Future of Management Education (FOME) Management Committee Annual Conference 2022

The way forward

Tuesday to Thursday
  • Starts:18:00, 21 June 2022
  • Ends:16:00, 23 June 2022
  • Location:BI Norwegian Business School, Campus Oslo


FOME is a global alliance of business schools shaping immersive and engaging online education.

This year current FOME Alliance Chair BI Norwegian Business School hosts the annual conference for FOME Management Committee.

The conference provides team members with opportunity to explore collaboration, executive education and learning technologies across the Alliance. 

Inge Jan Henjesand, BI president welcomes FOME delegates to BI.


Anne Berit Swanberg

E-mail address anne.b.swanberg@bi.no, mob. +47 464 10 755

Amund Thomassen

E-mail address amund.thomassen@bi.no, mob. +47 994 24 345

Martin H Andresen

E-mail address martin.h.andresen@bi.no, mob. +47 464 10 807



  • Time
  • Title
  • Speakers
  • Join Zoom Meeting here - the same link for both days

    Meeting ID: 635 8138 5347

    Passcode: 756185

  • Tuesday June 21st

  • Registration opens (A2)

  • Welcome drinks and light meal

    Fine dining with a view at the BI Campus (B7)

  • 22nd June 2022

  • Informal meetings (A2)

    The morning is devoted to optional informal meetings and discussions

    The atrium area (A2) at BI has many informal meeting spaces within it to hold conversations.

  • Guided Tour of the BI campus (A2) with Anne Swanberg and Martin H. Andresen

    Please meet at the registration desk for the tour, which will end at the lunch venue on campus.

  • Welcoming Lunch: BI Campus (D6)

  • Welcome and Introduction (A2-080; main conference room)

    Anne Swanberg, Chair, FOME Alliance.

    Inge Jan Henjesand, BI president.


    Core session

  • Recommitment process information

    Session led by Nasser, Caroline, Lyn, and Rick


    Core session

  • Setting the stage and looking into the future

    Scenario discussions in smaller groups

    Session led by Lise


    Core session

  • Coffee Break


  • Creating values together

    Session led by Anne, with a focus on the working group restructure and the ambitions around the mandates. Discussions around what the mandates should look like for working groups. This is followed by smaller group discussions and plenary.


    Core session

  • Transportation to dinner venue

    Meet at BI Campus reception (at the main entrance) for transportation to dinner

  • Dinner at Grefsenkollen restaurant

    Transportation will be provided back to BI from the dinner venue.

  • 23nd June 2022

  • Coffee (A2-080)

  • Management Committee Meeting #051

    Here you can download agenda for Management Committee Meeting 051

    ·         Information required for upcoming meetings

    ·         Amendments to bylaw information

    ·         Working group proposal discussion and vote

    ·         Discussion on membership criteria and application process

    ·         PM update

    ·         Discussion on proposed mandate for next chair and deputy chair

    ·         Election of Alliance Chairs

    ·         Handover to Melbourne


    Core session

  • Coffee Break

  • Status updates on each institution

    Five minute updates prepared and presented by each institution 

    First six presentations given by Ivey, Johns Hopkins, IE, Imperial,  EDHEC, and Vlerick

    Second set of presentations given by BI, ESMT, Luiss, SMU, HKUST, and Melbourne


    Core session

  • Lunch (D6)

  • Insendi Presentation from Chris Jackson

    Discussion to follow presentation

    Discussion around core goals for the platform

    Assistance with collaborations with FOME members


    Core session

  • Supercharger presentation

    Presentation overview slides from Supercharger


    Core session

  • Discussion in plenary


    Core session

  • Coffee Break

  • Wrap-up and look ahead: what to tackle next?

    In this session, we will pull together the strands of themes discussed in our session yesterday about working groups and projects, alongside institutional updates to tease out and solidify some areas that we want to investigate and talk about from the July management meeting.

    We will dig into what matters to us as an alliance and collaborate to determine topic areas to springboard conversations and work in the months ahead.


    Core session

  • Leave for the Munch museum

  • Munch museum and dinner (optional)

    Munch (optional)

    After the museum dinner is optional as well (you pay yourself)