This seminar will provide a forum for exploring the implications of the Brexit decision from many different angles. From political and economical perspectives; from supply and demand sides and from 2 different geographical areas, closely linked to the UK: Ireland and Flanders–Belgium.
During the seminar representatives of government and businesses from Ireland and Flanders - Belgium will explore the implications of Brexit on the economies of both countries. Furthermore, Brexit's impact on businesses and what potential actions to take will be discussed.
Timing & Registration
|1:30 pm||Welcome coffee & registration – networking opportunity|
|2:00 pm||Start of the seminar|
|4:30 pm||Reception - networking opportunity|
Antwerp Port House
Zaha Hadidplein 1
|Welcome & Introduction to the seminar||Ms. Helena Nolan |
Ambassador of Ireland to Belgium
|Keynote “BREXIT in a European Context: Challenges and Opportunities”|| |
Ms. Helen McEntee TD.
|The role of ports in the post-BREXIT era|| |
Mr. Jacques Vandermeiren
|Brexit – Challenges and opportunities for businesses: a view from Ireland||Ms. Julie Sinnamon |
CEO - Enterprise Ireland
|Brexit – Challenges and opportunities for businesses: a view from Flanders - Belgium||Ms. Tonia Van de Vyver |
Brexit coordinator Representative at the Belgian Permanent Representation to the EU - Flanders Investment & Trade
|Panel discussion “Preparing businesses for Brexit”||Flanders Investment & Trade, Enterprise Ireland, Port of Antwerp|
How to get to the venue
Please visit the website of the Antwerp Port House for directions.
Registrations have closed. The Brexit Seminar is completely sold out. Thank you for your interest!
* The organizers will confirm your registration for this high-level event via email in the coming days. Registration is final after receipt of this confirmation.