Interreg Annual Meeting 2015

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The 2015 annual meeting of the Commission and the Managing authorities of Interreg programmes will address the most acute issues relating to the implementation of the 2014-2020 programmes taking into account the specific requirements of the European territorial cooperation goal. The agenda of the annual meeting has been designed on the basis of the wishes expressed by cooperation programmes who have answered the April online survey.

Agenda of the Annual meeting 2015

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8:00 - 9:00

Registration of participants + welcome coffee

9:00 - 9:15

Housekeeping by Ms Nathalie VERSCHELDE, DG REGIO VIDEO

Key note speech by Ms Lena ANDERSSON PENCH, Director, Territorial Co-operation, Macro-regions and North-West Europe, DG REGIO

09:15 - 10:00

Result orientation of Interreg programmes VIDEO

  • Mr Andrea MAIRATE, Head of Unit "Competence Centre Macro-regions and European Territorial Cooperation", DG REGIO PPT
  • Mr Thomas KÖHLER, Head of the Joint Secretariat, Upper Rhine programme PPT
  • Monika SCHOENERKLEE-GRASSER, Head of Evaluation and Monitoring Unit , Central Europe programme PPT

Q & A session

10:00 - 11:30

3 mini-plenary sessions

1. Starting implementationVIDEO
(selection criteria, calls for proposals, including alignment of funds with macro-regional strategies)

  • Chair: Mr Vicente RODRIGUEZ SAEZ, Deputy Head of Unit "Competence Centre Macro-regions and European Territorial Cooperation", DG REGIO PPT
  • Ms Merike NIITEPÖLD, Head of the Managing Authority, Interreg VA Central Baltic Programme PPT
  • Ms Alessandra PALA, Head of the Joint Secretariat, Interreg VB Danube Programme PPT
  • Mr Ioannis FIRBAS, General Director, National Coordination Authority for ESIF, Ministry for Economy, Infrastructures, Maritime Affairs and Tourism, Greece PPT 

2. Financial management & control VIDEO
(new payment modalities, clearance of accounts, management declarations)

  • Chair: Ms Nathalie VERSCHELDE, Deputy Head of Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG REGIO
  • Ms Sabine VANDERMOTTEN, Deputy Head of Unit "Budget and Financial Management", DG REGIO - Mr Raphael LOPEZ SANCHEZ, Deputy Head of Unit "Coordination, relations with the Court of Auditors and OLAF" PPT

3. Complementarity between Interreg and other EU programmes VIDEO
(HORIZON 2020, LIFE, COSME, etc.)

  • Chair: Ms Agnès MONFRET, Head of Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG REGIO PPT
    Facilitator: Ivano Magazzù, Interact Point Valencia
  • Mr Dimitri CORPAKIS, Head of Unit, DG Research and Innovation PPT
  • Mr Sébastien PROESCHEL, Région Limousin (by video conference) PPT
  • Ms Sabina PASSAMONTI, University of Trieste and Mr Mitja MARTELANC, University of Nova Gorica, TRANS2CARE project (Interreg IV-A Italy-Slovenia programme) Cards PDF
  • Mr Nicolas SINGER, Senior Officer, Interreg EUROPE PPT

11:30 - 11:50

Debriefing from the sessions VIDEO

11:50 - 12:00

Conclusions by Ms Lena ANDERSSON PENCH, Director, Territorial Co-operation, Macro-regions and North-West Europe, DG REGIO

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch, Belval University

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This event will be followed by the conference celebrating 25 years of Interreg: Draft agenda of the Conference celebrating 25 years of Interreg

 

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