The German-Slovene Economics Day is a traditional event of the AHK Slowenien, whose purpose is to strengthen Slovene-German economic relations and excellent cooperation in this field.
Due to the prevention of the spread of coronavirus, this year's event is taking place as a digital forum, under the slogan "Building resilience in a digital-first world" and in partnership with IEDC Bled School of Management.
08:30 – 09:00 Virtual networking (break out rooms)
SIEMENS |Medeja Lončar, CEO, Siemens Slovenia and Croatia and President of the Managers' Association of Slovenia
BAYER | Katarina Beravs Bervar, Head of Market Access and Pricing Cluster Alpe Adria Countries & Hungary at Bayer Slovenia, Market Access Liaison Oncology EUII
DB SCHENKER | Valerija Špacapan Friš, Vice President of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Managing Director at DB Schenker d. d.
BSH | Wolfram von Ohain, CEO, BSH Hišni aparati d.o.o.
RIKO | Tanja Rupnik, Business Development Manager Europe, Riko d.o.o.
09:00 – 09:05 Welcoming speech
Gertrud Rantzen, President of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce
09:05 – 09:20 Opening addresses
Prof. dr. Danica Purg, President of the IEDC-Bled School of Management
Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Republic of Slovenia
H.E. Franc But, Slowenian Ambassador to Germany
09:20 – 10:10 Current trends in transatlantic trade relations and how they affect Germany and Slovenia?
H.E. Adrian Pollmann, German Ambassador to Slovenia
Ajša Vodnik, CEO, AmCham Slovenia and Vice President, AmChams in Europe
Dr. Danilo Türk, former President of the Republic of Slovenia
Boštjan Gorjup, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia and director of BSH Hišni aparati d.o.o.
Moderator: Jerca Zajc, Head of marketing, PwC Slovenia
10:10 - 11:00 Covid-19 Leading to Company Digitalization Push in Germany – How react Slovenian companies?
Medeja Lončar, CEO, Siemens Slovenia and Croatia and President of the Managers' Association of Slovenia
Michał Wronka, Managing Director Bayer Slovenia, Country Division Head Cluster Alpe Adria Countries & Hungary
Valerija Špacapan Friš, Vice President of the German-Slovene Chamber of Commerce and Managing Director at DB Schenker d. d.
Wolfram von Ohain, CEO, BSH Hišni aparati d.o.o.
Tanja Rupnik, Business Development Manager Europe, Riko d.o.o.
Moderator: Marko Derča, Partner, Head of Digital Transformation, Eastern Europe, A.T. Kearney and IEDC Alumni