Third Social Entrepreneurship Summer Event

Category: Conferences


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
                Vlerick MBA-students

                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

                Panel discussion
                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.


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