CENTRAL EUROPE: SHARING VISIONS

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Chair: Walther STÖCKL, CENTRAL EUROPE Managing Authority,

Dept. for EU Strategy and Economic Development, City of Vienna
08.45—09.30 Registration
09.30—09.45 Welcoming address
Lord Mayor Michael HÄUPL, City of Vienna
09.45—10.00 Video-Message by Danuta HÜBNER, European Commissioner for Regional Policy
10.00—11.00 Regional Policy for Central Europe
– Visions for a new programme

Panel discussion with Erhard BUSEK, Special Co-ordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Chairman of the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe, former Vice-Chancellor of Austria

Harald KREID, Ambassador, Director General,
Central Europe Initiative Executive Secretariat
Jan OLBRYCHT, Member of the European Parliament,
Vice-President of Regional Development Committee and
Intergroup on Urban Housing, former Marshall of Silesia
Andreas SCHIEDER, Member of Austrian Parliament,
former Member of the Committee of the Regions and
former President of the EU Commission of Vienna City Council
Colin WOLFE, European Commission,
Head of Territorial Cooperation Unit,
Directorate General Regional Policy
Moderation: Pat COLGAN, Chief Executive,

Special EU Programmes Body, Northern Ireland

11.00—11.30 Coffee and Networking in the exhibition area
11.30—12.00 Launching CENTRAL EUROPE 2007-2013
– Programme framework and funding priorities
Christiane BREZNIK, CENTRAL EUROPE Managing Authority,
Dept. for EU Strategy and Economic Development, City of Vienna
Jens KURNOL, Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, Germany
12.00—13.15 Programme priorities and targets
Panel discussion with CENTRAL EUROPE Member States
Bernhard KÖHLE, Government of Lower Austria, Austria
Christine KRAMMER-BENSEGGER, Ministry of Economic Affairs
of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Rossella RUSCA, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy
Roderick KLINDA, Ministry of Environment, Slovak Republic
Helena KALASOVA, Ministry for Regional Development, Czech Republic
Janos SARA, Ministry for Local Government and Regional Development, Hungary
Iwona BROL , Ministry of Regional Development, Poland
Margarita JANCIC, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Slovenia
Moderation: Pat COLGAN, Chief Executive,
Special EU Programmes Body, Northern Ireland
13.15—15.00 Networking lunch

CENTRAL EUROPE: CREATING PROJECTS

15.00—18.00
Shaping future projects – 4 Parallel workshops
The aim of the workshops is to explore potential actions and develop, discuss and document project ideas for each of the 4 thematic priorities of the CE Programme.

1 – Facilitating innovations
2 – Improving accessibility
3 – Enhancing the environment
4 – Making cities/regions more competitive and attractive

Facilitation: Günther SCHEER, Doris WIEDERWALD, Harald PAYER, Stefan BAUER-WOLF
15.00—15.45 Workshops 1, 2, 3, 4 – Session 1: Collecting project ideas
15.45—16.30 Exhibition area/project idea market: Coffee and Networking
16.30—18.00 Workshops 1, 2, 3, 4 – Session 2: Discussing project ideas
18.00 Networking reception
21.00 End of day 1

Day 2 – Tuesday, 3 July 2007

CENTRAL EUROPE: COOPERATING FOR SUCCESS
Chair: Walther STÖCKL, CENTRAL EUROPE Managing Authority,
Dept. for EU Strategy and Economic Development, City of Vienna

09.00—10.00 INTERREG IIIB+C projects – lessons learned for the new programme
– Presentation by 4 Lead Partners
– (REGINS, D4D, ODERREGIO, ADHOC)
– Questions and discussion
Moderation: Günther SCHEER,
ÖAR Regional Consultancy, Vienna

10:00—10:30 Coffee and networking in the exhibition area
10.00—10.30 Reports from Workshops 1, 2, 3, 4
10.30—11.00 Coffee and networking in the exhibition area
11.00—13.00
Session: Success factors for trans-national cooperation

11.00—11.30 Input presentation 1
Success factor: Innovation in territorial cooperation
Olivier BAUDELET, European Commission, Directorate General Regional Policy, Territorial Cooperation Unit
11.30—12.00 Input presentation 2
Success factor: project development and management
Richard HUMMELBRUNNER, ÖAR Regional Consultants, Graz
12.00—13.00 Parallel round table discussions (“Café Central”)
Moderation: Günther SCHEER, ÖAR, Regional Consultancy, Vienna
13.00 – 13.15 Closing remarks and steps towards a successful CENTRAL EUROPE
Walther STÖCKL, CENTRAL EUROPE Managing Authority, Vienna
13.15—14.30 Networking lunch
13.15—16.00 Possibility for partner meetings
16.00 End of day 2 – end of conference