Conference program + seminars

 
East-West Business Forum 2010
 
Part of program of trade conferences and seminars officially attached to the 52nd International Engineering Fair in Brno.
 
 
Date: 16. 9. 2010 (Thursday)
 
Venue: Výstaviště Brno, Pavilion E, Business Center I
Address: Výstaviště Brno, 647 00 Brno, Czech Republic
 
Content:
  • presentation of most up to date trade and investment opportunities, tenders, business conditions in certain countries divided into 5 blocks (repeated twice a day)
  • matchmaking meetings with embassy representatives and other participants during all day
  • introduction of new project "Export alliances"
  • paralell to East-West Business Forum 2010 are separate seminars on topics: Incoterms 2010, Revised ICC Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG)
  
Who should attend: chambers of commerce, importers, exporters, investors, sales managers, consultants etc. 
 
Working language: English / Czech
 
 
 
Program
 
 

 

 

Opening

 

 

10:00 - 10:30

 

Vladimír Šiška - Executive Director of ICC Czech Republic, First Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic

Michal Mejstřík - Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Czech Airlines Company, member of National Economic Council (NERV)

Miroslav Křížek - director general of CzechInvest

 1st block

 10:30 - 11:30

 Europe

(Austria, Estonia, Poland, Serbia)

 2nd block

 11:30 - 12:30

 Asia

(Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka)

 3rd block

 12:30 - 13:15

 America

(Brazil, Canada, USA)

 4th block

 13:15 - 14:00

 Africa

(Egypt, Libya, Morocco)

 

 
Speakers: Representatives of foreign embassies in the Czech Republic or foreign institutions, representatives of mixed chambers, representatives of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic 
(available all day for discussion and matchmaking)
 

 

Presentations:
Opening
Michal Mejstřík - New Challenges of Foreign Trade and Competitiveness
Miroslav Křížek - Innovation - as a Support of the Czech Export

 

Austria – Austrian Embassy in Prague
Christoph Plank, Commercial Attaché

Estonia – Estonian Embassy in Prague
H.E. Lembit Uibo, Ambassador
Ingrid Amer, First Secretary and Consul
Vladimir Bulinsky, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia

Poland – Embassy of the Republic of Poland (Department of trade and investment promotion)
Milan Wenit, First Secretary

Serbia - Embassy of the Republic of Serbia
Milija Markovic, Counsellor for Economic Affairs

Georgia – Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia
Georgian National Investment Agency

India – Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
Vladimír Jeništa, former Czech commercial counselor in India

Kazakhstan – Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Kairat Sarzhanov, Minister-Counselor
Assylbek Tauassarov , Second Secretary
Serik Alimbayev, Third Secretary

Sri Lanka - Embassy & Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Vienna
M. M. Jaffeer, Ambassador & Permanent Representative
Srimal Wickremasinghe, Deputy Chief of Mission
Suranga Algewatte, Second Secretary

Brazil – Czech- Brazilian Chamber of Commerce
Petr Rožek, Business Consultant

Canada – Embassy of Canada
Martina Taxová, Trade Commissioner

USA – Embassy of the United States (U.S. Commercial Service)
Stuart Schaag, Commercial Counselor

Egypt - Ministry of Trade and Industry of Arab Republic of Egypt (Egyptian Commercial Service)    
Abd El Satar El Sawy, Head of EU Department
          - Embassy of Arab Republic of Egypt in Prague
Tamer El Sayed, Third Commercial Secretary

Libya – Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
Karel Babor, former Czech commercial counselor in Libya

Morocco – Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco
Benacher Marchiche, Minister - Counselor , Chargé d'affaires, Deputy Head of Mission
Radia Loudghiri, First Secretary

 

 
 
 
Seminars
 
Parallel to the East West Business Forum 2010 
 
 
Date: 16. 9. 2010 (Thursday)
 
Venue: Výstaviště Brno, Pavilion E, Business Center I (Rooms I + II)
Address: Výstaviště Brno, 647 00 Brno, Czech Republic
 
Working language: Czech
 
 
 

Room I

 10:00 - 13:30 

 Incoterms 2010

 

 14:00 - 17:30

  Revised ICC Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG)

Nová revize URDG 758 – pravidel ICC pro záruky vyplatitelné na požádání

 Room II

 10:00 - 13:30

 Revised ICC Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG)

Nová revize URDG 758 – pravidel ICC pro záruky vyplatitelné na požádání

 

 14:00 - 17:30

 Incoterms 2010