The University of Chicago Alumni Club in Belgium is proud to invite you to the annual Business Forecast Dinner on February 23rd in Brussels. This top event of the year is an ideal opportunity to reconnect to the University of Chicago network, meet up with classmates and University of Chicago friends and to listen to an interesting business forecast with insights in the global economy. 


Our speaker is Professor Robert Z. Aliber, Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, Chicago Booth.


Tasso @ Tour and Taxis
Havenlaan 86c
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Event Details

Reconnect to the University of Chicago network. We encourage you to reach out to your classmates and friends and invite them to form your table of 8. This is a perfect opportunity to catch up with your University of Chicago friends.
Participate in our annual business forecast survey. Give us your view on the economy by answering 12 questions in our
This year's venue Tour and Taxis is currently hosting the exhibition ‘
America, it is also our History !’.


€80 for Chicago Alumni / €100 for Guests


Register Online

Please pay your dues before the event to account number 210-0555573-09 the University of Chicago Alumni in Belgium, Fortis Bank SWIFT GEBABEBB, IBAN BE 52 2100 5555 7309 and mention: “BFD 2011 + names of you and the guests you pay for”


If you need a payment receipt from the University of Chicago Alumni Club of Belgium, please include all invoice information in your registration or by email to Evelyne van Wassenhove, MBA '01

Deadline: 2/23/2011


6:30 PM-7:15 PM: Welcome Drinks

7:15 PM-10:35 PM: Welcome by Roel Haeseldonckx, '08 (EXP-13) President of the University of Chicago Alumni Club

8:00 PM-10:30 PM: Keynote Speech by Professor Aliber and dinner

10:30 PM-11:30 PM: End of Dinner - Open Bar

Speaker Profiles

Robert Aliber (Speaker)
Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, Chicago Booth

Robert Z. Aliber has written extensively about exchange rates, and international financial and banking relationships and policy problems. Publications include The Reconstruction of International Monetary Arrangements (ed., Macmillan, 1986), The Handbook of International Financial Management (ed. Dow Jones Irwin, 1989),. and Global Portfolios (co-editor, Business One Irwin, 1991). He is a co-author of Money, Banking, and the Economy (Norton, First Edition, 1981, Fourth Edition 1990), Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Palgrave MacMillan, 2005), and author of The International Money Game (Palgrave MacMillan, 2001).


While at Chicago, he developed the Program of International Studies in Business and the Center for Studies in International Finance. He has consulted to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and to other U.S. government agencies, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and to the research institutes and private firms, testified before committees of the Congress, and lectured extensively in the United States and abroad.


Steven Coulembier, MBA '06