November 15th, hybrid event

Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia

9.45 – 10.00   Press statements

10.00 – 10.30 Official opening and plenary session

Bosko Vucurevic, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina

Damir Zobenica, Vice-President of the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina; Vice-President for Regional Development & Investment of the Assembly of European Regions

Magnus Berntsson, President of the Assembly of European Regions (video address)

Olivér Várhelyi, European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement (tbc) (video message)

Presentations of the following regions:

10.30 – 10.45     Mr. Boris Rhein, Prime Minister, Hessen, Germany (video message)

10.45 – 11.00     Mr. Luo Guangsheng, member of the Leading Party Members Group of Fujian Provincial Foreign Affairs Office and Executive Vice President of Fujian Provincial People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Fujian, People’s Republic of China (video message)

11.00 – 11.15     Ms. Susanne Bay, President, District of Stuttgart, Germany (video message)

11.15 – 11.30     Ms. Liu Yuan, Director – General of the Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government of Hebei Province, People’s Republic of China (video message)

11.30 – 11.45     Ms. Johanna Mikl-Leitner, Governor, Lower Austria, Austria (video message)

11. 45 – 12.00    Mr. Franz Schausberger – President of the Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE), Austria (video message)

12.00 – 13.00 Cocktail

12.00 – 12.30 Registration of B2B participants

12.30 – 16.00 B2B meetings, sectors:

  • Agriculture and Food Industry,
  • Creative Industry,
  • Circular Economy and Green Agenda,
  • ICT technology.


Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vojvodina
Vojvodina Development Agency
Enterprise Europe Network
European Affairs Fund of Autonomous Province of Vojvodina