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BALKAN LINKAGE - Second Meeting - Agenda 4/14/12

BALKAN LINKAGE

Second Meeting

23 – 24 April 2012

in Plovdiv – Bulgaria

at Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute

32 Brezovsko shosse Str.

Conference room

AGENDA

DAY 1 - 23 April 2011


9.00h

Registration

9.30h

Welcome – Dr. D. Kostova, Coordinator of EU-BALKANVEGETABLES project


WORKSHOP I

Financial support of horticultural science – success stories in Europe; problems and perspectives for Bulgaria and other Balkan countries

 

 

9.30h



9.45h

Keynote-speech 1 “Funding for agricultural science in Bulgaria. Possibilities and problems”

Dr. S. Masheva, Director of Maritsa VCRI

Keynote-speech 2 How to collect successfully EU funds. Lessons from 20 years running around.

Dr. Hans De Steur, Ghent University

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

Department of Agricultural Economics

Division Agri-Food Marketing and Chain Management, Belgium

10.00h






10.15h





10.30h





10.45h

11.00h

 

Keynote-speech 3 "Spinning-off or Spinning-in: When (Not) Leaving Parent Research Institution is Advantageous?"

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivan Tchalakov,

Dep. of Institutional and Applied Sociology, University of Plovdiv

Senior research fellow at Dep. Science, Education and Innovation, IIOZ – BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria

Keynote-speech 4 “Experience of the Institute for Vegetable Crops, Smederevska Palanka regarding financing/self-financing of vegetable researches”

Dr. Milan Zdravkovic

Director of Institute for Vegetable Crops, Smederevska palanka, Serbia

Keynote-speech 5 “Ways for financial support and self-support of horticultural science in the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad, Republic of Serbia”

Dr. Janko Cervenski

Vegetable breeder in Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad, Serbia

Coffee break

Keynote-speech 6 "Sustainability of science in the frame of the Faculty of Agriculture - University of Goce Delchev - Shtip"

Prof. Ilija Karov,

Goce Delcev” University – Stip, Faculty of Agriculture, Republic of Macedonia

11.15h

Keynote-speech 7 "Challenges and limitations for financing the horticultural research in Albania”

Prof. Astrit Balliu,

Agricultural University of Tirana, Faculty of Agriculture, Horticultural Department

11.30h

Keynote-speech 8 " Current status and perspectives for financial support of scientific investigations at Dobrudja Agricultural Institute”

Assoc.Prof.Dr Ivan Kiriakov,

Director Dobrudzha Agricultural Institute, Dobrich

11.45h

Keynote-speech 9 "EU soil policy. International and national funds for investigations”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Totka Mitova

Director of Institute of soil science "Nikola Poushkarov", Sofia

12.00h

Keynote-speech 10 “Financial support for scientific investigations in plant biotechnology – problems and perspectives”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossitza Bachvarova

Director of Agrobioinstitute, Sofia


12.15h

 

Discussion


DAY 2 - 24 April 2011


WORKSHOP II

EU strategy for the Danube region – opportunities and perspectives for collaboration; Prospects for future collaboration within Balkan linkage

 

 

10.00h




10.20h



10.40h


11.00h

11.30h

Keynote-speech 1 “Priorities regarding the conservation of biodiversity and implementation mechanisms of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region. Tihomira Slaveikova, Junior Expert Biological Diversity Department, National Nature Protection Service, Ministry of Environment and Water.

Keynote-speech 2 Bulgarian funds for scientific investigations

Prof. Dr. Jivko Danailov, Head of group of scientific experts in agriculture at National Science Fund, Ministry of education, youth and science

Presentation 1: “Vegetables Genetic Conservation Activities in Romania”

Dr. Danela Murariu, Plant Genetic Resources Bank, Suceava, Romania

Coffee break

Discussion


BALKAN LINKAGE - Second Meeting - Agenda

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