Financial Education & Entrepreneurship Forum – 16 March, Brussels

Published on 11-03-2016 by admin

Financial Education & Entrepreneurship Forum

Wednesday 16 March 2016 – Brussels, 09:30 – 14:00 CET

EBF Meeting Centre, 56 Avenue des Arts, B-1000 Brussels




09:00             Welcome & coffee

09:30             Opening remarks

  • Wim Mijs, Chief Executive, European Banking Federation

09:40            Effectiveness of financial literacy education: What do we (not) know?

  • Prof. Dr. Carmela Aprea, Chair of Business and Economics Education, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany

10:10          Wealth Taking or Wealth Making? What does the evidence tell us about effective practice in financial capability and entrepreneurship education?

  • Mike Blamires is Director for Research Initiatives for Participation and Progress within Learning Environments (RIPPLE) and Editor of the Entrepreneurship Education review group of MESH, United Kingdom

10:40             Financial Education in the 21st Century
–  Needs and wants for financial skills – Research project announcement

  • Diana Filip, Deputy CEO, JA Europe
  • Nick Jones, Head of Digital Comms & Corporate Responsibility, Visa Europe

11:00             How to spur entrepreneurship through financial education?

  • Arnaldo Abruzzini, Secretary-General, EuroChambres
  • Vincent Van Dessel, CEO, NYSE Euronext, Brussels
  • Wim Mijs, Chief Executive, EBF
  • and earlier speakers

Moderation: Raymond Frenken

12:30             Buffet lunch


Programme coordinator: Raymond Frenken

Event support: Audrey Redler