20 September - EGM & Global Europe in a Changing World with Shada Islam

Dear IMA Frieds,

Last night IMA Belgium organised another successful event in the wonderful Dolce La Hulpe Brussels after our EGM.

Shada Islam, our guest speaker offered an inspiring and eye-opening speech followed by a lively Q&A session and networking moment.

You are probably very curious about what topics Shada explored in her speech so very soon we will upload here the key take aways.

Our special thanks goes to Dolce La Hulpe for the flawless organisation, delicious food and very interesting site tour.

Take a sneak peek into what they have to offer in terms of conference rooms in the section below:

40 Meeting Rooms including 2 Auditoriums (500 and 150 seats) Total Meeting Space: 50,000 ft² / 4,650 m²

Largest Meeting Room: 8,070 ft² / 750 m²

Second Largest Meeting Room: 5,326 ft² / 495 m²

2 Restaurants and 2 bars

  • Where

    Once more, Dolce La Hulpe will kindly host our event in its beautiful hotel. Dolce La Hulpe Brussels is located in the heart of the ancient Sonan forest creating a tranquil and verdant sanctuary only minutes from the Brussels city centre and Brussels International Airport. This premier resort and conference hotel is dedicated to inspiring its business and leisure guests.

    Address: Chaussée de Bruxelles 135, 1310 La Hulpe (Google Map)

    Note: Dolce La Hulpe is located outside Brussels so coming to the event by car or car pooling is highly encouraged.

  • Summer & event brochures

    Our Summer Brochure contains the list of the upcoming events as well as the promotional rate for new members of only 49.95 euros until the year end. Promotion is valid until 30 September 2018.

    Download here our event brochure. Use the QR code to register to the event.

Shada Islam

Shada Islam is responsible for policy oversight of Friends of Europe’s initiatives, activities and publications.

She has special responsibility for issues related to the Future of Europe, Migration, the Asia Programme and the Development Policy Forum.

She is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Natolin) where she teaches Asia-Europe relations and has been selected as a fellow by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

She has been named as one of twenty most influential women in Brussels by Politico.

Shada is the former Europe correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review and has previously worked on Asian and Migration issues at the European Policy Centre.

She is one of the authors of Friends of Europe’s much-read “Frankly Speaking” commentary and is sought after as a speaker, commentator, columnist and moderator at high-level European and global events.

Shada also continues to write on EU foreign and security policy, EU-Asia relations and trade and development issues for leading Asian, European and international publications and academic journals.