18th International School on Indirect Taxation

Workshops and Business Cases: by business for business

  • in-depth VAT analyses
  • VAT seminars
  • discussion sessions
  • focused workshop sessions

2-6 October 2017
Hotel Abbey****, Grimbergen (Brussels area)
Direct bus and only 15 minutes from Brussels airport to Hotel Abbey, Grimbergen


Who should attend the International School on Indirect Taxation? 
The School is designed for people who already have experience in international VAT and have sufficient knowledge of their national VAT system.

What is the aim of the International School on indirect taxation?
The aim of the International School on Indirect Taxation is to provide a forum for people who are responsible for international VAT within a company or group of companies. 

At the International School Summit, participants can meet and talk to VAT experts from different European countries and other people responsible for VAT in major companies. The International School Summit is a premier networking event.

All participants will receive extensive documentation and an information binder.

Participation options
It is possible to attend the International School Summit from Monday to Friday, from Monday to Wednesday, from Wednesday to Friday or from Tuesday to Thursday.

Single day or half-day registrations are also possible.

Who are the workshop and seminar leaders? 

The following VAT experts will lead workshops and seminars at the international school:

  • Austria: Thomas Pühringer (Pühringer Tax Consulting GmbH)
  • Belgium: Patrick Wille (VAT Forum), Heidi Deschacht, Els Meynendonckx, and Frank Borger (THE VAT HOUSE)
  • Bulgaria: Tania Pavlova (Taxacta)
  • Cyprus: Alexis Tsielepis (Chelco VAT Ltd)
  • France: Wouter Baes (RFN)
  • Greece: Stamatis Papahimonas (A&P - Tax and Finance)
  • Italy: Alessandro Portale (Studio Portale)
  • Luxembourg: Thierry Derochette (Tax Connected)
  • Poland: Dorota Baczewska (Independent Tax Advisors Poland)
  • Portugal: Conceição Gamito (Vieira de Almeida)
  • Romania: Cristian Radulescu (Taxhouse), Alina Zarzu (TaxSense)
  • Slovakia: Milan Vargan (TAX systems)
  • Slovenia: Azra Begič Milanez (ATI)
  • Spain: Pablo Luján (IVA Consulta), Fernando Matesanz (Spanish VAT Services Asesores SL)
  • Sweden: Pär Sundberg (Skeppsbron Skat)
  • Switzerland: Ralf Luckenwald (Techdata)
  • The Netherlands: Marja van den Oetelaar (Het BTW Advies Kantoor)