DON'T MISS OUT ON THE MAIN EVENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO ALUMNI IN BELGIUM
Every year the University of Chicago alumni in Belgium get together for the Business Forecast Dinner. This event is a great opportunity to meet fellow alumni of all generations and reconnect with the University of Chicago.
RECONNECT WITH ALUMNI FRIENDS
A year flies by and everyone is very busy. But how great is it to reconnect to your University classmates and friends? Reach out to your friends and meet them for a lovely dinner full of good Univeristy of Chicago memories.
GET INSIGHTS FOR 2012
No Business forecast dinner without insights for 2012 on the global economy, political and economic challenges. More details will follow in the formal invitation early January.
Paying members of the University
of Chicago Alumni Club Belgium: 80€
6:30 PM-7:15 PM: Welcome reception
7:15 PM-10:25 PM: Dinner & Forecasts
10:25 PM-11:30 PM: Open Bar
Your participation will only be confirmed upon online registration and receipt of your payment Wire your payment to account number 210-0555573-09 in favor of the "University of Chicago
Alumni in Belgium" referencing BFD 2012 name of participant or table.
If you want a payment receipt, please provide all invoicing data
in your registration from or email to Marc Leemans.
Russell Reynolds Associates
Ackermans & Van Haaren
McKinsey & Company
Participate in our annual business forecast survey. Give us your view on the economy by answering 12 questions in our survey. Coming soon!
Jacques Bughin (Speaker)
Director, McKinsey & Company, Brussels
Jacques' core expertise is in Telecom, Media and Technology. He has worked, published and lectured extensively on internet and new media related topics.
Jacques has a master degree in economics University of Pennsylvania (US) and holds a doctorate in economics.
Daniel Gros, PhD '84 (Speaker)
Director, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
Daniel Gros is the Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2000, Vice-President of Eurizon Capital Asset Management since 2005, and member of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Iceland since October 2009. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago and is the author of several books and numerous contributions to scientific journals and newspapers.
In the past Daniel worked at the IMF (1984-86), at the European Commission (1989-91) as economic adviser to the Delors Committee, which developed the original plans for the Economic and Monetary Union, and has also taught at several universities. He has been member of high level advisory bodies to the French and Belgian governments. He has also provided personal advice to numerous governments including Downing Street and the White House at the highest level.
Other current activities: adviser to the European Parliament, member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), of the Bank Stakeholder Group (BSG) of the European Banking Authority (EBA), member of the Euro 50 Group of eminent economists, aswell as editor of Economie Internationale and International Finance.
Zbigniew Kominek (Speaker)
Senior Credit Manager, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Zbigniew Kominek is Senior Credit Manager at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, where he focuses on infrastructure investments, macroeconomic risk assessment, and risk management policies and processes. Between 2003 and 2009 Zbigniew worked at the Office of the Chief Economist at the EBRD, from 2006 as Lead Economist responsible for coordination of project support and appraisal work.
Prior to joining EBRD, Zbigniew worked as an economic consultant on regulation of network utilities and competition issues in the UK. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Leicester (UK), master degrees in Finance and Quantitative Analysis from the Warsaw School of Economics (Poland) and an MBA from the The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Johan Van Overtveldt (Moderator)
Editor in Chief, Knack
Johan's interest and area of expertise lie in macro-economy, industrial economics & international politics. He has written extensively about these topics, including his a book on the University of Chicago. Johan holds a PhD in applied economy from Antwerp university and an MBA from the KU Leuven.