Disconnecting the world

The event in a nutshell

The EBF Conference is the largest economic and business conference of the Netherlands and attracts around 600 participants each year including students, academics, alumni and business participants. The EBF Conference consists of two days, each with its own distinctive character. The first day will have an academic character, whereas the second day will be the traditional conference day.

Currently, the organisation of the EBF Conference 2019 is working hard on providing you once again with an unforgettable experience!

The theme of the EBF Conference 2019 is (Dis)connecting the world | Trade-offs between collective and individual interests

Learn more about the theme below!


Disconnecting the world

main partners

All companies

Speakers from past editions

  • Al Gore

    Vice-President of the USA and Nobel Laureate

    Al Gore
  • Wim Kok

    Former Prime Minister

    Wim Kok
  • Marjan van Loon

    President-Director Royal Dutch Shell NL

    Marjan van Loon
  • Peter Hartman

    Vice-Chairman Air France-KLM

    Peter Hartman
  • Dick Boer

    Former CEO Ahold

    Dick Boer
  • Kim Liebregts

    Country Director Tesla NL

    Kim Liebregts
  • Jeroen Hoencamp

    CEO VodafoneZiggo

    Jeroen Hoencamp
  • Hein Schumacher

    CEO FrieslandCampina

    Hein Schumacher

EBF Conference Executive Board

The organisation of the EBF Conference 2019 is currently working hard to organise this great event for you, follow us on social media to keep updated with our progress.
Picture of the committee

Organise the EBF Conference 2020!

EBF Conference responsibilities include contacting speakers, acquiring companies and arranging the day organisation. Together with your fellow members you will have a great time organising the EBF Conference. You will gain many new experiences, make new friends and develop yourself in a professional way 

Within the EBF Conference Executive Board, there are six positions:

  • Chairman

  • Vice Chairman / Theme & Speakers/Public Relations II

  • Treasurer / Commercial Relations II

  • Commercial Relations I

  • Public Relations I

  • Logistics / Theme & Speakers

You can apply for the EBF Conference Executive Board by sending your CV and motivation letter to i.vanzuijlen@ebfgroningen.nl.