Canada Office +1 514 288 1997

The Economist: Fifth EU-Southeast Europe Summit

4 and 5 October 2016, Hofburg Imperial Palace and Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO), Vienna, Austria

Agenda

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, Hofburg Imperial Palace

16:00

Arrival

17:00

Chairpersons’ welcome

17:15

Official opening session

17:45

Discussion

18:00

Europe: On the edge?

18:30

Discussion

19:00

Opening gala dinner

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, Austria Federal Economic Chamber (WKO)

8:00

Registration and refreshments

8:30

The Economist’s forecast on Southeast Europe

8:45

Discussion

8:55

Welcome remarks

9:00

Opening session: In dialogue with the Prime Ministers from the region

10:00

Discussion

10:30

Moving forward: Attracting global citizens through investment migration programmes

10:40

Discussion

10:50

Austria’s economic engagement in Southeast Europe
The investment plan for Europe
The strategic map for growth in Southeast Europe through foreign direct investment

11:30

Discussion

12:00

Break

12:30

The financial services landscape in Southeast Europe

13:00

Discussion

13:20

Networking luncheon

15:00

Southeast Europe: Nurturing entrepreneurship on the road to growth

15:45

Redesigning the energy map of Europe

16:30

Discussion

17:00

End of conference