Innowave Pre-Summit 2018

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11.05.2018

14:00

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12.05.2018

13:00

University of Economics - Varna, HALL 1

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Agenda

11 May 2018 | Friday

14:00-14:10

Opening speeches

Ivan Portnih – Mayor of Varna Stoian Passev – Head of Varna Regional Government Digital economy as a driver for regional competitiveness (e-government, smart cities, electronic financial services and payment systems, smart industrial policies, digital training and education)

14:10-14:20

Mariya Gabriel Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

Towards the competitive and future-proof digital Europe

14:20-14:50

Emil Radev, Member of European Parliament

In the surge of the digital transformation of regional economy – strengthening the cooperation against cybercrime

14:50-15:20

KEYNOTES: Developing a Comprehensive Regional Digital Transformation Strategy - SEIZING THE OPEN ECOSYSTEM OPPORTUNITY

Dr. Emilija Stojmenova Duh, DIGITAL INNOVATION HUB SLOVENIA Prof. Andrej Kos, DIGITAL INNOVATION HUB SLOVENIA

15:40-16:20

CASE STUDY: Digital Transformation: Where to Start? The Digital innovation hub journey

Ciaran Martin - Donegal Digital Innovation Hub, Ireland

16:20-16:40

Panel discussion – Digital economy – the regional transformation – what and how?

Moderator: Natanail Stefanov - BESCO

17:00-18:00

Parallel panel discussions Panel discussion 1 – Digitalization of Enterprises

Moderator: Nikolay Petkanov, entrepreneur

18:00-18:30

Presentation of the concept for a Roadmap for digitizing Varna regional economy and Memorandum of Understanding on the development of the roadmap

Silvia Stumpf - Business Agency Association

12 May 2018 | Saturday

10:00-10:10

Opening speech

Ognian Spassov, Chairman, Bulgarian Chamber of commerce

10:10-10:20

Cross-industry co-creation workshop – how to co-create the regional digitalization roadmap - tasks, methods and objectives of the exercise

Silvia Stumpf - Business Agency Association

10:20-10:40

Introduction of workshop concept and methodology; formation of four groups, election of spokesperson for each group (Moderators)

Silvia Stumpf - Business Agency Association

10:40-11:10

All groups session - four parallel sessions (4 groups – industry, academia, digital industry, governmental/non-governmental) using Visual Road-mapping in a moderated process; identification of key findings concerning region’s digital transformation

11:10-11:30

Short presentation of results (spokespersons and moderators)

11:30-12:10

Execution of a World Café with 4 phases (change every 10 min.) for additional comments and supplements (all participants)

12:10-12:30

Reflection of results, validation of hypothesis and further remarks concerning:

 Sectors and industries (differences, preconditions)  Potentials, promoters and barriers  Practical guidance for SMEs and institutions  Action lines and policy needs

12:30-12:50

Presentation of the Roadmap, conclusions and wrap-up

12:50-13:00

Closing speech

Dimitar Vasilev - Chairman of Management Board at Bulgarian Business Forums, Commissioner for the Varna City of Bulgaria at World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF)

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