Agenda

Event timetable

TUESDAY, 24th April, 2018 


12:00 – 17:00

Registration (BBI Center)

20:00

Welcome Dinner and Cultural Program

 

 WEDNESDAY, 25th April, 2018 


DAY 1 - Opening Ceremonies Program (National Parliament Building)

08:00 – 08:30

Registration

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome Reception

09:00 – 09:10

VVIP/VIP Photo Session for the Media

09:10 - 09:30

Welcome Message from the Organizers

09:30 - 10:00

Official Opening Session

10:00 - 11:00

 Keynote Speeches 

11:00 - 11:15

The Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards Ceremony

11:15 – 11:30

MOU Signing Ceremony

11:30 - 12:00

Statements for the Media and Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00

 Panel 1: Thriving with the EU in Southeastern Europe

13:00 - 14:00

Panel 2:  Southeast Europe International Gateways and Connectivity

14:00 - 15:00

Lunch (National Parliament Building)

15:00 – 16:00

Parallel session 1:

Technology Transfer Showcase in cooperation with IUS and HLAF Malaysia

Parallel session 2:

Islamic Economy Roundtable in cooperation with Dubai Export Development Agency

16:00 – 20:00

G2G meetings/B2B Meetings/Free Time

20:00

Dinner

 

 THURSDAY, 26th April, 2018 


DAY 2 - Block Sessions & Investor-Project Meetings (Hotel Hills Sarajevo)

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:05

Introductory Remarks

09:05 – 09:25

Main Hall: Headliner Speech

09:30 – 10:30

Panel 1: Tourism as a Rapid Growth Opportunity for SEE  

Sponsor: TBD

Topics

  • Promoting SEE as an attractive tourism destination
  • Increase tourism cross-promotion and cooperation in the region
  • Fastest growing tourism sub-sectors in SEE
  • Challenges for tourism infrastructure development: possibilities for investment

Success Story

 

10:30 – 11:30

Panel 2: Integrating SEE into the EU Supply Chain

Special Presentation: TBD

Topics

  • How to strengthen regional industries in creating stronger supply chains
  • How to produce more finished products?
  • Advantages for EU countries and those that are neighboring the EU

 

Success Story

11:30 – 12:30

Panel 3: SEE Capitalizing on IT & Digital Economy Trends

Sponsor: TBD

Topics

  • Digitalization of SEE
  • Creation of innovation friendly environment
  • Reform IT Education for needs of labor market
  • How to promote, expand, & support

Success Story

12:30 – 13:25

Brunch & Networking

13:30 – 14:25

Panel 4: Diaspora,sports, arts, culture & creative industry – Transforming Remittances into Investments

Special Presentation: TBD

Topics

  • Attracting investments from abroad
  • Sports stars and other celebrities to promote regional investment
  • Developing institutions and methods for transferring and investing funds that improve investor confidence

Bringing Investments from Abroad

14:30 – 15:30

 

 

 

Panel 5: Dubai Session

Special Presentation: TBD

Topics

  • Smart Cities
  • Cities of the Future
  • Sustainable urban development

Highlight industries

15:30 – 16:00

Closing Ceremony

 

 FRIDAY, 27th April, 2018


08:00 – 17:00

Site Visits for Potential Project Investments

(in collaboration with Business Councils and Chambers of Commerce)