Coface Country Risk Conference

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Hotel Ter Elst, Kattenbroek 1, 2650 Edegem
Tuesday, 17 October 2023 | 1.30pm – 6pm

Coface Belgium is delighted to invite you to its Country Risk Conference on October 17th.

You certainly see a lot of talking around AI with tools like Chat GPT, Midjourney & others, significantly changing the way people & companies are working.

As a leading international company in the field of risk management and credit insurance, Coface actively supports economic development. One of our important initiatives contributing to the improvement of the business environment is our Annual Country Risk Conference.

Given the changes in the world and business climate, we decided to dedicate this edition 2023 to the theme “Let’s embrace risk with Artificial Intelligence.”

The program will include a half day event with two plenary presentations and one panel discussion dedicated to the importance of AI.


  • 13:30 – 13:45 – Welcome to the CRC 2023.
  • 13:45 – 14:15 – Economic Outlook : review of country & sector risks with trending insights on prospective markets.
  • 14:15 – 15:00 – Keynote: Current pain points of AI and insights on potential solutions to make sure that you can take up your accountability as a decision maker.
  • 15:00 – 15:45 – Data Lab: Discover how Coface employs a whole host of advanced data science technologies to devise new solutions for risk management.
  • 15:45 – 16:30 – Panel discussion & wrap up.
  • 16:30 – 18:00 – Networking and drink.


  • Guillaume Huguet, Head of the Data Lab, Coface Group
  • Mieke De Ketelaere, Adjunct Professor of AI, Vlerick Business School
  • Didier Vandenbergh, Head of Risk Underwriting and Enhance Information Center, Coface Belgium