ECCP_3B ICT Network Regional Talks Event_general_v2_0

Description

How has the IT sector coped with the crisis caused by COVID-19? What are the challenges and opportunities which are arising through the post-pandemic priority directions in the East European and Baltic regions? Are there significant regional differences in approach? What is the European outlook on involvement of cluster organizations and ecosystems in supporting the next stage of IT industry development?

Join the event on 22nd June from 12 PM to 14:00 PM (CET) and find out more about the national and European perspectives regarding IT industries development during and post COVID-19.

Who can participate in this event?

  • Cluster organization representatives interested in upcoming opportunities included in the European Commission’s next financial programme.
  • Small and medium company representatives interested in discovering case studies and good practices applied in the macro-region.
  • Organizations interested in establishing the grounds for new collaborations within the Balkan, Black Sea and Baltic region
  • Companies looking to get acquainted with the current status of the industry in various states from the region.

This virtual event is dedicated to key players from the ICT industry in the region in order to present the current situation in the region on the topic of digitalization, innovation and emerging technologies during and post COVID-19, exchange of expertise and best practices, identify potential for cooperation between the players in the ICT industry in the respective countries, as well as to facilitate and encourage mutual cooperation among all the representatives that will be part of the event.

Event agenda:12:00 - 12:30 Welcome and opening interventions

  • Andrei Kelemen, CEO Cluj IT Cluster, on behalf of 3B ICT Network (10 min.)
  • Marta Batalla-Masana, Policy Officer Advanced Technologies, Clusters and Social Economy at European Commission (20 min.)

12:30 - 13:45 Regional talks expert panel discussion With interventions from:

  • Anita Nikova, Executive Director of MASIT (North Macedonia)
  • Sebastiano Toffaletti, Secretary General, European DIGITAL SME Alliance
  • Tatjana Vučić, Executive Director of Bit Alliance (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • Salvis Roga, Board Member of Green Tech Cluster (Latvia)
  • Milan Šolaja, Executive Director of Vojvodina ICT Cluster (Serbia)

13:35 - 14:00 Q&A

Book your spot today by filling-out the registration form.

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