2529 Oct 2021

MORSE Launch Week

MORSE (Maastricht Observatory on Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Enterprise and Economy), an SBE Spearhead program, has its Launch Week from 25 – 29 October. During this week, there will be lectures from valued speakers, inaugural lectures from MORSE members, panel discussions with Students and Alumni and a lot more.


Monday 25 October
Research for a Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Future
  • 9.30 - 10.30 Kick-off with Anja van Bogaert, Coordinator Taskforce Sustainable UM 2030
    Location: Ad Fundum, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
  • 13.00 - 15:00 Inaugural Lecture Mark Sanders: 'Enter the Prince of Denmark, Entrepreneurship for a Resilient and Sustainable Economy'
    Location: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
  • 16.00 - 18:00 Inaugural Lecture Tina Comes: 'A Resilience Agenda for the New Normal'
    Location: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4 -6, Maastricht
Tuesday 26 October
Research for a Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Future
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Workshop 'City making for a Local Circular Economy' (invitation only)
    Location: A.1.23, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht
  • 16.00 - 18:00 Lectures Peter Møllgaard (Dean of UM School of Business and Economics) and Frans Vollenbroek (former strategist at VROM and European Commission) on European Climate Policy and the UM Research agenda.
    Location: Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6, Maastricht
Wednesday 27 October
Research for a Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Future
  • 10.00 - 12.00 Open Zoom Room for Local Sustainable Business
  • 12:00 - 13:00 MILE-Seminar Irene Monasterolo (Assistant Professor, Climate Economics and Finance, WU Wien)
  • 16.00 - 18:00 PhD-Defence: "Dancing on the shoulders of giants. An action inquiry into the navigation of organisational transformation for sustainability in the university"

Promotoren: Pim Martens (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) and Annemarie van Zeijl (Maastricht Sustainability Institute)

Promovendus: Alexander R. W. Baker-Shelley

Thursday 28 October
Executive Education and Knowledge Exchange for a Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Future
  • 16:00 - 18:00 Workshop Sustainable University (invitation only)
  • 18:00 - 20:00 Workshop Together navigating towards sustainable care (invitation only)

Location: Tapijn Business Lounge

Friday 29 October (Green Office/students)
Economics Education for a Resilient, Responsible and Sustainable Future
  • 11.00 - 11.30 Lecture on Curriculum Reform by Ron Cörvers
  • 11:45 - 12:15 Lecture on Curriculum Reform by Irene van Staveren
  • 12:30 - 13:00 Lecture on Curriculum Reform by Sam de Muijnck
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Panel with alumni
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Panel with staff and students
  • 17:00 - 18:30 Closing and drinks

Location of all sessions: Ad Fundum, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht


If you wish to subscribe to one or more sessions, please send an email to MORSE-SBE[at]maastrichtuniversity[dot]nl

Make sure to sign up in time, because we have only a limited number of places available. 

Please keep an eye on our website for up-to-date information about the program and the locations.