Trump, Brexit, Russia, China, Fake News,
Cyberattacks, Dark Ads, AI, Big Data 

Is Democracy in Danger?

Ivy Plus European Leaders
in partnership with
HEC International Development
is pleased to invite you to a stimulating and topical

Fireside - Discussion
International Lawyer 
Former Stanford-Harvard-HEC Visiting Professor

Influential Political Thinker and Author 

Laurent Cohen-Tanugi


The Future of Democracy

 with a presentation & book-signing of his latest work
La Démocratie à l'Epreuve 

A Graduate of HarvardEcole Normale Supérieure, Sciences Po, Pantheon Sorbonne, lawyer at the Paris and New York bars, Laurent Cohen-Tanugi is Founder and Managing Partner of Laurent Cohen-Tanugi Avocats. Previously, he was a Partner at the international law firms Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. and Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton; and Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, Sanofi-Synthélabo Group.

The author of numerous books on International Relations, Politics and the Economy, Laurent Cohen-Tanugi has taught at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools, and at HEC.  He has served as President of the inter-ministerial mission "Europe in Globalization" and on the French Advisory Commissions on Intangible Economy & Judicial Reforms.  He is VP and Treasurer of the Jacques Delors Institute and sits on the Board of the Aspen Institute-France. 
Monday March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm.

'A Discussion with Laurent Cohen-Tanugi on the Future of Democracy' will take place in the privatized Salon Pommery-Madeleine of the Michelin-starred restaurant Lucas-Carton.
Champagne will be served during the discussion and book-signing.

Following the meeting, you are kindly welcome to join Laurent Cohen-Tanugi for Dinner in the main restaurant decorated by the famous French Art Nouveau designer Louis Majorelle.

Venue:  Restaurant Lucas-Carton, 9 Place de la Madeleine, Paris 8 - (Talk Salon Pommery-Madeleine)
Date and Time: Monday March 19, 2018 - Talk: 7:00 pm - Dinner: 9:00 pm

Price Talk and Champagne: Ivy Plus European Leaders & HEC:  32€ - Non-Members & Guests: 39€
Please Reserve Early - Limited Number of Participants

Price Dinner - 3 course meal by Michelin-starred chef with wine 
Members: 62€ Non-Members: 69€

Registration & Payment:

For the Dinner if you would prefer to pay by check, please contact Maria Adle ( and forward check labelled to SCEL, to Maria Adle,20 rue de l'Assomption, Paris 75016 before March 15th

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Leadership and Neuroscience


Ivy Plus European Leaders
 is pleased to invite you to the
IMD Dinner


Leadership & Neuroscience  

Using Brain, Emotions, AI and New Technologies to Improve Leadership Skills, Company Performance and Wellbeing


Michel Noir
Former Minister, CEO Scientific Brain Training (SBT)

Tuesday March 6, 2018 - 7:30 pm


Neurosciences is the study of how the neuro-system and the brain work. New advances in cognitive sciences may help us unravel the mysteries of leadership. Join us for this evening and learn "how to get your brain in the fast lane".

Michel Noir is a leading expert on improving cognitive abilities and the CEO of Scientific Brain Training (SBT). 

Michel Noir has successfully reinvented himself throughout his career.  Former Mayor of Lyon, MP and Minister of Foreign Trade, he is the author of more than 15 books, a cellist, a researcher and an entrepreneur. In 2000, he founded Scientific Brain Training, the 1st company in the world in cognitive engineeringdedicated to bringing the latest developments in neuroscience to the public and developing innovative products to enhance memory. In 2006, the company went public and continued to expand, despite the financial crisis, consolidating its market share.

Today, through cognitive science, psychology, learning sciences, and lessons from his own life, his company,Arnava, offers development techniques to leaders of major French groups, with a somewhat disruptive angle.
A Sciences-Po Paris graduate, Michel
 Noir also holds a Master in Law, a Master in Political Science, a Master’s degree in cognitive psychology and a PhD in education.



Venue: Maison des Polytechniciens, 12 rue de Poitiers, Paris 7
Date & Time: Tuesday March 6, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Price for Ivy Plus European Leaders (IPEL) dues Paying Members: 49€

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Price for Guests: 59€ 

REGISTRATION for the IMD Dinner-Talk with Michel
, please click on the following link, and register under Ivy Plus European Leaders:





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