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Day 1
21 Jun 2022

Keynote Opening Address

H.E. Kiril Petkov, Prime Minister of The Republic of Bulgaria

Inflation, currency board and eurozone candidacy: the 2022 context

Inflation in a currency board; economic and political challenges; Eurozone candidacy in turbulent times
Dejan Soskic
Assen Vassilev
Petia Dimitrova
12:00 - 12:20

Coffee Break

Beyond volatility: Geopolitical tensions and Energy transition

Balancing new industrialization with circular, green and digital economy Gas and pipelines – FSRU – storage facilities RES and hydrogen
Kaloyan Staykov
Karel Kral
Vladimir Malinov
George Kremlis
Alexander Nikolov
Olivier Marquette

Digital Transformation: Taking Government to the next level

Bulgaria’s digital transition plan, ways to enhance performance on digital skills, digitisation of businesses and of public services, boosting development of Bulgaria’s digital economy
Bozhidar Bozhanov

Strategic Infrastructural Projects

Mobility – connectivity, rail and road connections, automotive cluster
Grozdan Karadjov
George Kremlis
15:15-15:45

Light Lunch

Developments in FDI & Regional Economic Clusters

Foreign Direct Investments as a catalyst for macro- and micro-economic growth in the Western Balkans, Changes in the landscape of FDI in the region, policies to boost international flows.
Bogdan Bogdanov
Roberto Santorelli

Official Dinner*

Guest of Honor & Speaker H.E. Rumen Radev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria   *(by invitation only)  
Rumen Radev