Innovative Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development for SMEs

mit der Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), KAS Tiflis und dem Wirtschaftsministerium Georgiens

September 13 Donnerstag

Datum/Uhrzeit

13. – 15. September 2012

Ort

Tiflis, Georgien

Typ

Workshop

Der Workshop wird von der KAS gemeinsam mit dem Schwarzmeerkooperationsrat (SMWK) und in Zusammenarbeit mit dem georgischen Ministerium für Wirtschaft und Nachhaltige Entwicklung veranstaltet.

Auch verfügbar in Türkçe, English

Teilnehmer sind Vertreter aus den 12 BSEC-Staaten sowie internationale Experten.

Nur mit persönlicher Einladung

Wednesday, 12th September 2012

19:00
Opening

Traian CHEBELEU
Deputy Secretary General, Permanent International Secretariat, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Dr. Colin DÜRKOP
Head of Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Turkey

Dr. Canan ATILGAN
Head of the regional program “Political Dialogue South Caucasus” of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Tbilisi

19:30
Welcome addresses

Irakli MATKAVA
First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

Giorgi PERTAIA
Deputy Director, National Investment Agency of Georgia

Thursday, 13th September 2012

09:30-10:00 SESSION-I:

09:30
SMEs in Georgia

Lali GOGOBERIDZE
Head of Economic Analysis and Policy Department, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia; SME Coordinator, Eastern Partnership Platform 2 – Economic Integration and Convergence with EU Policies

09:50
Entrepreneurship and Creativity- Creative Knowledge and Innovation Management

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen WEISSBACH
University of Applied Sciences Department of Economy and Law, Institute for Entrepreneurship, Frankfurt am Main

10:10 Discussion

Moderator: Eteri MAMUKELASHVILI
Chief Specialist, Economic Analysis and Policy Department, Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development

11:00-12:30 SESSION-II:

11:00
Observations and Recommendations on Innovation Requirements on behalf of Small Business Management
Dieter IBIELSKI
Presidential Counselor of the Union of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (UMU)

11:20
Be Innovative in the line of the Europe 2020 Strategy - EU Practice in Support Innovative SMEs

Dr. Antal SZABO
UN ret. Regional Adviser, Scientific Director of ERENET

11:40 Discussion

Moderator: Fikret N. ÜÇCAN
President of TOSYÖV (Turkish Foundation for Small and Medium Business)

13:30-16:00 SESSION-III:

13:30
Exchange of experiences concerning the problems of small and medium-sized enterprises in innovation and competitiveness and promotion measures to increase the creativity and competitiveness of SMEs (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Hellenic Republic

Issues to be addressed include:

1. Present the role of innovation in development of the national economy with special focus on the SME sector in the author's country.

2. Define the problems facing by SMEs in innovation and technological development.
3. Please present how your Government creates a right environment for creative ideas.
4. Government actions to support innovative, technology-oriented, high-tech and environmental-friendly SMEs.
5. Institutional actors and their strategies, policies and initiatives;
6. Present good practices of innovative SMEs in the author's country.

15:40 Discussion

Moderator: Traian CHEBELEU
Deputy Secretary General, Permanent International Secretariat, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

16:20-18:00 SESSION-IV:

16:20
Exchange of experiences concerning the problems of small and medium-sized enterprises in innovation and competitiveness and promotion measures to increase the creativity and competitiveness of SMEs (Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine)

17:40 Discussion

Moderator: Samir AHMADOV
Executive Manager , Permanent International Secretariat, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Friday, 14th September 2012

09:30-12:15 SESSION V

09:30
Georgia in Green Economy - Support of environmentally committed SMEs

Raphael JOZAN
Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Friday, 14th September 2012

09:45
Entrepreneurship Development and Support of SMEs by UNDP projects in Georgia

George NANOBASHVILI
Team Leader of Economic Development in UNDP Georgia

10:00
Support of young and women entrepreneurs in Georgia

Nino ELIZBARASHVILI
Founder and President of the Georgian Association Women in Business

10:15
How the Batumi Business Incubator provides assistance in entrepreneurship development and enterprise creation?

Kakha SHAVLADZE
Manager of Ajara Economic Development Project

10:30
Promotion of local farmers to create market-oriented and economically viable agribusinesses
Kakha NADIRADZE
President of Association for Farmers Right Defense
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10:45 Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Antal SZABO
UN ret. Regional Adviser, Scientific Director of ERENET

11:45
Final Discussion/Declaration and Seminar Findings

Traian CHEBELEU
Deputy Secretary General, Permanent International Secretariat, Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Dr. Colin DÜRKOP
Head of Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Turkey

Moderator: Dr. Antal SZABO
UN ret. Regional Adviser, Scientific Director of ERENET

BSEC Georgia 2012
BSEC Georgia 2012
BSEC Georgia 2012

Ansprechpartner

Dr. Colin Dürkop

Leiter des Auslandsbüros in der Türkei

Dr. Colin Dürkop
Tel. +90 312 440 40 80
Fax +90 312 440 32 48
Sprachen: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Türkçe,‎ Italiano

Partner

Sekretariat der Schwarzmeerwirtschaftskooperation (SMWK)