European innovation partnership on Raw Materials

8th November 2016, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic

 

Draft Agenda

 

09.30 – 10.00    Registration of participants and welcome coffee

10.00 – 10.15    Welcoming speeches

  • Ms. Lucie Studničná, President of the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change Unit (CCMI) European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr. Jiří Koliba, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic
  • Mr. Martin Štemberka, Chairman of the Czech Mining Authority
  • Michal Spiechowicz, Representative of Unit for Raw Materials, Metals, Minerals and Forest-based Industries at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

 

 

10.15 – 12.00    Mining industry contribution to the Czech economic and industrial growth

How can the mining sector contribute better to Czech economic growth, industrial development and employment?

Discussion moderated by Dr. Corina Hebestreit, Director of Euromines, with an exchange of experiences/ view points by all participants

Opening statements by:

  • Dr. Pavel Kavina, Head of Raw Materials Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • Mr. Pavel Fiala, Chairman, Těžební unie (Mining Association of the Czech Republic)
  • Dr. Petr Rambousek, Head of Research Department of mineral resources and mineral policy of Czech Geological Survey
  • Mr. Jan Sábel, Chairman of Trade Union of Mining, Geology and Oil Industry
  • Mr. Luboš Pavlas, Member of the Board of Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic
  • Michal Spiechowicz, Representative of Unit for Raw Materials, Metals, Minerals and Forest-based Industries at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

 

12.00 – 12.30    Lunch

 

12.30 – 14.00    Mining sector as the driving force for regional development

How can the mining sector help with transformation and development of the regions?

Discussion moderated by Ms. Lucie Studničná, CCMI president of EESC, with an exchange of experiences/ view points by all participants

Opening statements by:

  • Mr. Karel Tichý, Representative of Economic and Social Council of Ústecký Region
  • Dr. Renata Eisenvortová, CCMI Delegate, Severní energetická, Euracoal
  • Dr. Alexander Király, Vice dean for legislation, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Technical University of Ostrava
  • Mr. Vladimír Budinský, Vice Chairman ČEZ Distribuce, a. s.
  • Mr. Dan Jiránek, Executive Director of the Association of Towns and Municipalities of the Czech Republic

 

14.00 – 14.15    Wrap up by Mr. Dumitru Fornea, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).