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Digital Society Conference 2018 – Empowering Ecosystems December 10-11, 2018 at ESMT Berlin

The two-day conference includes panels, presentations, and workshops from many different perspectives such as science, industry, and politics.

This year’s conference will cover new developments in security and privacy, digital politics, and industrial strategies. A particular focus will be the reality of the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), including its societal implications and how to understand and harness the battle for AI dominance. Another topics is the role and power of platforms.

Digital Society Conference 2018 – Empowering Ecosystems vom 10.-11. Dezember 2018 an der ESMT Berlin

Die zweitägige Konferenz bietet Podien, Präsentationen und Workshops aus den unterschiedlichen Perspektiven der Wissenschaft, der Industrie und der Politik.

Auf der diesjährigen Konferenz werden neue Entwicklungen in den Bereichen Sicherheit und Privatsphäre, Digital Politics sowie industrielle Konzepte diskutiert. Einer der Schwerpunkte wird der Aufstieg und gesellschaftliche Auswirkung der Künstlichen Intelligenz (KI) sein. Ein weiteres Thema ist die Rolle und Macht von Plattformen.

Dreaming up a world – how luxury brands create desire

You could argue that “if you can’t afford this, then it is a luxury.” But that’s not so much a statement about the object or its value as it is about the person who is buying it. Will it work to simply put a million-dollar price tag on a product to master the art of creating a luxury brand? Unlikely. What you need to master first is creating desire for something extraordinary.

ESMT Berlin: Executive MBA 39th in Financial Times Ranking 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, the EMBA program at ESMT ranks in the top ten for career progress, which compares the career advancement of program graduates. In the newly added “corporate social responsibility rank”, based on the proportion of core courses dedicated to CSR, ethics, social and environmental issues, ESMT placed sixth.

Leibniz Association extends funding of Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies with 1.1 million euros

The BCCP is a joint project of seven Berlin research institutions, including ESMT Berlin, who is active with professors Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Michał Grajek, Rajshri Jayamaran, and Stefan Wagner.

Founded in 2015, the BCCP is a cooperation between DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Free University of Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, Humboldt University of Berlin, Technical University Berlin, and WZB Berlin Social Science Center. It investigates the interactions between consumer protection, dissuasive taxation, market regulation, and competition policies.

ESMT Berlin awarded Erasmus Charter

The ECHE is the prerequisite for participation in the Erasmus+ program of the EU. With an overall budget of €14.7 billion, the program supports people in Europe financially in studying, training, and gaining experience abroad.

Leibniz-Gemeinschaft fördert Berlin Centre of Consumer Policies mit weiteren 1,1 Millionen Euro

Das BCCP ist ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt von sieben Berliner Forschungseinrichtungen; die ESMT Berlin ist mit den Professorinnen und Professoren Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Michał Grajek, Rajshri Jayamaran und Stefan Wagner beteiligt.