Research Day IMR Academy & Doctoral School 2024

Thursday 13 June 2024, 8:30 am

The IMR Academy and the Doctoral School are very excited to announce the programme of the annual Research Day at Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) on Thursday 13 June 2024 (all day event). The theme of this year’s programme is ‘Innovation in Governance and Sustainability’

All researchers, the support staff and all PhD candidates at NSM are invited. Please register for all the parts you wish to attend via the registration button above. The deadline for registration is Friday 7 June. 


8:30 - 9:00 Near Theatre Hall C 
Welcome with coffee and tea

9:00 - 9:10 Theatre Hall C
Opening by Mark Wiering

9:10 – 9:45 Theatre Hall C
Keynote ‘Tourism and Earthly Attachments’, by Prof. Edward H. Huijbens
Chair of the Cultural Geography Group (GEO) at Wageningen University & Research 

9:45 – 10:15 Theatre Hall C
Keynote on ‘Sustainable Tourism’, by Daisy Scholte
Head of Impact & Content at tour operator Better Places

10:15 – 11:00 Theatre Hall C
Dialogue on NSM’s mission ‘Responsible Governance for Sustainable Societies’by Saskia Lavrijssen (Dean Nijmegen School of Management)

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15 – 12:15 Workshops

  • Workshop 1: Control and human responsibility in the age of Artificial Intelligence, by Giulio Mecacci (EOS N 01.360)
  • Workshop 2: Step up your science communication skills!, by Thomas Haenen (EOS N 01.550)
  • Workshop 3: Playing for the optimal mix: co-developing a game on mobility around the corner, by Sander Lenferink, Vincent Marchau, and Guy van Nifterik (EOS N 01.770)

12:15 – 13:30 Corridor Radboud Management Academy (Rma)
Lunch time and announcement Best Paper Award

13:30 – 15:00 PhD Sessions (please select one of the combinations offered)

Combination 1:  Effects of parental migration for children; understanding of third place (EOS N 01.360)

  • The effects of parental migration on educational and child labour outcomes for children left behind in low- and middle income countries, by Emily Häntschel 
  • Third place in practice and the embodied understanding of third place, by Jamea Kofi

Combination 2: Leadership and career sustainability; mobility hubs (EOS N 01.550, chair: Yvonne Rossenberg)

  • Leadership as a driving factor for career sustainability of blue-collar workers? A comparative case study in road transportation, by Wouter van Zwol 
  • Coping with uncertainties in decision-making of mobility hubs for sustainable mobility, by Guy van Nifterik 

Combination 3: Entraining acquisitions and divestitures; configurations of stakeholder marketing capabilities; the dynamics of risk management (EOS N 01.770, chair: Vera Blazevic)

  • Entraining acquisitions and divestitures: resource orchestration leveraging corporate strategy, by Jonas Geisen 
  • Configurations of stakeholder marketing capabilities and their effect on organisational performance, by Gisela Otto
  • The dynamics of risk management, by Henk Ruiter

15:00 – 15:15 Break

15:15 – 16:15 Workshops

  • Workshop 4: Challenges in stimulating sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship, by Paul Driessen, Bas Hillebrand, Job Nijs of Braventure and Theo Föllings (EOS N 01.360)
  • Workshop 5: Academic podcasting: why, how-to and so what? By Adam Calo (EOS N 01.550)
  • Workshop 6: Contemporary challenges of EU regulation with Gijs Jan Brandsma and others (EOS N 01.770)

16:30 – 19:00 The Yard
Drinks (at your own expense)

Thursday 13 June 2024, 8:30 am