Smart Specialisation starts in Lithuania

Friday, 12 June 2015

Participants

  • Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius;
  • Vice-Minister of Education and Science Svetlana Kauzonienė;
  • Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas;
  • Adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė;
  • Vice-President of Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists Gediminas Rainys;
  • the Latvian delegation;
  • the Estonian delegation.

Programme

Moderator: Jurgita Petrauskienė, Director of the Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre

Registration 9:30  
Opening address 10:00

Algirdas Butkevičius, Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania

Carlos Moedas, Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner

Gediminas Rainys, Vice-President of Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists

The Challenge and the Opportunity of Smart Specialisation: a chance for Europe 10:15 Dimitri Corpakis, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation, Head of Unit B.5
Smart Specialisation for EU Regions, National and Transnational Perspectives 10:35 Colin Wolfe, European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Competence Centre Smart & Sustainable Growth, Head of Competence Centre
Are the Lithuanian Scientists Ready for Changes? 10:50 Prof. Habil. Dr. Vytautas Martinaitis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, tbc
Is Partnership with Science Chosen as the Road to Competitiveness by the Lithuanian Businesses? 11:05 Danas Tvarijonavičius, Chairman of the Board of AB Amilina
Smart Specialisation and Lithuanian Science Policy 11:20 Dr. Svetlana Kauzonienė, Vice-Minister of Education and Science
Smart Specialisation: Opportunity to Transform Lithuanian Economics Policy 11:35 Marius Skarupskas, Vice Minister of Economy
The Best Investment Ideas for the Next Decade 11:50 Ilja Laurs, Chairman of the Board of Nextury Ventures
End of the official part
Press Conference 11:20  
Coffee break. Exposition and contact fair 12:00  

Venue

Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, Gedimino avenue 11, Vilnius

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Smart Specialization promoters and implementers

Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Government of the Republic of Lithuania
Ministry of Education and Science
Ministry of Education and Science
Ministry of Economy
Ministry of Economy
Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre
Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre
Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology
Lithuanian Business Support Agency
Lithuanian Business Support Agency
Central Project Management Agency
Central Project Management Agency
Research Council of Lithuania
Research Council of Lithuania