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MIEX Open Conference

Friday April 6, 2018 in Bologna, Italy

Big and Urgent Global Challenges & Key Related Business Issues

Join us for the MIEX Open Conference on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at the School of Economics, Management and Statistics, University of Bologna in Piazza Scaravilli n. 2, Room 21 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

This year’s conference will focus on Big and Urgent Global Challenges & Key Related Business Issues and will host a panel of distinguished scholars who will explore pertinent issues such as the decline of the antibiotic industry, how the digital economy is reshaping the way we do business and the international banking system. 

After the conference, guests will be invited to a cocktail at Scuderia – FF Urban Cool Lab in Piazza Verdi located in the heart of the University centre.

To register, please click here.  

16:00-16:05 Welcome remarks by Prof. Giulio Ecchia, MIEX Local Director in Bologna and Professor of Economics, University of Bologna 

16:05 -16:50 First Session 

16:05 – 16:30 Prof. Francesco Ciabuschi, Professor in International Business, Uppsala University 
“The Global Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance: The Decline of the Antibiotics Industry”

16:30 – 16:50 Dr. Olof Lindahl, Lecturer in International Business, Uppsala University  

“How to Revitalize the Antibiotics Industry: Models to Incentivize R&D in Antibiotics – Evidence from the DRIVE-AB Project”

16:50 -17:15 Second Session

Prof. Andrea Mantovani, Professor in Economics, University of Bologna

“Global Challenges for the Online Platform Sector: Regulation or Laissez-Faire?”

17:15-17:40 Third Session

 Prof. Massimiliano Marzo, Professor in Economics, University of Bologna

“Financial Stability and Evolution of the International Banking System”

17:40-18:00 Q&A Session 

18:00-20:00 Cocktail for conference guests at Scuderia FF Urban Cool Lab, Piazza Verdi n. 2, Bologna.