An intergenerational justice perspective

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Program 

5.00 p.m.
Introduction by prof. Bruno Peeters, president of Antwerp Tax Academy 

5.05 p.m.
Lecture by prof. Neil H. Buchanan (University of Florida) entitled: Tax policy in the context of the Covid crisis – an intergenerational justice perspective

5.45 p.m.
Discussion with prof. Erik Schokkaert (KULeuven, Research center of Public Economics) and Prof. Gerlinde Verbist (UAntwerpen, Herman Deleeck Center for Social Policy), 

6.15 p.m.
Keynote speaker minister of Social Affairs and Public Health Frank Vandenbroucke (to be confirmed) 

6.30 p.m.
Network drink

This event is a joint organisation of Antwerp Tax Academy with  Antwerpen in Fiscalibus

Who is Neil Buchanan?

Professor Neil H. Buchanan joined Florida University Law in 2019 as the James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation and as the Director of Global Scholarly Initiatives. He frequently lectures and serves as a visiting scholar at universities around the world, most recently at Cambridge University and the University of Vienna, among others.

He is nationally and internationally known for his groundbreaking work on intergenerational justice, retirement security, constitutional issues in government budgeting, and a fundamental critique of orthodox economic theory.

He is quoted often in the press, and he has published essays in The Boston Globe, The Hill, The New York Times, and elsewhere.

Professor Buchanan graduated from Vassar College and received his J.D. from the University of Michigan, A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Laws from Monash University in Australia. He clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Professor Buchanan teaches both J.D. and LL.M. students at UF Levin College of Law.

Location

University of Antwerp
Stadscampus​
Promotiezaal Grauwzusters
Building S
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
2000 Antwerp

Registration fee

The registration fee is € 100. This price includes the lecture, the discussion and the network reception. 

Discount for members of Antwerp in Fiscalibus (alumni master in tax law UAntwerp) (50% on the registration price) 

Staff and students of UAntwerp can register free of charge.

Registration

Electronically only through this web page.

Each registration is binding and cannot be cancelled. Replacement by a colleague is possible with simple written notification to the organizers.

The registration fee is paid within 30 days of receipt of the debit note to KBC account number BE69 7350 1176 5478 of Nexus, CST-UAntwerp, Venusstraat 23, 2000 Antwerp.

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Recognition

Following accreditations are pending: OVB, ITAA, IBJ and IGO. 

Target audience

Everybody interested in (tax) policy and the intergenerational justice perspective (including lawyers, econonomists, political and social scientists, ...)

Corona measures

The University of Antwerp is following a number of corona measures for this event. We would like to list these for you:

  • You can take the COVID certificate with you on the COVIDsafe app as well as printed on paper or as a download PDF.
  • The University of Antwerp does not offer rapid tests as an alternative to a PCR test for people who do not have a valid certificate. So make sure you have a valid COVID certificate or certainty about an alternative before you leave for the event.
  • Thanks to the COVID certificate, this event can take place without mouth masks and social distancing. Keep in mind that you have a mouth mask with you, as a mouth mask may be necessary outside the closed space of this event and in and around the buildings of the University of Antwerp.