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The Gala Award Event will this year take place on

November 23, in AED Studios Lint

Dress Code: City Dress* (*Men: suit and tie | Women : dress or suit)

Afternoon Session

14.00h Registration and welcome coffee

15.00h Start of afternoon sessions: welcome by your host Olivier Schalbroeck

15.05h Presentation of the finalist projects

16.10h Ballot: voting for the winner of the Prize of the Audience 2017

16.15h Short break

16.50h Presentation of the finalist start ups

17:30h End of afternoon session


Evening Session

17.30h Registration of evening guests and cocktail hour

18:45h Classy surprise act

19.00h Welcome by your host Olivier Schalbroeck

jacquesvandermeiren.jpg19.05h Key note speaker Jacques Vandermeiren, CEO, Port of Antwerp

Let's connect - Collaboration and innovation in supply chains.


19.20h Award ceremony

-           PICS/VIB Prize for best Master Thesis on Supply Chain Management 2017
-           VIB/PICS Prize for best Bachelor Thesis on Supply Chain Management 2017

Introducing the nominees of the Supply Chain Award 2017

-          Start-Up Supply Chain Award 2017

-          Prize of the Audience 2017

-          Supply Chain Award-Project of the Year 2017

Announced by Christian Van Doorslaer (Chairman of the Jury and Manager of the Year 2015)

20.00h Gala dinner: table hosts inviting their guests into a seated dinner

21.30h Dessert buffet & coffee: open bar and networking opportunity

23.30h End