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3RD FORUM BPW ADRIONNET

March 26th - 28th 2020 Pula, Croatia

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS IN ADRIATIC IONIAN REGION

Challenges and possibilities

The official language of the Forum is English

 

 

Thursday 26th March 2020.

15:00

Selected institution

Welcome drink offered by Institution

Participants: BPW delegation, Institutional representatives

18:00-21:00

Circolo Italiano di cultura, Carrara street 1, Pula

Get-together: Business speed-dating, lobbying and meeting BPW AdrionNet Country coordinators meeting: Eufemia Ippolito (Italy), Doris Sošić (Croazia), Ioanna Lagoumidou (Greece).

BPW AdrionNet clubs and partners

 

 

Friday 27th March 2020 - Dom hrvatskih branitelja (Croatian Veterans Palace)

8:00-9:00

Reception & Conference Lobby

Registration and Accreditation (Moderator: Nives Tomišić, Patrizia Šegon, Valeria Varga Radetić – BPW Pula)

Sensi, Saperi, Sapori

- Selling exposition of women entrepreneurs’ products- Lobbying for shopping (Moderator: Izabela Vitasović, Darinka Buršić – BPW Pula)

- Thematic artistic exposition on and about women (Moderator: Nela Načinović - BPW Pula)

- Digital promotions, etc.

Sponsor's corner - Roll-ups and promotional leaflets of the sponsors (Moderator: Darija Božac Marjanović – BPW Pula)

 

OPENING CEREMONY

9:00-10:00

Conference Hall

Opening Ceremony

Moderator: Jelena Vitasović – BPW Pula

Welcome addresses:

- Amany Asfour - President BPW International

- Alida Perkov - Chair BPW AdrionNet

- MEP Valter Flego

- Istria Region representative

- City of Pula Representative

- Embassy of Italy tbc

- Embassy of Greece tbc

- President of the Republic of Croatia tbc.

10:00-11:00

Conference Lobby

Networking Coffee break

Press conference

Sensi, Saperi, Sapori

Sponsor's corner

BPW AdrionNet Country coordinators and BPW AdrionNet Presidents’ meeting

11:00-12:00

Conference Hall

Plenary Session

“Women entrepreneurship - Challenges and possibilities”

Moderator: Jelena Vitasović – BPW Pula

Introductory speeches: Key note speakers, tbc.

Presenters:

- Alida Perkov- Chair BPW AdrionNet

- Amany Asfour - BPWI President

- Pinella Bombacci - BPW Europe coordinator

- Neelima Basnet - Young BPW International Representative

- Giuseppina Seidita – Finance Officer BPW

- Benedetta Palermo - Young BPW Europe Regional Representative

- Representatives of highest national and regional institutions and distinguished guests tbc.

 

WORKSHOPS & ROUND TABLES

12:00-13:00

Hall A

Round table 1

“EU Project Funding Possibilities”

Moderator: Istrian development Agency

- Institutional support (Croatian Chamber of Artisans, Croatian Ministry, International Institutional representatives, Istrian development Agency, Istria Region)

- Innovative practices and innovative policies

12:00-13:00

Hall B

Round table 2

“BPW International projects throughout the world-Young BPW as a leading force for development”

Moderator: Giuseppina Seidita - BPW International

Key note speakers:

Neelima Basnet

Benedetta Palermo

“Lessons learned: BPW AdrionNet and BPW Danube net as good practice”

- Marion Volk – Chair BPWDN

12:00-13:00

Hall C

Round table 3

“Non-institutional financing possibilities for Business and professional women, and legislation support”

Moderator: Tiziana Paris, Young BPW Pula Croatia

Key note speaker :tbc

- Business Angels

- Crowdfunding

- Social entrepreneurship, etc.

13:00-14:30

Dom hrvatskih branitelja

Networking lunch

Sensi, saperi, sapori

Sponsor's corner

14:30-15:30

Hall A

Round table 4

“EU regional Adriatic-Ionian projects“

Moderators: BPW in Croatia - Izabela Vitasović & Doris Sošić

Keynote speaker :tbc

- Establishing BPW AdrionNet business network of olive & vine producers

14:30-15:30

Hall B

Round table 5

"Best project practises for women entrepreneurship in Greece"

Moderator: Thalia Valkouma President BPW Thessaloniki, Greece.

Key note speaker: Ioanna Lagoumidou, President BPW Athens, Greece.

14:30-15:30

Hall C

Round table 6

"Best project practises for women entrepreneurship in Italy"

Moderator: Concetta Oliveri, National President FIDAPA BPW Italy

Key note speaker tbc

 

CLOSING SESSION

15:45-16:15

Conference Hall

Closing Remarks of the Forum ( Alida Perkov Chair BPW AdrionNet, Giuseppina Seidita, Thalia Valkouma, Danijela Križman Pavlović), BPW AdrionNet Presidents’ statement.

Announcing the 4th BPW AdrionNet Forum (Maria Concetta Oliveri, National President FIDAPA BPW Italy)

 

AFTER FORUM ACTIVITIES

16:30-19:00

Optional

Pula Sightseeing and shopping in BPW - Friendly Shops

Moderator: Lorena Boljunčić, Elida Cerovac Bakiš – BPW Pula

20:00-23:00

Dom hrvatskih branitelja

Gala and Networking Dinner

 

 

Saturday 28th March 2020

8:00-8:30

Circolo Italiano di cultura, Carrara street 1, Pula

Farewell coffee

8:30-17:30

Optional

Sightseeing Istria - visiting Cultural heritage and BPW - friendly points throughout the Istria Region

Moderator: Daria Čelić Trajčeski in cooperation with Dragica Lukin, Darinka Buršić , Loredana Krbavčić – BPW Pula

 

 

 

 

3rd Forum BPW AdrionNet
March 26th - 28th, 2020

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