Launch Conference in Brdo

Event type: 
General meeting
Tuesday, 26 January, 2016 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 27 January, 2016 - 18:00

Brdo - Slovenia

Meeting topic: 

The Launch Conference of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) marks the move to the timely implementation phase of the Strategy, following its endorsement by EU leaders at the EU Council.

Read the EUSALP Joint Statement

Agenda: 

25 January 2016, Monday

Moderator: Igor Evgen Bergant, journalist

9:00 – 11:00 | Registration and Welcome Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 | Plenary Session "Diverse in Unity of EUSALP"
Host: Karl Erjavec, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia

12.30 – 14.30 | Networking Lunch & possibility of site visit of the Brdo estate (onsite registration)
14:30 – 15:00 | Projection of videos on European Territorial Cooperation

15:00 – 16:30 | Panel "Alpine Leadership"
Chair: Lena Anderson Pench, Director, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

16:30 – 17:00 | Coffee break

17:00 – 18:30 | Panel "Partnership with Stakeholders"
Chair: Charlina Vitcheva, Director, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

18:30 – 19:30 | Cocktail Reception

26 January 2016, Tuesday

08:30 – 09:30 | Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:30 – 11:00 | Parallel Panels – round 1

Panel 1: Building and increasing knowledge
Policy area 1: Economic growth and Innovation
Rapporteur Jean Marc Venineaux, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Panel 2: Smart networks
Policy area 2: Connectivity and Mobility
Rapporteur Marco Onida, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

11:30 – 13:00 | Parallel Panels – round 2

Panel 3: Cooperation for green opportunities and for challenges - Policy area 3: Environment and Energy
Rapporteurs Frithjof Ehm (Environment) and Florian Mast (Energy), both Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Panel 4: Governance & Lessons Learned
Rapporteur Filomena Carvalho, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

13:15 – 13:45 | Closing remarks by rapporteurs and conclusions by EN
Andreja Jerina, National Coordinator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Slovenia

13:45 – 15:00 | Networking lunch

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