Venue and Programme

The meeting will be held between 12-13 January, 2016 in Estonian Business School (EBS), located in the heart of the city centre and 10-minutes taxi drive from Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport.

We will start the meeting at 9am on 12 January and finish at 1pm on 13 January. Everyone is expected to arrive on January 11 and leave on January 13 afternoon (note that when going home you can gain at least 1 hour in time zones since most of us will head to the West). The local organisers This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Estonian Business School (EBS)
Lauteri 3 Tallinn, 10115

See map here.
Meeting will be held in rooms 405 and 303E


8:30-9:00 registrations

9:00-9:45 Introduction by Joris vd Klundert:
-    Welcome Introduction of the participants
-    Aim and structure of the project
9.45-10.00 Aim of the first meeting by Peter Biro

Session 1 (moderated by Lisa Burnapp/ Bernadette Haase)
10.00-10.20  Aline Hemke: updates on the Dutch KEP
10.20 -10.40 Rachel Johnson: updates on the UK KEP
10.40-11.00  Discussion and key points

11.00:-11:30 coffee break

Session 2 (moderated Lisa Burnapp/Bernadette Haase)
11:30-11:50 Maria Valentin: KEP in Spain
11:50-12:10 Catarina Bolotinha: KEP in Portugal
12:10-12:30 Marie-Alice Macher: KEP in France
12:30-12:50  Paola Di Ciaccio and Vito Sparacino: KEP in Italy
12.50-13.30  Discussion and key points

13:30-14:30 lunch break

Session 3 (moderated Peter Biro)
14:30-14:50 Jiri Fronek: KEP in Czech Republic
14:50-15:10 Gregor Bond: KEP in Austria
15:10-15:30 Rafal Kieszek: KEP in Poland
15:30-15:45 Katarina Cechlarova: plans in Slovakia
15:45-16:00 Karine Hadaya: plans in Switzerland

16.00 – 16.30 coffee break

Session 4  (moderated by Lisa Burnapp/Bernadette Haase)
16:30-18:00 Interactive discussion on key themes from the morning session

19:00-21:00 Dinner please let us know of your presence >>>

Day 2

Session 5 (moderated by Joris vd Klundert)
9:00-9.15   Discussing the issues identified at the meeting in relation with the COST Action plans
9.15-10.30  Identify the specialised areas (organisational, legal ,financial, mathematical etc) which need further investigations and concrete actions. Division of work among participants.

10.30-11:00 coffee break

Session 6 (open discussion, moderated by Peter Biro)
11:00-11:45 Handbook: structure, details of data collection
11:45-12:30 Organisation of further activities of WG1


Estonian Business School is one of the leading business schools in the region. Estonian Business School (EBS) is a free standing private business school owned by EBS Education OÜ, a private limited company set up by AS Estonian Business School Group.
In the international ranking, Eduniversal, EBS has received four palms during the last five years, the second highest recognition and the highest among Estonian universities. EBS is a member of the following organisations: European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Central and Eastern European Management Development Association (CEEMAN) and Baltic Management Development Network (BMDA). For more information:

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