Europe, let's cooperate!

Interregional cooperation forum

Bologna, ITALY

December 2014 2-3 Register Now
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Day 1: An inspiring day of learning and networking 

09:00 - 10:00

Registrations & welcome coffee

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome

Sabina De Luca, Head of the Department for development and economic cohesion, Directorate General for EU Regional Policy, Italy
Simonetta Saliera, Vice president of the Emilia Romagna Region, Italy 
Dr Wolfgang Streitenberger, Adviser to the Director General, DG for Regional and Urban policy, EC
Christophe Di Pompeo, President of Europe Committee, Nord–Pas de Calais Region, Managing Authority, France

10:15 - 11:15

Interregional cooperation works!

- Taking stock of INTERREG IVC
- Project testimonials: impacting innovation; impacting environment
- From INTERREG IVC to INTERREG EUROPE

Michel Lamblin, Programme director, INTERREG IVC / INTERREG EUROPE, France
Erwin Siweris, Deputy Programme director, INTERREG IVC / INTERREG EUROPE, France
Begona SanchezInnovation Strategies and Policies Manager, TECNALIA Research & Innovation (TRES project), Spain 
Attilio Raimondi, Emilia Romagna Region (EnercitEE project), Italy

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 - 12:45

LEARN: Overview of INTERREG EUROPE and its 4 themes:

- Research and innovation
- SME competitiveness
- Low carbon economy
- Environment and resource efficiency

Nicolas Singer, Senior Project Officer, INTERREG IVC / INTERREG EUROPE, France
Petra Geitner, Senior Finance Officer, INTERREG IVC / INTERREG EUROPE, France
Peter Heydebreck, Expert in Research and innovation, Inno AG, Germany
Philippe Delearde, Expert in SME competitiveness, Inno AG, France
Robert WilliamsExpert in Low carbon economy , Triple E Consulting, UK
Astrid SeverinExpert in Environment and resource efficiency , Greenovate! Europe, Belgium

12:45 - 14:15

Networking lunch

14:15 - 15:45

GET INSPIRED & NETWORK part I, 4 thematic parallel partner search and ideas generation workshops on:

Research and innovation

SME Competitiveness

Low carbon economy

Environment and resource efficiency

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 - 17:30

GET INSPIRED & NETWORK, part II

Research and innovation

SME Competitiveness

Low carbon economy

Environment and resource efficiency

17:30 - 18:30

Networking cocktail

 

Day 2: My INTERREG EUROPE day

09:00 - 9:30

Welcome coffee

9:30 - 10:00

The role of INTERREG EUROPE in the future cohesion policy

Jean-Marc Venineaux, DG for Regional and Urban Policy, EC

10:00 - 10:30

INTERREG EUROPE: provisional calendar and support to applicants

Irma Astrauskaite, Communication officer, INTERREG IVC/INTERREG EUROPE, France

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Zooming in on INTERREG EUROPE - parallel tutorial sessions:

Room 1

Improving Structural Funds
Targeting public administrations
Mobilising stakeholders
Capturing results

Room 2

Improving Structural Funds
Targeting public administrations
Mobilising stakeholders
Capturing results

Room 3

Improving Structural Funds
Targeting public administrations
Mobilising stakeholders
Capturing results

Room 4

Improving Structural Funds
Targeting public administrations
Mobilising stakeholders
Capturing results

12:35 - 13:00

Conclusions

13:00 - 14:30

Networking lunch

INTERREG IVC, financed by the European Regional Development Fund,helps regions of Europe share knowledge and transfer experience to improve regional policy...read more

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