of an international e-commerce company and a managing director of a research institute.

E-Mail: franz.wenzel@cooperative-innovation.com

Digital Media Expert

Katharina Michel

Katharina Michel is a master’s student in General Management – Business Psychology at the Cologne Business School (CBS). Previously, she completed her bachelor’s in General Management – Human Resources and International Management at CBS. She has professional experience in Project- and Event Management, as well as the social sector.

Student Support at the Center for Advanced Sustainable Management
CBS Cologne Business School GmbH