09.00
Registration opens for Breakfast Guests
09.45
LEADERS’ BREAKFAST - Round Table Discussion: Serbia 2020-2030 New National Objectives

 
  Gojko Stanivukovic, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia
  Marko Cadez, President, Serbian Chamber of Commerce
  Prof. Dr Dejan Soskic, Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade*
   Kori Udovicki, Founder and Member of Managing Board, Centre for Advanced Economic Studies*
  Ivan Vejvoda, Director Europe’s Future Projects, Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human sciences, Vienna*
   Sonja Licht, President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence*
  Martin Knapp, Managing Director, German-Serbia Chamber of Commerce*
  Prof. Dr Vladimir Crnojevic, Director, BioSense Institute*

12.00
Registration opens for all participants – Coffee/Tea
12.25
OPENING SESSION
12.30
Opening Remarks by Chairman of the Leaders’ Breakfast
12.40
Opening Remarks

Ana Brnabic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia
 
Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
 
Milorad Dodik, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Mihai Fifor, Deputy Prime Minister for Romania’s Strategic Partnerships’ implementation
 
Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hellenic Republic

Yana Mikhailova, President of the Board of Directors, Foreign Investors Council*

13.30
A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH

European integration is a core target for Serbia. Achieving sustainable economic growth through necessary reforms and closing the inequality gap seems a one-way street. An overview of the set goals to improve the country’s economy, prosperity and integration prospects

Milun Trivunac, State Secretary, Ministry of Economy of Serbia*
Aleksandar Vlahovic, President, Serbian Association of Economists*
Prof. Nebojsa Savic, President of the Council of the Governor, NBS and Dean, FEFA
Prof. Dragan Djuricin, Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade*
Violeta Jovanovic, Executive Director, NALED*
Stephen Ndegwa, Country Manager for Serbia, World Bank*
Anita Richter, Project Manager South East Europe, OECD*
Branislav Grujic, President, PSP Farman Holding
Vladimir Vuckovic, Member of the Fiscal Council of Republic of Serbia*

14.45
Break - Light meal
15.00
WHERE IS EUROPE HEADING TO? BREXIT VS WESTERN BALKANS

Following the European Parliament elections a new political cycle opens. Despite the reforms achieved, there is a significant degree of economic divergence and rising inequalities. What are the current accession prospects of Western Balkan countries? Challenges and pitfalls to be faced before 2020.

Prof. Dr Tanja Miscevic, Head of the Negotiating Team for Accession of the Republic of Serbia to the EU*
H.E. Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia
H.E. Rastislav Kacer, Former Honorary Chairman of the GLOBSEC; former Ambassador of Slovakia to the U.S*
H.E. Thomas Schieb, German Ambassador to Serbia
H.E. Gordan Bakota, Croatian Ambassador to Serbia*
H.E. Kimmo Lahdevirta, Finland Ambassador to Serbia
George Pagoulatos, Professor, Athens University of Economics & Business; Vice President, ELIAMEP, Greece*
Corina Stratulat, Senior Policy Analyst, European Policy Analyst, Brussels*

16.15
SOUTH EAST EUROPE: THE REGIONAL STABILITY CHALLENGE

The countries of the Western Balkans, find themselves, once more, in the centre of a critical geopolitical competition. It is high time for the region to overcome old conflicts and Western Balkan countries to take actions for securing peace and development

 Matthew Palmer, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State of the United States of America
 Aleksandr Botsan-Kharchenko, Russian Ambassador to Serbia
 H.E. Frederic Mondoloni, French Ambassador to Serbia
 H.E. Nikolaus Lutterotti, Austrian Ambassador to Serbia*
 Marko Savkovic, Program Director, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence*
 Constantinos Filis, General Director, Institute of International Relations, Greece*
 Norbert Beckmann-Dierkes, Head of the KAS Office in Serbia, Montenegro, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
 
  Chair: Valerie Hopkins, South-East Europe Correspondent, Financial Times*

17.30
CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE

 Through the “One Belt, One Road” Initiative (OBOR), China increasingly invests in building and modernizing overland and maritime infrastructures with a view to enhance the overall connectivity between China and Europe. Can the EU work together with SEE countries and China to deepen EU – China relations, especially in an era of US trade protectionism? What are the potential opportunities and pitfalls?

In Conversation with:

Tomislav Nikolic, Former President of the Republic of Serbia & President of the National Council for Coordination of Cooperation with Russia and China
H.E. Chen Bo, Ambassador of China to Serbia

Chair: Aleksandar Medjedovic,Executive Board Member – Turkish-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Berlin/Germany*

18.30
Break - End of the first Day