ESMT Open Lecture with Christine Lagarde

ESMT Open Lectures


The ESMT Open Lectures showcase speakers, who through their achievements and expertise are recognized leaders in their fields. The lectures cover a wide spectrum of fields ranging from business, economics, politics, and philosophy to the arts. Our esteemed speakers not only provide detailed knowledge on their specialized topics, but also provocative insights that have broad relevance and wide-range application. The lectures provide a forum in which their ideas can be communicated to and debated with a wider audience.

Format: 45-minute lecture (open to public) followed by a compelling Q&A session with the moderator and open discussion with the audience.

Upcoming ESMT Open Lectures

Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:00 p.m.; registration starts at 11:30 a.m.
"Decision Making Under Uncertainty"

Speaker: Gerd Gigerenzer, Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and partner of Simply Rational - The Institute for Decisions

Moderator: Francis de Véricourt, Professor of Management Science, ESMT Berlin

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Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m.; registration starts at 6:00 p.m.
"Climate, Coal, and Capital"

Speaker: Ottmar Edenhofer, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and Professor for the Economics of Climate Change at the Technical University Berlin

Moderator: Jens Weinmann, Program Director, ESMT Berlin

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