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Opening | Thursday – 11 October 2012

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Gorgona Media Room

09:00 – 17:00

Registration

18:00 – 18:30

Opening

18:30 – 19:30

Key Note Speech

19:30 – 21:30

Welcome Reception for EFB Community and EFB Friends

Welcome by HEDVIG MORVAI, Executive Director, European Fund for the Balkans and FRANZ KARL PRÜLLER, Programme Director, ERSTE Stiftung

Opening speech by IVO JOSIPOVIC, President of the Republic of Croatia
“European Future of the Western Balkans”

 
ANDREW RASIEJ, Founder of Personal Democracy Media
“The Power of Networks – how the internet enhance activism”
 
 

Conference day | Friday – 12 October 2012

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Plenary Sessions

Hotel International / Grand Salon

09:00 – 10:30

“Illusions or Realities – New Strategies for the Western Balkans?”

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:30

“Future Forecast – Europe we wish for?”

12:30 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

“New ways of creating policy – Bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers”

15:30 – 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:00

“Driven by Optimism – Engines of Change in the Balkans“

17:00 – 17:15

Break

NEVEN MIMICA, Deputy Prime Minister for Home, Foreign and European Affairs, Croatia, (tbc)
OLIVER LUKSIC, Member of Parliament, Germany (tbc)
SONJA LICHT, President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, Serbia
MILAN NIC, Senior Fellow, the Central European Policy Initiative (CEPI), a think tank established by the Slovak Atlantic Commission
Moderator: TIM JUDAH, The Economist
 
Networking Break
 
RAINER MUNZ, Academic Director of Erste School of Banking and
Finance (Erste Group) and Senior Fellow at the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI), Austria
ZOLTÁN POGÁTSA, Institute for European Studies/Faculty of Economics, University of Western Hungar
ROMANA VLAHUTIN, President’s Envoy for South East Europe, Office of the President of Croatia

Moderator: FABRICE de KERCHOVE, Project Manager, King Baudouin Foundation

 
SONJA STOJANOVIC, Director, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, Belgrade
EOIN YOUNG, Programme Manager, International Center for Policy Advocacy, Berlin-Budapest
KRISTOF BENDER, Vice Chairman, European Stability Initiative, Vienna

Moderator: NICOLO RUSSO PEREZ, Program Manager, Compagnia di San Paolo

 
Networking Break
 
ERION VELIAJ, MJAFT Founding Member, Albania
MATTHIAS STROLZ, Östrerreich Spricht – political organisation, Vienna (tbc)
BOJAN BOŠKOVIC General Manager, EXIT Festival, Serbia
BESA LUCI, Editor in Chief, Kosovo 2.0, Kosovo

Moderator: KNUT NEUMAYER, Programme Director, ERSTE Stiftung

 
Networking Break
 
 

Parallel Sessions

Hotel International

18:30 – 20:00

Dinner at Hotel

20:00 – 21:30

Night Owl Sessions

(Parallel Auction Sessions)

 
 

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Grand Salon

17:15 – 18:30

“Use or Misuse of the Internet”

20:00 – 21:30

The European Union Challenges and Western Balkan reality

JOHN WORTH, Partner in techPolitics LLP, UK
Moderator: BRANKA PANIC, Programme Manager,EFB
 
Speakers: Ms Irma Zulic (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Mr Darko Soldat (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Mr Ivan Jovetic, (Montenegro), Mr Filip Nelkovski (Macedonia)
 
 

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Mediteran Salon

17:15 – 18:30

“Power of NETworking – Online Democracy and Transparency in the Balkans”

20:00 – 21:30

CrisisPhobia

MARKO RAKAR, Communications Consultants, Croatia
Moderator: IGOR BANDOVIC, Senior Programme Manager, EFB
 
Speakers: Theodora Matziropoulou (Greece), Daniel Gjokjeski (Macedonia), Lazar Pop Ivanov (Macedonia), Tamara Brankovic (Serbia), Doru Toma (Romania)
 
 

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Adriatic Salon

17:15 – 18:30

“SHARE in order Ideas to Happen”

20:00 – 21:30

Is there a common public space in the Balkans?

SHARE Team – Workshop
HEDVIG MORVAI, Executive Director, EFB
 
Speakers: Konstantna Karydi (Greece), Jelena Beslin (Serbia), Kalterina Shulla (Albania), Ana Babovic(Serbia), Aleksandar Jovanovski (Macedonia)
 
 

Unconference day | Saturday – 13 October 2012

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Hotel International

Grand Salon

09:00 – 18:00

EFB Open Space Training

18:00 – 18:15

Closing address

19:00 – 20:30

Dinner at Hotel

21:00 – 23:00

Farewell Party

Closing address by HEDVIG MORVAI, Executive Director, European Fund for the Balkans and BRANKA PANIC, Programme Manager, European Fund for the Balkans
 
Dinner at Hotel
 
Farewell Party
 
 

EFB Open Space Training

09:15 – 10:00

Opening Space

10:00 – 10:15

Agenda Setting

10:15 – 11:15

Wave 1

11:15 – 11:45

Networking Break & Networking Game 1

11:45 – 12:45

Wave 2

12:45 – 14:30

Networking Lunch Break & Networking Game 2

14:30 – 15:30

Wave 3

15:30 – 16:30

Wave 4

16:30 – 17:00

Networking Break & Networking Game 3

17:00 – 18:00

Closing Session & Priority Setting

Introduction
 
Agenda Setting
 
Networking Break & Networking Game 1
 
Networking Lunch Break & Networking Game 2
 
Networking Break & Networking Game 3
 
Closing Session & Priority Setting
 
 

Departure day | Sunday – 14 October 2012

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Last day

10:00 – 12:00

Sightseeing

12:00 – 21:00

Departure

Check out and departure
 
 

Note: This is draft version of Agenda.