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13:00 – 13:20 Official opening

  • Teodor Sedlarski
Minister of Economy

    Teodor Sedlarski, Minister of Economy

13:20 – 14.40 Part I: Objectives and Challenges Facing the Bulgarian ICT Export in 2017
Moderator: Stamen Kotchkov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Software Companies (BASSCOM) and Vice-President of SAP Labs Bulgaria

Stamen Kotchkov
Chairman of BASSCOM, Vice-President of SAP Labs Bulgaria

Moderator

Stamen Kotchkov

    • National Encouraging Policies and State Mechanisms to Support the ICT Export;
    • Outsourcing in the Leading Sectors, Attracting Investments in Bulgaria;
    • The Shortage of High Qualified Talents in the ICT Sector. Opportunities for Attracting High Qualified Specialists in Bulgaria;

    Participants:


    • Lubomir Ganchev, Deputy Minister of Economy 
    • Stamen Yanev, Executive Director of InvestBulgaria Agency 
    • Marieta Zaharieva, Executive Director of the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency
    • Plamen Tsekov, Board Member of the Bulgarian Outsourcing Association, CEO of ScaleFocus
    • Yulian Mihov, Business Development Manager, PwC
    • Denitza Nikolova, Managing Partner, EU Consult
    • Elena Marinova, Member of the Managing Board and Chair of the Educational Commission of BAIT, President of Musala Soft (tbc)

14:40 – 16:00 Part II: Target Markets in 2017 for ICT Products Export and Attracting IT Specialists
Moderator: Victoria Lazova, COO, ICT Media

Victoria Lazova
COO
ICT Media

Moderator

Victoria Lazova

    • Statistical Data About the Exports of ICT Products to the Target Markets; the Bulgarian Heads of the Commercial and Economic Offices Will Give Advice Concerning Entering Concrete Markets;
    • Chronic Shortage of IT Personnel – Opportunities for Attracting Talents and Stimulating the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian ICT Business;
    • Practical Advice in Popularizing of Bulgaria as Attractive Destination with Opportunities for Professional Development.

    Participants:

    • Oleg Marinov, Head of the Commercial and Economic Section in Ho Chi Minh City at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Vietnam  - Coverage of the Indonesia and Thailand 
    • Antoniy Perenovski, Head of the Commercial and Economic Section in Kiev City at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Ukraine
    • Dimitar Nedkov, Head of the Commercial and Economic Section in Ankara City at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Turkey
    • Stoyan Boev, Deputy-Chairman of the Managing Board of BAIT, Managing Director of Interconsult Bulgaria Ltd.

16:00 – 17:30 Cocktail