6th Annual EUSAIR Forum

Izola, Slovenia | 11-12 May 2021

Pillar II Connecting the region session (Transport sub-group): Green and Smart transport solutions connecting the Adriatic and Ionian Region

Matej Zakonjšek, Transport Community Treaty Permanent Secretariat, Serbia

Kurt Bodewig, Motorway of the Sea

Domenico Gattuso, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

TOWARDS A GREEN AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE ADRIATIC AND IONIAN REGION: Can radical collaboration enable systems transformation?

Ladeja Godina Košir, Director of Circular Change & Chair of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, Slovenia

Aleš Gnamuš, Senior Policy Analyst, Joint Research Center of the European Commission

Tomaž Rodič, Director, Centre of Excellence for Space Sciences and Technologies Space-SI, Slovenia

Denis Jahić, General Manager, AquafilSlo, Slovenia

Marija Raspopović, Senior Advisor, Chamber of Economy of Montenegro, BlueFasma Interreg MED Programme

Roberto Sandrini, Project Manager, Technology Park Ljubljana, Circular 4.0 Interreg Alpine Space

Pillar I Blue Growth session: Sustainable Strategies for Blue Growth and Innovation

Maria Cristina Pedicchio, National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics, Italy

Jernej Švab, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Slovenia

Rigers Bakiu and Edmond Hala, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

Milica Mandić, Institute of marine biology, University of Montenegro, Montenegro

Irina Manevska, Centre for fisheries, Institute of Animal Science Skopje, North Macedonia

Pillar III Environmental Quality session: Sustainable Use of Coastal & Marine Resources for a Healthy Future through Green and Smart Recovery

Konrad Stania, River Mura, Austrian-Slovenian co-operation, Austria and Dragan Zeljko, International Sava River Basin Commission

Vedran Nikolić, Nature protection unit, DG Environment, European Commission

Alberto Barausse, Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy, and Liliana Vižintin, Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Studies, Science and Research Centre Koper, Slovenia

Stella Kyvelou, Department of Economic and Regional Development, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece

Fabio Vallarola, AdriaPAN Secretariat and MedPAN Board of Directors, Italy

Brian Mac Sharry, Biodiversity and Nature at European Environment Agency

Pillar IV Sustainable Tourism session: From Crisis to Recovery through Transnational Tourism Projects Aiming at a Sustainable Green Macro-region

Flaminia Santarelli, Ministry of Tourism, Italy

Zamir Dedej, Ministry of Tourism and Environment, Albania

Elia Apostolopoulou, Hellenic Ministry of Tourism, Greece

Irena Marš, Ministry of Culture, Slovenia and Maša Klavora, Walk of Peace, Slovenia

Gordana Djurović, University of Montenegro, Montenegro

Alex Crevar, journalist

Pillar II Connecting the region session (Energy Networks sub-group): Enhanced Cooperation for Green Energy Recovery and Resilience in the EUSAIR: Focus on Smart Grids and Hydrogen

Cosma Panzaccchi, Hydrogen Unit, Snam SpA, Italy

Nebojša Vučinić, Elektromreža Srbije, Serbia

INTERREG V-B ADRION SPECIAL EVENT: Boosting innovation and facilitating the EU integration process to the Western Balkans: the case of Smart Specialisation Strategies as best practices supported by ADRION

Aleš Gnamuš, Senior Policy Analyst, Joint Research Center of the European Commission

Lodovico Gherardi, Coordinator of the Managing Authority Unit, Adriatic Ionian Programme 2014 - 2020, Regione Emilia - Romagna

Viktor Nedović, Professor at University of Belgrade, Serbia

Caterina Brancaleoni, ADRION Programme Managing Authority, Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

Domagoj Šarić, Croatian Chamber of Economy Sector for Industrial Development and Innovation System

Dimitri Corpakis, Co-founder of Friends of Smart Specialisation, Senior Research Fellow SEERC Former EU official