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Silent Technology

November 24th 2016

After France, China and Italy, Univ’AirPlus is back in Belgium for the second time. Univ’AirPlus is an exclusive event for business insiders in the travel industry. ‘Silent Technology’ is the theme of this edition. We invite you to learn more about the evolution of technology in the disruptive world of business travel and how this will shape our future. We have interesting keynote speakers, interactive sessions and plenty networking opportunities to offer. All of this in one stunning event location!



24 November 2016 starting from 13:30



Registration & welcome drinks



Welcome & Opening event

Lian Wolfs & Ruud Brosens



Introduction to Silent Technology

Moderator of the day – Lieven Scheire



Masterclass I

High speed innovations in mobility
Miel Horsten – CEO ALD Automotive



Masterclass II

The future of payment
Mario Zorn & Thorsten Wenger, AirPlus International



Coffee + Networking



Masterclass III

Duty of Care
Special guest: Sebastien Bellin – former basketball player and witness Brussels Airport attacks



Corporate Panel

Travel in a disruptive world
Ellen Noppe, Eurocross Assistance
Rene Lange, Conichi
Jan Latenstein, CWT
Mario Zorn, AirPlus



Closing words

Lian Wolfs & Ruud Brosens



Celebration AirPlus15 years Benelux

Walking dinner & singer Sandra Paelinck

Univ’AirPlus 2016
Silence is… golden
Who will be speaking?



Lian Wolfs

Lian Wolfs is Director BeNeLux of AirPlus International since more than 15 years. In 2010 she was named one of 2010’s Top Movers & Shakers in the Dutch Business Travel Marketplace by Zakenreis.


Ruud Brosens

Ruud Brosens is Associate Director Belgium and Luxemburg at AirPlus International. Ruud previously held the position of Sales Manager BeLux. Before joining AirPlus, he was Sales Manager at BCD Travel and Sales Executive at Sodexho.


Lieven Scheire

Lieven is the moderator of the event. During his education he set up a comedy group, called ‘Neveneffecten’. These days, he’s a pseudo-scientist and a popular face on TV.


Miel Horsten

Miel Horsten started his career at the technical service of ALD Automotive in 1997. Since then he has held different positions. In 2005 he won the Peoplesphere CEO of the year award.


Mario Zorn

Mario Zorn is Associate Director Virtual & Mobile Payments of AirPlus International. The focus of his work is on the development of new credit-card based payment solutions according to the needs of the business travel industry.


Thorsten Wenger

Thorsten Wenger joined AirPlus International in 1993. The past 9 years he has been Manager Global Communications. Before that he held different positions: Associate Director Commercial Development and Associate Director Sales Support and Teleaccounting.


Ellen Noppe

Ellen Noppe is Account Manager at Eurocross Assistance, where she has been active for the past 11 years. Eurocross is a Dutch company specialized in travel assistance and travel risk solutions.


René Lange

René Lange is Business Development Manager at Conichi, which is a smartphone application that allows guests and hotels to connect. René has a history in strategic marketing and business consulting.


Jan Latenstein

Jan Latenstein van Voorst is Director of Sales, Marketing and Communications at Carlson Wagonlit Travel Benelux. CWT is a leading company in the world of travel management, travel care and meeting & events through service and technology.


Sebastien Bellin

Sebastien Bellin is a Brazilian-Belgian professional basketball player who last played for CEP Fleurus. He has also been a part of the Belgian national basketball team in his career, where he made his last appearance in 2010. Sebastien got injured at Brussels Airport during the attacks in March 2016.

Event location

Solvay Library

This prestigious venue is located in the Leopold Park, in the heart of the European quarter. Behind its simple classical façade, the Solvay Library hides a rich décor of precious wood, mosaics and stained glass windows. This listed building, designed in 1902 by famous architects Constant Bosmans and Henri Vandevelde, is one of the finest examples of eclecticism in Belgium. Its construction was financed by the Belgian industrialist Ernest Solvay.

Solvay Library
Beliardstraat 137
B -1040 Brussels

Parking: The Interparking Loi is located at Rue de la Loi, 85 at 1040 Brussels. You get a ticket when entering the parking and can exchange that ticket for an AirPlus ticket voucher when registrating at the venue.
Leave the Parking by taking exit door “Direction Rue d’Arlon”, which is also indicated with signs of Concert Noble. There will be a shuttle waiting for you there.

Directions (PDF)

Sounds interesting?

Join us on November 24th!

Register now!