June 1, Department of Business and Management at Aalborg University celebrated Esben, Bengt-Åke and Björn with a common event at campus in Aalborg. The day began with presentations about major global challenges related to innovation, inequality and sustainability from Edward Lorenz (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and Aalborg University), Cristina Chaminade (University of Lund) and Jan Fagerberg (University of Oslo). In the afternoon, Esben, Bengt-Åke and Björn themselves gave short lectures which were followed by a reception with participation of family and colleagues.
View photos from the day below.
Edward Lorenz’s presentation STI/DUI Ten Years After: A Retrospective on the Notion of Doing, Using and Interacting in Innovations Systems Research.
Head of Department Christian Nielsen welcoming the guests in the afternoon.
Esben Sloth Andersen’s lecture: Things take time: Economic Evolution and Basic Research.
Björn Johnson’s lecture: Sustainable Development in the Anthropocene?
Bengt-Åke Lundvall’s lecture: The Learning Economy and The Economics of Hope.
Bitrina Diyamett from Tanzania giving a speech at the reception.
Christian Østergaard giving a speech at the reception.
Jesper Lindgaard Christensen giving Esben a present at the reception.
Bengt-Åke, Björn and Esben at the reception.