Southeast Europe Business Forum

Meeting neighbors for new business

22 - 23 November 2012

Istanbul Congress Center, Turkey
Тhe presentations are only available to registered users
Emirgan Hall 1

Official Opening of the SEEBF

01:00 - 02:00 (23 November)
H.E. Liliyana Pavlova, Minister , Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria
H.E. Hasan Murat Mercan, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey
Mr. Jean-Marc Peterschmitt, Managing Director, Central and South Eastern Europe, EBRD
Mr. Andrey Kondakov, President , Black Sea Trade and Development Bank
Mr. M. Erdal Eren , Member of the Board of Directors , Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEiK)
Dr. Mustafa Aydin, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Istanbul Aydin University
Mr. George Tabakov, Chairman , Bulgaria Economic Forum
Emirgan Hall 1

Doing Business in Southeast Europe. The Investors' Insight

02:15 - 03:45 (23 November)
H.E. Sergiu Ciobanu, Vice Minister , Ministry of Economy, Moldova
Ms. Stefka Slavova, Alternate Director for Poland, Bulgaria and Albania, EBRD
Mr. Alex Nestor, Director of Corporate and External Affairs – Bulgaria, Dundee Precious Metals Inc.
Mr. Ruediger Hoeben-Stoermer, Chief Executive Officer, Lufthansa Techink Sofia
Mr. Selcuk Aytac, Member of the Board , Jeanci Group
Mr. Dimitar Nikolov, Marketing Director, InvestBulgaria Agency
Ms. Blazenka Miskovic, Deputy Director, Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosna and Herzegovina
Mr. Bojan Jankovic, Deputy Director , Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency
Mr. Radu Magdin , CEO , Smartlink Communications Srl
Mr. Aleksandar Medjedovic, Chairman of the Business Council Serbia-Turkey , Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEiK)
Emirgan Hall 1

Meet the Turkish Business

16:30 - 17:30 (23 November)
Mr. M. Erdal Eren , Member of the Board of Directors , Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEiK)
Mr. Nevzat Eren , Economist and Advisor to the President , Istanbul Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Fatih Poyraz, Deputy Secretary General, MUSIAD
Mr. Ekim Alptekin, President, TABA / AmCham
Ms. Elif Demircan, Executive Director, ABFT / AmCham Turkey
Mr. Cagatay Duruk, Director, Foreign Securities Market, Istanbul Stock Exchange
Emirgan Hall 1

Meet the Balkan Business

17:30 - 18:30 (23 November)
Mr. Alex Nestor, Director of Corporate and External Affairs – Bulgaria, Dundee Precious Metals Inc.
Mr. Aleksandar Bijelić, City Manager, City of Belgrade
Mr. Vladislav Stoikov, Regional Governor, Regional Administration of Kyustendil
Mr. Aleksandar Bogdanović, Mayor , Old Royal Capital Cetinje, Montengero
Mr. Stefan Tsankov, Deputy Mayor, Maritsa Municipality
Mr. Anton Shukerov, Foreign Trade Expert, KCM TRADE AD
Mr. Jannot Apikyan, President, Greek-Turkish Chamber of Northern Greece
Mr. Dragan Kostic, Deputy President of Assembly , Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (CCIS)
Mr. George Tabakov, Chairman , Bulgaria Economic Forum
Emirgan Hall 1

Energy Resources Market in Southeast Europe and Perspectives for Investments and Developing of the Transmission Infrastructure

19:00 - 21:00 (23 November)
H.E. Hasan Murat Mercan, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Turkey
H.E. Evgenia Haritonova, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Bulgaria
Mr. Roman Matkiwsky, Director, Energy and Infrastructure, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank
Mr. Kiril Temelkov, Chief Executive Officer, Bulgartransgaz EAD
Mr. Plamen Dilkov, Executive Director, PVB POWER BULGARIA
Mr. Kiriakos Vlahos, Member of the Board , Greek Regulatory Authority of Energy (RAE)
Mr. Blagota Radulovic, Deputy Director, Montenegrin Investment Promotion Agency
Mr. Mustafa Karahan, Chairman, Energy Traders Association
Ms. Filiz Katman , Executive Director, Energy Politics and Markets Research Center-Istanbul Aydin University
Еmirgan Hall 2

Regional Transport Projects. Improving the Business Climate by Investing in Modern Transport. Role of the Governments and Оpportunities for PPPs /Part 1/

17:15 - 18:15 (23 November)
H.E. Liliyana Pavlova, Minister , Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Bulgaria
Mr. Nenad Ivanisevic , Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and Local Self Government, Serbia
Mr. Lazar Lazarov , Chairman of the Management Board, Road Infrastructure Agency, Bulgaria
Mr. Michael Davey, Director , Turkey, EBRD
Mr. Antonio Monaco , Business Development Chief Officer, Todini Spa
Еmirgan Hall 2

Regional Transport Projects. Improving the Business Climate by Investing in Modern Transport. Role of the Governments and Оpportunities for PPPs /Part 2/

18:30 - 19:30 (23 November)
Mr. Dejan Lasica, Minister Assistant, Ministry of Transport
Mr. Martin Spicer, Manager, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Mr. Orhan Aytemiz, Director, General Industries, Transport and Tourism II, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank
Mr. Erich Cossutta, President, Confindustria Serbia
Еmirgan Hall 2

Latest Development in e-Government Services, Broad Band Access, ICT Infrastructure and Social Media as a Factor for Fostering the Business in the Region

19:45 - 21:15 (23 November)
Ms. Megan Richards, Director Coordination, DG Connect, European Commission
Mr. Pavle Mijuskovic, Manager for Internet and IP based services, Agency for Electronic Communication and Postal Services
Mr. Yavuz Kaynar, Principal Banker, EBRD
Ms. Nadia Babaali, Communications Director, FTTH Council Europe
Mr. Tihomir Divjak , Regional Manager CEE, EURO World Network Inc.
Mr. Plamen Rusev, Chairman of the Board, e-Academy
Beylerbeyi Hall 1

Opening of the Agro-Logistics Session

21:00 - 21:15 (23 November)
Mr. Mehmet Bulut, Acting Head of Department, Deputy Directorate General for Multilateral Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey
Mr. Traian Chebeleu, Deputy Secretary General, BSEC
Mr. Barry Kolodkin , Regional Programme Manager , UNDP
Beylerbeyi Hall 1

Technical Presentations

21:15 - 21:45 (23 November)
Mr. Michael Jurriaans, Secretary General, Dutch Board of Agrologistics
Emirgan Hall 1

Panel 1: The Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative

22:00 - 22:45 (23 November)
Ms. Marina Naumova, Executive Manager , Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) PERMIS
Ms. Valeria Abaza, PMA Officer, Permanent Secretariat, Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution (BSC)
Mr. Georg Schoen , Project Management Consultant , UNDP
Mr. Barry Kolodkin , Regional Programme Manager , UNDP
Emirgan Hall 1

Panel 2: Green and Inclusive Entrepreneurship and Incubation

22:45 - 00:15 (23 November)
Mr. Enrique Villamore , Director , Regional Activity Centre for Cleaner Production (CP-RAC)
Mr. Gokhan Dikmener , Regional Project Manager , UNDP
Mr. Melih Özsöz , Co-Founder/Senior Expert , çöp(m)adam/ Economic Development Foundation
Ms. Ergem Şenyuva Şenyuva , Founder , Yesilist
Mr. James Halliday , Co-Founder/International Coordinator , Hub Istanbul/Strategic Advancement - Koç University
Ms. Nilgun Ciliz , , Bogazici University, Sustainable Development and Cleaner Production Center, Institute of Environmental Sciences
Ms. Seda Catalkaya , Secretary General , Union of Black Sea & Caspian Confederation of Enterprises (UBCCE)
Mr. Georg Schoen , Project Management Consultant , UNDP
Emirgan Hall 1

Panel 3: Green Growth and Corporate Sustainability

00:30 - 01:30 (24 November)
Mr. Deniz Ozturk , Turkey Representative , United Nations Global Compact
Ms. Engin Guvenc , Executive Director , Business Council for Sustainable Development – Turkey (TBCSD)
Mr. Christian Oberleithner , , Kommunalkredit Public Consulting
Mr. Boyan Rashev , Managing Partner , Denkstatt Bulgaria
Mr. Georg Schoen , Project Management Consultant , UNDP
Emirgan Hall 1

Panel 4: Green Finance, Trade and Investment Opportunities

01:30 - 02:30 (24 November)
Mr. Robert Hamwey , Economics Affairs Officer , United Nations Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Mr. Peter Coveliers , Chair of the GGF Investment Committee , European Investment Bank
Mr. Patrick Avato , Global Energy Specialist & Climate Change Lead, Europe and Central Asia , IFC
Mr. Denis Kalenja, Montague Capital Partners , Albania Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Artur Nadcrinicinii , Business Broker , UNDP