Networking conference

This year we celebrate 25 years of the Habitats Directive and the LIFE programme that is providing grants for environmental projects. We will commemorate the exceptional support to environmental solutions at international conference, which will provide an opportunity for international networking, exchange of experience and practical advice for all interested in LIFE programme.

PROGRAMME

European Union House, Dunajska cesta 20,  Ljubljana, Slovenia

09.30 – 10.00 Registration accompanied by »LIFE international networking fair«
10.00 – 10.15 Opening address
10.15 – 11.15 Introductory panels: Quarter of Century of LIFE environmental effects
11.15 – 12.15 Coffee break with the Project Café – networking opportunity
12.15 – 13.45 Round-table discussion “Europe needs LIFE for the next 25 years”
13.45 – 14.45 Lunch
14.45 – 15.45 First Aid for applicants and beneficiaries of LIFE projects
15.45 – 16.00 Closure

We expect attendees from European Union countries; therefore English translation will be available.

For conference to achieve its purpose, we kindly invite you to send us your questions for the speakers. You can post your questions on forum. Please specify in which part of the conference should your question be asked. All received questions will be collected and send to the moderator of the event. Only registered users can post on forum.

Welcome speech:

Irena Majcen, Minister, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Jean-Claude Merciol, Head LIFE Programme Unit, Directorate-General for the Environment (European Commission)

Introductory panel Quarter of Century of LIFE Environmental impacts:

Jean-Claude Merciol, Head LIFE Programme Unit, Directorate-General for the Environment (European Commission)
mag. Tanja Bolte, Director General, Environmental Directorate, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Peter Skoberne, Secretary, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Stefania Betti and Federico Benvenuti, Italian LIFE NCP, Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea/TA Sogesid S.p.A.

Round-table discussion “Europe needs LIFE for the next 25 years”:

Darij Krajčič, director, Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation
Primož Simončič, director, Slovenian Forestry Institute
mag. Nataša Šalaja, Head of  Škocjanski zatok Nature Reserve, DOPPS – BirdLife Slovenia
Nikolina Petković Gregorić, Croatian LIFE NCP, Ministry of Environment and Energy

Round table moderator:  Mrs. Špela Polak

First Aid for applicants and beneficiaries of LIFE projects:

dr. Mitja Kaligarič – LIFE programme monitor, NEEMO
Marjetka Šemrl Dos Reis, Senior Adviser, Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning
mag. Aleksandra Majić Skrbinšek – project coordinator, project LIFE+ SloWolf

Škocjanski zatok nature reserve, Sermin 50, Koper, Slovenia

09.00 Departure from Ljubljana*
10.30 Arrival to Škocjanski zatok
10.30 – 13.00 Presentation of the Škocjanski zatok Nature Reserve
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 Departure from Škocjanski zatok
15.30 Arrival to Ljubljana

*Return transport from Ljubljana to Škocjanski zatok will be available free of charge for the participants. 

So far participants from 10 countries are registered on conference : Albania, Austria, Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia.

 

REGISTRATION

Participation is free of charge.
Registration deadline: 19th May 2017

YOU HAVE A QUESTION FOR US?

life.mop@gov.si

+386 1 478 74 00 – LIFE team

The conference is organized by the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning in the framework of the project LIFE Capacity Building Slovenia (LIFE14 CAP/SI/000012).

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