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AGENDA
KOPAONIK BUSINESS FORUM 2020, March 01-04
In partnership with Mastercard®
Sunday, March 1, 2020 KBF WARM-UP
10:00 - 22:00
 
REGISTRATION (RECEPTION – HOTEL GRAND)
13:00 - 15:30
 
MASTERCARD HUMANITARIAN SKI RACE - CHARITY FOR NURDOR
16:00 - 17:00
 
SPECIAL EVENT 1: CREATIVE INDUSTRY: YOUR SILENT NEIGHBOR
Forum Hall  
17:00 - 18:00
 
SPECIAL EVENT 2: WESTERN BALKANS ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Forum Hall           
18:00 - 20:00
 
SPECIAL EVENT 3: PODGORICA CLUB AT THE KBF - THE VISION OF THE WESTERN BALKANS 2030
Forum Hall           
20:30 - 22:30
 
MK GROUP WELCOME PARTY (GARDEN – HOTEL GRAND)
Monday, March 2, 2020
09:15 - 09:35
 
REALITY CHECK - KEY DEVELOPMENTS BETWEEN TWO KBF'S
Central Hall    
09:35 - 10:00
 
MESSAGE FROM THE PARTNER
Central Hall              
10:00 - 11:00
 
ADDRESS OF THE GOVERNOR AND MINISTER OF FINANCE
Central Hall    
11:00 - 11:30
 
ADDRESS OF THE SPECIAL GUEST - MACROECONOMIC TRENDS AND STRUCTURAL REFORM OF SERBIA IN THE EYE OF IMF
Central Hall     
11:30 - 12:00
 
Break
12:00 - 13:15
 
PANEL 1: THE WESTERN BALKANS: IS GEOPOLITICS REALLY BACK?
Central Hall (Parallel track)
12:00 - 13:15
 
PANEL 2: INDUSTRY 4.0
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
13:15 - 14:30
 
PANEL 3: MACROECONOMIC POSITION AND TRENDS: SERBIA AND THE BALKANS
Central Hall (Parallel track)
13:15 - 14:30
 
PANEL 4: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - INDUSTRY 4.0 PERSPECTIVE
Forum Hall (Parallel track)  
14:30 - 15:45
 
PANEL 5: GENDER EQUALITY AS A PRECONDITION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AT A LOCAL LEVEL
Central Hall (Parallel track)
14:30 - 15:45
 
PANEL 6: SERBIA IS ON THE MOVE
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
15:45 - 16:00
 
Break
16:00 - 16:45
 
SPECIAL EVENT 4: TIKVEŠ WINERY COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION
Forum Hall
16:45 - 17:45
 
SPECIAL EVENT 5: NLB GROUP COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION
Forum Hall
17:45 - 19:00
 
PANEL 7: FASTGROWING PRIVATELY OWNED COMPANIES: DIFFERENT SIZE - DIFFERENT PROBLEMS
Central Hall (Parallel track)
17:45 - 19:00
 
PANEL 8: DEVELOPING MARKET AND PROTECTION OF COMPETITION IN SERBIA
Forum Hall (Parallel track) 
19:00 - 20:15
 
PANEL 9: HOW WE WILL BE PAYING TOMORROW?
Central Hall (Parallel track)
19:00 - 20:15
 
PANEL 10: SLOVENIA AND SERBIA:  THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ECONOMIC RELATIONS
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
20:15 - 21:30
 
PANEL 11: INSURANCE: ACCIDENT CAN'T BE PLANNED - PROTECTION COULD
Central Hall (Parallel track)
20:15 - 21:30
 
PANEL 12: NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH - A VIEW OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN INVESTORS
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
21:30 - 22:45
 
PANEL 13: WESTERN BALKANS - REGIONAL ECONOMIC AREA
Central Hall
23:00
 
NLB MIDNIGHT PARTY (CAMELOT)
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
09:30 - 10:10
 
HARD TALKS WITH EMIL TEDESCHI - INTERVIEWED BY GORDANA FILIPOVIC
Central Hall    
10:10 - 10:45
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: NEW SKILS AND INNOVATION MODELS: THE ITALIAN CASE
Central Hall    
10:45 - 11:00
 
Break
11:00 - 12:15
 
PANEL 14: INFRASTRUCTURE AND REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY AGENDA
Central Hall (Parallel track) 
11:00 - 12:15
 
PANEL 15: RESTRUCTURING OF STATE-OWNED COMPANIES - PRIVATIZATION ON THE HORIZON?
Forum Hall (Parallel track)    
12:15 - 13:30
 
PANEL 16: BANKING INDUSTRY 4.0
Central Hall (Parallel track)
12:15 - 13:30
 
PANEL 17: SMART SPECIALIZATION STRATEGY 4S: MADE IN SMART AND CREATIVE SERBIA?
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
13:30 - 14:45
 
PANEL 18: SERBIAN CONFECTIONERY INDUSTRY
Central Hall (Parallel track)    
13:30 - 14:45
 
PANEL 19: HOSPITALITY DEVELOPMENT IN THE BALKANS
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
14:45 - 16:00
 
PANEL 20: CLIMATE CHANGE: LOCAL CHALLENGE - THE ROLE OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Central Hall (Parallel track)
14:45 - 16:00
 
PANEL 21: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY - MAIN DRIVER OF HIGHER GROWTH RATE?
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
16:00 - 16:30
 
Break
16.30 - 17:00
 
SPECIAL EVENT 6: PRESENTATION OF THE BUSINESS REGISTRATION REGIONAL PORTAL - BIFIDEX
Forum Hall
17:00 - 17:45
 
SPECIAL EVENT 7: SHEARMAN & STERLING'S COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION:  INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND INDUSTRY 4.0
Forum Hall
17:45 - 19:00
 
PANEL 22: INDUSTRY 4.0 AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
Central Hall (Parallel track)     
17:45 - 19:00
 
PANEL 23: INDUSTRY 4.0: THE FUTURE OF THE JOB
Forum Hall (Parallel track) 
19:00 - 20:15
 
PANEL 24: A STRONG BANKING SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
Central Hall (Parallel track)
19:00 - 20:15
 
PANEL 25: EMPLOYMENT POLICIES: FROM BRAIN DRAIN TO BRAIN GAIN
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
20:15 - 20:45
 
HARD TALK WITH ALEKSANDAR KAVČIĆ - INTERVIEWED BY ALEKSANDRA DRECUN
Central Hall        
20:45 - 22:00
 
PANEL 26: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IN THE LIGHT OF INDUSTRY 4.0
Central Hall (Parallel track)    
20:45 - 22:00
 
PANEL 27: TAX ADMINISTRATION REFORM - WHAT HAS BEEN DONE AND WHAT ARE THE PLANS
Forum Hall (Parallel track)
23:00
 
MIDNIGHT PARTY
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
10:00 - 10:45
 
ADDRESS OF THE PLENARY SPEAKERS
Forum Hall
10:45 - 12:00
 
PANEL 28: HEALTHCARE 4.0 - OPPORTUNITY OR THREAT?
Forum Hall    
12:00 - 12:45
 
ADDRESS OF THE PRIME MINISTER
Forum Hall
12:45 - 13:00
 
CLOSING REMARKS
Forum Hall