9th Edition of the Vlerick Chief Economists Debate

Category: Alumni Events

During the 9th Edition of the Vlerick Finance Alumni’s Chief Economists Debate, we are looking back on the main macroeconomic topics of 2017 and looking forward to the major themes for 2018 and beyond.

The Vlerick Finance Alumni’s Chief Economists Debate has become the leading macro-economic and investors’ event for the Alumni of Vlerick Business School.

Trump, cryptocurrencies, economic growth, edgy elections, increasing interest rates, Brexit, trade tremors… What are the main trends that shaped 2017, and how will these evolve in 2018?

In the 9th edition, four leading economists will share their vision during an interactive debate:

 Peter Vanden Houte  Peter Vanden Houte: Chief Economist, ING
 Jan Van Hove  Jan Van Hove: Chief Economist, KBC Bank
 Geert Gielens  Geert Gielens: Chief Economist, Belfius
 Bruno Colmant  Bruno Colmant: Head Macro Research, Bank Degroof Petercam
 Peter de Keyzer  Peter De Keyzer: Managing Partner Growth Inc.


20h00: Welcome and introduction
20h05: Interactive debate
21h30: Networking reception – drinks & sandwiches 

In cooperation with:


If you received a personal invite by ING: free upon subscription via [email protected]

This event is made possible by our partners:

 Corporate Partners Vlerick Alumni