A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar.
This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to give the “students” hands-on experience.
More than a 1000 participants can testify to the in-depth learning experience of the week-long course presented by experienced dredging engineers from the IADC member companies.
LUC ABEN – CHIEF ECONOMIST & DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY
Subject: “Recovering growth or a growthless recovery?”
For more than 20 years, Luc Aben has been involved in the world of financial markets and asset management, and since 1998, at Van Lanschot, one of Europe’s oldest independent banking houses.
Over this time, Luc has gained a broad experience. He started his career as an equity analyst and portfolio manager, and then evolved towards the strategic and macro-economic fields.
This wider picture and research are the starting points for Van Lanschot’s portfolio management, both for its clients and for its own balance sheet.
In addition, Luc’s keen observations and opinions are quoted and used by the Dutch and Belgian media on a regular basis.
STEVEN VAN BELLEGHEM – KEYNOTE SPEAKER ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS & THE FUTURE OF MARKETING
Subject: “When digital becomes human”
Steven is a thought leader on the transformation of customer relations and the future of marketing.
He is an expert in inspiring companies to become true customer-centric organizations in this high speed digital world. His talks inspire companies about the smart usage of technology in the customer relationship without forgetting the human side of business.
His keynotes are mind stretchers for business leaders. A very energetic and pragmatic keynote speaker, Steven shares his vision in speeches and workshops around the world.
The presentations can be viewed via live stream.