Western Balkans Digital Summit 2020

Coming soon, Tirana, Albania

# Digital Sooner, Digital Together

Palace of Congresses

To be updated    
TimePlaceSessionPlaceSide Event/Round Tables
08:00 – 09:00Registration
09:00 – 10:30Plenary HallOpen Ceremony
10:30 – 11:00Plenary HallHigh level Speakers of WB6 Digital Summit Signatures Ceremony
11:00 – 11:30Networking Break
11:30 – 12:30Plenary HallSession 1

Network & Services and Connectivity
Connectivity for Digital Transformation in WB6

Key note 1 Governmental – 10 min
Key note 2 Industry – 10 min
Panel Discussions – 40 min
Blue Hall Round Table 1 Mayors of the WB6 capitals
Smart Cities in digital transformation
12:15 – 13:152nd FloorVIP Tour expo (Invitation only)
12:30 – 13:30Plenary HallSession 2

Digital Economy/ Data Economy and Platforms
Panel Discussion
Green HallRound Table 2

13:30 – 14:30Lunch break
14:30 – 15:30Plenary HallRound table 3

Women in Digital + key note speaker
Establishment of the WB6 Women Founder Network
Blue HallSession 3

Trust & Security
Role of Governments in digital transformation –Panel Discussion
Green HallOECD Event
Digitizing SME
15:30 – 15:45 Networking Break
15:45 – 16:45Plenary HallSession 4

Digital Economy
Digital Transformation for the Public Sector and Innovative
Municipality as driver of change in local communities in digital transformation with presentation of achieved results and benefits for citizens and business entities)
Panel Discussion
Green HallRound Table 5

OECD Event
Digitizing SME Cont.
Blue HallSide Event 1

e-agriculture in WB6
ITU & FAO Presentation
16:45 – 17:45Plenary HallSession 6

Digital Skills
National research and Education Network in WB6
Blue HallSide Event 2

Technical presentations
(10-15 minutes each)
To be updated    
09:00 – 10:00Plenary HallSession 6

Digital Skills
National research and Education Network in WB6
Green Hall Session 4/panel

WB6 CIF (Chambers of Commerce). Smart solutions for the region
Panel Discussion
Blue Hall Side Event 3

National CIRTs (close event)
10:00 - 11:00Plenary HallSession 7

Digital Economy

Supporting growth in digital entrepreneurship
Panel Discussions
Blue HallRound Table 6

National Bank Governors
(closed event): Challenges and opportunities for online payments and crypto-currency
11:00 – 11:30Networking Break
11:30 – 12:30Plenary HallSession 8

Trust and Security
Regional Interoperability in WB6
Panel Discussion
Green HallRound table 7

Digital Technology in Media regional NRA's AMA

Blue Hall Round table 8

RYCO Young journalists and Media in Digital Economy in the Western Balkans
12:30 – 13:30Plenary HallBritish Council competition Awards Ceremony for coding challenge Blue Hall Round table 9

GIZ: How can we support e-commerce growth to boost trade in the WB6
13:30 – 14:30Lunch break
14:30 – 15:30Plenary HallSession 9
Key measures for the countries to attract investment

Green HallSession 8.1

How to secure security in an insecure environment
Panel Discussion
15:30 – 16:30Plenary HallGIZ – start up pitching competition Blue HallSide Event 4

Technical presentations
(10-15 minutes each)

16:30 – 17:00Plenary HallClosing Ceremony

[1] OECD event moved from 1 April 2020 to 2 April 2020;