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INVESTMENT FORUM
RESTART AFTER THE CRISIS – FUNDING GROWTH
DRAFT AGENDA AS OF 21 OCTOBER
VENUE: KEMPINSKI HOTEL RIVER PARK, BRATISLAVA, DATE: 11-12 NOVEMBER 2014 (12-13 NOVEMBER TATRA SUMMIT BRATISLAVA)
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
12:30 – 13:30
REGISTRATION
13:45 – 14:00
TATRA SUMMIT INVESTMENT FORUM WELCOME ADDRESS:
WELCOME REMARKS BY:
PETER KAŽIMÍR, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
RÓBERT VASS, Executive Vice-President and CEO, Central European Strategy Council, Founding Member of the
Centre for European Affairs, Bratislava
14:00 – 15:30
KEY NOTE SESSION: RESTART AFTER THE CRISIS – FUNDING GROWTH
LÁSZLÓ BARANYAY, Vice-President, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
PETER KAŽIMÍR, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
HANS JÖRG SCHELLING, Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Austria, Vienna
HERBERT STEPIC, Senior Adviser to Board, Reiffeisen Bank International AG, Vienna
CHAIRED BY: REBECCA CHRISTIE, Bloomberg News Correspondent, Brussels
15:30 – 16:00
COFFEE BREAK
16:00 – 17:30
SESSION I: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FINANCING OF GROWTH IN THE EU: VIEWS FROM BOTH SIDES
INTRODUCTORY REMARKS BY:
ĽUBOMÍR VÁŽNY, Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic for Investments, Bratislava
ANDREJ BABIŠ, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic, Prague
JEAN-MARC PETERSCHMITT, Managing Director, Central and South Eastern Europe, European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development, London
DOMINIK THUMFART, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure and Energy, Capital Markets and Treasury
Solutions, Deutsche Bank, London
DAINA BELICKA, Partner, Advisory Services, EU Account Advisory Leader, Ernst & Young, Riga
CHAIRED BY: SIMON NIXON, Chief European Commentator, the Wall Street Journal
17:30 – 18:00
COFFEE BREAK
18:00 – 19:30
SESSION II: USE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS IN THE EU
ARISTOMENIS SYNGROS, Chairman of the International Steering Committee of the Institution for Growth, CoChairman of the Working Group, Athens, Greece
ROBERT AUXT, on behalf of the Slovak Investment Holding, Bratislava
MATTHIAS WOITOK, Head of the Division, Structured Finance, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
MICHAŁ M ARKOWSKI, Polish Growth Fund of Funds, Warsaw
RAFAEL SZCZEPANIAK, Co-Head of Central and Eastern European Coverage, Goldman Sachs International,
London
CHAIRED BY: CHRISTOPHER ADAMS, Markets Editor, Financial Times, London
20:00
TATRA SUMMIT INVESTMENT FORUM COCKTAIL (UPON INVITATION ONLY)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
09:00 – 10:30
DEBATE ON CENTRAL EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE ON THE INVESTMENT STRATEGY
MARTIN PROS, Deputy Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, Prague
GÁBOR ORBÁN, State Secretary, Ministry for National Economy of the Hungary, Budapest
IZABELA LESZCZYNA, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland, Warsaw
LED BY:
VAZIL HUDÁK, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
REMARKS BY:
HUBERT COTTOGNI, Head of Regional Business Development, European Investment Fund,Luxembourg
10:30 – 11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:30
SESSION III: CENTRAL EUROPEAN INVESTMENT STRATEGIES – PRIVATE SECTOR OUTLOOK
DANIEL KŘETÍNSKÝ, Chairman, Management Board, Energetický a Průmyslový Holding, Prague
OSZKÁR VILÁGI, Chairman of Board and CEO, Slovnaft, a.s., Bratislava
ZSOLT SZABÓ, Chief Investment Officer, Trigranit Development Corporation, Budapest
AGATA W ACLAVIK-WEJMAN, Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, CEE, Google, Warszawa
CHAIRED BY: REBECCA CHRISTIE, Bloomberg News Correspondent, Brussels
12:30 – 14:00
NETWORKING LUNCH
14:00 – 15:30
ROUND TABLE A: FACILITATING CAPITAL MARKET UPTAKE FOR INNOVATION (UPON INVITATION ONLY)
ROUND TABLE B: STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY INVESTMENTS (UPON INVITATION ONLY)
ROUND TABLE C: FINANCING THE GROWTH DRIVER FOR EUROPE – SMES PERSPECTIVE
(UPON INVITATION ONLY)
TATRA SUMMIT BRATISLAVA
THE NEW EU POLITICAL CYCLE: ADDRESSING THE GROWTH AGENDA
VENUE: KEMPINSKI HOTEL RIVER PARK, BRATISLAVA, DATE: 12-13 NOVEMBER 2014 (11-12 NOVEMBER TATRA SUMMIT INVESTMENT FORUM)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
14:30 – 16:30
POLICY SESSION: CENTRAL EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE EU INTEGRATION (UPON INVITATIONS ONLY)
16:00 – 16:50
REGISTRATION
17:00 – 17:15
TATRA SUMMIT WELCOME ADDRESS
WELCOME REMARKS BY:
AMB. IVAN KORČOK, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the EU, Founding Member of the Centre
for European Affairs, Brussels
RÓBERT VASS, Executive Vice-President and CEO, Central European Strategy Council, Founding Member of the
Centre for European Affairs, Bratislava
17:15 – 18:15
KEYNOTE REMARKS: GROWTH AS A KEY AGENDA FOR EUROPE
PETER KAŽIMÍR, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
JYRKI KATAINEN, Vice-President-elect for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, European Commission,
Brussels
CHAIRED BY: AMB. IVAN KORČOK, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the EU, Founding Member of
the Centre for European Affairs, Brussels
18:15 – 18:45
COFFEE BREAK
18:45 – 20:15
SESSION I: FLEXIBILITY OF THE STABILITY AND GROWTH PACT – HOW CAN WE USE IT?
JAN KRZYSZTOF BIELECKI, Former Prime Minister of Poland; Chairman of the Economic Council, The Chancellery of
the Prime Minister, Warsaw
JÖRG ASMUSSEN, Permanent State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Federal Republic
of Germany, Berlin
CARSTEN PILLATH, Director General, Directorate General Economic Affairs and Competitiveness, Council of the
European Union, Brussels, Belgium
HAROLD WAIGLEIN, Director General for Economic Policy and Financial Markets, Federal Ministry of Finance, Vienna
CHAIRED BY: KAREL LANNOO, CEO, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
20:15
TATRA SUMMIT COCKTAIL
Thursday, November 13, 2014
08:30 – 10:00
TATRA CHAT: HOW TO MAKE THE EU STRONGER: REBALANCING EU ARCHITECTURE
KLAUS WELLE, Secretary General, European Parliament, Brussels
MAROŠ ŠEFČOVIČ, Vice-President-designate for the Energy Union, European Commission, Brussels
CHAIRED BY: PETER SPIEGEL, The Financial Times, Brussels
10:00 – 10:30
COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 12:00
SESSION II: THE NEW EU POLITICAL CYCLE: FACING THE CHALLENGES
SANDRO GOZI, Secretary of State, Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Republic of Italy
GÜNTER VERHEUGEN, Professor, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt; former Vice-President of the European
Commission, Brussels
JEAN CLAUDE PIRIS, former Legal Counsel, European Council, Brussels
GEORGE S. ZAVVOS, Legal Adviser in the Legal Service of the European Commission; First European Commission
Ambassador in the Slovak Republic; Former Member of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
PETER JAVORČÍK, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
CHAIRED BY: JOZEF BÁTORA, Director, Institute of European Studies and International Relations, Comenius
University, Bratislava
12:00 – 13:30
LUNCH BREAK
13:30 – 14:00
KEYNOTE SPEECH: ADDRESSING THE GROWTH AGENDA FOR CENTRAL EUROPE
ROBERT FICO, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
CHAIRED BY: AMB. IVAN KORČOK, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the EU, Founding Member of
the Centre for European Affairs, Brussels
14:00 – 15:30
SESSION III: ACHIEVING ECONOMIC STABILITY – STILL AN UNFINISHED BUSINESS?
ROLF STRAUCH, Director, Research and Institutional Relations of the European Financial Stability Facility,
Luxembourg
ROBERTO GUALTIERI, Chair, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament, Brussels
ANDREAS TREICHL, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
VAZIL HUDÁK, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava
GUNTRAM WOLFF, Director, Bruegel, Brussels
CHAIRED BY: PETER SPIEGEL, Financial Times, Brussels
15:30 – 16:00
COFFEE BREAK
16:00 – 17:30
SESSION IV: BUILDING AN EU ENERGY UNION
MARY-VERONICA TOVŠAK-PLETERSKI, Director for European and International Carbon Markets, DG for Climate
Action, European Commission, Brussels
GEORGE F.BABCOKE, President, US Steel, Košice, Slovakia
THOMAS JAN HEJCMAN, Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Východoslovenská
energetika, RWE Group, Košice
CHRISTIAN EGENHOFER, Head of the Energy and Climate Change Research Programme, CEPS, Brussels
URBAN RUSNÁK, Secretary General, Energy Charter, Brussels
CHAIRED BY: SANDRINE DIXSON-DECLEVE, EU Director, Prince of Wales's EU Corporate Leaders Group, Bruss
17:30– 17:45
CLOSING REMARKS
17:45
FAREWELL COCKTAIL
* Please note, that not all of the speakers indicated in agenda have confirmed their participation yet
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