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Smart Specialisation and Growth in the Baltic Sea Region

Malmö (Sweden), 5 and 6 April 2011

Agenda

Moderator: Willy Silberstein (Journalist)

Horizontal themes: Funding and cooperation

Tuesday 5 April

12.00

Registration and Lunch

13.30

Welcome/Opening

  • Katarina Erlingson, Deputy Governor of Region Skåne, Sweden
  • Normunds Popens, Deputy Director General, European Commission

14.10

Plenary session

Innovation in the Baltic Sea Region: opportunities for enhancing innovation co-operation 

  • Alasdair Reid, Technopolis Group  PDF

Smart specialisation

  • Jean Larosse, Policy advisor, Flemish government, Economy Science and Innovation PPT

Pinpoint Intelligence – Global Time/Space Contexts for Innovation

  • Mika Aaltonen, Research Director, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Workshops in 5 parallel sessions:

  • Creative Industries
    • Anna Jacobsson PPT
    • Peter Bech PDF
    • Judit Torokne Rozsa PPT
  • Personal health/ Active ageing
    • Anders Carlsson PPT
    • Wolfgang Blank PPT
    • Leena Silvennoinen PPT
  • Sustainable Cities
    • Birgit Georgi PPT
    • Johan Magnusson PPT
    • Trevor Graham PPT
  • Sustainable Baltic Sea as Business Model
    • Ann-Christin Bayard PPT
    • Anders Lindholm PPT
    • Lina Kramen PPT
    • Monika Michalowska PPT
  • Clusters and cluster-clustering
    • Mikael Lundstrom PPT
    • Kincso Izsak PPT
    • Per Eiritz PDF

18.00

End

19.30

Dinner

 

Wednesday 6 April

09.00

Morning intro

09.15

Open Space Workshop. Theme: "What can I do to promote Smart Specialisation in my region or programme?"

  • Eva P Svensson, EPS Human Invest AB

11.30

Plenary:

Digital agenda for the Baltic Sea Region

  • Kaj Juul-Pedersen, Baltic Development Forum
  • Regional policy contributing to smart growth in Europe 2020
  • Mikel Landabaso, DG REGIO PPT

Funding for innovation in the Baltic Sea Region

  • Charlina Vitcheva, Director DG REGIO

Closing Speech

  • Marita Ljung, State secretary Information technology and Regional affairs
  • Pia Kinhult, First Governor of Region Skåne

 

13.00

Lunch

End

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