Programme 2014

Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
28 June 2014
09:00 – 10:45 Resetting EU and NATO – security risks in the post-Crimean world Alex Alexiev
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – EU, Russia, Ukraine, Iraq, Iran – the energy security denominator Group A – Alex Alexiev, Martin Vladimirov
Group B – Amb. Ilian Vassilev, Ass. Prof. Emil Kalchev
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Center for the Study of Democracy Afternoon workshop – Leadship through NGO: Landscaping the Bulgarian scene Group A – Dr. Ognian Shentov
Group B – Ruslan Stefanov
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture Prof. Lachezar Tsotsorkov, Asarel Medet AD
Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
29 June 2014
09:00 – 10:45 The global currency war and the future of the Euro Gordon Kerr
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – Revisiting the pros and cons of the Eurozone: Alternative scenarios Group A – Gordon Kerr, Irena Nikolova, PhD
Group B – Boris Petrov, Ass. Prof. Emil Kalchev
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Afternoon workshop – Fiscal stability and economic growth Group A – Boris Petrov, Ass. Prof. Emil Kalchev
Group B – Gordon Kerr, Irena Nikolova, PhD
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture (oil and gas markets – the pivots of global growth and security) Vasko Nachev
Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
30 June 2014
09:00 – 10:45 A free-market view of the current structural crisis: Are we missing something? Prof. Enrico Colombatto
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – The European Union and the EuroZone agendas – synonymous and alternative tracks? Group A – Prof. Enrico Colombato, Tsvetelina Marinova, PhD
Group B – Prof. Stefan F. Stefanov, PhD, Vera Asenova, PhD
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Afternoon workshop – Challenging the leading view: The EC and prevailing national views Group A – Prof. Stefan F. Stefanov, PhD, Vera Asenova, PhD
Group B – Prof. Enrico Colombato, Tsvetelina Marinova, PhD
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture Prof. Lubomir Halachev, National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts

 

Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
01 July 2014
09:00 – 10:45 Leadership for reforms – the lessons from Georgia, Ukraine and a look at Bulgaria Kakha Bendukidze
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – Why reforms are essential yet there are ever fewer reformers? Group A – Kakha Benukidze, Angel Georgiev, PhD
Gruop B – Amb. Ilian Vassilev, Ass. Prof. Emil Kalchev
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Open Class of the Sofia Business School
The role of the state: Getting bigger, smaller or different
Guests invited
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture Mrs Elena Marinova, Musala Soft AD

 

Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
02 July 2014
09:00 – 10:45 The Chinese Dream – What would a Chinese change in the EU? Assoc. Prof. Song Lilei
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – The Economic Growth: How China looks at the risk and ops in the global economy? Group A – Assoc. Prof. Song Lilei, Angel Georgiev, PhD
Group B – Ass. Prof. Kiril Tochkov, Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Afternoon workshop – From Confucius to Market: The constants and variables in the value set Group A – Ass. Prof. Kiril Tochkov, Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky
Group B – Assoc. Prof. Song Lilei, Angel Georgiev, PhD
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture Dr Peter Velev, Ecopharm EOOD

 

Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
03 July 2014
09:00 – 10:45 Korea’s Government and Corporate Response to Global and Regional Challenges Byoung-Joo Kim, PhD
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – Highlights of Korea’s 2030 and the overlay/misfit with the EU/Bulgaria Group A – Byoung-Joo Kim, PhD, Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky
Group B – Ass. Prof. Kiril Tochkov, Amb. Ilian Vassilev
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Afternoon workshop – Useful tips – advising the minister – learning the art of winning arguments or the ear of your boss Group A – Ass. Prof. Kiril Tochkov, Amb. Ilian Vassilev
Group B – Byoung-Joo Kim, PhD, Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky
16:15 – 17:45 Corporate Leader Lecture Mrs Rayna Mitkova-Todorova, EOS Matrix

 

Date/Time Session Lecturer/Mediator
04 July 2014
09:00 – 10:45 The Global and the EU ecnomic agendas : What is looming ahead for the world. Europe and the CEE? Piritta Sorsa
11:15 – 13:00 Morning workshop (brainstorming) – OECD’s view on the future of the Eurozone and the EU in the global contest? The future of the TTIP? Group A – Piritta Sorsa, Edward Mouradian
Group B – Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky, Evgeni Kanev, PhD
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45 Afternoon workshop – Aligning Modern Econometrics and Political Economy. The end of the transition model. Group A – Prof. Nikolay Nenovsky, Evgeni Kanev, PhD
Group B – Piritta Sorsa, Edward Mouradian
16:15 – 17:45 Closing Ceremony Lecturers, Moderators, Guests