Erasmus Entrepreneurship Event and Valedictory Address of Professor Roy Thurik

Date
Friday 26 Nov 2021, 09:30 - 18:30
Type
Valedictory lecture
Location
Campus Woudestein
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On Friday 26 November, 16:00, Professor Roy Thurik will hold his Valedictory Address entitled 'Entrepreneurship, knowledge creation, and more'. The Address will be preceded by a seminar entitled 'What has the entrepreneurship view to offer to other scientific disciplines?'

Programme

09:30-10:00
(Erasmus Paviljoen)
 Registration and coffee

10:00-12:00
(Erasmus Paviljoen)

Scientific seminar: What has the entrepreneurship view to offer to other scientific disciplines? (in English)
This seminar is also a meeting of DARE (Dutch Academy of Research in Entrepreneurship) and is specifically of interest for the academic community.

  • Andrew Burke, Trinity College, Dublin, and Joern Block, Universität Trier, chairs
  • Johan Wiklund, Syracuse University, NY, on psychology
  • Mark Sanders, Maastricht University, on macro-economics
  • Martin Carree, Maastricht University, on industrial organisation
  • David Audretsch, Indiana University, IN, on policy
  • Marcus Dejardin, Université de Namur, on culture
  • Niels Rietveld, Erasmus University Rotterdam, on genetics
  • Ute Stephan, King’s College, London, on health
12:00-13:30
(Erasmus Paviljoen)
Lunchbreak
13:30-15:00
(Erasmus Paviljoen)

Intermezzo: What role did Roy Thurik play in all this? (various languages)

  • Erik Stam, Utrecht University, chair
  • Peter van Hoesel, policy advisor, on Panteia
  • David Audretsch, Indiana University, on small business economics
  • Jan Meerman, Koninklijke InRetail, on retailing
  • Peter Risseeuw, Periscoop Consult, on industry economics
  • Olivier Torrès, Montpellier Business School, on France
  • Bert Hofman, Harvard University, on genetics
  • Hendrik Halbe, entrepreneur, on incubation and students
  • Erik Stam, Utrecht University, on policy
15:30
(A1-20: Rector’s room,
Erasmus building)
Gathering of cortège (invitation only)
If you have the right to wear a gown feel free to bring yours. Alternatively, you can borrow one at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
16:00-17:00
(Aula,
Erasmus building)
Valedictory Address of Professor Roy Thurik
Entrepreneurship, knowledge creation, and more (in English and some Dutch)
17:00-18:30
(Hall adjacent to the Aula)
Reception and drinks 
Your presence is your present. Instead of a gift, Roy would appreciate a donation to the Scholarship Programme of the Erasmus Trustfund. Your gift will benefit international economics students who are unable to finish their studies due to unforeseen circumstances. A Scholarship will enable these students to complete their final year. Donate to Erasmus Trustfund (in Dutch)including the statement 'Scholarship Thurik'.
18:00 – 20:00
(Erasmus Paviljoen)
Informal dinner (invitation only)

Practical information

  1. If you have the right to wear a gown feel free to bring yours. Alternatively, you can borrow one at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  2. Your presence is your present. Instead of a gift, Roy would appreciate a donation to the Scholarship Program of the Erasmus Trustfund. Your gift will benefit international economics students who are unable to finish their studies due to unforeseen circumstances. A Scholarship will enable these students to complete their final year. Donate to Erasmus Trustfund (in Dutch) including the statement 'Scholarship Thurik'.
  3. Do not line up after the valedictory speech to greet Roy.
  4. The tekst of Roy’s Liber Amicorum will be made available on www.thurik.com from 26 November 2021 onward.
  5. The entire programme depends upon the way the pandemic and public health measures develop.

How to get to Erasmus School of Economics

  1. Erasmus School of Economics is located at the Woudestein Campus of Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062PA Rotterdam.
    See campus Woudestein for more information.
  2. Take the fast ICD (intercity direct) train from Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Rotterdam Central Station. Usually platform 5 or 6, direction Rotterdam or Breda. Buy tickets at the counter in the main hall (ticket plus ICD surcharge).
    See Transportation from Schiphol for more information.
  3. See how to use public transportation in Rotterdam.
More information

For more information or questions, please contact Ylaise Herwig at 3e@ese.eur.nl.

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