Preliminary program (as of 26 May 2016)

SUMMIT100 Business Leaders of Southeast Europe
May 27 and 28, 2016, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(ASA Group – Moja Banka Building, Trg međunarodnog prijateljstva 25, 6th floor, Congress Hall)

Friday, May 27th

13:30 – 14:45 Welcome cocktail and lunch hosted by Deloitte
  Welcome address by Summit100 Board
  Address by Deloitte representative
14:45 – 15:00 Opening addresses by Summit100 Co-Presidents of the Board Eldin Hadžiselimović, ASA Holding and Amer Bukvić, BBI Bank
15:00 – 15:15 Inspiration from the North – inspirational introduction by Ambassador Kari Kahiluoto, Head of the Secretariat for Nordic Co-operation, Finnish Presidency at the Nordic Council of Ministers : Southeast Europe and Nordic Regions – parallels for synergies with successful branding and co-operation being the key words
15:15 – 16:00 Special Key Note Address on Being the Successful Global Competitor with Regional Base; Why We Need to Support StartUps; How to Start Thinking Globally vs Locally by Samo Login, Co-Founder of Outfit7 and Globally Successful Entrepreneur, Creator of worldwide success – Talking Tom App
16:00–16:30 Networking Break
16:30 – 18:30 Brainstorming Workshops on Turning Problems into Progress
  Brainstorm among business leaders will be held at 6 round tables with each having two Moderators-Rapporteurs whose roles are to prepare the discussion assisted by Boston Consulting Group with the focus on one tangible project or idea by preparing a one pager on identified possibilities.
  Moderators-Rapporteurs lead the discussion at the tables to further fine tune the original ideas, projects or other frameworks of cooperation in the region in the particular sector and present the proposed project plenary at the end of the brainstorm workshop. Ministers and other high level guests are invited to participate in the brainstorm at roundtables.

16:30 – 16:35 Introduction to brainstorm workshops

16:35 – 16:50 Inspirational remarks on circular economy model

16:50– 18:00 Brainstorm discussion at roundtables

18:00 – 18:30 Presentation of the ideas plenary

  Moderation: Jelena Radulović, Summit100, Melanie SeierLarsen and Tomislav Čorak, Boston Consulting Group
  Inspirational remarks on circular economy model by Markus Laubscher, Circular Economy Lead, Philips, Netherlands
  Roundtables topics:
  • Innovation for Sustainable Energy Supply
    • Moderators: Mirsad Šabanović, ASA Holding; Tomaž Orešič, Elektro Maribor
  • Smart SEE’s Tech to Enable Boost of Circular Economy Model
    • Moderators: Ladeja Košir Godin, Giacomelli Media;Damir Kuštrak, Agrokor
  • Branding the Region (Agri/ Food, Tourism, Exports)
    • Moderators: Igor Ilievski, Tikveš, Peter Kukovica, Gorenje; Petar Ćorluka, Violeta;
  • Workforce of the Future
    • Moderators: Srđan Janićijević, Mokragora School of Management; Gazmend Haxhia, Polis University; Danica Purg, IEDC Bled
  • Clustering to Growth in Automotive industry
    • Moderators: Almir Jazvin, Prevent; Medeja Lončar, Siemens;
18:30 – 19:30 SEEquality inspired by Lady Leaders and Open for Gentlemen Leaders– Smart Talk with Iza Login, Globally Successful Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Outfit7, Mom of two sons andTalking Tom
  Moderated by Melanie SeierLarsen, Boston Consulting Group

Note: Coffee and drinks will be served during the session

Organized by Section of Women Managers at Managers’ Association of Slovenia

19:30– 20:20 Transformational and Relaxing Break
20:20– 20:30  Transfer to Dinner Location at the Sarajevo City Hall
20:30 – 23:00 Glamorous and Inspirational Networking Dinner
  Location: Sarajevo City Hall


Saturday, May 28th

09:00 – 10:15 New Energy, Inspiration, Innovation: How to Create Impactful Network of 100 New Champions to Turn Challenges into Progress in the Region

DejanRoljić, ABC Akcelerator

Dušan Basalo, Atria Group

Edin Mehić, and Networks business hub

Adnan Hodžić, ASA osiguranje

Igor Ilijevski, Tikveš

  Introduction note: Sabina Softić, Deloitte  
  Moderators: Jelena Bulatović, Serbian Association of Managers and Sabina Softić, Deloitte
10:15 – 10:30 Brief Networking break
10:30 – 11:40 Plenary Panel 1: Transport Infrastructure Boost in SEE – Real Dream or Dreaming Reality?
  PPP or Capital Investments – Ports, Railways, Cargo Centers, Highways, Hubs: How and Where to Start but Surely NOW!
  • Andreas Beikos, Office for Western Balkans, EIB
  • Ivan Brajović, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs, Montenegro(tbc)
  • Jerry Naumoff, Ministry for Foreign Investments, Macedonia
  • Matej Čer, CEO, Avantcar
  • Beghjet Pacolli, Mabetex Group
  Moderators: Iztok Seljak, Hidria and Damir Kuštrak, Agrokor
11:40 – 12:10 Networking break
12:10 – 13:20 Plenary Panel 2:Mobility of Goods and People: How to Create Union Before European Union in the Region
  Harmonization of customs barriers, abolishing visa regimes for boosting tourism, allowing more labour mobility within the region
  • Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Slovenia
  • Daliborka Pejović, Ministry of Tourism and Sustainable Development, Montenegro
  • Mirko Šarović, Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Council of Ministers, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Sead Kočan, Transmet
  • Gazmend Abrashi, Exclusive Group
  • Miljan Ždrale, Head of Agri Business CSEE, EBRD
  Moderators: Sonja Šmuc, Slovenian Association of Managers and Zhivko Mukaetov, Alkaloid
13:20 – 14:50 Lunch
14:50 – 16:00 Plenary Panel 3:Competitive Edge Through Innovation for Sustainable Energy Supply
  Innovative models for sustainable energy supply: strategic planning of resources for the sustainable and competitive region
  Introductory inspiration from the North: Hans Jørgen Koch, CEO, Nordic Energy Research


  • Tomislav Panenić, Minister of Economy, Croatia (tbc)
  • Hykmete Bajrami,Ministry of Trade and Industry, Kosovo(tbc)
  • Izudin Ahmetlić, HIFA Group
  • Tomislav Čorak, Boston Consulting Group
  • Ian Brown,EBRD
  • Hans Jørgen Koch, Nordic Energy Research
  Moderators: Eldin Hadžiselimović, ASA Holding and Milan Petrović, Serbian Association od Managers
16:00 – 16:15 Brief Networking break
16:15 – 17:00 Special connection – Linking Sarajevo Summit100 and Paris Western Balkans Summit July 2016: Special Key Note Address by Antoine Grassin, Ambassador responsible for the Western Balkans Summit in Paris
17:00 – 17:30 Networking break
17:30 – 19:00 Plenary Panelwith Leaders of BrdoBrijuni Process: A New Deal for a New Age
  Moderators: Amer Bukvić, BBI and Duško Knežević, Atlas Group
19:00 – 19:10 Photo – all participants
19:10 – 20:00 Farewell Cocktail with Brdo Brijuni Leaders
20:30 – 23:00 De-brief& Networking: Watching UEFA Champions League Final Over Cevapi at Pivnica, Sarajevska Pivara
  The program is subject to change at any time.