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Program
 

Registration and Refreshments 8:30 – 9:00 

 

Opening Plenary Session 9:00 – 10:30 

Challenges in the Innovative Cross-border eRegion Development
Chair:
Dr. Jože Gričar, Professor & eCenter Director
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Welcome Address
Dr. Simon Žnidar, CIO, Information Technology
Merkur Group, Slovenia
Welcome Address
Dr. Marko Ferjan, Professor & Dean
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Address by the Ambassadors
Greetings
H. E. Mrs. Birgitta Stenius-Mladenov, Ambassador of Finland
Address 
H. E. Mr. Rimutis Klevečka, Ambassador of Lithuania

Panelists:
Innovative Business-to-Customs Cross-border eCollaboration
Mr. Rajko Skubic, Director General
Customs Administration of Republic of Slovenia, General Customs Directorate, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Slovenia

Current and Envisaged Initatives of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Econmics and Labour Concerning the Thematic Area "Innovative Cross-border eRegions "
Mr. Otto Peperna, Head of Unit
International Innovation and Technology, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Labour, Austria

Relevance of the Living Labs Network to the Cross-border eRegions Development
Veli-Pekka Niitamo, M.Sc.
, Director of Research
Business Infrastructures, Nokia, Finland
& Chairman, Living Labs Portfolio Leadership Group, European Network of LivingLabs – ENoLL
& Director of Corporate Research Partnership Program, Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research, Helsinki School of Economics

Opportunities in Engaging in the European Union ICT Research Programs
Dr. Stephan Pascall, Advisor
European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General
International Cooperation, New Member States Integration, Regional Aspects and Communications

Open Service Innovation
Dr. Bror Salmelin, Adviser to the Director
European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General,
Directorate H: ICT addressing Societal Challenges
& European Commission Coordinator, Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group – OISPG
& Member, The New Club of Paris
 

Break and Refreshments 10:30 - 11:00

 

Parallel Sessions 11:00 - 12:30

Panel
Through Partnership to Optimization of Work Processes and Faster Movement of Goods
Co-chairs:
Mag. Stanislav Mikuž, Deputy Director General
Customs Administration of Republic of Slovenia, General Customs Directorate, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Slovenia

Merkur Solutions
Mrs. Nataša Verlič, Head, Logistics
Merkur - Trade and Services plc., Slovenia

H. E. Mr. Rimutis Klevečka, Ambassador of Lithuania
Ex Director General, Customs Administration, Lithuania

Panelists:
Mr. Bogo Planinc, Head, National Program of eCustoms Implementation
Customs Administration of Republic of Slovenia, General Customs Directorate, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Lukan, Assistant Director, Product Supply
Krka, d.d., Novo mesto, Slovenia
Mr. Robert Burja
, Head, Customs Procedures
Krka, d.d., Novo mesto, Slovenia

Challenges in Preparing the ICT Research Projects for the European Union: Collaboration Opportunities in the eRegion Central Europe
Co-chairs:
Dr. Andreja Umek Venturini, Secretary
Office for International Cooperation and EU Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Slovenia
& Delegate of Slovenia & National Contact Person for IST Programme of European Union
Dr. Anton Lavrín, Associate Professor & Head, Office of the European Projects
Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic
& National expert and member, ICT - Information and Communication Technologies Committee

Discussants:
mag. Mitja Jermol, Head of Center for Knowledge Transfer
Jozef Stefan Institute

Undergraduate and Graduate Students Presentations
Co-chairs:
Dr. Dragan Čišić, Professor & Vice Dean for Research and Technology
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Dr. Andreja Pucihar, Assistant Professor & Head, eMarkets Laboratory
eCenter, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Presenters:
Applying game theory in e-business
Jelena Perušić, B.Sc.
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Internet Auction
Petra Galović, B.Sc.
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Support for Incoming Post in a Small Company
Matevž Babnik, B.Sc.
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Supporting the procurement process with the ERP Solution Oracle EBS
Aleš Kravos, B.Sc.
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Internet in container imbalance management
Edvard Tijan, B.Sc.
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia

The usage of e-business in management of the sea ports
Ana Perić Hadžić, M.Sc, Assistant
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Lunch 12:30 - 14:00

 

Parallel Sessions 14:00 - 15:30

Panel
Opportunities in a Cross-border Business-to-Business & Business-to-Customs eMessages Exchange: Technology Perspective
Co-chairs:
Mr. Igor Zorko, Director
ZZI Ltd., Consulting and Engineering, Software Production and Sale, Ljubljana, Slovenia

SEAP - Single electronic access point
Mr. Andrej Vidmar, Chief Software Architect
Trinet Informatika, Slovenia
Member, EurTradeNet - Pan-European enabler of services related with foreign trade and transit operations, and customs procedures

Discussants:
Mag. Rüdiger Pressler, CFO
rit edv-consulting gmbh, Austria
Dr. Bojan Rosi, Assistant Professor and Vice Dean for Research and International Cooperation
Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Break and Refreshments 15:30 - 16:00

 

Closing Plenary Session 16:00 – 17:30

Panel Chairs’ Report on Suggestions & Actions Planning
Chair:
Dr. Jože Gričar, Professor & eCenter Director
Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Reporters:
Veli-Pekka Niitamo, M.Sc., Director of Research
Business Infrastructures, Nokia, Finland
& Chairman, Living Labs Portfolio Leadership Group, European Network of LivingLabs – ENoLL
& Director of Corporate Research Partnership Program, Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research, Helsinki School of Economics
Dr. Stephan Pascall, Advisor
European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General
International Cooperation, New Member States Integration, Regional Aspects and Communications
Dr. Bror Salmelin, Adviser to the Director
European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General,
Directorate H: ICT addressing Societal Challenges
& European Commission Coordinator, Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group – OISPG
& Member, The New Club of Paris
Mrs. Nataša Verlič, Head, Logistics
Merkur - Trade and Services plc., Slovenia
Mr. Andrej Vidmar, Chief Software Architect
Trinet Informatika, Slovenia
Member, EurTradeNet - Pan-European enabler of services related with foreign trade and transit operations, and customs procedures
Mr. Igor Zorko, Director
ZZI Ltd., Consulting and Engineering, Software Production and Sale, Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Merkur Day 2008's Conclusions

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