MaKi London

Business Media Conference

12 & 13 June, 2018

How many journalists does it take to fill the Royal Albert Hall? The 2018 MaKi event took place at the Imperial College Business School, just down the road from the famous concert hall, and as always the media sessions were filled with editors and journalists from the FT, WSJ, The Economist, Bloomberg, BBC, Forbes, Times of London, The Guardian, Associated Press, The Independent, Times Higher Ed, Quartz, Business Insider and many more.


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12 & 13 JUNE 2018

Participating Institutions in 2017/18

Alliance Manchester Business School (UK)

Baruch College - Zicklin (USA)

BI Norwegian Business School (Norway)

Bocconi University (Italy)

Cambridge Judge Business School (UK)

Carnegie Mellon - Tepper (USA)

Cass Business School (UK)

CEMS Global Alliance (Global)

CKGSB (China)

Cornell University - Johnson (US)

Duke University - Fuqua (USA)

Cass Business School (UK)

EFMD (Europe)

Esade Business School (Spain)

ESCP Europe (Europe)

ESMT (Germany)

Georgetown University McDonough (USA)

Grenoble EM (France)

HEC Paris (France)

IE Business School (Spain)

IESE Business School (Spain)

Imperial College Business School (UK)

Indian School of Business (India)

INSEAD (France & Singapore)

Ivey Business School (Canada)

King’s College London (UK)

Koç University (Turkey)

London School of Economics (UK)

MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

MIT Sloan (USA)

Nazarbayev Univ Grad Sch of Business (Kazakhstan)

Neoma Business School (France)

Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim (USA)

Oxford - Saïd (UK)

Rotterdam School of Mgmt, Erasmus (Neth)

Simon Fraser University Beedie (Canada)

Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

UC Berkeley Haas (USA)

Univ of Edinburgh Business School (UK)

Univ of Toronto Rotman (Canada)

Univ St Gallen (Switzerland)

UNSW Business School (Australia)

USC Marshall (USA)

UVA Darden (USA)

London - 12 & 13 June, 2018

Monday 11 June

Hosted by the Department of Management, London School of Economics and the CEMS Global Alliance

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

6:30-8:00pm     Mastering the Multigenerational Workplace

                        Pre-MaKi event marking the 30th anniversary of CEMS

                        Panel discussion followed by cocktail

Tuesday 12 June

Hosted by Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, Kensington, London

8:30am              Registration for conference with coffee, fruit and pastries

9:00-9:15am      Welcome from Imperial College Business School Dean, Francisco Veloso

9:15-9:30am      Introduction from MaKi Conference Organizers, Kiki and Matt

9:30-10:45am    Media Panel I - Breakfast with the FT

                         Business School Reporter, FT

                         Business School Communities Manager, FT

                         Data Journalist, Work and Careers, FT

11:00-11:30pm  Best Practices Session - Crisis Management in Your Neighbourhood

11:30-12:00pm  The Single Greatest PR Challenge - BlueSky Education


12:30-1:30        Lunch


2:00-3:15pm     Media Panel II

                        Business Schools Editor, The Economist

                        Leadership Editor, Forbes

                        Biz Ed Freelancer writing for FT, The Economist, Guardian

                        Editor, Times Higher Ed

                        Editor, Supply Management

3:45-5:00pm     Media Panel III

                        Management Editor/Bartleby Columnist, The Economist

                        Planning Editor Business Programmes, BBC

                        Europe Business Editor, Associated Press

                        Founder and CEO, IEDP Ideas for Leaders

                        Editor, Edge Magazine

5:00pm             Cocktail hosted by Imperial College Business School

7:30pm             Dinner, South Kensington

Wednesday 13 June

Hosted by Imperial College Business School, Exhibition Road, Kensington, London

8:30am              Registration for conference with coffee, fruit and pastries

9:00am              Using Journalist Insights To Build Stronger Relationships With The Press

                         Natan Edelsberg - COO, Muck Rack

9:30-10:30am    Ed Tech and the Wall Street Journal

                         Senior WSJ News Editor EMEA

                         WSJ City Editor

                         WSJ Heard on the Street Editor EMEA

                         Executive Producer


10:45-11:15am  Edtech Foresight - Education as you don’t know it

                         David Lefevre - Director, Edtech Lab, Imperial College Business School

11:15-12:15pm  Media Panel V

                         Finance Editor, Business Insider

                         European Correspondent, Poets & Quants

                         Editor, BusinessBecause

                         CEO, QS Quacquarelli Symonds

                         Global Finance and Economics Editor, Quartz

                         Business Editor, i newspaper


12:30-1:15pm    Lunch


1:30-2:15pm     Mobility, Diversity and Social Good in Business Education

                        Sangeet Chowfla, CEO GMAC and Bill Boulding, Dean of Duke Fuqua

2:00-3:15pm     Media Panel VI                     

                        Executive Producer, Bloomberg Television

                        Senior Editor, Harvard Business Review

                        Senior Editor, Harvard Management Review

                        Assistant Business Editor, The Sunday Times

3:30pm             Closing Remarks and Toast


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