Join us for a panel discussion on The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the export of personal data outside the EU.


Auditorium Stibbe
Loxumstraat 25 rue de Loxum
Brussels, Belgium

Event Details

How to create opportunities and stronger customer relationships by complying with GDPR requirements for secure and smart data?
How can organizations adapt their data-driven solutions and lay the foundation for continued customer consents and truly individualized offers?

Please join us for our next event on Thursday 3 May 2018 and discuss these and other questions together with recognized experts.


We are pleased to host the following speakers:

  • Erik Valgaeren, LLM'91 Partner at Stibbe
    Erik holds an LLM degree of the University of Chicago (LLM '91) and is one of the most recognized experts on data protection in Belgium and abroad. He has a thriving practice which focuses on IT, privacy, internet, e-commerce and electronic communications law. Erik also deals with intellectual property issues relating to these areas driven by the increasing interaction between infrastructure and the content/information communicated.
  • Marc Huybrechts, MBA'89 Director Mail & Retail Solutions at bpost
    Marc holds Master Degrees in Law and in Economics as well as an MBA of the Chicago Booth School of Business (MBA'89). He was appointed as Director Mail & Retail Solutions at bpost in September 2014 and his responsibilities include the development of new business opportunities. Prior to that, he held several key functions at Mc Kinsey & Company, Fortis Bank, Dexia and Distriplus.
  • Elke Horrix, Head of Data & GDPR at The House of Marketing
    Elke Horrix is currently leading the data-driven division of the Quanteus Group. She is guiding companies with their data strategy and working on GDPR implementation projects. She is certified in European Data Protection by Solvay Business School. Prior to Quanteus, she held several key positions at, among others, dFakto,, Worldine and International Card Services.


6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Welcome
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Scene Setting and Panel Discussion
8:00 PM – 8:30 PM: Debate
8:30 PM – 9:15 PM: Reception

We look forward to seeing you there for a lively event and debate!

The event is open to all UofC alumni and their business friends


€10 Members (UofC alumni who paid their membership for 2018)
€25 Non-Members

Registration will only be effective upon payment of the registration fee on the association account:

University of Chicago Alumni in Belgium
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Yves Van Hooland, ’94