The IRIS Book is the basis of a cycle of conferences organized in co-operation with various organization supporting the development of the Entrepreneurship spirit.

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Download the brochure IB Brochure – conferences 2018 – FINAL1

The following list gives the list of the events realized (in 2017 and 2018) and already planned in 2018 (scroll down the list to discover the conferences planned in 2018).

  • logo-degroof-petercamJanuary 18, 2017, Degroof Petercam, private event organized by Degroof Petercam Wavre.
  • February 15, 2017, Press Conference, Pierre De Muelenaere announces the release of the IRIS Book, a book dedicated to Entrepreneurship. This book is based on his 33 years experience at the head of the IRIS project.
  • 15 Février, 2017, Conférence de Presse, Pierre De Muelenaere annonce la sortie de l’IRIS Book, un livre dédié à l’Entreprenariat. L’ouvrage se base sur l’expérience de 33 ans accumulée à la tête du projet IRIS.cdla-logo-new-082016-pms-page-001
  • February 15, 2017, 12h30, Cercledu Lac à Louvain-La-Neuve, Conférence sur  l’IRIS Book par Pierre De Muelenaere.
  • BGI_Qlogo UWEFebruary 22, 2017, UWE, 18h00, Cap Sur la Gouvernance des PMEs, Stratégie, Leadership, Contrôle : les rôles du conseil d’administration, organized by Guberna
  • Tech Start-Up LogoMarch 9, 2017, 13h30,The Egg Brussels, Tech Startup days, Guest speech on Funding: Ownership & Exiting scenarios: From Nyse/Euronext to Canon Group.
  • Logo DUCMarch 29, 2017, à 18h30, Diffusion Universitaire Ciaco, Grand’Rue 2/14, 1348 Louvain-La-Neuve,  Présentation de l’IRIS Book par Pierre De Muelenaere, public event
  • April 26, 2017, à 18h30, Liège Airport, Wallonie Destination 4.0, event organized by the Government of Wallonia, participation to the round table, moderated by Nathalie MarlyUnknown
  • April 27, 2017, à 18h30, Club Justine Henin, Limelette, Présentation de l’IRIS Book,private event organized by BNP-Paribas-Fortis.
  • Saint-Boniface logoMay 4, 2017, 18h45, Institut Saint-Boniface, IRIS, une spin-off devenue leader mondial. Réflexions sur les relations entre l’entreprenariat et l’enseignement.  
  • May 11, 2017, Oser entreprendre dans un monde connecté, event organized by Mediafin, participation to the round table.
  • logo rencontres 2017May 12, 2017, Rencontres au sommet de Deauville 2017, conference in the section “Dare to be Great”
  • business-for-charleroi - logoJune 20, 2017, 12h30, Librairie Molière, Conférence organized by the B4C (Business for Charleroi).
  • cc_logo_55mm_black-printSeptember 12, 2017, 14h00, Clifford Chance, Avenue Louise, 65, 1050 Brussels, Corporate Networking Event, speakers: Pierre De Muelenaere and Peter Leys, executive chairman of Materialise.
  • September 13, 2017, 19h30, Rotary – Louvain-La-Neuve, at the Club Justine Henin, “les expériences et mémoires d’un entrepreneur Wallon: Pierre De Muelenaere, fondateur d’IRIS”.
  • image1October 6, 2017, 8pm, Young Entrepreneur club, Cultural Center, De ploter, kerkstraat, 4, 1742 Ternat, Title to be defined
  • Logo Spa wauxhall clubOctober 10, 2017, Spa-Wauxhall Club, 19h30, “Témoignage d’une réussite entrepreneuriale”, Club House
  • Logo UniversitéOctober 12, 2017, 17h00, Université de Mons, “IRIS: example of Breakthrough technological innovations in Intelligent Document Recognition”, Conference organized by the Computer Science department, Faculty of Engineering.
  • Logo AILVOctober 17, 2017, 18h00, AILouvain, “Regards croisés: La technologie sauvera-t-elle le monde de demain?”, Auditoires Sainte Barbe, Louvain-La-Neuve.
  • yncubator2October 19, 2017, 12h30-14h00, au Cercle du Lac, événement de rentrée de l’Yncubator et du CEI de l’Université Catholique de Louvain,  Keynote speech par Pierre De Muelenaere.
  • logo Cap InnoveOctober 20, 2017, 8h00, Cap Innove Round Table, “IRIS, la start-up louvaniste devenue leader mondial: CAP sur #stratégie, #Innovation, #Digital, #Management!”.
  • logo cobatyOctober 24, 2017, 19h30, Cobaty, «The IRIS Book 1982-2015, a 33 years story on Entrepreneurship and what you can learn from it.», Chateau Saint-Anne, Oudergem.
  • Logo RotaryNovember 14, 2017, 12H30, Rotary-Wavre-Europe, Chateau de Limelette, “Entreprendre en wallonie, les avantages et les inconvénients. Comment gérer la croissance”
  • November 24, 2017, Communiqué de Presse, “A l’occasion de la vente du millième exemplaire de l’IRIS Book, Pierre De Muelenaere revient sur le parcours de ce projet atypique”. Communiqué de presse – FR – FINAL
  • November 24, 2017, Press release, “On the occasion of the sale of the 1000th copy of the IRIS Book, Pierre De Muelenaere looks back over the history of this unique project”Press Release – UK – FINAL
  • Connaissance et vie - logoNovember 28, 2017, 14h00, Connaissance et vie Charleroi, “IRIS une aventure d’entreprenariat autour du monde”, Université du Travail de Charleroi
  • Logo AILVDecember 1, 2017, 18h45 AILouvain – EPL (Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain). Keynote speech for the graduation ceremony of the engineers of the UCL. “Mondes numériques de la formation à l’entreprenariat”, by Prof  Yves Deville and Dr. Pierre De Muelenaere, Auditoire Sciences 10, Louvain-La-Neuve
  • Logo UDAFebruary 27, 2018, 14h15 à 16h15, UDA Louvain-La-Neuve, IRIS, une aventure technologique autour du monde, Auditoire Socrate, Place Cardinal Mercier, 12, Louvain-La-Neuve. For more info on the UDA go to the Website www.universitedesaines.be or contact them by phone at +3210478085
  • Vlerick LogoMarch 6, 2018, Guberna, 14h00, Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, Gent (Auditorium 0.2, floor 0) Entrepreneurship, Governance and strategy: Case IRIS.
  • cequal logoMarch 15, 2018, 18h00, Cequal, Auditoire de l’UCM à Wierde,
    Itinéraire d’un entrepreneur gâté.
  • BGI_QMarch 28, 2018, 18h00-20h30, Guberna, CEI Louvain-La-Neuve, soirée sur le thème « A quoi sert un conseil d’administration ou conseil d’avis actif? »
  • April 25, 2018, 18h00-20h30, Guberna, CEI Louvain-La-Neuve, « Stratégie, Leadership, Contrôle : les rôles du conseil d’administration »
  • April 26, 2018, TED-X UCLouvain Conference, Cinescope of Louvain-La-Neuve, 1340
  • May 29, 2018, Guberna, 14h00, Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, Gent ntrepreneurship, Governance and strategy: Case IRIS.
  • June 7, 2018, Waterloo Asset Management, Office Park Bâtiment BDELEN_PRIVATEBANK.jpg, Titel to be defined
  • October, 1 2018, Delen Bank, Bruxelles, Title to be defined.
  • Belfius logo.jpgOctober 3, 2018, Belfius Bank, Wavre, Title to be defined
  • Logo Fofi wallonie picardeOctober 4, 2018, Forum Financier de Wallonie Picarde, Eurometropolitan e-Campus, Rue du Progrès 13, 7503 Tournai, Title to be defined.