Keynote Speakers


Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Amsterdam. Ph.D. - Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

Her current research focuses on the management of stakeholders and human capital. In particular, she studies how firms can motivate stakeholders to cooperate with the firm and with each other. She is also interested in stakeholders’ reactions to the tradeoffs firms make among the interests of different stakeholder groups and in the dynamics that characterize firms-stakeholders interactions. Her work has been published in, among others, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Strategic Management Journal.

Palestra: Recent Work on the Behavioral Foundations of Stakeholder Theory: What Do We Know? What Should We Study Next?


Sexta-feira  – 11:35 – 12:35


Professor of Management at University of Limerick – Ireland.

Professor Michael Morley holds the Chair in Management at the Kemmy Business School where he has been a faculty member for over 20 years. He teaches management on undergraduate business programmes and international and cross-cultural management on MSc and Executive MBA programmes. He also mentors a cohort of doctoral candidates pursuing programmes of research on expatriate management, psychological contracts, global careers and new forms of organising, several of whom are scholarship holders.

His more than 115 published peer reviewed journal articles have appeared in influential outlets such as Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations, Personnel Psychology, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Group & Organization Management, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management and the Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Palestra: Developing Positive Professional Habits as an Academic


Quinta-feira – 11:35 – 12:35


Assistant professor at Department of Social Sciences and Management in Open University, Lisbon, Portugal

Ph.D in Management from University of Évora, Portugal

Researcher at CEFAGE (Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics) University of Évora, Portugal. Author of several publications in national and international journals, books and book chapters. She is also member of the editorial board of several journals and program committee member of national and international conferences. Member of Portuguese Association for Regional Development (APDR) and Portuguese Association of Economists. Founder member of Portuguese Association for  Research and Development in Tourism and Entrepreneurship Research Society (ERS), EUA. Economist, management consulting and professor since 1994, she was adjunct professor at Department of Economics and Management. Guest Professor in the University of São Paulo – Brazil and co-mentor of the subject Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Palestra: Ecossistemas empreendedores e cidades inteligentes. Um caminho ainda por percorrer?


Quarta-feira – 16:30 – 17:30


Professor (Emeritus) of Economics, Université de Paris (Panthéon Sorbonne) Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CES)

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Thessaly (Greece): 2005;

PH.D. in Economics, Université de Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne): 1981 (“Magna cum laude”; Vouters Award from the Universities of Paris for the Best Dissertation of the year);

PH.D. in History of Science, Université de Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne): 1974 (“Magna cum Laude”; Award from the French Ministry of Education: Grant for publication);

Doctoral Program, History of Science, University of Montréal (Canada): 1970


Terça-feira – 09:00 – 10:00


Full Professor of Agricultural Economics and Rural Appraisal at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Perugia, Italy.

Ph.D. from University of Perugia.

Coordinator of the Research Unit Applied Economics of the Department od Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences Member of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economics and Institutions.

Referee experience: British Food Journal; Journal of Institutional Economics; Journal of Food Engeneering; Journal of Cleaner Production; International Journal of Food System Dynamics; Agricultural and Food Economics; Rivista di Economia Agraria.


Terça-feira 10:30 – 11:30


Associate Professor of Strategic Sustainable Business at the Montpellier Business School

Ph.D. from University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Faculty member (Associate Professor), Montpellier Business School (AACSB, AMBA, EFMB, Financial Times). He served as a faculty member at Univ of Stirling (Co-Director of the Stirling’s MSc in Strategic Sustainable Business, UK), UNESP- Sao Paulo State Uni (Director of PhD and MSc Programmes, Brazil), USP-Uni of Sao Paulo (Brazil). Visiting researcher at United Nations Uni (Japan) and Uni of London (UK). Research: human (GHRM) and technical sides (OM) of sustainability. Associate Editor of Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) and Sustainable Production & Consumption (Elsevier). Principal Investigator: 15 Brazilian research grants. Experience in supervising PhDs and post-docs.

Palestra: The ‘soft side’ of sustainable organizations: where we are, and where we are going


Quinta-feira – 11:35 – 12:35


Assistant professor at Université Laval, Québec

Annie Royer obtained her doctorate in economics from the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2009. She was also a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands from 2009 to 2011. She holds the Chair of Leadership in the teaching of collective marketing. Its research program is multidisciplinary and deals with the analysis of the collective marketing of agricultural products, the vertical coordination in agri-food chains and value chains, the collective organizations of producers, the analysis of agricultural policies, the quality of agricultural products, agricultural products and innovation.


Terça-feira – 10:30 – 11:30

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