DAY ONE

09.00
Registration opens
09.30
EU LEADER' BREAKFAST (by invitation only)


Jadranka Joksimovic, Minister for European integration of Republic of Serbia (TBC)

 H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Head of the EU Delegation in Serbia
 Dr Valentin Inzko, High Representative for Bosnia & Herzegovina
 Anna Diamantopoulou, President of DIKTIO – The Network for Reform in Greece and Europe, former
 EU Commisioner for Employment and Social Affairs and former Minister for Development, Competitiveness
 and Shipping and former Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs
 Goran Svilanovic, Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council
 Vuk Jeremic, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (2007-2012) andPresident, People’s Party
 Dr Marek Dabrowski, Non-Resident Scholar at Bruegel, Brussels
 
Chair: Dr Milan Parivodic,Parivodić Advokati / Lawyers, Minister of Int Economic Relations (2004-2007)

 

12.00
Registration opens– Coffee/Tea
12.30
OPENING SESSION

Opening Addresses
 
Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia

Prof. Dr Zorana Mihajlovic, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Construc.,Transport & Infrast. of Serbia

Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Mining and Energy of Serbia

Milorad Dodik, President of Republika Srpska (TBC)

Welcome Remarks

Vladimir Djordjevic, Country Manager, Visa SEE Region

Milan Vicentic, Member of Executive Board, Eurobank

Goran Pekez, Board Member,Foreign Investors Council

 

13.30
EUROPEAN UNION: CLASH OF VISIONS

Lilyana Pavlova,Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU
Anna Diamantopoulou, President of DIKTIO – The Network for Reform in Greece and Europe, former EU Commisioner for Employment and Social Affairs and former Minister for Development, Competitivenessand Shipping and former Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs
H.E. Denis Keefe, UK Ambassador to Serbia

Chair: Professor Ivan Vujacic, Member of the Board of Directors, Eurobank

14.30
GLOBAL POWER SHIFTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE REGION

H.E. Kyle Scott, US Ambassador to Serbia
H.E. Ms. Kati Csaba, Canadian Ambassador to Serbia
H.E. Frederic Mondoloni, Ambassador of France to Serbia
Dorothea Gieselmann, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Germany to Serbia
Gordana Delic,Director, The German Marshall Fund of the US – The Balkan Trust for Democracy Project
Sonja Licht, President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence

Chair: Dr Milan Parivodic, Parivodić Advokati / Lawyers, Minister of international Economic Relations (2004-2007)

16.15
Light Lunch
16.45
FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: TECHNOLOGICAL DRIVERS, IMPACTS AND SAFETY NETS

 

  Nenad Popovic, Minister without portfolio responsible for Innovation& Technological Development, Serbia
  H.E. Alona Fisher-Kamm, Ambassador of Israel to Serbia
  Yannis Mastrogeorgiou, GeneralDirector, Konstantinos G. Karamanlis Institute for Democracy
   Dragana Lukic, Corporate Affairs Head, Roche
  Dr. Sanja Popovic-Pantic, President, Association of Business Women of Serbia
  Zoran Tadic, CEO & Owner, Neofyton

  Chair: Aleksandar Medjedovic, Executive Board Member – Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Berlin/Germany

 

18.00
THE IMPORTANCE OF FISCAL CONSOLIDATION FOR SUSTAINED GROWTH

Jelena Tanaskovic, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance
Prof. Pavle Petrovic, President of the Fiscal Council of Republic of Serbia
Aleksandar Vlahovic, President; Chairman of Belgrade Capital Group, Serbian Association of Economists
Kori Udovicki, Founder and Member of Managing Board, Centre for Advanced Economic Studies & Minister
Dragan Djuricin, Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade
Nebojsa Savic, President of the Council of the Governor and Professor NBS & FEFA

Chair & Speaker: Prof. Dr Dejan Soskic, former Governor, National Bank of Serbia, University of Belgrade

19.00
End of the First Day
20.30
Dinner at Villa Jelena (by Invitation only)


Guest of honor and Keynote Speaker

Dr Dusica Bojic, Director, Historical Museum of Serbia


DAY TWO

09.00
Registration opens– Coffee/Tea
09.30
COMBATING POVERTY AND INEQUALITY

Statements 

Zoran Djordjevic, Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs
Dr. Slavica Djukic Dejanovic, Minister without portfolio responsible for demogr. and population policy
 
Comments

Nebojsa Atanackovic, Honorary President, Serbian Association of Employers
Stephen Ndegwa, Country Manager for Serbia, World Bank
Violeta Jovanovic, Executive Director, NALED
Zoran Stojiljkovic, President, Trade Union Confederation

Chair: Litsa Panayotopoulos, CEO, E.VI.A. IP

11.30
Break
11.45
POLICIES TO IMPROVE COMPETITEVENESS

Marko Cadez, President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
Dubravka Negre, Head of Regional Representation for the Western Balkans, European Investment Bank
Marijana Vasilescu, CEO, SBERBANK SRBIJA A.D.
Dr. Jasmina Knezevic, General Director, BEL MEDIC, Serbia
Toplica Spasojevic, President, ITM Sistem
Vladislav Lalic, Property & Expansion Manager SEE, IKEA SRBIJA
Vladimir Cupic, Director, Atlantic Group
Dusan Radicevic, CFO, MK Group

Chair: Dragijana Radonjic-Petrovic, Vice President, Serbian Association of Economists

13.30
Light Lunch
14.15
INFRASTRUCTURE, CONNECTIVITY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Miodrag Poledica, State Secretary, Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure of Serbia
Erich Cossutta, Managing Director, PEARL - Piraeus Europe Asia Rail Logistics  (Member of COSCO Group)
Zsuzsanna Hargitai, Director for Serbia, EBRD
Thomas Lubeck, Regional Manager for Central and South East Europe, IFC

Victor Grigorescu, former Minister of Energy of Romania
Antonia Colibasanu, Senior Analyst, Geopolitical Futures, Romania
Sava Latinovic, Chairman of the Board, S.R.M.A. doo

Chair: Ervin Pasanovic,General Manager, Adventis Real Estate

16.00
Closing Words

Symeon G. Tsomokos, CEO, TGI Group International