PROGRAMME 12.12.2018


09h00 – 09h30


Welcome of the participants

09h30 – 09h45

Welcome address
Mr Carlo Thelen, Director general, Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce


09h45 – 11h00

Round-table: Living globalisation - Latest trends in international trade

Discussion panel

  • Mr Bernard Kuiten, Head of external Relations, Information and External Relations Division, World Trade Organisation
  • Mr Daniel Da Cruz, Chargé de la direction, Direction générale Promotion du commerce extérieur et des investissements, Luxembourg Ministry of Economy
  • Mr Robert De Waha, Deputy Director, LuxDev Luxembourg
  • Ms Ana Boata, Senior Economist, Euler Hermes, Paris
  • Mr Patrick Van Egmond, Managing Director, LuxMobility
  • Mr Jean-Philippe Hildebrand, Dipl. Engineer, Managing Director, Luxscan

Moderation: Mr Thierry Raizer, Maison Moderne


11h00 - 11h15

Q & A


11h15 - 11h30

Coffee break


11h30 - 12h30

Thematic conferences (in parallel)


Thematic conference 1: Export declaration from Luxembourg: How to be best prepared?

  • Mr Stephan Chies, Customs and Excise Administration in Luxembourg



Thematic conference 2: Internationalisation: How to assess financial risks and what insurance and assistance are available?

  • Mr Oliver Hendrickx, Business Manager, Euler Hermes
  • Mr Yannick Vermetten, Head of Sales, Euler Hermes
  • Ms Nadine Marques, Account Manager, Office du Ducroire



Thematic conference 3: Market risk management: corruption, fraud, economic sanctions, …

  • Mr Gérard Zolt, Country Practice Leader in charge of the FIDS department (Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services)


12h30 - 14h00

***Networking - Lunch*** with the possibility to meet the bilateral chambers and business clubs