Program 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


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 Seier Larsen and Tomislav Čorak, Boston Consulting Group

Inspirational remarks on circular economy model by Markus Laubscher, Circular Economy Lead, Philips, Netherlands

Roundtables topics:
o Innovation for Sustainable Energy Supply
Moderators: Mirsad Šabanović, ASA Holding; Tomaž Orešič, Elektro Maribor
o Smart SEE’s Tech to Enable Boost of Circular Economy Model
Moderators: Ladeja Godina Košir, Giacomelli Media; Damir Kuštrak, Agrokor
o Branding the Region (Agri/ Food, Tourism, Exports)
Moderators: Igor Ilievski, Tikves, Peter Kukovica, Gorenje; Petar Ćorluka, Violeta
o Transport Infrastructure and Logistics
Moderators: Behgjet Pacolli, Mabco Construction
o Workforce of the Future
Moderators: Srđan Janićijević, Mokra gora School of Management; Gazmend Haxhia, Polis University; Danica Purg, IEDC Bled
o Clustering to Growth in Automotive industry
Moderators: Almir Jazvin, Prevent; Medeja Lončar, Siemens

18:30 – 19:30

SEE quality 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 and Talking Tom

Moderated by Melanie Seier Larsen, 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

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, Head of Representative Office for Western Balkans, EIB
Oleg Butković, Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, Croatia
Ivan Brajović, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs, Montenegro
Jerry Naumoff, Minister for Foreign Investments, Macedonia
Matej Čer, CEO, Avantcar
Behgjet Pacolli, President, Mabco Construction

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, State Secretary, 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


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
Hykmete Bajrami, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Kosovo
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 Panel with Leaders of Brdo Brijuni Process: A New Deal for a New Age

Panelists (in alphabetical order):

Dragan Čović
Kolinda Grabar Kitarović
Mladen Ivanić
Georgi Ivanov
Bakir Izetbegović
Tomislav Nikolić
Bujar Nishani
Borut Pahor
Filip Vujanović

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