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FINAL AGENDA

During the CОSМО 2008 Small Business Conference three main activities will take place:

27.11.2008

• PLENARY SESSION: Sustainable Entrepreneurship Networking
• IV INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

28.11.2008

• III INVESTMENT FORUM FOR SMALL BUSINESS

FINAL AGENDA (52.3 KB, .pdf)

10.00 Registration open

Thursday, 27th November 10.30-12.00

Opening Plenary Session

OPENING ADDRESSES

Conference Chairman: Mr. Blerim ZLLATKU

Director, Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, Macedonia

www.oemvp.org

An Macedonian entrepreneurial experience

Dr. Fatmir BESIMI

Minister, Ministry of Economy of RM

GOLDEN SPONSOR - Stopanska Banka AD Skopje

Introductory Speech

SME Policy & Practice - what have we learnt?

Erwan FOUERE

European Commission Ambassador in Macedonia, Delegation of European Commission in Macedonia

Evzal RAKIPI

Director, Business Development & Career Centre, South East Europe University, Macedonia

www.bdc.seeu.edu.mk

Ceremony for awarding vouchers by Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia to the representatives of ten new Regional Business Centres in the Republic of Macedonia

12.00 - 12.15 Coffee-break

 

Thursday, 27th November 12.15-16.30

IV INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

12.15 - 14.00

ROUND TABLE: SME Development in Transition and Developing Economies

Moderator: Dr. Antal SZABO

Erenet Scientific Director, Hungary, UN ret. Regional Adviser on Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Vahida Redgepagik
Director, Agency for Promotion of Entrepreneurship of RM, Macedonia

Dr. Antal SZABO

Scientific Director, ERENET, Hungary

Development of SME sectors in countries in transition and developing countries

Artan GJERGJI M.A

Director, Department of Business Services - Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tirana, Albania

Borce RALESKI

Member of the Board, Small Business Chamber of Commerce of Macedonia

Vladimir MATEVSKI

Coordinator, Macedonian Chambers of Commerce

Igor NIKOLOSKI

European Charter for SME

Kiril NEJKOV
IFC, World Bank, USA

Good Corporate Governance in Family Businesses - Benefit for the Owners and for the Whole of the Macedonian Economy

Zlatko VETEROVSKI

Custom Head Office of Republic of Macedonia

Advantages of the Republic of Macedonia Obtains from the Membership in Regional Trade Organizations Schemes as a Support to Foreign Investors Decisions in Venturing with the Macedonian Companies

Mile BOSKOV
CERM

The role of the Employers' Organizations in the Transition Countries - Republic of Macedonia

14.00 - 15.00 Network lunch

15.00 - 16.30

PAPER SESSION: Entrepreneurship Education performing through Entrepreneurship Practice

Session Chairman: prof. Dr. Dejan PENDEV

Director, The Institute of Economics, Macedonia - University St. Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia

Ph.D. Izet ZEQIRI

Dean, Business Administration faculty South East Europe University, Macedonia

An theoretical overview of the interactions between entrepreneurship and strategic management

Ph.D. Radmil POLENAKOVIK, Aleksandar KURCIEV, Bojan JOVANOSKI

University "St. Cyril and Methodius" Business Start-up Centre (UKIM-BSC)

Entrepreneurial Trainings - Experience of University "St. Cyril and Methodius" Business Start-up Centre

Dr. Bedri ADEMI

South East European University

SME Family Management

Nina MAZGAN

META Group , Slovenia

Training and Development of Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurial Spirit for a Growing Region

Roman Papadimitrov
Director, HRDF (Human Resources Development Fund)

Jovan MAGOVSKI
CEED HR

Zivko KOSTOSKI

ICT PREZENT, Macedonia
www.prezent.com.mk

One-Year Experience as Part of a Business Incubator

Jasmina MANEVA - GALEVSKA
Junior Achievement Macedonia

ENTREPRENEURS ARE MADE, NOT BORN

Entrepreneurial Education as the Basis for Self-Employment?

Ljubisa NIKOLOVSKI

Agency for Promotion of Entrepreneurship of RM, Macedonia

Understanding the Implementation of Innovations as Support to Small Businesses

16.20 - 16.30 Conclusions and closing of the session

10.00 Registration open

Friday, 28th November 10.30-16.30

III INVESTMENT FORUM FOR SMALL BUSINESS

10.30 - 12.00

PLENARY SESSION: Micro-finance, Development Banking, Innovative SME Financing

Conference Chairman: Mr. Blerim ZLLATKU
Director, Economic Chamber of North-West Macedonia, Macedonia
www.oemvp.org

Moderator: Dr. Laurence HEWICK

President Hewick Research Inc., Canada; President & Director of the Golden Horseshoe Venture Forum; Director of BitNet; Co-founder of the Mohawk College International Development Institute; and member of the Viatech

Dr. Laurence HEWICK

President Hewick Research Inc., Canada

An Overview of Private Sector Financing for Small Business Development

Veland RAMADANI, MBA

South East European University in Tetovo

Business Angels, Who They Really Are?

Heinz HABERTHEUER Head of Office, Attache

Coordination Office for Technical Cooperation - Austrian Embassy, Macedonia

Business & Development - Benefits for All

Jovan GAVRILOVSKI

BAS (Business Advisory Services), EBRD

Ph.D. Naser RAIMI

State University Tetovo, Faculty of Economics, Macedonia

The role of small and medium companies in economic growth in Republic of Macedonia through comparative analysis

Aneta Mostrova

Public Supply Procedures

Stopanska Banka AD Skopje

SME Financing Opportunities in Stopanska Banka AD

12.00 - 12.15 Coffee-break

12.15 - 14.00

WORKSHOP: Regional Business and Tourism Networking

Emil DIMITROVSKI

President, Economic Chamber for Tourism of Macedonia, Macedonia

A Day in Macedonia

Ph.D. Jovanka Biljanoska

Barriers in regional tourism development

Marko Stojanov

Attracting foreign tourists in Macedonia

Prof. Suna SPIROVSKA
COSMO Innovate Center

Entrepreneurship in Tourism Small Business

Dr. Dusan NIKOLOVSKI

Entrepreneurial Nets

14.00 - 15.00 Network lunch

    15.00 - 16.30

ROUND TABLE - CIP Programme, IPA Programme, FP7 and other funding support schemes

Jadranka ARIZANKOVSKA

Counsellor for EU programs and projects

CIP Programme Supporting Funds

Samira IBRAIMI

DMVV-Macedonian-German Economy Union

Fatmir BYTYCI
MCMS, Macedonia

Dr. Anita GROZDANOV
Technology-metallurgy Faculty, Skopje, Macedonia

16.20 - 16.30 Conclusions and closing of the session and the Conference


NETWORK SUPPORTERS

International Council for Small Business

Euro Info Korespondentni Centar Bosna i Hercegovina

BSMEPA - Bulgarian Small
and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency

Anima Investment Network  

ELTIS - European Local Transport Information Service

EUROMED

Small Business Research Portal

European Agenda
 

ESBRI - Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Research Institute

Bureau Alsace

Standardization Institute of the Republic of Macedonia

Europe INNOVA Initiative

Innovating regions in Europe

Eber

Institute for small business and entrepreneurship

Hungarian Science and Technology Foundation

 

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INSTITUTIONAL SPONSOR

The conference is supported by funding from the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia

GOLDEN SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSOR

SEE University -
Business Development Centre

OFFICIAL SUPPORTERS


Small Business Chamber


Oda Ekonomike e Maqedonisė
Veriperėndimore


Human Resources Development Fund


Macedonian-German Economy Union


Restaurant "Oreov lad"

COSMO 2008
Small Business Conference
is
Global Entrepreneurs Week Event

SUPPORTERS


Entrepreneurship Research and Education Network
of Central European Universities


Economic Chamber
for Tourism of Macedonia


COORGANIZER


LINKS

Small Enterprise Development in
the Republic of MACEDONIA

An overview (.pdf)






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can register for through the following
link

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