Program 27. Apríla 2016

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:10

Opening and welcome

Jake Slegers, výkonný riaditeľ Americkej obchodnej komory v SR

9:10 - 9:20

Opening Keynote

Richard Raši, Mayor of Košice

9:20 - 10:40

Panel 1: Future of the Slovak-Ukrainian Relations

  • Richard Raši, Mayor of Kosice
  • Hennadiy Moskal, Governor of Zakarpattia Regional State Administration
  • Stepan Barna, Chairman of the Ternopil Regional State Administration
  • Sicova Valentina, Vice-chairman of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration
  • J. Liam Wasley, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia
11:05 – 12:25

Panel 2: Energy Security

  • Minister / Secretary (TBC) of The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
  • Ministry of Economy of The Slovak Republic Representative (TBC)
  • Mykhailo Bno-Airiian, Director of the Department of strategic planning and European integration, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry
  • Ján Blanár, Director Energy Efficiency Supervision of U.S. Steel Košice
  • Michal Kolcun, Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors at VSD
  • Moderator: Karel Hirman - Chief of implementation of ELENA (European Local Energy Assistance) in Prešov self-governing region
13:40 – 14:00 Presentation on European Union Funding Programmes and Investment incentives in the Slovak Republic
14:00 – 15:20

Panel 3: Business Opportunities

  • Otto Kovchar, Vice-president of the Transcarpathian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Ľudovít Černák - Former Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic, Co-Owner of HEMO MEDIKA Group
  • Genadij Čižikov, President of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
  • Moderator: Jake Slegers - Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic
15:25 – 15:25 Closing remarks