09:00 - 20:00
Central European University Business School is delighted to be selected as the academic partner of the #Hunnovators Conference of the Neumann Society to be held on March 14th, 2015 in Silicon Valley, San Francisco.
Mel Horwitch Dean and University Professor at CEU Business School will give an academic address as one of the keynote speakers along with Professor Phil Zimbardo, Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis and Steven Koltai. Dean Horwitch will discuss the importance of innovation in Central Eastern Europe and how the School nurtures a newly fashioned management education institute in Budapest based on value creation. He will go on to show how CEU Business School helps upgrade transatlantic relations via new teaching and learning emphasizing innovation and entrepreneurship. In the afternoon, he will also facilitate an academic workshop, titled “‘Awakening new generations: education, scholarship and mentoring in a transatlantic academic context”.
Founded by a community of Hungarian born innovators in Silicon Valley, the Neumann Society is a California 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization. Adhered to its key lessons and furthering the values of John von Neumann (the Hungarian-American mathematician, physicist, inventor and polymath) its mission is to identify, promote and empower next generation Hungarian and CEE based talent. The Society aims to build a transatlantic community of broad-minded innovators and thereby shape a better tomorrow promoting socially responsible as well as high-impact innovation.