EU Funds 2017
- Direction and content of new tenders
- Main trajectory and objectives of economic development
- Main characteristics of the new tender and procurement systems
- Business opportunities that may be drawn from strategic directions
- Methods of being well-prepared
- The role and outlook of the business and EU funding consultancy market
- Tender-related funding opportunities
- Opportunities created by businesses’ lower energy consumption
- Directions of using Research & Development & Innovation funds
- The situation of the tender and procurement market from a corruption point of view
The Hungarian government intends to launch all EU tenders by the spring of 2017. Amidst such an intensive period it is crucial to have a clear view of the ongoing processes and their impacts. Portfolio’s traditional summit ‘EU Funds’, which is to be held for the third consecutive year, with the participation of Hungary’s key development policy makers, is to address the above issues.
Why is the cabinet in such a hurry and how will it be able to allocate 9 trillion forints worth of funds by 2019? What economic and financial impacts will this abundance of funds have, and what will happen to Hungary after all available funds are drawn? What financing opportunities are there to see the planned developments through, and what consultants can do to help ensure sustainable developments? What changes must be kept in sight during pubic procurements, and how will Hungary switch to a fully-fledged e-procurement system? What are the main requirements at Research & Development & Innovation, and at energy efficiency tenders? What opportunities do direct EU funds offer and how are they different from the usual EU tenders?
These are hugely important questions, to which the answers await you at the top-notch ‘EU Funds’ conference, which offers you not only a high-quality professional agenda, but also an excellent networking opportunity.
SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE:
- János Lázár, Minister, Prime Minister's Office
- László Domokos, Chairman, State Audit Office of Hungary
- Gergely Fábián, Director, Magyar Nemzeti Bank
- Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy Minister, Prime Minister's Office
- Alina Tanasa, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Luxembourg
- Gábor Dányi, Deputy State Secretary, Prime Minister's Office
- Tamás Karsai, Deputy State Secretary responsible for the economic development programmes, Ministry of National Economy
- Dr. István Csányi, Deputy State Secretary responsible for public procurement supervision, Prime Minister’s Office
- Dr. Ádám Balog, CEO, MKB Bank Zrt.
- Zsolt Halász, Policy Officer - Budapest Office, European Investment Bank Group
- Zoltán Kovács MSc, Managing Director, Rekontir BPM Kft.
- Tamás Bernáth, Chairman-CEO, MFB Zrt.
- László Krisán, CEO, KAVOSZ Zrt.
- Viktor Tóth, Deputy Chief Executive, Head of Commercial, Budapest Bank
- István Fetter, Head of Trade Finance, Municipalities and EU Services, CIB Bank
- Zoltán Bánfi, Managing Director, MKB Bank
- Dr. Roland Dányi, Leader of Lending Unit, MAPI Magyar Fejlesztési Iroda Zrt.
- László Vulcz, Managing Director, OTP Hungaro-Projekt Kft.
- Zsombor Essősy, CEO, MAPI Magyar Fejlesztési Iroda Zrt.
- János Lukács, Managing Director, Vanessia Kft.
- Zsolt Monszpart, Vice-president, National Research, Development and Innovation Office
- István Miklós, Director, Vanessia Kft.
- Szonja Csuzdi, Leading expert, National Contact Coordinator, National Research, Development and Innovation Office
- Dávid Váczi, Head of Product Sales Support, Budapest Bank
- Nándor Kadlok, Managing Director, Equinox Consulting Kft.
- Gábor Balás, Executive Director, Hétfa Kutatóintézet
- Dr. Pál Varga, Director, AITIA International Informatikai Zrt.
- Csaba Mészáros, Chairman - Owner, evopro Holding Zrt.
- Dr. Márton Beck, Manager, Femtonics Kft.
PARTICIPANTS OF THE EU FUNDS 2017 CONFERENCE:
ABC Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., AITIA International Zrt., Állami Számvevőszék, ALTEO Nyrt., Asseco Central Europe Magyarország Zrt., Bezenye Községi Önkormányzat, Bódai Műanyag Kft., Budapest Bank, CIB Bank, Delta Systems Kft., Deutsche Leasing Hungaria Pénzügyi Zrt., Enrawell Kft., Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Informatikai Kar, Equinox Consulting Kft., Ernst & Young Tanácsadó Kft., Erste Bank Hungary Zrt., EURAM Kft., Európai Bizottság, DG EcFin, Luxembourg, European Conformity Check Kft., European Investment Bank Group, evopro Holding Zrt., Femtonics Kft., Garantiqa Hitelgarancia Zrt., Geometria Kft., Glósz és Társa Pénzügyi, Gazdasági, és Innovációs Tanácsadó Kft., Hétfa Kutatóintézet és Elemző Központ, Honvédelmi Minisztérium, HTM Stabil Építő és Szolgáltató Kft., Hungária Med-M Kft., HungaroSzalma Kft., ILCSI Szépítő Füvek Kft., Incubator Kft., Innoprofit Kft., KAVOSZ Zrt., Kollégium a Jövőért Közhasznú Alapítvány, Kormánybiztosság, KPMG Tanácsadó Kft., Magyar Bau Holding Zrt., Magyar Nemzeti Bank, Magyar Posta Zrt., Magyar Vállalkozásfejlesztési Alapítvány, MAPI Magyar Fejlesztési Iroda Zrt., MAVIR Zrt., MFB Zrt., Microsoft Magyarország Kft., Minerva Zrt., Miniszterelnöki Kabinetiroda, Miniszterelnökség, MKB Bank Zrt., MKB Consulting Kft., MNKH Magyar Kereskedelem-fejlesztési és Promóciós Kft., MOL Nyrt, MultiContact Consulting Kft., MVM NET Zrt., Nati Kft., NAVEX, Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium, Nemzeti Fejlesztési Minisztérium, Nemzeti Kereskedőház, Nemzeti Kutatási, Fejlesztési és Innovációs Hivatal, Nitrogénművek Zrt., Országos Roma Önkormányzat, OTP Agrár, OTP Hungaro-Projekt Kft., OTP Jelzálogbank Zrt., OXO Ventures Zrt., Pannonia Ethanol Zrt., PÁTOSZ, Perlit-92 Bányászati és Feldolgozó Kft., Raiffeisen Bank Zrt., Rekontir BPM Kft., Rekontir Hostess, Soter Line Oktatási Központ Kft., Stanton Chase Hungary Kft., Swietelsky Magyarország Kft., Szabó-Vasvári Kft., Szerencsejáték Zrt., Szervin Kft., Szikszói Ipari Park Kft., Takarékbank, Tender-Network Zrt., TendEx Group Kft., Transparency International Magyarország, Vanessia Kft., Világgazdaság...
DATE: 23rd March 2017, Thursday (08:20-17:30)
PLACE: Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest (1051 Budapest, Erzsébet tér 7.)
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COST: HUF 84.900 + VAT / Person
Early bird tickets: HUF 74.900 + VAT / Person - in case of registration prior to 9th March 2017 24:00. The participation fee following this date is HUF 84.900 Ft + VAT / Person.
DISCOUNTS: 20% on 5 or more registrations
Fee includes: conference documentation, full lunch and coffee breaks. The conference is bilingual with English-Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.
Number of participants: 200-220
Our conference is expected not only to provide an opportunity to expand the participants’ knowledge base, but also to create an excellent forum for high-level networking and the forging of new professional relations. Our goal is more than just to organise another cut an dry event; we strive to make this conference a regular, interactive and international forum that keeps its finger on the pulse of the market.
Our goal is to create a forum where decision makers, academics, economic experts, market players and corporate leaders can discuss these issues together, evaluate the situation and have a debate on what short-term and long-term solutions they find best.
Who should attend?
The conference may provide essential information to
- economic and business policy makers
- state and municipal policy makers
- representatives of regulatory and supervisory bodies
- operators on the banking and funding markets
- tender experts, project managers
- leaders of businesses planning investments and developments
- representatives of consultancies
- players on the procurement market
- development policy experts
- representatives of the R&D&I sector
- representatives of energy efficiency companies
- officials of professional organisations
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Organisation, general questions:
EU Funds 2017
István PalkóSenior Analyst, Portfolio
Mr. István Palkó graduated at the Department of Finance of the Corvinus University of Budapest in year 2007 and at the Dronten Professional Agricultural University in the Netherlands in year 2008. For a short time he worked as the analyst of Morgan Stanley, and since January 2009 he has been the analyst of Portfolio.hu, where his professional field is the finance sector. He is the responsible editor of the Financial Alamanac, and he plays a key role in organizing the insurance and credit conferences of Portfolio.hu from professional aspects. He was awarded a Junior Prima prize in the press category in 2011.
Attila WeinhardtAnalyst, Portfolio
Attila Weinhardt has been working for 8 years for Portfolio.hu as a macroeconomics analyst, and his job mainly covers the analysis, assessment of processes of the Hungarian foreign exchange and government securities market, as well as various Hungarian and global economic processes. He is regularly interviewed in television and radio, and his work merited the highest-level professional prize awarded to young people, the Junior Príma Prize. He wrote the latest professional brochure of the Portfolio.hu Füzet series, entitled “Kereskedési stratégiák egyszerűen” (Trading strategies for dummies).
Gábor BalásExecutive Director, Hétfa Kutatóintézet
Dr. Ádám BalogChairman-CEO, MKB Bank Zrt.
Dr. Zoltán BánfiManaging Director, MKB Bank
Dr. Márton BeckManager, Femtonics Kft.
Tamás BernáthChairman-CEO, MFB Zrt.
Dr. István CsányiDeputy State Secretary responsible for public procurement supervision, Prime Minister’s Office
Nándor CsepreghyDeputy Minister for Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister's Office
Szonja CsuzdiNational Contact Coordinator, National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Gábor DányiDeputy State Secretary, Prime Minister's Office
Dr. Roland DányiLegal and Public Procurement Director, MAPI Zrt.
László DomokosChairman, State Audit Office of Hungary
Zsombor EssősyCEO, MAPI Magyar Fejlesztési Iroda Zrt.
Gergely FábiánDirector, National Bank of Hungary
István FetterHead of Trade Finance, Municipalities and EU Services at CIB Bank
Zsolt HalászPolicy Officer - Budapest Office, European Investment Bank Group
Nándor Kadlokpartner, Equinox Consulting Kft.
Tamás KarsaiDeputy State Secretary, Ministry of National Economy
Zoltán Kovács MScManaging Director, Rekontir BPM Kft.
Kovács Zoltán közel egy évtizede foglalkozik kiemelt fejlesztési támogatásokhoz kapcsolódó pályázati projektmenedzseléssel, illetve teljes pályázati projektbonyolítással. Az Oxford Brooks University magyarországi képzésén előbb üzleti szakon BA (2004), majd nemzetközi üzleti tanulmányok szakon MSc fokozatot szerzett (2007). Számos európai és amerikai egyetemen folytatott továbbképzés mellett, 2007-ben saját céget alapított, mely megalakulásától kezdve dinamikusan fejlődött, s mára komplex projektmenedzsment szolgáltatásával egyike a hazai piacvezető cégeknek. A napjainkban már cégcsoportként működő vállalat, közel egy évtizedes tevékenysége során több mint száz - az Európai Unió által támogatott - borászati, turisztikai, logisztikai, élelmiszeripari és innovációhoz kapcsolódó beruházás, illetve infrastrukturális fejlesztés megvalósításában vett részt. Az ügyvezetőt 2012-ben a Vállalkozók Országos Szövetsége az „Év Vállalkozója” címmel tüntette ki.
László KrisánCEO, KAVOSZ Zrt.
Since 2003 he is the president of the Commerce Section of VOSZ. Since 2009 he has been a titular associate professor at the Budapest Economic College. In 2012 he was elected member of the presidential committee of MKIK, president of the European Union Board, as well as executive co-president of VOSZ. He is member of the Steering Committee and the Board in the Eurocommerce organization, assembling the commercial associations of 31 countries. He was awarded the Pro Hungarian Economics Prize in 2004 and 2010, and he received the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic. According to his professional creed, the support given to truly competitive and innovate small and medium enterprises is vital to Hungary, since these companies play an indispensable role regarding the economy of a country, and every effort needs to be made in order to foster the development of the SME sector.
János LázárMinister of the Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister's Office
János Lázár was born in 1975, in Hódmezővásárhely. He studied law in Szeged, at the Faculty of Law of the József Attila University, from where he graduated in 1999. From 1995 he was a legal intern for the Town Hall of the Municipality of Hódmezővásárhely, and then he was an associate of the then mayor, András Rapcsák, between 1997 and 2002. He was the mayor of Hódmezővásárhely between 2002 and 2012. He was elected Member of the Parliament in the constituency number 6 of Csongrád County in 2002, where he was re-elected in 2006, 2010, and 2014. He was the notary of the Parliament in 2002-2004. Between 2006 and 2010 he was president of the Parliament’s Defense and Law Enforcement Committee. He has been a member of Fidesz since 2000, from 2005 he was the party’s Csongrád County president, and between 2006 and 2010 he was deputy head of the Fidesz parliamentary group as well as head of the Defense Cabinet of Fidesz-KDNP. He was the head of the Fidesz parliamentary group between 2010 and 2012. Since September 2013 he has been vice-president of Fidesz. From 2 June 2012 he was the state secretary leading the Prime Minister’s Office, and from 1 August 2013 he was also the government commissioner in charge of heading the National Development Agency. Since June 2014 he has been the minister leading the Prime Minister’s Office. He is married with two children.
János LukácsManaging Director, Vanessia Kft.
Csaba MészárosChairman - Owner, evopro Holding Zrt.
Csaba Mészáros has obtained a degree of electrical engineer from the University of Technology. He is founder of the internationally renowned evopro group and its president-owner, as well as president of the Innovation Division of Hungarian Commercial and Industrial Chamber. Main pillars of the portfolio of the Hungary-based international company group: engineering services and innovative developments, IT solutions. While building companies he led several successful large-scale acquisitions for multinational customers. Last year Accenture acquisitioned the industry and embedded software solutions business of evopro group. In order to build on the engineering knowledge provided for the most renowned car factories (Audi, Daimler, Suzuki, BMW, Opel) the company group was installed in the former Mátyásföld factory site of NABI, to produce the Modulo bus product line with electric drive, modular build, and composite structure which was presented last year.
István MiklósDirector, Vanessia Kft.
Zsolt MonszpartVice-president, National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Alina TanasaDeputy Head of Unit, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Luxembourg
Viktor TóthDeputy Chief Executive, Head of Commercial at General Electric, Budapest Bank
Viktor Tóth has close to two decades of experience in banking. From 1991 he was working for Iparbankház Rt., and then for four years from 1995 for Általános Értékforgalmi Bank (ÁÉB). From 1998 he has been a Budapest Bank associate, where he held a branch manager position for the first four years. He fulfilled various posts in company sales between 2003 and 2006. After that he was working in the retail business unit for two years, where he was managing the field of commodity credits; one of his tasks was to form the financial institution new commodity credits strategy. From early 2008 he went back to assisting the operations of the company business unit; as head of sales he played an important role in adapting to the economic challenges, in preserving the satisfaction of company clients. Having obtained a degree from the finances/financial institutions program of the Financial and Accounting College, he continued his studies in the internal trainings of the bank’s owner, General Electric Company, and also expanded his leadership experience by attending management courses.
Dávid VácziHead of Product Sales Support, Budapest Bank
Dr. Pál VargaDirector, AITIA International Zrt.
László VulczExecutive Director, OTP Hungaro-Projekt Kft.
EU Funds 2017
Section I – Main directions of Hungary’s development policy
Section II – Development policy and financing – A cornucopia of opportunities
Section III – Intense tendering and its key characteristics – Is this a last-ditch effort?
Section IV – New financing opportunities on the horizon
EU Funds 2017
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