Annual in-person conference on Conscious Business Education

20 – 21 June 2024

Conference Venue

NOVA School of Business and Economics
 – Carcavelos Campus –
Rua da Hollanda #1 / 2275-405 Carcavelos

Why Attend

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    To explore and exchange innovative ways to teach conscious business practices
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    Discuss how to advance research & teaching of humanistic, ethical, regenerative, purpose-driven and stakeholder-inclusive business practices
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    Learn about 21 innovative university courses on conscious business
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    Find relevant partners to collaborate and network on conscious business
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    Network with like-minded academics
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    Meet with 50 European Conscious Business Leaders to debate “Developing young conscious leaders ! The role of Universities and Businesses” with network dinner in a pictorial location in Barcelona
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    Explore and exchange innovative ways to teach conscious business practices

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    Take away 21+ innovative university courses on conscious business

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    Find out innovative ways to use our course material in your classrooms – for free

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    Advance research & empirical evidence why conscious business is good business.

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    Network with like-minded professors, researchers and conscious business leaders

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    Join the movement on how to change the way business is educated to current & next generation business leaders


Entrance to the 2-day conference is free of charge.

Travel, hotel & meals are not included in entrance.


June 20
  • 09:00 am

    Opening the secondannual Conscious Business Education Conference by

    Prof. Christian Schmidkonz, Academic Director of the Conscious Business Education Program & Luis Veiga Martins, NOVA SBE

    Welcome by Director General NOVA SBE

  • 09:30 am

    The Conscious Business Education Project

  • 09:45 am

    Current State of Conscious Business Education Courses – Overview & experiential expedition

  • 11:15 am

    Coffee Break & Networking

  • 12:00 am

    Key Note

  • 13:00 pm

    Lunch Break & Networking

  • 15:00 pm

    Cluster Deep Dives

    º Familiarize with Course Material

    º Discuss and provide feedback

    º Share best practices from participants

    º  Collaboration and co-development

  • 18:00 pm

    Wrap Up of Day 1

June 21
  • 09:00 am

    Welcome back

  • 09:15 am

    Key Note

  • 10:00 am


    1. Innovative Ways to teach conscious business             
      • Lead : Prof. Dr. Christian Schmidkonz – Munich Business School

    2.  How to make best use of course material in my class room 

      • Lead : Miguel Martins – NOVA SBE                                                     
    3. On Executive Education 

      • Lead : Jacqueline Scheidsbach – Impact Center Erasmus (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • 11:30 am

    Coffee break and networking

  • 12:00 am

    “The reality of doing business consciously – an entrepreneural experience”

  • 12:30 am

    Panel Discussion

    “Making an impact – together” : creating a movement to change the way business is educated.

    Moderator : Prof. Dr. Christian Schmidkonz

  • 13:30 pm

    Wrap Up

    Invitation to collaborate

    Availability of Course Material

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    (free bus transport will be provided for)

Learn about : 21 courses on how to do business consciously

become inspired : Keynotes

Join the debate : panel discussion

Networking Opportunity with 50 European Conscious Leaders

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Conscious Business Education is co-funded by the European Union. It is part of the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 – Strategic Partnerships under the number : 2021-1-DE01-KA220-HED-000027499

Konstantin Mudrack (PROJECT MANAGER)

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