VLERICK FORUM FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Business for a better world
The Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship is a platform within Vlerick Business School to promote Social Entrepreneurship through knowledge sharing, involvement and networking.
Our goal is to leverage the management knowledge, student talent and professional network of Vlerick Business School to tackle the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.
This Summer Event is a network event bringing together social entrepreneurs, impact investors, business executives, academia & students to strengthen Social Entrepreneurship for the future.
1:00 Sandwich Lunch
2:00 Welcome and Introduction
Hans Crijns, Professor Entrepreneurship, Partner Vlerick Business School
Social Entrepreneurship at Vlerick
Peter Wollaert, Manager Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship
Giving Back Project: supporting Social Entrepreneurship in developing countries
Accelerating the spread and impact of social innovations & Ashoka co-creation toolkit
Virginie Samyn, Belgium Representative Ashoka
The European Commission supports Social Entrepreneurship
Jean-Claude Mizzi, DG Internal market and Services, European Commission
Jean-Claude Mizzi, Virginie Samyn and Kaat Peeters, Director Sociale Innovatiefabriek Vlaanderen
Closing remarks: Vlerick Forum for Social Entrepreneurship
4:30 Meet and greet
Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.