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16 - 17

SEP 2019




Participation is free


About the Smart Mobility Institute

The Smart Mobility Institute (SMI) is an organisation of Nexus Communication in collaboration with corporate opinion leaders to accelerate the development of smart mobility management within companies.

The SMI is a cross-functional networking group of buyer profiles willing to share best practices, explore new possibilities, benchmark with suppliers and inspire each other with real mobility solutions. Within the SMI we are shaping a common vision around corporate smart mobility. The institute is designed exclusively for corporate mobility managers with an international responsibility and their stakeholders.

Target profiles are international decision makers within Fleet, Travel, HR (Rewards & Benefit), Facility & Finance.

Next Session - 16 & 17 September

The SMI presents its next 24-hour Power Event during which sharing best practices, learning, networking and shaping a real corporate mobility programme will the focus.

The 24-hour Power Event can only be attended for the full programme of 16 and 17 September

Monday, 16 September 2019

15h30 : Welcome to participants and sponsors​

16h00 : Introduction & objectives of the SMI

16h30 : Who’s who with participants

17h00 : Sharing the conclusions and lessons learned of  SMI Session 1 - "Understanding the common requirements for Mobility as a Service"

17h30 : Speed dating with smart mobility service providers

19h00 : Cocktail & Walking Dinner

8h30 – 10h30: Session 1: Seeking convergencies in Ground Transportation

  • 8h30 – 9h30: Benefiting from convergiencies in Ground Transportation

    • Case Study: Accenture – Alexandra Melville, Global Car fleet & Mobility Category Lead, Accenture

    • Case Study: Qteal - Jan Van Lishout, Founder Qteal

  • 9h30 – 10h10: What are the opportunities to merge Ground Transportation in a corporate environment: group discussion moderated by Steven Schoefs, Editor in chief, and Yves Helven, Global Fleet expert, Nexus Communication

    • Topics for discussion:

      • What is Ground Transportation

      • What is the cost of Ground Transportation

      • How to harmonise Ground Transportation within a corporate environment

      • What is missing to facilitate the merger of Ground Transportation

  • 10h10 – 10h30: The impact of taxation on the convergence of Ground Transportation by Peter Wuyts, Partner, BDO BDO

10h30: Networking break

11h00 – 12h45: Session 2: What Fleet and Travel can learn from one another to move forward with Mobility

  • Workshop session moderated by stakeholders from different departments:

    • Fleet & Procurement vision: David Omodei, Senior Procurement Engagement Manager, Microsoft and Pim De Weerd, Global Commodity Manager Mobility, Philips

    • HR vision: Alexandra Melville, Global Car fleet & Mobility Category Lead, Accenture, and William Ireson, Global Benefits Manager, Nike

    • Travel vision: Geert Behets, Spend Journey Lead – Global Travel and Meetings, UCB and Pascal Struyve, Global Travel, Fleet & Meeting Services Director, Ingersoll Rand

  • Reporting outcome of workshop session by Steven Schoefs, Editor in chief, and Yves Helven, Global Fleet expert, Nexus Communication

12h45 – 13h00: Looking forward -The Smart Mobility Institute in 2020

13h00 – 14h00: Closing networking lunch

Tuesday, 17 September 2019



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Van Der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport

For this event we have chosen this comfortable hotel, very well located, next to Zaventem International Airport.

How to reach the venue?

By car

The Van der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport is located Culliganlaan 4, 1831 Machelen. There is a spacious underground car park.

By plane

Van der Valk Hotel Brussels Airport is located just five minutes away from Zaventem International Airport. A free daily shuttle service is available from and to the airport.

Address: Culliganlaan 4, 1831 Machelen

Hotel accommodation


The room rate is not included in the registration fee. We offer the possibility to book room accommodation directly with the Van der Valk Hotel at special rates.

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Open to 40 participants maximum

A buyer is an individual who has responsibilities in international fleet and mobility decision making. Examples: fleet manager, mobility manager, Purchase Manager, Chief financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief technology officer, HR Executive, Travel Manager, Mobility Specialist, …


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