EURASI Forum 2018 Program

EURASI Forum 2018 Program


26 October 2018, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava


9:30 – 9:55  Registration


10:00 – 10:20  Opening remarks

  • Michal Kottman - Director-General, Directorate-General of Minister of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic; Asia-Europe Foundation Governor from Slovakia
  • Xiangyang Sun - Deputy Executive Director, Asia-Europe Foundation
  • Lucia Mokrá - Dean,  Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava

10:20 – 11:50  Panel I: "Europe & Asia: Strengthening cross-regional cooperation for global challenges"
  • Matej Šimalčík (moderator) - Executive Director, Institute of Asian Studies
  • Martin Slobodník - Vice-dean, Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava
  • Peter Ďurajka - Diplomat, Asia and the Pacific Department of Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
  • Thareerat Laohabut - Model ASEM Bratislava Spin-off 2018 Delegate

11:50 – 12:05  Coffee Break

12:05 – 13:35  Panel II: "Youth mobility in Asia & Europe: Fostering equal opportunities for mutual benefit"
  • Gabriel Weibl (moderator) - Lecturer, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava; Researcher, Slovak Academy of Sciences
  • Supaporn Chalapati - Assistant Professor, I-Shou University
  • Oscar Boije - Project Manager, Asia-Europe Foundation
  • Miroslava Kurčíková -  Model ASEM Bratislava Spin-off 2018 Delegate

13:35 – 14:30 – Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00 – Panel III – "Innovation & interconnectivity: Defining the role of innovative business in increasing links between Asia and Europe"
  • Michal Brichta (moderator) - Chair, EURASI Forum; Consultant, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency
  • Csaba Wolf - Business Development Director, Deloitte Hungary; member of Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies
  • Drahomír Štos - Director, Economic Diplomacy Department 2 of Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic

16:00 – 16:10 – Concluding remarks