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SEEBDN & TPA Group presenting

STRATEGIC
ECONOMIC
TALKS

11th May – 13th May 2023
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic Istria


 

"SEE & DACH region
moving closer together"

IMPRESSIONS 2022
ABOUT US
ABOUT US

 

The event "STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS" is an annual business event and our goal is to present to the international participants the investment and market trends in Southeast Europe as well as to connect the participants and thus promote new investment, trade and business opportunities.

 

In addition to the official part consisting of panel discussions and keynote speeches, the participants should have enough time for personal opinion exchange and networking, in a relaxed atmosphere.

 

The next STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS, which will take place from 11th May – 13th May 2023 at the Kempinski Adriatic Istria Hotel in Croatia, with a  limited number of participants, will focus on the economic relationship between Southeast Europe and the German-speaking countries under the title “SEE & DACH Region Moving Closer Together”.

 

As part of this event, current economic policy issues will be discussed with prominent decision-makers from business and politics, entrepreneurs, executives, high-ranking representatives of selected interest groups from industry  and economic chambers, experts from various economic sectors and media representatives from Southeast Europe and German-speaking countries.

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ORGANIZERS

The organizers of the STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS are the non-governmental business association SEEBDN - Southeast Europe Business Development Network, based in Vienna, together with the TPA Group, one of Austria’s leading tax advisory companies.

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STRATEGIC PARTNER
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MK Group, a holding company from Serbia, active in the fields of agriculture, banking and tourism, is the main strategic partner of this event.

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SEE

the future

11. – 13. May 2023
 

AGENDA 11. - 13. MAY 2023

11 MAY, Thursday
RECEPTION AT PRESIDENTIAL SUITE & DINNER AT RESTAURANT DIJANA

06:00 pm | WELCOME

Aleksandar Gros General Secretary SEEBDN

Thomas Haneder Partner at TPA Group

Fritz Kaltenegger CEO at Café + Co International, Chairman of the Board SEEBDN

06:15 pm | DINNER & Reception

12MAY, FRIdaY
Silvium Ballroo
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OPENING REMARKS | 09:00 am
Welcome

Aleksandar Gros General Secretary SEEBDN

Thomas Haneder Partner at TPA Group

Fritz Kaltenegger CEO at Café + Co International, Chairman of the Board SEEBDN

PANEL | 09:15 am
Securing Finance, Supply Chains, and Commodities in a fragile Geopolitical Environment – The Potential of Nearshoring for the EU and Western Balkans
Hannes Höllinger Director Business Development / M&A / Ext. Management Board at Prinzhorn Group

Dorothea Gros Country Sales Manager Intramural Austria at B. Braun Austria GmbH - part of the B. Braun Group

​Aleksander Topol Managing Director at SAMER INTERNATIONAL S.R.L.

Aleksandra Popovic Founder and Strategic Advisor of Lovćen banka AD Podgorica

Harald Waiglein Director General for Economic Policy, Financial Markets and Customs at Ministry of Finance Austria

Moderation by Hrvoje Kresic News Reporter Producer at Nova TV

PANEL | 10:15 am

Challenges and Chances Facing the Manufacturing Sector: Energy Crisis, Geo-economic Shifts, and Regulatory Tightening in the Context of Climate Change

Thomas Narbeshuber Group Vice President BASF, Head Country Cluster BASF Europe South Central

Philippe Rombaut Owner of AGROPOLYCHIM

Nathalie de Gaulle Chairwoman of Princeps Strategy, Senior Advisor at Teneo

Sandra Bijelic Head of Corporate Communications at Kapsch TrafficCom AG

Moderation by Hrvoje Kresic News Reporter Producer at Nova TV

 

KEYNOTE SPEECH | 11:15 am

Bosko Vucurevic President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina
LUNCH Break - Restaurant Dijana | 12:00 pm
PANEL | 01:00 pm
Innovation and Digitalization – The Imperative of Adapting to Rapid Changes in Business, Politics and Society

Dominic Gantner CEO Austria & Southeast Europe Region at Allianz Partners

Ivica Mestrovic President of the board at Intis

Domagoj Dolinsek Founder of Planradar

Violeta Jovanovic Executive Director at NALED

Markus Müller Partner Digital Advisory & Transformation at TPA GROUP

Moderation by Marko Perozic Producer and Presenter at Bloomberg Adria

PANEL | 02:00 pm
The Geopolitical Impact on SEE- effects for the EU, the future of the EU Accession Perspectives of the Western Balkans in context of economic and security imperatives
Yves Leterme Former Prime Minister of Belgium

Martin Engelberg Member of the Austrian Parliament

Igor Luksic Former Prime Minister of Montenegro

Moderation by Hrvoje Kresic News Reporter Producer at Nova TV

NETWORKING | 03:00 pm
Free time for networking

Golf Adriatic Club House

PANEL | 06:00 pm
Energy lies at the heart of our global geopolitical and climate crisis. Europe between its energy security and green transition- where are we headed?

Mitko Andreevski Energy Advisor to the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Founder and General Manager of CNG System

Milena Videnova Managing Director Axpo Bulgaria

Wolfgang Anzengruber Advisory Board member at ÖBAG, Siemens AG, Asfinag, former CEO Verbund AG

Moderation by Hrvoje Kresic News Reporter Producer at Nova TV

GALA DINNER | 07:00 pm

13 MAY, Saturday

Individual Depature
The conference will be held in English.
AGENDA
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Business Conference for see

Meet OUR SPEAKERS
Strategic Economic Talks Fritz Kaltenegger

Fritz Kaltenegger

CEO at Café+ Co International

Chairman of the Board SEEBDN

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS speaker Violeta Jovanovic

Violeta Jovanovic

Executive Director at NALED

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Dorothea Gros

Country Sales Manager Intramural Austria at B. Braun Austria GmbH - part of the B. Braun Group

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Thomas Haneder

Partner at TPA Group

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Aleksander Topol

Managing Director at

SAMER INTERNATIONAL S.R.L.

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Philippe Rombaut

Owner of AGROPOLYCHIM

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Thomas Narbeshuber

Group Vice President BASF, Head Country Cluster BASF Europe South Central

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Dominic Gantner

CEO Austria & Southeast Europe Region at

Allianz Partners

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Ivica Mestrovic

President of the board at Intis

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS speaker Nathalie de Gaulle

Nathalie de Gaulle

Chairwoman of Princeps Strategy

Senior Advisor at Teneo

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MILENA VIDENOVA

Managing Director Axpo Bulgaria

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Hannes Höllinger

Director Business Development / M&A / Ext. Management Board at Prinzhorn Group

Strategic Economic Talks Mitko Andreevski

Mitko Andreevski

Energy Advisor to the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Founder and General Manager of CNG System

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DOMAGOJ DOLINSEK

Founder of Planradar

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Aleksandra Popovic

Founder and Strategic Advisor of Lovćen banka AD Podgorica, President of the German-Montenegrin Business Club DMW

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Igor Luksic

Former Prime Minister of Montenegro

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YVES LETERME

Former Prime Minister of Belgium

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Martin Engelberg

Member of the Austrian Parliament

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BOSKO Vucurevic

President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS Speaker Wolfgang Anzengruber

WOLFGANG ANZENGRUBER

Advisory Board member at ÖBAG, Siemens AG, Asfinag, former CEO Verbund AG

STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS speaker Harald Waiglein

HARALD WAIGLEIN

Director General for Economic Policy, Financial Markets and Customs at Ministry of Finance Austria

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Sandra Bijelic

Head of Corporate Communications 
at Kapsch TrafficCom AG

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MARKUS MÜLLER

Partner Digital Advisory & Transformation

at TPA GROUP

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Aleksandar Gros

General Secretary at SEEBDN 

Southeast Europe Business Development Network

SPEAKER
Meet OUR ModerATorS
Strategic Economic Talks Hrvoje Kresic

Hrvoje Kresic

News Reporter 

Producer at Nova TV

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Marko Perozic

Producer and Presenter

at Bloomberg Adria

OUR Venue

 

The STRATEGIC ECONOMIC TALKS participants will receive special overnight rates at the Kempinski Hotel Adriatic. Breakfast will be included in the room price.

Kempinski Hotel Adriatic

Alberi 300 A· 52475 Savudrija · Croatia

Tel +385 52 707 010 · Fax +385 52 737 134

reservation.adriatic@kempinski.com

BOOKING LINk

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VENUE
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SEE 

you soon!

CONTACT
CONTACT
Strategic Economic Talks Aleksandar Gros

AleksandAr Gros

General Secretary

at SEEBDN Southeast Europe Business Development Network