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13 Forum Programme

Programme of the XIII International Economic Forum
«Globalization and Integration: Challenges and Solutions»
Draft: 10.10.2013

Official languages ​​of the Forum: Ukrainian and English

October 10, 2013
19.0021.00 Reception for Forum Participants

Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

October 11, 2013
8.30 – 9.55 Registration

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

10.00 – 11.20 Opening of the Forum: Bohdan Matolych, First Deputy Head of Lviv Regional State Administration

Panel discussion: «Globalization and Integration: Challenges and Solutions»

  • Development of the Regions in a Global World
  • Strategies of Ukraine for the Period of Change
  • Technology and Investment: New Growth Spurt
  • How to Ensure Access for Ukrainian Businesses to Finance

Moderator: Volodymyr Lavrenchuk, Chairman of the Board, PJSC «Raiffeisen Bank Aval»

Speakers:

Aleksandr Pankov, Country Sector Coordinator, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, Private and Financial Sector Development, Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank
Ricarda Rieger, UNDP Country Director
Vyacheslav Tolkovanov, Head, National Agency of Ukraine on Civil Service
Oleksandr Lazorko, Chairman of the Board, PJSC «Ukrtransnafta»
Hennadiy Radchenko, Director for Nestle Corporate Affairs in Ukraine and Moldova
Yaroslav Kachmaryk, Head, Permanent Deputy Commission on Budget, Lviv Regional Council

‘Senator’ Conference Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

11.30 – 13.00 Plenary session: «Globalization and Integration: Challenges and Solutions»

Moderator: Markiyan Malskyy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Poland

Welcome Speeches:

Oleksandr Vilkul, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine
Viktor Shemchuk, Head, Lviv Regional State Administration
Petro Kolodiy, Head, Lviv Regional Council
Vitaliy Antonov, President "Concern Galnaftogaz" (Network of filling stations «ОККО»); Honorary Consul General of Lithuania in Lviv
Andriy Sadovyy, Lviv City Mayor
Alex Petriashvili
, State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Andrzej Dycha, Deputy Minister of Economy of Poland

‘Senator’ Conference Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

 

 

13.00 – 13.45 Signing of International Agreements

Briefing for Journalists

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch for the Forum Participants

The Main Restaurant of the Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

14.30 – 16.00 Session 1. Technological and Industrial Parks: Best Practice and New Opportunities
  • Industrial Parks: the Successful Experience of Europe for Ukraine
  • How to Attract Investors to Set up Industrial Parks
  • Industrial Parks: New Jobs and Investment or Environmental Threat?

Moderator: Markiyan Malskyy, Head, West Ukrainian Branch, Law firm «Arzinger»

Speakers:

Anna Polak-Kocińska, Vice President, PAIiIZ
Serhiy Kiral, Head, Foreign Economic Relations and Investments Department, Lviv City Council
Lutz Thielemann, CEO, Invest Region Leipzig GmbH
Viktoriya Tsytsak, Senior Manager, Consulting, PwC Ukraine
Ted Treller, Expert,  Ukraine Municipal Local Economic Development Program, Partner «LOCHAVEN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS»
Ricarda Steinbach, Head of Division, Business development/tourism, Municipality Delitzsch
Viktor Kryvenko, Head, National Project “Industrial Parks of Ukraine”
Pavol Dolhý, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency, Ministry of Economics of SR

Left Side of ‘Senator’ Hall,  Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

14.30 – 16.00 Session 2. European Cooperation: New Realities. New Opportunities
  • European Integration and the Ukrainian-European Partnership: Experiences and Opportunities
  • Establishment of the Ukrainian-Polish clusters and Partnerships
  • Attracting Investment and Promoting Business Development: Polish Experience for Ukraine
  • Programs and Projects in the field of Cross-Border Cooperation

Moderators: Jacek Piechota, President, Association Europe-Nord-East;
Oleksandr Shlapak, Co-chairman, Ukrainian-Polish Chamber of Commerce

Welcome Speeches:

Markiyan Malskyy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Poland
Henrik Litvin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to Ukraine

Speakers:

Robert Kwiatkowski, Warsaw Stock Exchange
Marcin Kuksinowicz, Deputy Head, Board of Directors, Kredobank
Anna Awdiejewa
, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development
Andrzej Grabowski, Minister Counsellor, Head of Trade and Investment Promotion Office RP Embassy in Kiev, President of the International Trade Club
Arkadiusz Sarna, Centre for Eastern Studies
Serhiy Verlanov, Ph.D., Legal Senior Manager, PwC Ukraine
Matthias Schulze, Erfurt Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Liliana Hrytsyshyn, International Project Management, Europa Programm Center  in Thueringer

Right Side of ‘Senator’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 – 18.00
Session 3. Ukrainian Hospitality: Culture, Business or Tradition?
  • Cultural Ambassadors of Ukraine in the World
  • Ukraine – a Territory of Hospitality: Realities, Myths or Strategy?
  • Trends in the Global Hospitality Market
  • Whether Ukraine is Interesting for Network Operators?
  • Chocolate Ukraine: New Attractions for Visitors

Moderator: Andriy Khudo, Chairman, Board of Directors, “Holding of Emotions !FEST”

Speakers:

Valentyna Hordiyenko, First Deputy Chairman, State Agency of Ukraine for Tourism and Resorts
Darren Blanchard, (MHCIMA) Senior Director of Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Levan Varshalomidze, Former Prime Minister of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara
Uwe Möller,  Mayor of the City, Amt Wachsenburg
Ihor Shklyaruk, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, CJSC "Truskavetskurort"
Oksana Bayuk, Marketing and Strategy Consultant "Quantum Leap Equity Holding GmbH", Vienna, Austria

Left Side of ‘Senator’ Hall,  Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

16.30 – 18.00 Session 4. Eco Technologies - Strategies for the Future
  • Ecology in Production and Everyday Life: the Modernization of Production, Processing and Waste Management
  • "Green (sustainable) building": Successful Experience and New Opportunities
  • Energy Efficiency: Technology, Reality and Experience
  • Eco-Consumption: New Lifestyle

Moderator: Olena Ovchynnikova, Programme Manager, Energy and Environment Sector, United Nations Office in Ukraine

Speakers:

Vadym Bodayev, CEO, Sigma Bleyzer
Richard Bell, Partner, NUSECO
Grzegorz Gajda, Project Manager, Ukraine Residential Energy Efficiency Project, International Finance Corporation
Egon Primas, Deputy, Thuringia's Landtag
Maciej  Trzeciak, Co-chairman, Committee on Environmental Protection, Ukrainian-Polish Chamber of Commerce
Wolfram Reichert, Director, AGRICOM

Right Side of ‘Senator’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

18.30 – 20.30 Reception for Forum Participants

‘Alter Ego’ Hall, Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets

October 12, 2013
10.00 – 12.00 Panel Discussion: Knowledge Based Economy - New Competitive Environment for Countries and Regions

Moderator: Yevhen Hlibovytskyy, Media expert, Managing partner, Consulting company "pro.mova"

Speakers:


Viktor Shemchuk, Head, Lviv Regional State Administration
Pavlo Khobzey
, Vice Rector, Ukrainian Catholic University
Mariya Zubrytska, Vice Rector, Lviv National University of Ivan Franko
Andriy Khudo, Chairman, Board of Directors, “Holding of emotions !FEST”
Taras Kitsmey, Board Member, Corporation SoftServe
Volodymyr Vorobey, PPV Knowledge Networks

Presentation of the International Project "Eastern European Collegium of Territorial Public Administration and Local Self-Government."
Vira Nanivska, Head of the International Centre for Policy Studies

Organizer: Ukrainian Catholic University

Right Side of ‘Senator’ Hall,  Rixos Prykarpattya Hotel, Truskavets