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09:30 – 10:00 Registration


Foreign Investors Council of Croatia – Mladen Fogec

Ministry of Tourism and Sport –  Robert Pende

Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs – Zdenko Lucić

Ministry of Agriculture – Tugomir Majdak

City of Zagreb – Marijana Sumpor

Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development – Nataša Mikuš Žigman

10:30 – 11:45 THEMATIC SESSION I: Current investment climate and restarting investments

INTERVIEW: Can we brand Croatia as a business and investment destination? – dr. sc. Božo Skoko

PRESENTATION: Strengthening investment infrastructure – new catalogues for investors – Ana Dijan, Smart Expo

INTERVIEW: Turkish experiences with investing in the Republic of Croatia – Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlem Canbeldek Akin

INTERVIEW: Chinese investment in production and logistics – Guanglin Zhu, Woodland Croatia (Zagreb / Hong Kong)

PANEL DISCUSSION: Prerequisites for creating a stimulating investment environment

Participants: Mladen Fogec – Foreign Investors Council of Croatia; Matija Posavec – Međimurje County; Krešimir Macan – Manjgura; dr. sc. Božo Skoko – Millenium promocija; Marko Biočina – Hanza Media

11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break and networking
12:00 – 13:00 THEMATIC SESSION II: COVID-19 crisis and paradigm shift in the world of investments

INTERVIEW: Postpandemic challenges in the tourism sectorRobert Pende, Assistent Minister, Ministry of Tourism and Sport

INTERVIEW: Impact of Covid-19 on the market and investors and post-pandemic challenges – Miljenko Mrakovčić, Law Office Mrakovčić and Milić

INTERVIEW: Digitization of logistics and energy – Mladen Perkov, Končar KET

PANEL DISCUSSION: Will the global rise in the price of raw materials trigger production investments?

Participants: Mladen Perkov – Končar KET; Mirko Habijanec – Radnik; Marijana Sumpor – City of Zagreb

13:00 – 14:10 THEMATIC SESSION III: Entrepreneurial zones and strategies for attracting investors

INTERVIEW: Mobilization of investment capacities of the diaspora – Dario Magdić, Central state office for Croats Abroad

INTERVIEW: Adaptation of communal infrastructure in rural areas – Miljenko Polić, Komunalno Vrgorac

INTERVIEW: Investors’ experiences: attractiveness of investing in rural and urban areas – Camilo Soza, investor from Chile

PANEL DISCUSSION: My zone is the best!

Participants: Perica Bosančić – Municipality of Dugopolje; Marko Miličević – Municipality of Ivankovo; Valent Poslon – Business incubator Osvit Donji Miholjac; Marina Budimir – City of Ilok

14:10 – 14:15 CONFERENCE CLOSING / Conclusions and recommendations
14:15 Lunch