Knowledge City 2020 is an annual event, dedicated to the global themes of knowledge resource management, digitization and the latest technology.
The conference sets the ambitious goal of bringing together business, administration and institutions for an open dialogue and proposals for solutions to specific issues, as well as showing good practices from cities close to us – Ljubljana, Warsaw and more developed ones such as Vienna, for example.
What you do today can improve all of your tomorrows
– Denitsa Nikolova, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Regional Development and Public Work
– Mariya Gabriel, Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, European Commission (2019 – 2024) – video
Panel 1: Discussion – Municipal strategies – interaction between business and local government
Good examples of interaction between business and local authorities – examples of completed / working projects. Recommendations for improving the relationship between institutions and business representatives. Stimulating small and medium-sized businesses through funding programs.
– Vladimir Danailov, Deputy Mayor Sofia Municipality “Digital transformation, innovation and economic development”
– Georgi Shopov, Chairman of the Managing Board of the National Association of Building Entrepreneurs
– Tanya Hristova, Mayor, Gabrovo Municipality
– Stefan Stoyanov, Deputy Mayor, Plovdiv Municipality
– Ivan Portnih, mayor, Varna Municipality – invited
Moderator: Hristo Nikolov, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria
Panel 2: Business and the management of the knowledge
Mobility in the years 2020-2030
– Autonomous cars – are we ready for them? What will be the development of transport and logistics in cities of the future? What will be the role of 5G in improving the lives of people, businesses and the public?
– Nikola Karamanov, Inventor Entrepreneur
– Petko Anchev, Operation Manager, Lime
– Kameliya Slaveykova, Country Chair, Shell Bulgaria
– Elena Krumova, Member of the Board of Directors, Syscom Engineering
Moderator: Elena Kirilova, host, Bloomberg TV Bulgaria