EMC & CIBS Conference: "Oil and Gas Modelling"
The joint Conference of the Energy Management Centre (EMC) at ESCP Business School and the Centre of International Business and Sustainability (CIBS) at London Metropolitan Business School (LMBS) took place at the Energy Institute in London from 14.00 to 17.30 on October 29th.
The meeting aimed to provide a forum for world-leading researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and to present novel research results on the theory and modern practice of oil and gas modelling.
During the conference CIBS and EMC also presented a joint research programme which aims to advance the thinking and modelling frameworks for evidence-based energy policy and investment decisions, with a particular focus on oil and gas trading and security.
About the Energy Management Centre (EMC)
Bringing together the expertise of its faculty and its many external international associates, the objective of the EMC at ESCP Business School is to cooperate with, and possibly assist, key industry players to facilitate the integration of managerial and technological skills within the energy industry.
EMC's Mission is to build a strong proactive partnership between energy corporations, government agencies and the academic community, in preparation for a new energy era. The results of EMC's research will become available to the public through publications, workshops and conferences, educational programmes and other public outreach activities. Research at EMC will be enhanced through direct cooperation with government agencies and academic and industry associates from across the globe.
About ESCP Europe Business School
ESCP Business School was founded in Paris in 1819 and since then has educated generations of leaders, contributing to the fine reputation it enjoys today.
With almost 200 years of experience, ESCP's standing in the sector is consistently recognised in the Financial Times' league tables. In 2011, we were ranked the 12th best business school in Europe and 3rd in the UK. Our flagship Master in Management programme is currently positioned 2nd worldwide and 1st in the International Course Experience category.
We are proud to be one of the few institutions in the world to boast international accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA and BAC.
About the CIBS
Businesses and governments around the world face challenges that defy conventional thinking and analytical approaches. The Centre of International Business and Sustainability (CIBS) contributes a distinctive voice by bringing together researchers from economics, econometrics, computational economics, policy analysis, strategy and ethics to explore together what we call the 'Sustainable World'.
As an interdisciplinary research centre at London Metropolitan Business School (LMBS), CIBS and its members work with collaborators in other institutions to examine the 'Sustainability World' and its interrelated issues and policy responses.
- Technical Expertise, particularly the development of decision-support tools based upon the 'Environment-Energy-Economy' and 'Energy-Economy-Investment' frameworks
- Evidence-based Research for policy makers and practitioners
- MSc Sustainable Business, Energy and Finance
- CIBS Doctoral Training Programme based upon the CIBS core research areas
CIBS core research areas are:
- Energy and Investment
- Ethics and Philosophy
- Climate Change and Environment
- Governance and Policy
together with the global transformations:
- Financial and Economic Systems
- Technology and Innovation
- Drivers of societal change
- Drivers of sustainable development
Find out more at: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/lmbs/research/cibs
About London Metropolitan University
London Met is a diverse and vibrant university right in the centre of London. We welcome students from all over the world and from all social or family backgrounds.
London Met offers courses from design to life sciences; from business to computing; and law to anthropology. At London Met students study as an undergraduate or as a postgraduate, or undertake professional or vocational training.
Whatever the course, London Met aims is to transform students' lives, meet their needs and build careers.