Programme with presentations/Agenda s predstavitvami


Programme with presentations/Agenda s predstavitvami

DAY 1 / TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th / 9:00–18:00 / LOCATION: RECTORATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR, Slomškov trg 15, Maribor

CHAIR: Andrej Kranjc, MSc, National Focal Point for UNFCCC and IPCC

8:30–9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00–9:30 OPENING ADDRESSES

Dr. Andrej Fištravec, The Mayor of Maribor

Dr. Danijel Rebolj, The Rector of the University of Maribor

Dr. Darja Piciga, The Chair of the Organising Committee

THE STRENGTHS OF SLOVENIA (Dragana Prijanovič, SOS, Slovenia)

INTRODUCTION: FROM DESTRUCTION TO A NEW BEGINNING

9:30–10:15 The emergence of Integral Economics – The Framework *: An overview and integration of historical and emerging alternative economic thinking - across disciplines, cultures, from individual to societal transformation. A comprehensive presentation of Integral Economics. (Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m, Switzerland)

10:15–11:00 The emergence of Integral Economics – The Practice *: Alternatives do exist! Presentation of seminal integral models: SEKEM in Egypt (Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish)

11:00–11:30 Active coffee break and press conference

11:30–12:30 The emergence of Integral Economics – The Practice * : Alternatives do exist! Presentation of seminal integral models: Virgin Money, UK (Jayne Anne Ghadia, CEO, Virgin Money - video lecture), Mondragon in Spain, Chinyika in Zimbabwe, Grameen in Bangladesh, Interface in USA (Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Dr. Alexander Schieffer) and

Proposal for the Integral Green Slovenian Economy ** (Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m, Switzerland)

12:30–13:00 Interactive discussion

13:00–14:30 Lunch time

CO-CONSTRUCTION: CO-CREATING NEW ECONOMIES

14:30–15:00 Maribor as an Integral Green City: The vision of Maribor as the first integral green city in Slovenia (Polonca Podgoršek, CAAP Centre for Alternative and Autonomous Production, Maribor)

15:00–15:30 Discovering the moral and spiritual core of the new Slovenian economic model (Marko Pogačnik) (Slovenian versionEnglish version)

15:30-16:00 Systemic Behavior by Social Responsibility à Transformation (Ddr. Matjaž Mulej, University of Maribor, Slovenia)

16:00–16:30 Coffee break

16:30–17:45 Exploring distinctive cases – international and national – of each economic path:

Cases of self sufficiency, developmental economy, social and living economies - Slovenian cases: Biotechnical Centre Naklo in Slovenia (Daša Toman Turuk, MSc, BC Naklo); Biodynamics - Path to the Future (Boris Potočar, President, Union of Associations of Biodynamics of Slovenia); Development Cooperative eTRI (Brigita Žvikart in Dario Radošević, eTRI, referat, video); CAAP - Community potentials (Nina Roškar, Center for Alternative and Autonomous Production, Maribor); Center RINKA - Institute for tourism and sustainable development of Solčavsko (Marko Slapnik); Solar mobility at the outskirts of Julian Alps (Andrej Pečjak, inovator)

17:45–18:00 Conclusion of Day 1

DAY 2 / WEDNESDAY, SEPT 18th / 9:00–18:45 LOCATION: RECTORATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR

8:30–9:00 REGISTRATION

CO-CONSTRUCTION (Continuation): INTEGRALLY DOWN-TO-EARTH

CHAIR: Mirjana Mladič, Wings Wide Open, Maribor, Slovenia

9:00–9:40 Opening remarks and reports from the sessions of Day 1

Presenting Slovenian cases of integral green economy - integral green local and regional models, organic and biodynamic agriculture, sustainable enterprises, R&D and innovation models for green economy, green cooperatives and social enterprises, cooperatives for organic farming, models of sustainable tourism, permaculture, civil society initiatives and projects: LIFE+ 5.000 Young Captains of Planet Earth (Nataša Beltran and Biotechnical Centre Naklo); Let's provide the food for tomorrow: real life projects in local community, and EKOCI - The eco-civil initiative of Slovenia (Irena Rotar); REUSE Network in Slovenia, Project “USE REUSE” (Katja Zajko, Environmental Research Institute, Slovenske Konjice); Green Development Model of Šentrupert Municipality (Rupert Gole, The Mayor); Development Cooperative eTRI (eTRI); Implementation of an integral green economy in the Centre for School and Outdoor Education (Ida Kavčič, MS and Irena Kokalj, CSOE); Alternative approaches in preservation of plant genetic resources (Mateja Koler, Chairwoman of the association Seed Guardians); Integration and empowerment of socially disadvantaged groups in cities and rural areas for the high-quality local food production (Institute InTeRCeR with partners); Biofarm ZEL and organic brand EKOPRLEKIJA (Zvonko Pukšič); Organic farm and education GOLDEN THOUGHTS (Dr. Matjaž Turinek).

9:40–12:00 Elaborating Slovenian cases of integral green economy (Pro-Action Café – hosting by Mirjana Mladič and Dragana Prijanovič)

(coffee while working)

12:00–12:30 Highlights from Pro-Action Café (plenary)

12:30–14:00 Lunch time

CHAIR: Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m

14:00–15:00 Miha Pogačnik: Co.creation of the Macroviolin

15:00–15:30 Terra Parzival - European Regional Development Model for Slovenia 2014-2020

(Miha Pogačnik, Slovenian Cultural Ambassador and founder of Terra Parzival; Elena Begant, Expert Advisor on Regional Development)

15:30-16:15 Sarvodaya in Sri Lanka (Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne)

16:00–16:30 Coffee break

CHAIR: Dr. Darja Piciga, CMDC

16:15-16:30 Reviewing and upgrading the vision and outline programme of the Integral Green Slovenian Economy (IGSE)**: viable measures to lead Slovenia out of the present serious economic, financial and political crisis, as well as crisis of values, and as a long-term strategy for sustainable development, and, ultimately, establishing Slovenia as a pilot country of an integral green economy: Green Development Breakthrough and Plan B for Slovenia (Dr. Peter Tancig, Umanotera), Draft Strategy for Transition of Slovenia to a Low Carbon Society by 2060 (Jernej Stritih, Stritih Sustainable Development Consulting), Implementation of IGSE through the Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment (Dr. Darja Piciga, Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment of the Republic of Slovenia)

16:00–18:30 CONTRIBUTION: Revealing the global relevance

Panel of global thinkers: Dr. Ibrahim Abouleish, Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Ddr. Matjaž Mulej, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Jernej Stritih, Dr. Peter Tancig, Dr. Aleksander Zidanšek, Dr. Mitja Žagar

CHAIR: Dr. Ronnie Lessem and Dr. Alexander Schieffer Trans4m

18:30–18:45 Concluding thoughts: Dr. Darja Piciga

DAY 3 / THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th / 9:30–18:30 / LOCATION: BIOTECHNICAL CENTRE NAKLO, Strahinj 99, Naklo

9:00–9:30 Registration

9:30–10:00 Welcome coffee and press conference

CHAIR: Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m

10:00–10:30 OPENING ADDRESSES WITH A SHORT CULTURAL PROGRAMME

Marijan Pogačnik, MSc, The Director of Biotechnical Centre Naklo

Marko Mravlja, The Mayor of Naklo

Nada Mihajlović, The Deputy Mayor of Kranj

Dr. Darja Piciga, The Chair of the Organising Committe

A short cultural programme: Students of Biotechnical Centre Naklo

10:30–11:20 Harvesting of the first two days with keynote thoughts from the eminent guests (Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m, Switzerland; Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne, Sarvodaya, Sri Lanka; Dr. Darja Piciga, CMDC, Switzerland; Martha Thodhlana, University of Canterbury,UK, and Zimbabwe; Alicia Leonor Sauli Miklavčič, Association VHC, Slovenia; Niko Piciga Platis, student, Slovenia.

11:20–12:00 TOWARDS A CENTRE FOR INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT: Co-Creating a Centre for Integral Development as a key Catalyst for Integral Green Economy in Slovenia (Dr. Ronnie Lessem, Dr. Alexander Schieffer, Trans4m, Switzerland)

12:00–12:30 Coffee break

12:30–14.00 TOWARDS A CENTRE FOR INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT: Education, training and research for an Integral Green Slovenia:

Integrative approaches to ESD in Slovenia (Ddr. Barica Marentič Požarnik, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Biotechnical Centre Naklo - Centre of Integral Development (Daša Toman Turuk, MSc and Dr. Marija Gregori, Biotechnical centre Naklo, Slovenia)

»Gardening« with a purpose (Darja Silan, Gimnazija Jože Plečnik Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Interactive discussion

14:00–15:00 Lunch time (hosted by Biotechnical Centre Naklo)

15:00–16:30 Guided tour of Biotechnical Centre Naklo

CHAIR: Dr. Darja Piciga

16:30–17:45 From education and training to creating new jobs and securing a livelihood (Elaborating and connecting Slovenian and international cases):

Ecovillages (Aleksander Batič, INTERSO, Koper and GEN Europe Ambassador)

Velika Preska, Polšnik, Heart of Slovenia: local and regional integral model for green jobs (Jože Kos, Mizarstvo Kos, Velika Preska, Slovenia)

Education, training, projects for biodynamic agriculture in Slovenia (Maja Kolar, Demeter Institute Slovenia, Biotechnical Centre Naklo)

Integration and empowerment of socially disadvantaged groups in cities and rural areas for the high-quality local food production (Klemen Risto Bizjak, MSc and Iztok Erjavec, Institute InTeRCeR)

How to establish a sustainable enterprise - workshop (Mojca Orel, EDUvision, Slovenia)

17:45–18:30 TOWARDS A CENTRE FOR INTEGRAL DEVELOPMENT: CONTRIBUTION


Day 2: Wednesday, September 18th, 9:00–18:00, Location: Rectorate Of The University Of Maribor, Slomškov trg 15, 2000 Maribor, SLOVENIA

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