5:00 pm: Welcome by Pieter Timmermans, CEO VBO FEB
5:05 pm: Belgian Business Champions Chair CEO Talks
Per Agrell, Dean of UCLouvain LSM, will give an overview of the numerous CEO Talks that took place at Louvain School of Management within the LLSMS2220 Seminar on Current Managerial Issues. These talks highlight how companies cope with significant strategic and social challenges like strategic renewal, corporate restructuring, major disruptions, governance, CSR or ESG issues, etc.
5:20 pm: Belgian Business Champions Business Cases
Bart Van Looy, KU Leuven, will present the eight Belgian business cases that have been developed thanks to the Chair and that are now proposed for use to the international Business Schools Professors.
5:35 pm: Fireside Chair Talk with Luc Vandenbulcke, CEO DEME, Marc du Bois, CEO Spadel, Koen Debackere, Executive director of KU Leuven Research & Development, and Amélie Jacquemin, Professor of entrepreneurship UCLouvain LSM. They will share insights about strategic decision making in fast moving business environments. This talk will be moderated by Suyin Aerts.
6:10 pm: New Chair Project 2022 – 2025
Luc Sels, Rector KU Leuven, Vincent Blondel, Rector UCLouvain and Pieter Timmermans, CEO VBO FEB will present and launch officially the New Chair Project 2022-2025. They will also present the outline of a brand new joint Strategic Master Class, based upon the various cases developed within the Chair.
6:30 pm: Networking Cocktail