CLOSING CONFERENCE 2007-2013/
OPENING CONFERENCE 2014-2020
OF THE INTERREG V-A
HUNGARY-CROATIA
CROSS-BORDER CO-OPERATION PROGRAMME

The Conference will take place on 
Thursday, 10 September 2015 
in Cakovec, Croatia

Venue:
Centar za kulturu, Trg Republike 3, HR-40 000 Cakovec
http://www.huhr-cbc.com/
Registration deadline is 10 August 2015

WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU IN CAKOVEC!

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09.00 – 10.00  Registration, Welcome coffee / Exhibition of HU-HR CBC projects

10.00 – 10.45  Opening and Welcome Notes

  • Ms Helga Bubanović Devčić, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of the Republic of Croatia
  • Mr Zsigmond Perényi, Deputy State Secretary, Head of Managing Authority, Prime Minister’s Office, Hungary
  • Mr József Zoltán Magyar, Ambassador of Hungary to the Republic of Croatia
  • Mr Gordan Grlić Radman Ph.D., Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Hungary
  • Ms Lena Andersson Pench, Director, European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy 
  • Mr Matija Posavec, County Prefect, Međimurska County
  • Mr Stjepan Kovač, Mayor, City of Čakovec

10.45 – 11.00  Perspectives of Cross-border Co-operation 

  • Ms Lena Andersson Pench, Director, European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy

11.00 – 11.15  Cross-border Co-operation in Hungary in the EU budgetary period 2007-13 and perspectives in the 2014-20 period

  • Mr Zsigmond Perényi, Deputy State Secretary, Head of Managing Authority, Prime Minister’s Office, Hungary

11.15 – 11.30  Regional Development and EU Funds in Croatia after EU membership

  • Ms Helga Bubanović Devčić, Assistant Minister, Directorate for the Management of Operational Programmes, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of the Republic of Croatia

11.30 – 11.45  Short Coffee Break / Exhibition of HU-HR Projects

11.45 – 12.00 Cross-border Co-operation Programmes in Croatia in the EU budgetary period 2014-20

  • Ms Danijela Gjuras, Head of Service, Service for International Territorial Co-operation, Directorate for Regional Development, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of the Republic of Croatia

12.00 – 12.15  Novelties of the Hungary-Croatia CBC Programme 2014-2020

  • Mr Márton SzűcsHead of JTS, Hungary-Croatia Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS)  

12.15 – 12.30 Role of Communication in the 2014-2020 period and the best practices & experiences gained in HU-HR CBC Programme 2007-2013

  • Mr Tvrtko ČelanProgramme & communication manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS 

12.30 – 12.40 De-mine HU-HR I - largest project of the Hungary- Croatia (IPA) Cross- border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013 and De-mine HU-HR II as a strategic project in the 2014-2020 period

  • Mr Miljenko Vahtarić, Assistant Director- HCR/CROMAC (Lead Beneficiary)  
  • Mr Ádám Kalmár, Project assistant- BMRFK (Project Partner)

12.40 – 12.45  Summary of the morning session

  • Mr Márton Szűcs, Head of Hungary-Croatia JTS

12.45 – 14.00  Lunch (Zrinski/Zrínyi Castle, next to the Conference venue)

  Afternoon session / presentation of several joint Hungarian-Croatian IPA CBC projects

14.00 – 14.10 Drava4Enjoy (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/1012) / largest HUHR tourism project with new bicycle paths and established tourism centre in Kapela Dvor, Croatia

  • Mr János Rakonczai, Financial manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS
  • Mr Tomislav Petric, Director, VIDRA, Virovitičko-podravska County development agency (Lead Beneficiary- Project Partner 2)
  • Ms Brigitta Tóth-Lauts, Project manager, Szentlőrinc Város Önkormányzata (Project Partner 1) 

14.10 – 14.20  INVESTrategy (HUHR/1101/2.1.4/0012) / with new FDI strategy in the western part of the border area      

  • Ms Andrea Kakas, Programme manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS
  • Ms Sandra Polanec Marinović, Director, REDEA (Lead Beneficiary)
  • Ms Renáta Fullérné Verger, Project manager, Zala Megyei Kereskedelmi és Iparkamara, (Project Partner 1)

14.20 – 14.30  Two rivers and one hill (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/2001) / with new joint eco-tourism product along rivers Drava&Danube and Papuk Nature Park     

  • Ms Antonija Bedeniković, JTS Information Point, Osijek
  • Mr Jasmin Sadiković, president, NGO Zeleni Osijek (Lead Beneficiary)
  • Ms Szilvia Wodtke, Project manager, Duna-Dráva Nemzeti Park Igazgatóság (Project Partner 1)

14.30 – 14.40 Cross-border Wine Routes (HUHR/1101/1.2.3/0029) / traditional wine growing regions addressing new possibilities

  • Ms Marian Zelei, Programme manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS
  • Ms Marija Podolski, Project manager, Grad Križevci (Lead Beneficiary)
  • Mr Tibor Gonda, President, Pécs-Mecseki Borút Közhasznú Egyesület (Project Partner 1)

14.40 – 14.50 GREENWAY = A WAY TO CONNECT (HUHR/1101/1.2.3/0025)/with border communities working together towards a green future  

  • Mr András Tálos, Programme manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS
  • Mr Zoltán Horváth, Project manager, Fenntartható Ormánság Nonprofit Kft  (Lead Beneficiary)
  • Ms Branka Kaselj, Director, Slagalica - zaklada za razvoj lokalne zajednica (Project Partner 1)

14.50 – 15.00 EDUTECH (HUHR/1101/2.2.1/0007)/with improving quality of learning  

  • Ms Jelena Čović, Financial manager, Hungary-Croatia JTS
  • Ms Maja Balaško, Project manager, Grad Koprivnica (Lead Beneficiary)
  • Mr Sándor Kasza, Managing Director, Energia Ügynökség Közhasznú NKft (Project Partner 1)

15.00 – 15.05  Conclusions & Farewell

  • Mr Márton Szűcs, Head of Hungary-Croatia JTS  

First part of the Conference (until coffee break) will be held in national languages (Croatian/Hungarian) and English with ensured simultaneous interpreting.  Later parts, including afternoon session will be held in English with ensured simultaneous interpreting.

During whole Conference day, exhibition of the Hungarian-Croatian project outputs and result (posters, videos, gadgets, accessories…) will be held in the venue area (lobby of the Centar za kulturu, Čakovec).