Subject: Register for GBSN
Beyond 2021: Virtual Conference Reimagined
schools are ideally placed to be the nexus between government, business and
civil society in shaping a collective response to our most critical challenges.
At GBSN Beyond, we hope to collectively explore multi-sector
collaboration in developing talent needed for society.
Beyond features three parallel track experiences during the month of October, leading
up to a 3-day virtual conference, November 15-17. These tracks engage Learners,
Educators, and Leaders. The virtual conference will offer a program of
keynotes, panel discussions, lightning talks, networking activities, and more,
that generally focus on four themes: humanitarian logistics, climate change,
healthcare, and human rights. GBSN Beyond will bring together members of academia, business,
government, and civil society to collectively explore new models, discuss
challenges and develop solutions. Let’s translate current experiences into
lessons for sustainable development.
emphasize our commitment to inclusivity and access, registration fees will be
paid per institution, granting access to an unlimited number of participants
from the institution. Registration fees cover admission to the 3-day conference
as well as participation in any of the track-related activities and sessions.
GBSN Member Institutions receive a discount on the registration fee. Individual
rate is also available for individuals to attend the 3-day conference only.
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BEYOND Awards – EFMD
and GBSN are pleased to announce the Going BEYOND Awards, part of GBSN Beyond.
The Going BEYOND Awards are designed to highlight institutional programs that
strengthen society, demonstrate community impact and embody the spirit of
inclusive and sustainable development. Qualifying entries describe programs
that have demonstrated positive impact on society BEYOND that traditional
degree programs offered by institutions and academic research published in
The finalist entries will be featured
at a session during the virtual conference, Nov. 15-17.
Submissions are due mid-end October at
The HUMLOG Challenge – In
partnership with the Hanken School of Economics’ HUMLOG Institute, GBSN is
pleased to announce The HUMLOG Challenge, an international virtual competition,
focused on developing local solutions to problems related to humanitarian
logistics. This year focuses on Community Disaster Resilience.
Student teams of 2-4 are prompted to
choose a natural disaster relative to their geographic region and address the
community’s preparedness, response and level of resilience. The winning team
will earn 5,000 USD towards continuing education and training. Institutions
must register for GBSN Beyond in order for their students to participate in The
Submissions are due October 24th.
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