Conferences

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.

Learn more about the IRIS Book conferences 

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).

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    January 18, 2017, Degroof Petercam, G20 Degroof Petercam Collines de Wavre, “The IRIS Book” .
  • 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.
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  • February 15, 2017, 12:30, Cercledu Lac à Louvain-La-Neuve, Conférence sur  l’IRIS Book par Pierre De Muelenaere.
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    February 22, 2017, UWE, 18:00, Cap Sur la Gouvernance des PMEs, Stratégie, Leadership, Contrôle : les rôles du conseil d’administration, organized by Guberna
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    March 9, 2017, 13:30,The Egg Brussels, Tech Startup days, Guest speech on Funding: Ownership & Exiting scenarios: From Nyse/Euronext to Canon Group.
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    March 29, 2017, à 18:30, 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 18:30, Liège Airport, Wallonie Destination 4.0, event organized by the Government of Wallonia, participation to the round table, moderated by Nathalie Marly
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  • April 27, 2017, à 18:30, Club Justine Henin, Limelette, Présentation de l’IRIS Book,private event organized by BNP-Paribas-Fortis.
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    May 4, 2017, 18:45, 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.
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    May 12, 2017, Rencontres au sommet de Deauville 2017, conference in the section “Dare to be Great”
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    June 20, 2017, 12:30, Librairie Molière, Conférence organized by the B4C (Business for Charleroi).
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    September 12, 2017, 14:00, Clifford Chance, Avenue Louise, 65, 1050 Brussels, Corporate Networking Event, speakers: Pierre De Muelenaere and Peter Leys, executive chairman of Materialise.
  • September 13, 2017, 19:30, Rotary – Louvain-La-Neuve, at the Club Justine Henin, “les expériences et mémoires d’un entrepreneur Wallon: Pierre De Muelenaere, fondateur d’IRIS”.
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    October 6, 2017, 20:00, Young Entrepreneur club, Cultural Center, De ploter, kerkstraat, 4, 1742 Ternat, Title to be defined
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    October 10, 2017, Spa-Wauxhall Club, 19h30, “Témoignage d’une réussite entrepreneuriale”, Club House
  • Logo Université
    October 12, 2017, 17:00, Université de Mons, “IRIS: example of Breakthrough technological innovations in Intelligent Document Recognition”, Conference organized by the Computer Science department, Faculty of Engineering.
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    October 17, 2017, 18:00, AILouvain, “Regards croisés: La technologie sauvera-t-elle le monde de demain?”, Auditoires Sainte Barbe, Louvain-La-Neuve.
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    October 19, 2017, 12:30-14:00, 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 Innove
    October 20, 2017, 8:00, Cap Innove Round Table, “IRIS, la start-up louvaniste devenue leader mondial: CAP sur #stratégie, #Innovation, #Digital, #Management!”.
  • logo cobaty
    October 24, 2017, 19:30, Cobaty, «The IRIS Book 1982-2015, a 33 years story on Entrepreneurship and what you can learn from it.», Chateau Saint-Anne, Oudergem.
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    November 14, 2017, 12:30, 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
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    November 28, 2017, 14:00, Connaissance et vie Charleroi, “IRIS une aventure d’entreprenariat autour du monde”, Université du Travail de Charleroi
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    December 1, 2017, 18:45 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
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    February 27, 2018, 14:15 à 16:15, 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 Logo
    March 6, 2018, Guberna, 14:00, Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, Gent (Auditorium 0.2, floor 0) Entrepreneurship, Governance and strategy: Case IRIS.
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    March 15, 2018, 18:00, Cequal, Auditoire de l’UCM à Wierde,
    Itinéraire d’un entrepreneur gâté.
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    March 28, 2018, 18:00-20:30, Guberna, CEI Louvain-La-Neuve, soirée sur le thème « A quoi sert un conseil d’administration ou conseil d’avis actif? »
  • April 25, 2018, 18:00-20:30, Guberna, CEI Louvain-La-Neuve, « Stratégie, Leadership, Contrôle : les rôles du conseil d’administration »
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    April 26, 2018, TED-X UCLouvain Conference, Cinescope of Louvain-La-Neuve, 1340, “The Art of successful Innovation”. 
Discover our TEDX video on “The Art of successful Innovation”
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  • Logo ING
    May 25, 2018, ING, Business Center de Blégny, 14:00, “The IRIS Book, A book and a project to share experience with the new generation”
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    May 29, 2018, Guberna, 14:00, Vlerick Business School, Reep 1, Gent Entrepreneurship, Governance and strategy: Case IRIS.
  • October, 1 2018, Delen Bank, Bruxelles, “IRIS, an entrepreneur’s adventure around the world”.
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    October 3, 2018, 19:00, Belfius Bank, Les collines de Wavre, “IRIS, une aventure d’entrepreneuriat autour du monde”
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    October 4, 2018, 18:00 Forum Financier de Wallonie Picarde, Eurometropolitan e-Campus, Rue du Progrès 13, 7503 Tournai, “Entreprendre aujourd’hui: les leçons apprises de mon parcours chez IRIS”
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    October 11, 2018, Waterloo Asset Management, Office Park Bâtiment B, “The IRIS Book: Roadbook d’un parcours d’exception”
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    November 21, 2018 at 14:30: Forum for the Future, Palais du Heysel, Bruxelles, “IRIS, an international entrepreneurship project.”
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    November 29, 2018, at 17:00 Microsoft Innovation Center – ICAB, Keynote speech for the launch session of the programme Amplitude+
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  • December 6, 2018, at 17:15, em lyon business school, Campus Ecully, MBA program, IRIS: décodage du succès d’une spin-off à l’européenne
  • February 7, 2019, 9h00-10h30 Société Générale, Liège, “IRIS, une aventure d’entrepreneuriat autour du monde.”
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  • February 27, 2019, 18h00-20h00, Guberna, at the CEI LLN, Cap sur la gouvernance des PMEs, « A quoi sert un conseil d’administration ou conseil d’avis actif? »
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    March, 20, 2019, 18h00-20h00, Guberna, at the CEI LLN, Cap sur la gouvernance des PMEs, « Stratégie, Leadership, Contrôle : les rôles du conseil d’administration »
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    March 25, 2019, 11h45-12-45, UCLouvain LSM, conference in the frame of the course “Economie Publique” : “The Art of Innovation”
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    September 11, 2019, 18h30, B-19, The at the Gate, Louvain-La-Neuve “
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