The University of Chicago Alumni Club in Belgium is proud to invite you to the annual Economic Outlook Dinner on February 20th in Brussels.


The Hotel
27th Floor
Boulevard de Waterloo, 38
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Event Details


Platinum sponsor
Bank Degroof

Gold sponsors
Ackermans van Haaren
RSQ Investors
Russell Reynolds Associates


Tickets without tax receipt :
75 euros for EOD
100 euros for EOD + club membership 2014

Tickets with tax receipt :
100 euros for EOD
130 euros for EOD + club membership 2014


Register Online

Deadline: 2/20/2014


7:00 PM-7:30 PM: Welcome reception

7:30 PM-10:00 PM: Dinner and speakers

10:00 PM-11:30 PM: Open bar and networking

Speaker Profiles

Filippo di Mauro, AM '85 (Speaker), European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

Adviser, DG- Research

Research coordinator across Eurosystem

Leading role in research on international economic linkages and

Chairman of CompNet, a research network among EU Central Banks and other major
International Organizations on competitiveness measurement and drivers

D, Economics, The American University, Washington DC, USA (Specialization in
International Economics and Development Banking). MA in Economics, University
of Chicago, Chicago, USA (Specialization in International Economics and
Finance). MS in Economic Policy and Planning, Northeastern University, Boston,
USA (Specialization in Development Planning).Degree (Laurea) in Econimics summa
magna cum laude, University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Philippe Ledent (Speaker), ING, Brussels, Belgium

Senior economist, ING Visiting lecturer at IESEG, ICHEC, the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve Columnist for Trends Tendance Ph.D candidate, economics Master, Economics, the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve

Peter Hinssen (Speaker), Across Group

Peter Hinssen is one of Europe's thought leaders on the impact of technology on our society. He has a focus on the consumer adoption of technology, on the impact of the networked digital society and on the alignment between Business and IT. Peter is co-founder of Across Group and is currently involved as a coach to executives to develop perspectives on the future and how to drive innovation. He is also a board advisor on subjects related to innovation and IT. He develops executive education workshops and awareness sessions to bring business challenges with IT solutions, and to leverage the innovation potential of IT. Peter lectures at various business schools in Europe such as London Business School (UK) and Antwerp Management School (Belgium). Peter is a passionate keynote speaker who is frequently welcomed at forums and conferences around the world. Peter has a Master's degree in Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering from Ghent University, Belgium


Benoît Lacheron, '08 (EXP-13) 

Other Information

This top event of the year is an ideal opportunity to reconnect with the University of Chicago network in Belgium, meet up with classmates and University of Chicago friends and to listen to an interesting economic outlook for 2014 with insights in the global economy.

Special topic:
Because "The Network Always Wins", come networking with us.