Big event: 12 May, Brussels

Fortis, Volkswagen, and also government security agencies… Organizational and managerial errors occur frequently. They may claim lives. They can bring down entire organizations.

How and why do errors occur? What can executives do before it is too late? What can we learn from past errors?

To answer those questions, the Baillet-Latour chair on Error management at Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, in cooperation with ESMT Berlin, is pleased to invite you to its inaugural event.

From Wrong to Right: How to Manage Organizational Errors

Thursday, May 12, 2016 – 6-9 pm
Amphi Henri La Fontaine (K1.105) – Université libre de Bruxelles
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 50, B-1050 Bruxelles

6:30: Keynote speakers

“Managing errors: Lessons from the Flight Deck”
Magnus Sundstrøm, A340 Flight captain, Chief pilot instructor, SAS Airlines

“Managing Errors and Problems as a CEO in the Financial Industry”
Paul Bodart, former CEO, Bank of New York Mellon

“An Agenda for Leaders: Managing Errors in a Fail-Safe Environment”
Amy Edmondson, Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School

Presentation: Dr. Vincent Giolito, Researcher, the Baillet-Latour chair in Error Management, and Paul Verdin, Professor of Strategy and Organization, Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management, with Prof Jan Hagen, ESMT Berlin.

7:30 – Q&A panel
8:00 – Networking drinks

Admission free.
Please register:



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