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EU Funds 2017

Date: 23rd March 2017  

Location: Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest

08:00-08:20 Registration

Section I – Main directions of Hungary’s development policy

08:20 - 08:25

Opening and official welcome

08:25 - 08:30

Video message - Corina Cretu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, European Commission

08:30 - 08:50

Macroeconomic impacts of EU funds – Sustainability aspects of large investments

Speaker: László Domokos, Chairman, State Audit Office of Hungary

08:50 - 09:10

The role of the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) in development policy, and the system of refundable funds

Speaker: Tamás Bernáth, elnök-vezérigazgató, MFB Zrt.

09:10 - 09:30

After FGS, during intense EU tendering – Bank financing opportunities

Speaker: Ádám Dr. Balog, elnökségi tag, MKIK

09:30 - 10:10

Panel discussion: Experience of using EU funds – Alacrity and/or sustainability?

Moderator: Attila Weinhardt, Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:

10:10 - 10:30

Coffee break

Section II – Development policy and financing – A cornucopia of opportunities

10:30 - 11:00

The importance of EU funds from the viewpoint of the National Bank

Speaker: Gergely Fábián, ügyvezető igazgató, Magyar Nemzeti Bank

11:00 - 11:30

Development policy priorities until 2020

Speaker: János Lázár, kormánybiztos, Nemzeti Ménesbirtok és Tangazdaság Zrt.

11:30 - 11:50

Bank financing opportunities amidst an EU tender spree

Speaker: Viktor Tóth, üzleti vezérigazgató-helyettes, Budapest Bank

11:50 - 12:10

The final sprint for EU funds – Opportunities and challenges in EU tenders

Speaker: Gábor Dányi, Deputy State Secretary, Prime Minister's Office

12:10 - 12:50

Panel discussion: The situation of the funding market in light of EU tenders

Moderator: István Palkó, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:

12:50 - 13:10

Opportunities for SMEs – Now or never?

Speaker: László Krisán, vezérigazgató, KAVOSZ Zrt.

13:10 - 14:00

Lunch break

Section III – Intense tendering and its key characteristics – Is this a last-ditch effort?

14:00 - 14:20

Economic development tenders and the lessons learned

Speaker: Tamás Karsai, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of National Economy

14:20 - 14:35

Changes to public procurement rules and related experiences – Preparing for the e-procurement system

Speaker: Dr. István Csányi, Deputy State Secretary responsible for public procurement supervision, Prime Minister’s Office

14:35 - 14:50

Rural Development Programme implementation experiences

Speaker: László Vulcz, Executive Director, OTP Hungaro-Projekt Kft.

14:50 - 15:05

How to improve Hungary’s competitiveness radically with the help of EU funds? – Is it possible at all?

Speaker: Zsombor Essősy, CEO, MAPI Magyar Fejlesztési Iroda Zrt.

15:05 - 15:20

Energy efficiency tenders – Useful tips by experts

Speaker: István Miklós, Director, Vanessia Kft.

15:20 - 15:55

Panel discussion: Key characteristics of an abundance of tenders – Lessons learned inside and outside

Moderator: Attila Weinhardt, Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:

15:55 - 16:15

Coffee break

Section IV – New financing opportunities on the horizon

16:15 - 16:35

The “Juncker Plan” and its importance for Hungary

Speaker: Zsolt Halász, Policy Officer - Budapest Office, European Investment Bank Group

16:35 - 16:55

The second pillar of the “Juncker Plan”: the Advisory Hub (EIAH) and the Project Portal (EIPP)

Speaker: Alina Tanasa, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission, Luxembourg

16:55 - 17:10

The system of direct EU funding and the key opportunities

Speaker: Szonja Csuzdi, National Contact Coordinator, National Research, Development and Innovation Office

17:10 - 17:40

Experiences of H2020 winners and the role of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office

Moderator: Attila Weinhardt, Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:


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Organisation, general questions

Fruzsina Koncsek
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