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Serge Libert
Project Manager
BOSA -DG Digital Transformation

Serge Libert is eGOV Project Manager at Federal Public Service BOSA (policy and support), DG “Digital Transformation“ (DT, formerly FedICT) since 2003. In the past he worked for various companies of the ICT, The telecom and the banking sector. 
Since 2013, DT is working together with ASA-DAV and other public and private entities to the generalization of e-Invoicing in Belgium.
Serge is managing this project on behalf of DT.

 

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Francesca Vanthielen
Presenter
Chairwoman

Francesca Vanthielen is the presenter of the talk show 'Z-Talk', on Kanaal Z. Vanthielen, previously active as an actress, presenter and broadcaster, has a master in Applied Economic Sciences and a master in International Politics. Francesca is also one of the pioneers of the climate issue and the G1000 civilian movement.

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Ben Smeets
Director general a.i. Digital Transformation
BOSA -DG Digital Transformation

Ben Smeets is director general a.i. Digital Transformation @ Federal Public Service “Policy and Support” that supports the Belgian government and federal organizations in their digitization. He worked for various government departments and realized numerous major change projects within the federal administration. He coordinates and guides the further steps that the Federal Government will take in the digital world with a special focus on citizens and businesses. Cooperation, transformation and innovation are at the forefront.

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Nathanaël Ackerman
General Manager
AI4Belgium

Nathanael is the current lead of the AI4Belgium Coalition, he is also appointed as AI Expert @ Federal Public Service “Policy and Support” – Dept Digital Transformation. He was a former advisor for AI of the French Governement, and past Managing Director of the Hub France Intelligence Artificielle.

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Patrick Asselberghs
Business integration manager
BOSA

  • Engineering studies at the Royal Military academy, polytechnic division
  • Performed different functions at the Belgian department of Defense (operational functions in Germany, procurement officer, budget and finance officer, internal control,…)
  • Team lead procurement stream and process expert at the FPS BOSA during the Fedcom project, the federal SAP implementation
  • Fedcom business integration manager, supervising the different improvement projects running on the Fedcom system after its roll out
  • Currently, co-project leader and solution advisor in the S/4 HANA FaaS (Finance as a Service) implementation in different federal agencies.

 

 

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