Event registration

The alumni reunion will take place within the celebration of the Barcelona GSE's 10th Anniversary. There will be activities going on throughout the weekend, with many faculty, invited academics, and friends on campus participating in the events. Because of limited space in some venues, it is imperative that you register for each event that you wish to attend: 

Event Title Event Registration
EVENT 1: Roundtable, 10 Years Review, and Birthday Lunch
Friday, March 31 from 12:00-16:00
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EVENT 2: Research Workshops
Friday, March 31 from 16:00-17:30
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EVENT 3: Alumni Reunion and Network Activities
Friday, March 31 from 18:30-23:00 and Saturday, April 1 from 11:00-23:00
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See below for more detailed descriptions of the events.

Event descriptions and details

EVENT 1: Roundtable, 10 Years Review, and Birthday Lunch

Friday, March 31 from 12:00-16:00 | UPF Auditorium

SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE

Distinguished members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council will hold a panel discussion on "The Practical Influence of Economic Research." Panelists will include:

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    Richard Blundell
    University College London

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    Matthew Jackson
    Stanford University

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    Anne Krueger
    Johns Hopkins University

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    Alvin Roth
    Stanford University
    Nobel Laureate

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    Christopher Sims
    Princeton University
    Nobel Laureate

TRIBUTE AND CONVERSATION WITH 2016 NOBEL LAUREATES

Oliver Hart (Harvard University) and Bengt Holmström (MIT) are both members of the Barcelona GSE Scientific Council. There will be a brief presentation with Professors Hart and Holmström immediately following the roundtable.

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    Oliver Hart
    Harvard University
    Nobel Laureate 2016

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    Bengt Holmström
    MIT
    Nobel Laureate 2016

BARCELONA GSE 10 YEARS REVIEW

  • Joaquin Almunia

    Joaquín Almunia
    Honorary President of the BGSE

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    Ramon Marimon
    Chairman of the BGSE Board of Trustees

  • Andreu Mas-Colell

    Andreu Mas-Colell
    Founder of the BGSE

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    Hugo Sonnenschein
    Honorary President of the BGSE Scientific Council

LUNCH AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY BGSE

Enjoy lunch with classmates, professors, and alumni from all class years as we celebrate 10 years of the Barcelona GSE!

EVENT 2: Economic Research Workshops

Friday, March 31 from 16:00-17:30 | UPF Building 40

Faculty and Scientific Council members will participate in three academic conferences covering Macro, Micro, and Applied topics. 

EVENT 3: Alumni Reunion and Network Activities

Friday, March 31 from 18:30-23:00 and Saturday, April 1 from 11:00-23:00 | various locations

Session details will be added as they become available.

FRIDAY, MARCH 31
18:30 Brewery visit and informal dinner at EdgeBarcelona
23:00 Rendez-vous at SalCafé

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

11:00-14:00 Welcome and registration at UPF campus
11:00-13:00 Reconnect with friends and make some new ones
Catch up with classmates and do a bit of low-key networking (with prizes!)
13:00-14:00 Standing lunch
14:00-15:00 Faculty "Tertúlia" Is there a word in English for "tertúlia"? Three professors from the masters will introduce current topics and open the floor for discussion.

  • Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell (IAE-CSIC and BGSE), Topic TBA
  • Massimo Motta (ICREA-UPF and BGSE), Topic TBA
  • Jaume Ventura (CREI, UPF and BGSE), Topic TBA
15:00-17:00 Alumni Meeting Plenary Session
Current students are most welcome to attend as well!

  • BGSE 10 years review
  • Alumni representative speech
  • Presentation of the BGSE Alumni Initiative
  • Remarks by BGSE Director Teresa Garcia-Milà
17:00-17:30 Short break
17:00-20:00 Firewalk
You won't want to miss this!
20:30 Dinner for alumni at Arenal
23:00 Party for alumni and current students at SalCafé

Can I bring a guest to the alumni meeting activities?

Some of you are traveling to Barcelona with family or friends and have asked if they will be able to attend the Alumni Meeting. While the activities have been designed specifically for BGSE alumni, we are able to open the following activities to your guests:

Friday:

  • Roundtable with Barcelona GSE Scientific Council | Free for guests. Registration is required.
  • Brewerey visit | Free for alumni. There will be a cover charge for guests.  
  • Party at SalCafé | Free entry for guests. Drinks not included.

Saturday:

  • Dinner at Arenal | Free for alumni. There will be a cover charge for guests.
  • Party at SalCafé | Free entry for guests. Drinks not included.