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On Wednesday December 18th, Vlerick Alumni invites you to the annual Winter Reunion.
The theme of the evening will be : Business has a contract with Society,
with emphasis on children's and women's rights.
HM The Queen of Belgium
Jan Peter Balkenende, Former Prime Minister of The Netherlands, Partner at EY
Thomas Leysen, Chairman of the Board of Umicore and KBC Group NV
The event starts at 8 pm. Doors will be closed at 7.45 pm (because of official security restrictions).
- What is the role of companies in monitoring and promoting respect for women's and children's rights?
- How far should companies and governments go in their social engagement?
- How can social responsibility be anchored in the strategy and even become beneficial for the company?
On Wednesday December 18th, we have the pleasure of inviting our Gold and Platinum members to our yearly top networking event, together with prominent business leaders and more than 700 members of the alumni association.
Join us for inspiring speeches on this subject by HM The Queen, Honorary Chairman of Unicef, by former Dutch Statesman Mr. Jan Peter Balkenende, now Partner at EY and by Captain of Industry Mr. Thomas Leysen.
18h30: Doors open
19h45: Doors closed (because of Royal Presence)
20h00: Welcoming and introduction
20h05: Topic introduction by HM The Queen, followed by speeches of Mr Balkenende and Mr Leysen
20h45: Debate moderated by Mr Delaplace, Editorial Director, De Tijd
21h00: Closing speeches
21h15: Networking reception