Conference Agenda

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

11:00 - 18:00

Registration

BBI Centar, Trg djece Sarajeva bb, 71000 Sarajevo
20:00 - 22:00

Welcome Reception and Cultural Program

Sarajevo City Hall - Vijećnica, Obala Kulina bana, 71000 Sarajevo

Co-Hosted by Mr. Abdulah Skaka, Mayor of Sarajevo and Mr. Amer Bukvić, CEO of Bosna Bank International (BBI)


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Venue: Bosnia and Herzegovina National Parliament Building, Trg BiH, 71000 Sarajevo

08:00 - 08:30

Registration

Bosnia and Herzegovina National Parliament Building, Trg BiH 1, 71000 Sarajevo
08:30 - 09:00

Opening Reception

09:00 - 09:10

VVIP/VIP Photo Session for the Media

09:10 - 09:30

Welcome Message from the Organizers

  • Mr. Amer Bukvić, CEO, Bosna Bank International, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H.E. Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, President, Islamic Development Bank Group, Saudi Arabia
09:30 - 09:45

Official Opening Statements

  • H.E. Bakir Izetbegović, Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina 
09:45 - 11:00

Keynote Speeches

  • H.E. Dr. Denis Zvizdić, Chairman, Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H.E. Mehmet Şimşek, Deputy Prime Minister, Turkey
  • H.E. Rasim Ljajić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Serbia
  • H.E. Eng. Ibrahim Al Omar, Minister/Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)
  • H.E. Lars Gunnar Wigemark, Head of EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative
  • H.E. Sofyan A. Djalil, Minister of Land and Spatial Planning, Indonesia 
  • H.E. Lahcen DaoudiMinister Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of General Affairs and Governance, Morocco
11:00 - 11:20

MOU Signing Ceremony

11:20 - 11:40

The Sarajevo Business Bridge Awards Ceremony

11:40 - 12:10

Statements for the Media and Coffee Break

12:10 - 13:25

Panel 1: Western Balkans Six Regional Economic Area - Thriving with the EU

Moderator
  • Ms. Dragana Djurica, Senior Expert on Competitiveness, Regional Cooperation Council


Panelists

  • H.E. Mirko Šarović, Deputy Prime Minister/Minister, Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H.E. Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Slovenia
  • Dr. h.c. Doris Pack, President of European People`s Party Women and Former President of the Delegation for SEE, European Parliament
  • Mr. Sujeevan Satheesan, Head of Infrastructure and Access to Finance, Western Balkans Summit Team, Foreign Commonweath Office, UK
  • Mr. Guido Clary, Senior Banker Responsible for Lending Operations in the Western Balkans, European Investment Bank
  • Dr. Duško Knežević, Founder and President, Atlas Group, Montenegro
  • Mr. Branimir Muidža, President of Foreign Investor Council, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  •  Mr. Zdenko Lucić, Representative of the Prime Minister of Croatia, Head of Investment and Competition Agency, Croatia
13:25 - 14:40

Panel 2: Southeast Europe International Gateways and Connectivity

Moderator
  • Ms. Cornelia Meyer, Chairman & Chief Executive, Meyer Resources (MRL Corporation), United Kingdom


Panelists

  • H.E. Stjepan Mesić, Former President, Croatia
  • H.E. Valdis Zatlers, Former President of Latvia
  • Mr. Şekib Avdagiç, President of İTO, TOBB Representative, Turkey
  • H.E. Branimir Gvozdenović, Vice President, Parliament of Montenegro
  • Mr. Iztok Mirošič, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia
  • Mr. Ian Brown, Head of Office, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development , Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Mujo Selimović, President of the Supervisory Board, Media Group Oslobodjenje/TV1, Bosnia and Herzegovina
14:40 - 14:55

Special Presidential Address

  • H.E. Borut Pahor, President, Slovenia
14:55 - 16:10

Lunch (National Parliament Building)

20:00 - 22:30

Dinner

Hotel Europe, Vladislava Skarića 5, 71000 Sarajevo

Sideline Events and Parallel Sessions

12:00 - 14:00

The Role of Women’s Leadership in Development

Parliament, 2nd Floor, The White Room

Moderators

  • Prof. Dr. Danica Purg, President, IEDC-Bled School of Management and President of CEEMAN, Slovenia
  • Ms. Azra Atagić Ćatović, CEO and Owner, akta.ba, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Panelists

  • H.E. Semiha Borovac, Minister of Human Rights and Refugees of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H.E. Shaikha Mariam Bint Hamad Al Khalifa, Vice President, Bahrain Businesswomen Society, Bahrain
  • H.E. Đemila Talić Gabriel, Honorary Consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in New South Wales, Australia
  • Ms. Fatma Çınar, Head of International Banking, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank, Turkey
  • Ms. Madelein Mkunu, President, Leading Women of Africa, South Africa
  • Ms. Tajma Kapić, Project Director, Cradle, Ireland
  • Ms. Marijela Margeta Hašimbegović, Director of the National Theater Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


15:00 - 16:00

Technology Transfer Presentation

Parliament, 4th Floor, The Blue Room

In cooperation with IUS - International University Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and HLAF - Human Life Advancement Foundation (Malaysia)

Moderator

  • Mr. Muhamed Adilović, Senior Instructor, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Confirmed Presenters

  • Dato’ Paduka Syed Isa Syed Alwi, CEO Algaetech International Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Dr. Rezal Khairi Ahmad, CEO, Nano Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia
  • Mr. Mohamad Hafiz Bin Zolkipli, VP, Nano Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia
  • Mr. Raja Riznal Raja Abidin, VP, Nano Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia
  • Dato’ Cheng Kok Leong, Chairman, Leong Nanopac (M) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Mr. Jeff Ho, Director, Leong Nanopac (M) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Dr. Sharifah Mazlina Syed Abdul Kadir, Chairman, M.E.P.S Concept Holdings Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Mr. Shah Julian Aman Shah, CEO, Naturemedics Laboratories, Malaysia
  • Dr. Rozita Hassan, CEO, Heritage Environment Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
  • Prof. Dr. Fadzilah @ Adibah Abd Majid, Professor, University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia 



16:00 - 18:00

Embassy of Indonesia & BBI VIP Business Club: Special Business-Matching Session

Novotel Hotel Bristol Sarajevo, Fra Filipa Lastrića 2, 71000 Sarajevo

Important notice: This program is by invitation only.


Thursday, April 26, 2018

Venue: Hills Hotel and Congress Centre, Butmirska cesta 18, 71210 Ilidža - Sarajevo

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

Hills Hotel and Congress Centre, Butmirska cesta 18, 71210 Ilidža - Sarajevo
09:00 - 09:20

Introductory Presentation

  • Mr. Abdulah Skaka, Mayor of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
09:20 - 10:20

Panel 1: Tourism as a Rapid Growth Opportunity for SEE

Moderator

  • Mr. Branislav Miletić , Partner and Director, Horwath HTL-Belgrade Office, United Kingdom/Croatia


Panelists

  • Mr. Jawad Yousuf Alhawaj, Yousuf A.Wahab Al Hawaj & Sons Co. W.L.L. / Bahrain -Bosnia and Herzegovina Friendship Society, Bahrain
  • Mr. Takahiko Makino, Advisor for Regional Tourism, JICA – Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan
  • Ms. Snježana Derviškadić, Team Leader Tourism Project, Regional Cooperation Council 
  • Ms. Vedrana Likan, Managing Partner, Colliers International, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
  • Ms. Aida Jašarević, CEO, Hotel Pino and Relax Tours Agency, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10:20 - 10:25

10:25 - 11:25

Panel 2: Integration of SEE into the EU Supply Chain

Special Presentation

EU Supply Chain and its Impact on Western Balkan Companies


  • Mr. Martin Gaber, Deputy Director, German Delegation of Economy, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Moderator

  • Dr. Elma Agić Šabeta, Head of Strategy, Bosna Bank International, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Panelists

  • Mr. Zlatan Faik Uzunović, Supply Chain Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, Prevent Group, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Muris Obarčanin, CEO, MDG International, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Mahmut Galijašević, CEO, MANN+HUMMEL, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Mirsad Jašarspahić, President, Chamber of Economy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ms. Karin Hörhan, Programme Manager, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
  • Mr. Ekrem Turajlić, Corporate Sales Director, Bosnalijek, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Umur Gökçe, Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


11:25 - 11:30

11:30 - 12:30

Panel 3: SEE Capitalizing on IT & Digital Economy Trends

Moderator
  • Mr. Armin Talić, Bit Alliance, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Panelists 
  • Mr. Branislav Vujović, New Frontier Group Vienna, Austria
  • Ms. Amina KarićVice President of Operations, Authority Partners, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Mr. Admir Kulin, CEO, m.Doc GmbH, Köln, Germany
  • Mr. Armin Osmančević, CEO, MyBazar Global Ltd. Dubai, UAE
  • Dr. Šadi Matar, Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Telecommunications, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Dejan Miklavčić, COO, Monri Group, Bosnia and Herzegovina

12:35 - 13:35

Panel 4: Dubai as a Model of Economic Development for Other Regions

Moderator

  • Dr. Harun Kapetanović, Economic Advisor, Dubai Government

Panelists

  • Mr. Mohammad Ali Al KamaliDeputy CEO, Dubai Exports, UAE
  • Dr. Ashraf Ali Mahate, Chief Economist, Dubai Exports


13:35 - 15:00

Lunch & Networking

14:45 - 16:45

Roundtable: Diaspora, Sports, Arts, Culture & Creative Industry – Transforming Emotions into Investments

Special Roundtable Address

  •  H.E. Igor Crnadak, Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Marc Dillard, Director of Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy, U.S. State Department Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs 


Moderators

  • Mr. Samir Cerić, Group CEO, Alpha Omega Group, UK/China
  • Mr. Sanjin Arifagić, Project Manager, USAID Diaspora Invest, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Panelists

  • H.E. Đemila Talić Gabriel, Honorary Consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in New South Wales, Australia 
  • Mr. Şekib Avdagiç, President of İTO, TOBB Representative, Turkey
  • Mr. Rudi Kesić, Director, Advantage Business Group, UK 
  • Mr. Mirsad Ćatić, Enterpreneur, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ms. Maja Miljević, CEO and Founder Zdrava Logika, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Mr. Jan Z. Kulenović, Founder, Social Innovation Imcubator MUNJA and Hocu.baBosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ms. Maša Čampara, CEO and Founder, eMediaPatch, Bosnia and Herzegovina/USA
  • Mr. Olivier Jarosz, ECA – European Club Association, Switzerland
  • Dr. Ismet GavrankapetanovićSpecialist of Orthopedic Surgery, Bosnia and Herzegovina
16:45 - 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 - 18:30

SEE - ASIA Cooperation Business Roundtable

Hills Hotel and Congress Centre, Butmirska cesta 18, 71210 Ilidža - Sarajevo

Platforms of Cooperation between ASIAN and SEE Economies’


Official Opening Introductory Notes

  • H.E. Sofyan A. Djalil, Minister of Land and Spatial Planning, Republic of Indonesia 

Moderator

  • Mr. Amer Kapetanović, Head of Political Department, Regional Cooperation Council

Special Video PresentationAlbaraka Turk Katilim Bankasi, Turkey

Special Keynote Speech ASIA (ASEAN)

  • H.E. Hassan Wirajuda, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia


Roundtable Contributors 

  • H.E. Sahib Mammadov, Deputy Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan
  • Mr. Ihsan Fehmi Sozkesen, Albaraka Turk Participation Bank, Turkey
  • Dr. Bruno Bojić, Vice President, Foreign Chamber of Commerce, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Prof. Dr. Anwar Nasution, Chairman, Bank Muamalat, Indonesia
  • Prof. Emeritus Dato'  Dr. Mohamad Zawawi Bin Ismail, Chairman, NanoMalaysia
  • Dato' Syed Isa Syed Alwi, CEO, Algaetech Group of Companies, Malaysia
  • Ms. Slavica Korica, Executive Director, Investment Promotion Agency, Bosnia and Herzegovina

18:30 - 19:00

Closing Ceremony

19:00 - 21:00

Dinner

Hills Hotel and Congress Centre, Butmirska cesta 18, 71210 Ilidža - Sarajevo

Friday, April 27, 2018

08:00 - 17:00

Site Visits for Potential Project Investments

Activities realized by Bosna Bank International (BBI) in collaboration with BBI VIP Business Club, Business Councils and Chambers of Commerce.

Sideline Events and Parallel Sessions

11:00 - 15:00

Bahrain - Bosnia and Herzegovina Friendship Society & BBI VIP Business Club: Special Business-Matching Session

Hills Hotel and Congress Centre, Butmirska cesta 18, 71210 Ilidža - Sarajevo

Important notice: This program is by invitation only.