Wim De Vilder

Presenter of the conference

Wim De Vilder studied communications science and has a degree in law. He speaks 5 languages and is besides a news anchor, television host and journalist for the Flemish television, also giving media trainings. Here's a short overview of his work.

Television journalism

News anchor for the television news bulletin (prime time) “ Het Journaal” on VRT,  main public broadcasting corporation in Flanders (Belgium), most watched news bulletin in Belgium

August 1999 till today

Host for “Koppen”, a weekly current affairs programme on ‘Eén’, the primary channel of VRT

September 2003 till today

Journalist for the television news bulletin “Het Journaal” on VRT, specialised on political reports in German speaking countries: Germany, Austria

February 1996 till August 1999

Host for “Zwerfroute”, a tourism programme on ‘Canvas’, the second television channel of VRT

September 1999 till August 2001

Interview His Royal Highness Prince Filip, June 2008

Host for international and national events and conferences

  • International Idahot conference, 2017
  • Douanecongres, VOKA en Alfaport, 2017
  • Seminar on Mergers & Acquisitions, Vlerick Alumni, 2017
  • Lente van de Filantropie, Koning Boudewijn Stichting, 2017
  • Dr Paul Janssens Award, Janssen Pharmaceutica, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Havendebat Antwerpen 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Leeuw van de Export, Flanders Investment and Trade, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • LaMiLo final international conference, 2015
  • Plechtige Ondertekening Verdrag van Terneuzen, Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie, 2015
  • Unizocongres, 2015
  • HR Square November Conference, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Technology Summit – Sommet Technologie, Bain & Company, Cercle Lorraine, 2014
  • Barge to Business international conference, 2014
  • Lo-Pinod final international conference, Institute for Sustainability, 2014
  • Conference on Forward Farming, for Bayer, 2014
  • Randstad Awards, 2014, 2013
  • Food Port Final International Conference, 2014
  • Belgian Building Awards Batibouw, 2014, 2013
  • Jaarvergadering - Réunion Annuelle Fevia Food Industry 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • HR Square conference, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Conference 85the Anniversary Flemish Research Foundation, in attendance of His Majesty the King, 2013
  • Conferentie - Conférence Crelan bank, 2013
  • Seine Schelde Conferentie - Conférence Seine-Escaut 2012
  • Award “Jonge Vlaamse Aannemer”, Vlaamse Confederatie Bouw 2012
  • Award for best exporting Flemish Company, for Flanders Investment and Trade 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • European Competence Summit, European Parliament, in attendance of Council President Herman Van Rompuy 2011
  • Barco High Tech Awards 2011, 2010
  • Gala for television awards 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Galilei Launching Event, European Commission 2011
  • International Conference “Supply chain in Pharmaceutical sector” 2011
  • Eurofestivities for the Euro Area, European Commission, 2010
  • European Equality Summit, for Belgian Government 2010
  • Golden Stars Award Ceremony, Europe for Citizens Programme European Commission 2010, 2009
  • King Baudouin International Development Prize 2009, in attendance of the Belgian royal family