09:00-10:30 – Registration of participants

10:00-10:30 – Press Center, press conference

10:30-12:00Plenary Session – moderator Martin Bratanič

  • Ivan Đoković / Provincial Deputy Prime Minister and Provincial Secretary for Economy and Tourism
  • Miloš Nenezić / President of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and President of the Serbian Employers Union
  • Ivan Bošnjak / State Secretary in Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government
  • Nedeljko Čubrilović / Speaker of the National Assembly of Republika Srpska
  • Dr. Radovan Pejanović
  • Dr. Branko Kovačević
  • Marijana Dukić Mijatović, PhD
  • Frane Šesnić / Zagreb Regional Agency
  • Vidoje Vujić, PhD / Rijeka County Chamber
  • Dr. Nadia Potocinau / Rešica, Romania

12:00-14:00Business challenge “From Danube to Asean”, Ecopanonia Cluster and COSMENERG 4i project. Introducing our companies to Asian partners (Mihalj Čaki, MSc / Cluster Manager and Mirjana Kranjac, PhD)

14:00 to 15:00 – Lunch break

15:00-17:00 – Business, networking and sub-regional cooperation with potential ideas in prominent sectors, practical workshop as a basis for exchange of ideas, business ventures and new jobs (Matijaž Fras / Štajerski Technology Park and member “Teris” associations)


12:00-13:00Serbian Employers Union. Improving the business environment by changing the legal framework through economic and social dialogue (Miloš Nenezić / President of the Serbian Employers Union and President of the Assembly of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce)

13:00-14:00Conference: Essence, Diaspora, Partners and Friends (Roots)

14:00-15:00 – Lunch break

15:00-17:00Digital Technologies – Big Opportunity for Western Balkan Countries

  • Dr. Branko Kovačević
  • Frane Šesnić, MSc / Director of Zicer Zagreb and Senior Advisor to the EU
  • dr Milan Bjelica / FTN Novi Sad
  • Prof. Vidosav Majstorović / Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Belgrade
  • Gordana Danilović Grković, MA / Technological incubator of technical faculties, Belgrade

17:00-19:00Business and Prosperity (Ivan Đoković / Deputy Prime Minister of AP Vojvodina and Provincial Secretary for Economy and Tourism, Miloš Tanasković / RTS journalist and publicist)

  • Dr. Radovan Pejanović
  • Miloš Nenezić / General Manager of the Coal Corporation
  • Vladimir Mikić / CEO of Batagon Balkan Group
  • Slavenko Ristić / General Manager TRB-Technical Overhaul Bratunac
  • Miroljub Beočanin / Director of “Tomi Trade” Smederevo,
  • Aleksandar Andersen Podravac / HealthCare, Ruma
  • Željko Vojinović, PhD / Director of INB Subotica
  • Ljubinko Gobeljić MA / FPM Agromehanika, Boljevac


12:00-13:00 – Challenges of the European Union. Western Balkans – a unique economic and cultural space for the free movement of people and goods (Prof. Dr. Ivo Viskovic, Janez Dekleva / International Center for Knowledge Transfer, Ljubljana)

  • Ivan Bošnjak, PhD / State Secretary, Ministry of State Administration and Local Self-Government
  • Milan Trivić / Deputy Mayor of the City of Sarajevo
  • Prof. Dejan Jović / University of Zagreb
  • Jelica Minić, PhD / President of the Forum for International Relations of the European Movement in Serbia
  • Prof. Dragan Đukanović / University of Belgrade
  • Alexander Popov / Director of the Center for Regionalism Novi Sad
  • Mihajlo Vidić / Vice President of the PK of Republika Srpska
  • dr.sc. Marko Santić / President of the Federation of BiH Chamber of Commerce and Vice-President of the AIC Forum

13:00-14:00Gastronomy and Sustainable Tourism Development in the Western Balkans as a Green Destination (Prof. Drago Cvijanović, PhD / Dean of the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism in Vrnjacka Banja, Nataša Kalin / Posavje Regional Development Agency, Dejan Cavić / author project “Kuhinjica”)

14: 00-15: 00 – Lunch break


19:30-22:00DANUBE IS OUR SEA (award of the Danube Flower Award, dinner and entertainment program)



12:00-14:00Importance of Agricultural Advisory for Agricultural Development (Dr. Gordana Radović / Director of Dnevnik Poljoprivrednik, Novi Sad)


Business challenge “From Danube to Asean”, cluster “Ecopanonia” and project “Cosmenerg 4i”. Presentation of our companies to partners from Asia (Mihalj Čaki MSc / Cluster Manager and Prof. Dr. Mirjana Kranjac)

09:30-10:00 – Registration of participants

10:00-10:10 – Welcome speech by the host, Mihalj Čaki / Cluster Manager “Ecopanonia”, Novi Sad, Serbia

10:10-10:30 – Presentation of COSMENERG 4i Project, Ramon Vivanco Mugarra / COSMENERG 4i Project Manager

10:30-11:30 – Presentation of clusters from Hungary, Poland, Romania, Germany and Serbia partners on the COSMENERG 4i project

11:30-12:00 – Coffee break and press conference

12:00-12:15 – Presentation of internationalization services, access to foreign markets, Dr. Mirjana Kranjac / expert of COSMENERG 4i project

12:15-13:00 – Offering ASEAN, Middle East and Far East Market Visitors Services (Vietnam, Israel, Jordan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Taiwan …)

  • Asian Institute of Management and Development – AMDI – Vietnam (Hanoi) – Ngo Cong Chinh, Director
  • Vietnam Silicon Valley – Thach Le Anh, Director
  • Indonesian Renewable Energy Society – IRES – Adrian Lembong, Director
  • Renewable Energy Commission – Mohammed Al’Taani, Director Indonesia Chamber of Commerce – KADIN
  • Taiwan Foreign Trade and Development Council – TAITRA – Peggi Lin, director of the Budapest office
  • Israeli Smart Energy Association. Elad Shaviv, CEO
  • ASEAN Energy Center, Jakarta, Indonesia, Dr Nuki Agya Utama, Executive Director

13:00-14:00 – Panel (brainstorming): How can we help the Cluster to foreign markets?

  • Representatives of all clusters, guests from abroad, all participants in the workshop.

The aim is to see the interest of SMEs from Serbia in connection with partnership clusters (Hungary, Poland, Romania, Germany and Serbia) and with third country markets and to develop an action plan for further activities.

14:00-15:00 – Lunch break

15:00-17:00 – B2B meetings

Meetings between companies and representatives from Asia, Poland, Romania, Hungary and Germany. Prepare questions about the possibility of entering these markets, joint product development, etc.

17:00-17:30 – Conclusions of the Workshop and signing of cooperation agreement

17:30-18:00 – Coffee and netwroking