ABRA Member Meeting – Tuesday 5 December 2017

The last ABRA meeting of the year was held on Tuesday 5 December at ISF Tervuren International School (formerly St Paul’s BPS) Stationsstraat 3, 3080 Vossem-Tervuren. Guest speaker was Marco Hellemans, founder and owner of Dynamite and Professor at ICHEC Management School, ECS, The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe who spoke on Glommunication, an innovative cross-cultural communication method to communicate in a global world. To see a PDF of the presentation click here. Meeting photos with captions are here.

ABRA Member Meeting – Thursday 21 September 2017

The Thursday 21 September member meeting took place at Martin’s Château du Lac, Avenue du Lac 87, 1332 Genval. The guest speaker was Willemijn van Dommelen, PRR-Consultancy (PinkRebelRevolution), who spoke on preventing and dealing with burnout in the workplace. A Q & A followed the presentation. A reception followed the meeting. Meeting photos with captions are here.

ABRA AGM & Member Meeting – Thursday 18 May 2017
The ABRA AGM & Meeting was held at the British School of Brussels, Pater Dupierreuxlaan 1, 3080 Tervuren. At The AGM the following board members were re-elected: Isabelle Premont of The Map Group, Eric Klitsch of Relocation Belgium, Koen Reekmans of Altair Global, Dave Deruytter of ING Belgium, Fiona Klomp of Illus Communications, Laurence Peters of Thon Hotels, Katrien Vanden Waeyenbergh of Partena Business & Expats and Salvatore Orlando of BNP Paribas Fortis. Fabienne Vanderkelen of Altair Global and Charlotte François of The Map Group were elected to the board for the first time. Sabine Castrique of Gosselin Mobility and Gregory Marlier of am&pm relocation have resigned from the board.
The AGM was followed by the member meeting with a panel presentation and Q&A on Brexit by Christine Sullivan, who specializes in Brexit issues at Fragoman Worldwide Immigration Solutions and Glenn Vaughn, Chief Executive, British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. A reception followed the meeting. Meeting photos and captions are here.

ABRA Member Meeting – Thursday 16 March 2017

The meeting took place at International School Ghent, De Pintelaan 258, 9000 Ghent. Guest speaker was Antoine Coppens, President of Academics for Development (antoine.coppens@academicsfordevelopment.be), who spoke about projects that give students the possibility to have social impact in a durable and meaningful way. To see the presentation click here. Meeting photos with captions are here.

ABRA Member Meeting – Thursday 8 December 2016

The December meeting of ABRA was held on  the afternoon of Thursday 8 December at The International School of Brussels, Kattenberg 19, 1170 Brussels. Guest speaker was Professor Barney Jordaan of Vlerick Business School who spoke on negotiating differences. To see the presentation click here. Meeting photos with captions are here.


Previous ABRA Events

Photos of previous ABRA events are here.


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