PROGRAM : IVP Coatings Working Group Networking Event – 3/10/2023


Dear members,

Join us on October 3, 2023, at the Elewijt Center in Brussels for our annual working group networking event.

Afternoon Highlights :

    • IVP working groups: Regulatory, Sustainability, and Training & Education sessions (members only),
    • Gain insights into other working groups’ discussions during a plenary session wrap-up hosted by our president, Lieven Seys (members only),
    • Keynote presentation by “digital champion” Saskia Van Uffelen on “Digital transformation for creative daredevils.” ,
    • Networking cocktail and dinner to connect with colleagues from the sector.

Program :

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM  Welcome and Introduction to Working Groups
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Interactive Working Group Sessions
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Welcoming Evening Guests
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM   ·      Opening Remarks by Lieven Seys, President of IVP Coatings
·      Keynote Saskia Van Uffelen : “Digital transformation for creative daredevils.” 
·      Q&A
6:30 PM – End Networking Opportunity and Diner

Working Group Sessions (members only) :

Training & Education • Upskilling and Reskilling in the Green Digital Transition / Diversity and Inclusion in recruitment and at the workplace – essenscia Flanders (TBC)

‘Competentiecheck’: digital skills and digital transformation – Dominique Boyen – Advisor – Co-Valent

Sustainability Green Claims – Hot « regulatory » topics  / Self-regulation, ethics and transparency : examples of sector – wide best marketing practices – Frédérick Warzée – Head of Communications & Corporate Sectoral Susainability – Detic

Green Claims : developments in the European regulatory framework – Stephan Vandermolen – Attaché – Competentiecentrum Sustainability & Circulaire economie – VBO

Regulatory Conservation of Coatings – Regulatory Insights – Olivier Henry- Regulatory, Safety, and Environment Consultant – IVP Coatings

• New Legal Framework for Worker Protection Against Endocrine Disruptors – Samuël Jaupart – Safety Advisor – essenscia Wallonia – Health, Safety & Environment

Please note that the working group sessions are open to IVP Coatings members only.

All invitees are welcome to the networking event as from 5PM.

Don’t miss out on this exciting event!

Practical details :

  • Date : October 3, 2023
  • Location : Elewijt Center, Elewijt (Brussels)
  • Time : From 2:30 PM onwards


We can’t wait to see you there!

Nele Plas – Director
Lieven Seys – President